MEN’S HOCKEY RANKED 16TH IN PRESEASON USCHO.COM/CSTV POLL

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was picked 16th in the nation in the USCHO.com./CSTV preseason poll which was released on Monday afternoon.

The Wildcats garnered 236 points in the poll and are among six Hockey East teams in the top 20.

New Hampshire, which won an exhibition 8-1 over Acadia on Saturday night, opens the 2009-10 season Oct. 10 (7 p.m.) at Rensselaer. The Wildcats play host to top-ranked Miami University for a two-game series Oct. 16-17. Both games begin at 7 p.m.

The USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Poll consists of 50 voters, including 28 coaches from the Division I conferences and 22 beat writers and sports professionals from across the country. The poll, published weekly by the Associated Press, is a joint production of USCHO.com, which provides in-depth coverage of college sports, including hockey, lacrosse, soccer and others, and CBS College Sports Networks, Inc., the only digital media company dedicated solely to college sports. CBS College Sports operates a 24-hour college sports cable network, also available via DISH and DirecTV satellite.



 

USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men's Poll
Minneapolis, Minn./October 5, 2009

Team (First Place) Record Pts Last Year 1 Denver (20) 23-12-5 873 4 2 Boston University (17) 35- 6-4 814 1 3 Michigan ( 2) 29-12-0 787 3 4 Miami ( 5) 23-13-5 782 13 5 Notre Dame ( 2) 31- 6-3 750 2 6 North Dakota 24-15-4 615 7 7 Cornell 22-10-4 561 9 8 Yale 24- 8-2 512 5 9 Minnesota 17-13-7 509 19 10 Princeton 22-12-1 474 10 11 Mass.-Lowell 20-16-2 448 16 12 Boston College 18-14-5 402 20 13 Wisconsin 20-16-4 375 17 14 Vermont 22-12-5 291 11 15 St. Cloud State 18-17-3 289 NR 16 New Hampshire 20-13-5 236 12 17 Ohio State 23-15-4 211 14 18 Minnesota-Duluth 22-13-8 186 8 19 Air Force 28-11-2 154 18 20 Northeastern 25-12-4 106 6


Others Receiving Votes: Northern Michigan 72, Bemidji State 66, Harvard 35, Colorado College 25, St. Lawrence 23, Massachusetts 17, Minnesota State 11, Clarkson 10, RIT 10, Mercyhurst 6, Union 4, Alaska 1, Alaska-Anchorage 1, Dartmouth 1, Ferris State 1, Maine 1, Quinnipiac 1
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