October 15, 2012

Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Ranked 20th In USCHO.com Poll On Oct. 15

The Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team was ranked 20th in the latest USCHO.com Division I Poll, released on Monday,  Oct. 15. Quinnipiac is currently 2-1-0 through its first three-game. The Bobcats also received 19 votes in the latest USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Division I Poll, also released on Monday, Oct. 15.

Quinnipiac split its two-game series against Robert Morris this past weekend, shutting out the Colonials 4-0 before falling to RMU by the same score on the following night. On Saturday, Eric Hartzell (White Bear Lake, Minn.) stopped all 16 shots on goal by the Colonials for his sixth career shutout and 30th career save. Loren Barron (Glendora, Calif.) had a goal and an assist while Clay Harvey (Gull Lake, Saskatchewan) added two assists for the night. Jeremy Langlois (Tempe, Ariz.), Russell Goodman (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) and Cory Hibbeler (St. Louis, Mo.) also scored for the Bobcats. 

Quinnipiac is back in action this weekend when it hosts Ohio State for a two-game set on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 20 at 4 p.m.

USCHO.com Division I Poll (Oct. 15, 2012)

Team (First Plac Votes Record Points From Voting
1. Minnesota (46) 2-0-0 991 
2. North Dakota (1) 0-0-0 894 
3. Boston College (2) 0-1-0  878 
4. Miami  2-0-0 751
5. Michigan  1-1-0 725
6. Cornell  0-0-0 714
7. Denver  0-0-0 690
8. Union (1)  2-1-0 606
9. Notre Dame  2-0-0 583
10. UMass-Lowell  0-0-1 576
11. Boston University  1-0-0 549
12. Western Michigan  1-1-0 422
13. Minn.-Duluth  1-1-0 308
14. Northeastern  2-0-0 283
15. New Hampshire  2-0-0 273
16. Ferris State  0-1-1 218
17. Harvard  0-0-0 213
Northern Michigan  2-0-0 213
19. Colorado College  2-0-0 194
20. Quinnipiac  2-1-0 74

Receiving Votes: Air Force (47), Wisconsin (47), Maine (40), Rensselaer (40), Ohio State (39), Neb.-Omaha (37), Merrimack (33), Michigan State (17), RIT (12), St. Cloud (9), Lake Superior (7), St. Lawrence (6), Providence (4), Minnesota State (3), Yale (3)

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll (Oct. 15, 2012)

Team (First-Place Votes) Record Points From Voting
1. Minnesota (30) 2-0-0 507
2. North Dakota (1) 0-0-0 439
3. Boston College (1) 0-1-0 421
4. Miami 2-0-0 343
5. Cornell 0-0-0 328
6. Michigan 1-1-0 316
7. Union (1) 2-1-0 276
8. Denver 0-0-0 273
9. UMass-Lowell 0-0-1 243
10. Notre Dame 2-0-0 215
11. Boston University 1-0-0 178
12. Western Michigan 1-1-0 153
13. Minn.-Duluth 1-1-0 75
14. Ferris State 0-1-1 53
15. Northern Michigan 200 52

Receiving Votes: Northeaster (49), New Hampshire (45), Colorado College (38), Harvard (34), Quinnipiac (19), Maine (11), Ohio State (8), Neb. -Omaha (3), Air Force (2), RIT (1)