February 10, 2014

Quinnipiac Men's Ice Hockey Ranked 4th In USCHO.com Division I Poll On Monday, Feb. 10

The Quinnipiac University men's ice hockey team was ranked 4th in the latest USCHO.com Division I poll released on Monday, Feb. 10. Quinnipiac split its two-game weekend and stand at 20-5-5 overall and 10-3-3 in ECAC Hockey play. 

The Bobcats defeated No. 14 Clarkson on Friday, Feb. 7, 6-3, before falling to St. Lawrence on Saturday, Feb. 8, 3-2. The Bobcats were previously ranked third in the last three national polls before this weekend's loss to St. Lawrence. The Bobcats also dropped to fifth in the PairWise Rankings, a real-time updated ranking system that mirrors the model used by the NCAA committee to build the annual tournament field. 

This weekend saw several highlights for Quinnipiac, including:

USCHO.com Division I Poll - Feb. 10, 2014    
RANK TEAM FIRST PLACE RECORD POINTS LAST WEEK
1 Boston College -47 21-4-3 997 2
2 Minnesota -3 19-4-5 917 1
3 Union   19-6-3 889 4
T4 QUINNIPIAC   20-5-5 817 3
  Ferris State   20-6-3 817 5
6 St. Cloud State   15-6-5 746 6
7 Umass Lowell   19-7-3 715 7
8 Wisconsin   16-8-2 646 12
9 Providence   15-7-5 618 8
10 Michigan   14-7-3 509 10
11 Cornell   12-5-5 493 9
12 Northeastern   16-9-3 474 11
13 Yale   12-7-4 344 13
14 Clarkson   17-11-2 267 14
15 Vermont   15-9-3 262 19
16 Minnesota-Duluth 13-9-4 254 17
17 North Dakota   14-9-3 209 16
18 Denver   13-9-6 201 15
19 Colgate   14-11-3 105 NR
20 Notre Dame   16-12-1 92 18
Others receiving votes: Maine 64, Western Michigan 25,  
Minnesota State 15, Ohio State 14, Air Force 8,    
Nebraska-Omaha 1, New Hampshire 1.