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Gopher women 3rd in latest poll

12/08/2020, 11:30am CST

Wisconsin maintains top spot

Wisconsin maintained the top spot in the latest USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine's college hockey poll. The Gophers will battle MSU-Mankato this week while the Badgers are currently on hiatus due to Covid-19. No, 2 Northeastern will take on No. 9 Boston College. UMD, ranked No. 7, was scheduled to take on Wisconsin this weekend but that series has been postponed.

Here are the top 10:




Last Week's Rank

2020-21 Record

Weeks in Top 10

1. University of Wisconsin, 179 (10) 1 1-1-0 4
2. Northeastern University, 161 (6) 2 0-0-0 4
3. University of Minnesota, 154 (3) 3 3-1-0 4
4. Ohio State University, 144 4 2-2-0 4
5. Colgate University, 112 6 4-1-1 3
6. University of Minnesota Duluth, 89 7 4-2-0 4
7. Clarkson University, 80 5 1-2-1 4
8. Providence College, 56 9 5-0-1 2
9. Boston College, 33 10 4-2-0 3
10. Boston University, 25 8 1-1-0 4



Others Receiving Votes: Quinnipiac University, 6; Penn State University, 2; Robert Morris University, 1.

Notes: The University of Wisconsin holds the top spot in the rankings for the fourth week with 179 points and 10 first-place votes... The Hockey East Association and WCHA both have four teams represented in the rankings, while the ECAC has two... Team records are listed as W-L-T... For past poll results, click here.

About the Poll: The 24th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the five NCAA women's hockey conferences who are eligible for the NCAA Women's National Collegiate Ice Hockey Championships, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey.

The Gophers will take on MSU-Mankato this weekend. The Gophers are 3-1 heading into the series and currently ranked No. 3 overall. (PHOTO BY BRAD REMPEL/UNIVERISTY OF MINNESOTA)

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