BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team dropped to No. 7 in the latest USCHO.com national poll. The Beavers (12-4-2, 9-4-1 WCHA) moved down one spot despite earning a series sweep against Minnesota State University, Mankato last weekend.
University of Wisconsin remained No. 1 after earning 12 first-place votes followed by Boston College who received three first-place votes. The University of Minnesota and Northeastern University are at the third and fourth spots, respectively, while Quinnipiac University moves into the top five for the first time this season.
Bemidji State is behind sixth ranked Clarkson University by five points and Harvard University, University of North Dakota, and Colgate University round out the top 10, respectively.
Bemidji State will return to action Dec. 4 when they host the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks for the opening game of a home-and-home series. The opening faceoff is set for 7:07 p.m at Sanford Center.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).