Beavers receive votes in USCHO.com Preseason Poll

Beavers receive votes in USCHO.com Preseason Poll
Monday, September 19, 2016
Beavers receive votes in USCHO.com Preseason Poll

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team received votes in the USCHO.com Preseason poll, Monday. The Beavers will open the 2016-17 season Sep. 30 and Oct. 1 by traveling to face Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y.

Western Collegiate Hockey Association preseason favorite University of Wisconsin was tabbed as the top team while University of Minnesota was selected second in the poll. University of North Dakota was voted in sixth and rounds out teams from the WCHA in the poll.

 

 

Team

(First Place Votes)

Record

Points

Last Poll

1

Wisconsin

(10)

37- 4-1

143

3

2

Minnesota

( 3)

35- 4-1

135

1

3

Boston College

( 2)

41- 1-0

121

2

4

Quinnipiac

 

31- 3-5

93

5

5

Clarkson

 

30- 5-5

82

4

6

North Dakota

 

18-12-5

60

9

7

Princeton

 

22- 9-2

44

7

8

Colgate

 

22- 9-7

43

8

9

Northeastern

 

28- 9-1

40

6

10

Boston University

 

23-14-2

24

NR

Others receiving votes: Bemidji State 15, Minnesota-Duluth 9, Cornell 5, Harvard 5, Mercyhurst 5, Syracuse 1.

 

The Beavers will look to build upon a record setting season last year after setting a program record with 22 wins. BSU finished the season at 22-11-3 and fell to University of Minnesota Duluth in the first round of the WCHA Playoffs.

Bemidji State opens the 2016-17 season on the road at Syracuse, Sep. 30 and Oct. 1, before returning home for its conference opening series with Minnesota.

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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).

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