ACHA Men's Division 3 releases Ranking #5
Date: Dec 13, 2019
Troy, MI (November 21, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) unveiled the third rankings of the 2019-20 season for its Men’s Division 2 conference, including the Northeast, Southeast, Central and West regions. The following are the recaps of the top 5 eligible teams from each region as of November 18, 2019.
Sault College holds on to the top spot with a M2 record of 11-3-2 after a split with a tough Grand Valley State team (who comes in at No. 6 this week). The Central region also saw a huge series between Marian University and Lindenwood University. With a 2-game sweep in 2 tight games, Marian (13-1-1) takes over the No. 2 spot from Lindenwood (12-4-0) who falls to the No. 3 position. Filling out the No. 4 and 5 spots for the second consecutive week are Trine University (7-5-1) and University of St. Thomas (10-5-0) respectively.
Liberty University (13-2-2) holds on to the No. 1 spot after going 2-0 on the week. Florida Gulf Coast University remains closely behind at the No. 2 position with a 11-3-2 record after going 1-0-1 on the week vs. No. 3 University of Cincinnati (8-4-1). Rowan University with an unblemished 11-0-0 record earns the No. 4 position followed by No. 5 North Carolina State University (9-3-0).
New to the No. 1 spot this week in the Northeast region is Keene State College with an impressive 10-2-0 record. University of Mass-Amherst (12-2-1) sits at the No. 2 position after winning 2 games this week followed by Providence College at the 3rd spot with a 9-2-0 record. Roger Williams University is No. 4 with an 8-4-0 record followed by No. 5 Boston College with a 5-6-0 record.
The top 3 teams in the West region all won 2 games each this week. University of Mary holds on to the top spot in the West improving to a M2 record of 19-2-0. University of Providence remains at the No. 2 spot with a 11-1-0 record followed by No. 3 Weber State University (8-6-0). Northern Arizona University climbs into the No. 4 position with an 8-3-0 record followed by Utah State (7-6-0) at No. 5.