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Sioux ranked 10th in USCHO.com women’s hockey poll
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Updated: Monday 10/04/2010 15:39:52 (ET)
by Derek Koenen, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - In the second USCHO.com women's hockey poll of the season there was not a whole lot of movement, but the weekend split with No. 4/6 Boston University was good enough for the Sioux (1-1-0) to jump into the top 10 at the 10 spot.

It is only the second time in program history UND has cracked the top 10 in either major poll. Last time came during the 2008-09 season after a 7-2-1 start.

The Sioux will return to action this weekend as they host defending national champion, and top-ranked, Minnesota Duluth (0-0-0) to open conference play for both teams. It is the second-consecutive season the Sioux have opened league play against the defending national champion. In 2009-10, the Sioux split the opening series with No. 1 Wisconsin.

This weekend's action is scheduled for Friday and Sunday at the Ralph Engelstad Arena with game times scheduled for 7:07 p.m. and 2:07 p.m., respectively.

USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll
Minneapolis, Minn./October 4, 2010

   Team                         (First Place)      Record   Pts  Last Week
 1 Minnesota-Duluth        (12)                 0-0-0     141     1
 2 Cornell                       ( 1)                  0-0-0     123     2
 3 Mercyhurst                 ( 1)                  2-0-0     118     3
 4 Minnesota                  ( 1)                  2-0-0     110     4
 5 Wisconsin                                          2-0-0     102     5
 6 Boston University                                1-1-0      65     6
 7 Harvard                                             0-0-0      39     8
 8 New Hampshire                                  1-0-0       34    10
 9 Boston College                                   0-0-0      32     9
10 North Dakota                                                1-1-0        30    NR

Others Receiving Votes: Clarkson 17, Ohio State 6,
Quinnipiac 5, St. Lawrence 2, Providence 1

The USCHO.com Poll is compiled weekly and consists of 15 voters, including 14 coaches of Division I programs and one women's hockey writer. USCHO.com provides in-depth coverage of college sports, including hockey, lacrosse, soccer and others.

 

 

 

­~ Go Sioux ~

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