WIH Ranked First in Preseason Hockey East Coaches Poll and Second in National Polls
Sept. 24, 2013
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The Boston College women's ice hockey team was chosen as the top team in Hockey East and the second-ranked team in the nation in the preseason polls announced this past week.
On Sept. 17 the Eagles were ranked No. 2 in the nation in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine preseason poll, and on Sept. 23 they received the same ranking in the USCHO.com preseason poll. BC received one first place vote in each of the polls. The No. 2 ranking for BC marks the highest preseason national ranking in program history.
BC will face four of the top ten teams during the season: Boston University, Cornell, Harvard and Northeastern.
The Eagles were also chosen for the top spot in the 2013-14 Women's Hockey East Preseason Coaches Poll, garnering seven of the eight first place votes for their second straight preseason Hockey East No. 1 ranking.
USCHO.com Division 1 Women’s Poll
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll
2013-2014 WHEA Preaseason Poll