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Badger womens hockey up to No. 2 in latest Poll



MADISON -- After a series sweep of St. Cloud State at home last weekend, the Wisconsin women's hockey team has propelled to No. 2 in the latest Division I Women's Poll, the organization announced on Monday.
The ranking is the highest for UW since the beginning of the 2012-13 season, when the Badgers checked in at No. 2 in the preseason poll. Wisconsin was ranked No. 4 in last week's poll.
Minnesota remains at the top of the poll earning all 15 first-place votes and 150 points. UW earned 119 points, while Cornell is third with 116 points. Boston College earned 112 points, while Clarkson checked in at No. 5 with 89 points. WCHA-rival North Dakota fell two spots to No. 6 after a series split with No. 10 Ohio State.
The Badgers continue their six-game homestand this weekend, hosting non-conference opponent Lindenwood at LaBahn Arena. The Badgers and Lady Lions faceoff on Friday in a 7 p.m. tilt before wrapping up the series on Saturday with a 2 p.m. contest. Division I Women's Poll – October 21, 2013
No.     Team (First Place)               Points                   Record
1          Minnesota (15)                     150                         6-0-0
2          Wisconsin                                119                         4-2-0
3          Cornell                                      116                         2-0-0
4          Boston College                      112                         5-1-1
5          Clarkson                                   89                           5-1-1
6          North Dakota                         70                           4-1-1
7          Harvard                                    43                           0-0-0
8          Mercyhurst                            33                           3-3-1
9          Quinnipiac                               31                           5-0-1
10       Ohio State                               26                           3-1-1
Others receiving votes: Minnesota-Duluth 18, Boston University 16, New Hampshire 2.


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