Garnering all 15 first-place votes and boasting a 4-0-0 record, Minnesota retains the top spot in this week’s USCHO.com Division I Women’s Poll.
Cornell stays at No. 2, but after that, the poll looks a bit different than last week’s edition.
Boston University rises three places to No. 3, Wisconsin stays at No. 4 and Boston College slides to No. 5 after being ranked third last week.
North Dakota is down one notch to No. 6, Clarkson enters the poll in the seventh spot after not being ranked last week, Northeastern jumps two spots to No. 8, while Mercyhurst retains the No. 9 position and previously-unranked Ohio State, also off to a 4-0-0 start, sits tenth.
The USCHO.com Division I Women’s Poll is compiled weekly and consists of 15 voters, including 14 coaches of Division I programs and one women’s hockey writer.