Manhattanville Stays Atop D-III Men’s Poll

Idle Manhattanville repeats as No. 1 in the Dec. 11 Division III men’s poll, with the Valiants receiving 11 of 15 first-place votes.

Staying at No. 2 with three first-place tallies is 11-0-3 Oswego, while again at No. 3 is St. Norbert with one first-place vote.

Wisconsin-Superior and Wisconsin-River Falls swap positions for fourth and fifth respectively, with just three points separating the two.

Staying at No. 6 is preseason favorite Middlebury while up two spots to No. 7 is Wisconsin-Stout. Neumann, after a tie and win against Fredonia, drops one place to No. 8.

Norwich drops one place to No. 9 while Hobart stood pat for a third week at No. 10.

Utica and Mass.-Dartmouth each move up one spot to No. 11 and No. 12. At No. 13 and No. 14 again this week are Bowdoin and Amherst.

Entering the poll this week is Plattsburgh at No. 15.

Also receiving votes were Milwaukee School of Engineering, Bethel, Curry, Geneseo, Skidmore, Gustavus Adolphus, New England College, and St. Scholastica.

The next poll will be released on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007.

The Poll is compiled weekly and consists of 15 voters, including 13 coaches of Division III programs and two hockey writers.