D-III men’s poll has Oswego the new No. 1 team

Oswego has taken over the top spot in the USCHO.com Division III Men’s Poll by the slimmest of margins over Norwich.

Oswego earned 10 first-place votes and 290 points, while now-No. 2 Norwich garnered nine first-place votes and 287 points.

Amherst had the other first-place vote and is up one notch to No. 3 this week.

Plattsburgh slips to fourth, St. Thomas remains fifth, St. Norbert is again sixth, Castleton stays seventh and Adrian jumps one spot to eighth.

Wisconsin-River Falls drops from eighth to ninth, the Milwaukee School of Engineering is up two to No. 10, Elmira holds steady at No. 11, St. Scholastica jumps one to 12th, Utica falls three to No. 13 and Bowdoin stays at No. 14.

Previously-unranked Gustavus Adolphus enters the rankings this week at No. 15.