Women’s D-III poll has Norwich retaining top spot

Norwich stays the No. 1 team in the USCHO.com Division III Women’s Poll by virtue of receiving 10 of 15 first-place votes this week.

No. 2 Plattsburgh and No. 3 Gustavus Adolphus also garnered one first-place vote apiece and No. 4 Elmira, up from No. 5 last week, was named the top team on three ballots.

Middlebury falls to fifth, Wisconsin-River Falls stays sixth, Amherst is still No. 7, while Manhattanville and Wisconsin-Superior trade places with Manhattanville jumping to No. 8 and Superior falling to ninth.

Bethel enters the rankings this week at No. 10.

The USCHO.com Division III Women’s Poll is compiled weekly and consists of 15 voters, all coaches of Division III programs.