D-III men’s poll has Norwich holding firm in top spot

Norwich stays the No. 1-ranked team in the USCHO.com Division III Men’s Poll this week after receiving 15 of 20 first-place votes.

St. Norbert jumps three spots to No. 2 and garnered three first-place votes.

Hobart rises one to No. 3 and received a first-place vote, along with fourth-ranked Bowdoin, which tallied the other first-place nod and is up two notches.

Oswego falls three to No. 5, as does Wisconsin-Eau Claire at No. 6. Adrian stays seventh, Utica remains eighth, Amherst is up one to No. 9 and Plattsburgh drops one to sit No. 10 this week.

Wisconsin-Superior is again 11th, followed by Manhattanville at No. 12. Previously-unranked Williams enters the rankings at No. 13, Milwaukee School of Engineering falls one to No. 14 and Wisconsin-Stevens Point enters the poll this week at No. 15.

The USCHO.com Division III Men’s Poll is compiled weekly and consists of 20 voters, including 18 coaches of Division III programs and two men’s hockey writers.