Rankings roundup: How ranked teams fared, Dec. 9-15

St. Cloud State’s Nic Dowd delivers a hit to Union’s Mat Bodie on Saturday (photo: Jim Rosvold).

Here’s how the 20 teams in the Dec. 9, 2013, USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll fared in games from Dec. 9 to Dec. 15:

No. 1 St. Cloud State lost to No. 10 Union 4-1 on Friday, tied No. 10 Union 3-3 on Saturday. Record: 11-2-3. Next: vs. U.S. Under-18 Team, Jan. 4 (exhibition).

No. 2 Minnesota did not play. Record: 12-2-2. Next: vs. Colgate, Jan. 3; vs. Rensselaer or Ferris State, Jan. 4.

No. 3 Michigan tied Ferris State 2-2 on Wednesday. Record: 10-2-2. Next: vs. Western Michigan, Dec. 27; vs. Michigan State or Michigan Tech, Dec. 28.

No. 4 Ferris State tied at Michigan 2-2 on Wednesday, won at Michigan State 2-0 on Saturday. Record: 14-2-3. Next: vs. Rensselaer, Jan. 3; vs. Colgate or at Minnesota, Jan. 4.

No. 5 Providence did not play. Record: 11-2-3. Next: at Army, Dec. 20.

No. 6 Boston College did not play. Record: 10-4-2. Next: vs. Bowling Green, Dec. 27; vs. Penn State or Robert Morris, Dec. 28.

No. 7 Quinnipiac did not play. Record: 13-3-3. Next: vs. Massachusetts, Dec. 29; vs. Sacred Heart or at Connecticut, Dec. 30.

No. 8 Clarkson did not play. Record: 12-3-1. Next: at Vermont, Dec. 28; vs. Massachusetts-Lowell, Dec. 29.

No. 9 Massachusetts-Lowell did not play. Record: 11-5. Next: vs. Canisius, Dec. 28; vs. Clarkson, Dec. 29.

No. 10 Union beat Dartmouth 3-2 on Wednesday, won at No. 1 St. Cloud State 4-1 on Friday, tied at No. 1 St. Cloud State 3-3 on Saturday. Record: 12-3-3. Next: at Quinnipiac, Jan. 10; at Princeton, Jan. 11.

No. 11 Yale did not play. Record: 6-3-3. Next: vs. Russian Red Stars, Dec. 27 (exhibition); vs. Holy Cross, Dec. 29.

No. 12 Miami did not play. Record: 9-7-2. Next: vs. U.S. Under-18 Team, Dec. 31 (exhibition).

No. 13 Notre Dame did not play. Record: 10-7-1. Next: at Boston College, Jan. 4.

No. 14 Cornell did not play. Record: 7-4-2. Next: vs. New Hampshire, Dec. 28; vs. Princeton or Maine, Dec. 29.

No. 15 Wisconsin beat Colorado College 4-1 on Friday, beat Colorado College 4-3 in overtime on Saturday. Record: 8-5-1. Next: vs. Alabama-Huntsville, Dec. 27-28.

No. 16 Northeastern did not play. Record: 9-5-2. Next: at Vermont, Dec. 17.

No. 17 Lake Superior State won at Alaska-Anchorage 3-1 on Friday, lost at Alaska-Anchorage 1-0 on Saturday. Record: 10-7-1. Next: vs. Michigan Tech, Jan. 3-4.

No. 18 Rensselaer lost to No. 20 Denver 2-1 in overtime on Friday, tied No. 20 Denver 1-1 on Saturday, beat U.S. Under-18 Team 2-1 on Sunday. Record: 8-6-4. Next: vs. Ferris State, Jan. 3; vs. Colgate or at Minnesota, Jan. 4.

No. 19 Nebraska-Omaha did not play. Record: 8-7-1. Next: at New Hampshire, Jan. 3-4.

No. 20 Denver won at No. 18 Rensselaer 2-1 in overtime on Friday, tied at No. 18 Rensselaer 1-1 on Saturday. Record: 9-6-3. Next: at Massachusetts, Dec. 17.


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