Robert Morris, Mercyhurst sit atop preseason CHA coaches’ poll

Robert Morris and Mercyhurst each collected 21 points to end up tied at the top of the preseason CHA coaches’ poll released Thursday.

The Colonials earned three first-place votes, while Lakers garnered one first-place vote.

Team (First-place votes)Total points
1. (tie) Robert Morris (3)21
1. (tie) Mercyhurst (1)21
3. RIT (2)20
4. Syracuse13
5. Penn State8
6. Lindenwood7