Mercyhurst the coaches’ top pick in Atlantic Hockey preseason poll results

Mercyhurst, which won the Atlantic Hockey regular-season championship in 2013-14, has been picked to once again finish atop the standings after the conference released the results of the preseason coaches’ poll on Wednesday.

The Lakers took home six first-place votes in the balloting.

Team (First-place votes)Total Points
1. Mercyhurst (6)95
2. Robert Morris (3)89
3. Air Force (1)80
4. (tie) Bentley69
4. (tie) Niagara (1)69
6. Canisius52
7. RIT47
8. Holy Cross44
9. Sacred Heart28
10. Army20
11. American International12