Boston College lands at the top of Hockey East women’s coaches poll

Boston College came up short in the 2016 NCAA women’s title game, but starts the 2016-17 season atop the Hockey East coaches poll (photo: Melissa Wade).

Boston College garnered six first-place votes and came in first in the Hockey East women’s coaches poll, which was released Tuesday.

Boston University (two) and Northeastern (one) also earned first-place nods.

School (First-place votes)Total points
1. Boston College (6)78
2. Boston University (2)72
3. Northeastern (1)66
4. Connecticut56
5 (tie). New Hampshire45
5 (tie). Vermont45
7. Providence42
8. Maine38
9. Merrimack26