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Badgers up to No. 2 in latest USCHO.com Poll


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Oct. 21, 2013

MADISON, Wis.-- After a series sweep of St. Cloud State at home last weekend, the Wisconsin women's hockey team has propelled to No. 2 in the latest USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll, the organization announced on Monday.

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The ranking is the highest for UW since the beginning of the 2012-13 season, when the Badgers checked in at No. 2 in the preseason poll. Wisconsin was ranked No. 4 last week.

Minnesota remains at the top of the poll earning all 15 first-place votes and 150 points. UW earned 119 points, while Cornell is third with 116 points. Boston College earned 112 points, while Clarkson checked in at No. 5 with 89 points. WCHA-rival North Dakota fell two spots to No. 6 after a series split with No. 10 Ohio State.

The Badgers continue their six-game homestand this weekend, hosting non-conference opponent Lindenwood at LaBahn Arena. The Badgers and Lady Lions faceoff on Friday in a 7 p.m. tilt before wrapping up the series on Saturday with a 2 p.m. contest.

Wisconsin wraps up its six-game homestand Nov. 2-3 against No. 10 Ohio State.

The Badgers will find out where they are ranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll tomorrow afternoon. Wisconsin checked in at No. 6 in last week's rankings.

USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll - Oct. 21, 2013

No.  Team (First Place) Record Points Last Week
1 Minnesota (15) 6-0-0 150 1
2 Wisconsin 4-2-0 119 4
3 Cornell 2-0-0 116 5
4 Boston College 5-1-0 112 2
5 Clarkson 5-1-1 89 3
6 North Dakota 4-1-1 70 5
7 Harvard 0-0-0 43 9
8 Mercyhurst 3-3-1 33 NR
9 Quinnipiac 5-0-1 31 10
10 Ohio State 3-1-1 26 NR
Receiving Votes: Minnesota Duluth - 18, Boston
University - 16, New Hampshire - 2
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