After two wins, Wis.-Stevens Point jumps into the top 10 of USCHO poll
MINNEAPOLIS -- Wisconsin-Stevens Point rose three spots to No. 10 in the latest USCHO.com poll released on Monday.
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The Pointers moved up from No. 13 in the preseason poll to No. 10 this week after convincing wins against Finlandia this past weekend at KB Willett Arena. UWSP backed up a 6-1 win on Friday night with an 11-0 victory on Saturday evening.
During the weekend, 17 UW-Stevens Point players recorded at least one point. Garrett Ladd led the way with four goals, while Lawrence Cornellier, Evan Dixon, Josh Daley and Eliot Grauer each had three points.
Brandon Jaeger made 11 saves to claim the win on Friday night in net. In his first collegiate start, Spencer Viele recorded a shutout on Saturday night by making nine saves.
In the USCHO.com poll, Wisconsin-Eau Claire remained the top-ranked team after not playing this past weekend. St. Norbert stayed at No. 2 after winning a pair of games, and is followed in the polls by Norwich, Plattsburgh State and Utica to round out the top five.
St. Thomas (Minn.) and Saint Scholastica jumped into the poll at Nos. 13 and 14 respectively after previous Nos. 14 Neumann and 15 Williams dropped out.