No. 1 Minnesota

  • Fri. vs. Minnesota State-Mankato
  • Sat. at Minnesota State-Mankato
Beat Bemidji State 4-3 on Saturday.Despite meeting 67 times in the past, this is the first home-and-home series between the Gophers and Mavericks.

No. 2 Wisconsin

  • Sat. and Sun. vs. No. 10 Ohio State.
Beat Lindenwood 4-1 on Saturday.Wisconsin ranks second nationally in the penalty kill with a 93.3 clip.

No. 3 Cornell

  • Fri. at Princeton
  • Sat at Quinnipiac
Beat St. Lawrence 6-4 on Saturday.After earning two wins last weekend, senior Lauren Slebodnick is now the winningest goaltender in Cornell history.

No. 4 North Dakota

  • Fri. and Sat. at Bemidji State
Beat St. Cloud St. 6-1 on Saturday.With a record of 6-1-1, North Dakota is off to its best start through eight games in program history.

No. 5 Clarkson

  • Fri. vs. Brown
  • Sat. vs. Yale
Beat Colgate 2-0 on Saturday. The Knights have outscored opponents 33-14 this season.

No. 6 Boston College

  • Fri. at Providence
  • Sat. vs. Providence
Lost 4-1 to Syracuse on Friday.The Eagles have an 18-33-3 overall record against Providence, tbut they have won eight of the past 10 and three consecutive games.

No. 7 Harvard

  • Fri.  at Rensselaer
  • Sat. at Union (N.Y.)
Beat Princeton 4-0 on Saturday.Coming into the weekend, Harvard (2-0-0) is one of three teams in the nation to remain undefeated to start the season.

No. 8 Mercyhurst

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Beat Maine 5-0 on Saturday.Half of Amanda Makela's six career shutouts have come this season.

No. 9 Quinnipiac

  • Fri. vs. Colgate
  • Sat. vs. Cornell
Beat Dartmouth 4-2 on Saturday.The Bobcats are off to their best start in program history at 6-1-1.

No. 10 Ohio State


    • Sat. and Sun. at No. 10 Wisconsin
    Beat then-No. 5 North Dakota 2-1 on Oct. 19.Junior defensemen line mates and twin sisters, Sara and Kari Schmitt, are off to a hot start through five games this season, leading the Buckeyes in scoring with nine and seven points, respectively.