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Massachusetts-Boston Athletics | January 13, 2014

Mass.-Boston gets highest ranking

BOSTON -- After a wild first week of 2014 in which it earned five wins in eight days, Massachusetts-Boston (12-1-2) earned the highest ranking in school history, as it came in at No. 6 in the Top 15 Poll released on Monday afternoon.

The sixth-place ranking eclipses UMass-Boston's previous program record that it set in Jan. 1991, when the 1990-91 team (11-5-2) was ranked seventh in the nation.

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In addition to being ranked by, the Beacons moved up to No. 11 in the national poll, their highest ranking of the season and a ranking that ties the previous high-water mark for UMass-Boston in poll history.

UMass-Boston moved up a nine spots after a 3-0 week in which it defeated Salem State (4-2), No. 5 Norwich (4-2) and St. Michael's (6-4).

The victory against Salem State at Fenway Park on Tuesday marked UMass-Boston's first win against the Vikings since 1999. Friday UMass-Boston scored two goals in the third period to snap a three-game losing streak against Norwich and Saturday UMB overcame a 4-1 second-period deficit by scoring five consecutive goals to knock off the Purple Knights.

Head coach Peter Belisle's squad is riding a program-record best 13-game unbeaten streak and is just one victory shy of tying the program record for consecutive wins of 11 in a row.

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