SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- For the first time in school history, Union (N.Y.) has earned a No. 1 ranking in the national polls.
This past weekend, the Dutchmen had a pair of 5-2 victories to earn the ECAC Hockey tournament title. In the semifinals they beat Cornell, before trumping Colgate in the title game on Saturday night.
Union will meet 14th-ranked Vermont in the NCAA East Regional semifinals this Friday in Bridgeport, Conn.
Minnesota dropped one spot to No. 2 after losing in the Big Ten semifinals to Ohio State.