PITTSBURGH – Robert Morris earned its first national ranking in program history on Monday afternoon, as the Colonials slot in as the 10th team in the USCHO.com poll.
With a win last Saturday at Syracuse, RMU set a program record for victories during the team's first 16 games. The 12 wins top the previous mark of 11 victories, set by the 2011-12 Colonials. In that season, head coach Paul Colontino guided RMU to an 11-3-2 record through its first 16 contests and capped off the campaign by winning the program's first CHA championship.
Robert Morris replaced previous No. 10 Mercyhurst in the polls.