STEVENS POINT, Wis. -- Wisconsin-Stevens Point climbed one spot in both the D3hockey.com and USCHO.com rankings this week after a weekend sweep of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
The Pointers (9-1-1, 5-1 WIAC) are now ranked sixth by USCHO.com and eighth by D3hockey.com. UWSP topped UW-Eau Claire 4-3 in both games this weekend to extend its winning streak to three games.On Friday night at home, UW-Stevens Point led 3-0 before the Blugolds forced overtime, tying the game with 2:57 remaining. However, Shauna Bollinger netted the game-winning goal just 43 seconds into the extra frame. In the second game, UWSP used goals from four different players to take a 4-1 lead in the final two minutes of the game and held on for a 4-3 win.
The top five teams in the USCHO.com poll remained the same, led by No. 1 Plattsburgh State.