The Blue Hens now look forward to this weekend’s match-up with West Chester University, hoping to win two and move back up into the top 5.
Arizona State University is back on top of the polls in the 2013-2014 ACHA Men’s Division 1 Ranking #8 after taking out the former #1 Minot State University Beavers with a 2-1 win on Thursday in Phoenix. The Sun Devils, with a perfect 19-0-0 record, are the only remaining Men’s Division 1 team without a loss. Minot State also split a pair of games with Arizona and dropped to the #2 spot. Robert Morris Illinois split a pair of games on the road with Iowa State, while Liberty swept a pair of games with Delaware and moved all the way to the #4 spot. Central Oklahoma won both of its games and remained at #5
- (CSCHL) Central States Collegiate Hockey League
- (CHMA) College Hockey Mid-America
- (ECHA) Eastern Collegiate Hockey Association
- (ESCHL) Eastern States Collegiate Hockey League
- (GLCHL) Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League
- (NECHL) Northeast Collegiate Hockey League
- (HOST) Delaware
Over the past eleven seasons, 9 different schools have won the ACHA Men’s Division 1 National Championship: Lindenwood (2), Illinois (2), Davenport, Delaware, Minot State, Oakland, Ohio, Penn State, and Rhode Island.
Beginning its 23rd season of action, there have been a total of 11 schools that have won the ACHA Men’s Division 1 National Championship:
- Penn State (5 times)
- Ohio (4 times)
- Illinois (2 times)
- Lindenwood (2 times)
- North Dakota State (2 times)
- Iowa State
- Minot State
- Rhode Island
57 teams will compete for this year’s title, including four new teams. The University of Colorado and Colorado State University have moved up from Men’s Division 2, while Wayne State University moves up from Men’s Division 3. Also joining the fray is Rochester College, a new team located in Rochester, MI. Youngstown State University and the University of Rochester have dropped out of Men’s Division 1.
The ninth ranking of the regular season will be released on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
The 2014 ACHA Men’s Division 1 National Championships will be hosted March 6-11 by the University of Delaware at the Fred Rust Ice Arena in Newark, DE. This will be the third year of the 20-team format.
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