Falcons still ranked 6th, despite split

By January 26, 2015Other News

Bowling Green remained sixth in both of this week’s national polls announced Monday afternoon.

The Falcons split a series against unranked Lake Superior last weekend in the Ice Arena, losing the opener and winning the second game. Both games ended with a 3-1 score.

In the U.S. College Hockey Online Top 20, the Falcons saw their point total drop to 686, compared to 705 last week.

In the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine voting, BG had 310 points this week, down from 325 last week.

Western Collegiate Hockey Association leader Minnesota State is third in both polls. Michigan Tech, which leads BG by three points for second place, is ranked eighth by USCHO and ninth by USA Today.

The Falcons are 15-5-4 overall and 11-3-2 in the WCHA. Lake Superior is 7-20-1, 6-14.

BG returns to action Friday and Saturday nights at Bemidji State (9-12-3, 5-8-3) in a WCHA series.

The Beavers defeated two Top 10 teams to win the North Star College Cup last weekend in St. Paul, Minn. They posted a 4-0 semifinal win over No. 7 Minnesota-Duluth and a 3-1 win over Minnesota State in the championship game.

Kevin Gordon

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