Oswego State moves up in hockey polls

OSWEGO, N.Y. – Following a weekend in Division III men’s ice hockey that saw several of the top teams lose, Oswego State is ranked fifth in the USCHO.com Division III and D3hockey.com polls.

In the USCHO.com poll, the Lakers received 222 votes to remain in fifth. St. Norbert moved to No. 1 with ten first-place votes.

Norwich dropped to second with eight first-place votes followed by Hobart in third and Bowdoin in fourth.

The D3hockey.com poll has Oswego State earning 210 votes, which was 13 votes behind Bowdoin in fourth. St. Norbert took over the top spot with 14 first-place votes. Hobart comes in second with 276 votes followed by Norwich in third with 269 votes.

Other SUNYAC teams listed in the poll includes Plattsburgh, which moved to ninth in the USCHO.com poll and 10th in the D3hockey.com poll, and Geneseo, which received nine votes in the USCHO.com poll and four votes in the D3hockey.com poll.

Oswego State (13-3-0, 7-1-0 SUNYAC) travels to Cortland on Friday before hosting non-conference Hamilton on Saturday at 7 p.m.