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2007-08 ACHA Division 1 Ranking #3

2007-11-02

Illinois Holds Onto Top Spot

UNION LAKE, MI - The University of Illinois received 49 of a possible 50 first-place votes and continued to hold the top spot in the third ranking of the regular season.  The Fighting Illini won three consecutive 1-goal games with Lindenwood, and remain unblemished at 9-0-0.  Rhode Island, also boasting an umtarnished record (10-0-0), edged by Penn State to take over the #2 spot.  The Rams received the other first-place vote, and will host Penn State next weeknd in a battle of #2 vs #3.  Ohio stood pat in the #4 spot, while Lindenwood moves up a spot and rounds out the top 5, setting up a #4 vs #5 showdown this weekend.  The rankings highest movers jumped up four spots each: Robert Morris (PA) from #20 to #16; and Eastern Michigan from #21 to #17.  Also gaining ground were the University of Delaware and Stony Brook.  Each were able to move up two spots in the ranking.
 
The rankings have expanded this season to include the Top 25 teams, up from 20. 
 
The fourth ranking of the regular season will be released on Friday, November 16.
 
This years ACHA Men's Division 1 National Championships will be hosted by the Monroe County Sports Commission and take place March 1-5, 2008 at the ESL Sports Centre in Rochester, NY.  Sixteen teams will qualify for the tournament.
 
2007-2008 ACHA Men's Division 1 Ranking #3
Rank School Name 1st Votes Record Pts Previous
1 Illinois 49 9-0-0 1150 1
2 Rhode Island 1 10-0-0 1072 3
3 Penn State   8-1-2 1069 2
4 Ohio   8-4-0 1003 4
5 Lindenwood   7-3-1 939 6
6 Oklahoma   10-1-0 898 7
7 Delaware   8-2-0 876 9
8 Liberty   8-2-1 833 8
9 Oakland   5-5-0 737 5
10 West Chester   7-2-2 721 10
11 West Virginia   9-3-0 700 11
12 Iowa State   8-4-0 630 13
13 Kent State   6-5-0 617 12
14 Central Oklahoma   8-4-0 554 14
15 Niagara   9-1-0 520 15
16 Robert Morris (PA)   4-1-0 360 20
17 Eastern Michigan   6-5-1 339 21
18 Washington & Jefferson   4-7-1 297 17
19 Slippery Rock   8-5-0 296 18
20 Stony Brook   8-2-0 294 22
21 Michigan-Dearborn   2-8-0 196 16
22 Robert Morris (IL)   6-5-0 188 23
23 Navy   5-6-0 163 19
24 Arizona   6-2-1 121 25
25 Western Michigan   4-5-1 98 24
 
Others receiving votes:  Drexel, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Indiana (PA), Penn State Berks, Oswego State, Mercyhurst, John Carroll, Arizona State, and Saint Louis.




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