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2013-2014 ACHA Men's Division 1 Ranking #3

2013-10-11


MINOT STATE ON TOP OF THE POLLS AGAIN

UNION LAKE, MI – Minot State University, the defending ACHA Men's Division 1 National Champions, received 24 out of 35 first-place votes to claim the top spot in the 2013-2014 ACHA Men's Division 1 Ranking #3.  The Beavers got their season under way by cooling off the red-hot Central Oklahoma Bronchos.  Arizona State University once again swept in-state rival Arizona and received 8 first-place votes and came in at #2.  The Sun Devils have now beaten the Wildcats 34 consecutive games.  The University of Oklahoma received 1 first-place vote and remained #3, while Iowa State soared up four spots, received 1 first-place vote, and claimed the #4 spot.  Adrian and Robert Morris Illinois each moved into the top 5, tying for the #5 spot this week.

Rounding out the Top 10 were #7 Illinois, #8 Delaware, #9 Lindenwood, and #10 Liberty.  Delaware received the other first-place vote while Liberty bounced up 4 spots this week to get in the top 10. 
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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.
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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:
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  • Penn State (5 times)
  • Ohio (4 times)
  • Illinois (2 times)
  • Lindenwood (2 times)
  • North Dakota State (2 times)
  • Davenport
  • Delaware
  • Iowa State
  • Minot State
  • Oakland
  • Rhode Island
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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.
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The fourth ranking of the regular season will be released on Friday, October 18, 2013.
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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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2013-2014 ACHA Men's Division 1 Ranking #3
Rank School Name 1st Votes 12-13 Record Pts Previous
1 Minot State 24 2-0-0 765 1
2 Arizona State 8 5-0-0 746 2
3 Oklahoma 1 5-0-1 715 3
4 Iowa State 1 8-0-0 645 8
T 5 Adrian   5-2-0 613 6
T 5 Robert Morris (IL)   4-0-0 613 7
7 Illinois   5-1-1 592 4
8 Delaware 1 6-0-0 562 9
9 Lindenwood   1-3-0 532 5
10 Liberty   7-0-0 496 14
11 Central Oklahoma   6-3-0 459 11
12 Davenport   2-0-0 436 12
13 Ohio   2-2-1 403 10
14 Oakland   5-1-0 399 13
15 Rhode Island   6-0-0 339 16
16 Stony Brook   2-1-1 338 15
17 Navy   3-2-1 261 17
18 John Carroll   3-2-1 255 18
19 Arizona   2-2-0 190 20
20 Rutgers   1-2-1 159 19
21 Lebanon Valley   2-0-0 152 24
22 Buffalo   3-2-1 113 21
23 Niagara   1-2-0 84 22
24 Eastern Michigan   4-3-0 82 23
25 West Chester   2-2-0 21 25
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Others receiving votes: Indiana, Robert Morris (PA), Mercyhurst, Syracuse, Michigan-Dearborn, Duquesne, Colorado State, and Wayne State.
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