The women’s Division 2 team rose to the top of the East Region after compiling an impressive 16-1-0 record through the first half of their season and outscoring all opponents by an astounding 104-16 margin. The Hens passed Buffalo, who dropped to third in the region after leading the November rankings.
Goalie Emily Becker sports a jaw-dropping 0.45 goals against average through the 2017 portion of the season, while four Hens—Carlie Smythe, Emily Hockey, Mary Claire Newtown, and Amanda Gallagher—have amassed double-digit goal totals to this point.
The men’s Division 2 team, ranked No. 7 in the Southeast Region, completed a 13-9-0 fall schedule with a gritty 2-1 win over Rowan (No. 6) on Saturday, Dec. 9. Of the Hens’ nine defeats, two were to top-ranked Penn State on the road, and another three were by a single goal, including to Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Hockey Conference rivals Liberty (No. 3) and Army (No. 11).
The men’s Division 1 team carry a 13-11-0 record to the break, good for the No. 25 spot in the national rankings, while the men’s Division 3 team, cooling down to a 11-6-2 record after a strong start to their season, maintain the No. 10 position in the Atlantic Region.
(with files from ACHA)