Women's Hockey Ranked 10th in USCHO Preseason Poll

Oct. 6, 2004

Providence, RI - The women's ice hockey team was ranked 10th in the nation on the USCHO preseason poll that was released earlier this week. The Bears finished last season with a 18-11-2 record finishing 4th in the ECAC (12-5-10) and 4th in the Ivy League with a 5-4-1 record. The women's hockey team's last NCAA appearance, was in the 2001-2002 season where they also won the ECAC title defeating Minnesota, 2-1. Brown picked up 23 team votes in the poll.

Preseason USCHO.com Division I Women's Poll (October 4, 2004)
Team, points, 2003-04 Record
1. Minnesota (15), 150, 30-4-2
2. Dartmouth, 129, 24-8-2
3. Wisconsin, 110, 25-6-3
4. Harvard, 107, 30-4-1
5. St. Lawrence, 88, 28-10-1
6. Minnesota-Duluth, 75, 20-12-2
7. New Hampshire, 51, 23-9-4
8. Mercyhurst, 46, 26-6-4
9. Providence, 30, 21-13-2
10. Brown, 23, 18-11-2
Others Receiving Votes: Princeton 7, Ohio State 5, Minnesota State 4