U-M Ranked No. 1 in CCHA Preseason Media Poll, No. 2 in Coaches
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Oct. 3, 2012

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The Central Collegiate Hockey Association released its preseason media and coaches poll today (Wednesday, Oct. 3), with the University of Michigan ice hockey team landing No. 1 and No. 2, respectively.

The Wolverines picked up 50 of a possible 87 first-place votes in the media poll to secure the top spot. Western Michigan came in second with 25 first-place votes, while Notre Dame received third with nine first-place nominations.

Michigan came in second in the coaches' poll. The Irish garnered seven of the 11 first-place votes, while U-M was picked to win the league by two head coaches. Western Michigan rounded out the top three.

A total of 87 media members ranked the 11 CCHA teams in projected order of finish for the regular season. Points were awarded on an 11-10-9-8, etc., basis. League coaches ranked the CCHA teams, excluding their own school, in the order they predicted the regular season will end.

Media Poll
Rank, Team Points
1. Michigan (50) 903
2. Western Michigan (25) 825
3. Notre Dame (9) 765
4. Ferris State (3) 626
5. Miami 622
6. Michigan State 528
7. Ohio State 438
8. Northern Michigan 389
9. Bowling Green 264
10. Lake Superior 232
11. Alaska 150

First-place votes in parentheses

  Coaches Poll
Rank, Team Points
1. Notre Dame (7) 105
2. Michigan (2) 100
3. Western Michigan (2) 97
4. Miami 78
5. Ferris State 67
6. Ohio State 66
7. Michigan State 56
T8. Bowling Green 43
T8. Northern Michigan 43
10. Alaska 31
11. Lake Superior 29

Contact: Rob Tillotson (734) 763-4423


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