BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott men's ice hockey team earned its highest national ranking in program history for the second consecutive week with the announcement of both the D3hockey.com and USCHO.com polls earlier today. Endicott's No. 4 national ranking in both polls marks the highest ranking for the Gulls in the three-year history of the program and the highest ranking ever for any program in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC).
So far this season, Endicott is off to an 11-1-0/10-0-0 CCC start and has won 11 games in a row outscoring opponents 74-19. The Gulls currently rank first among all NCAA Division III programs in scoring offense (6.33 goals per game), scoring margin (6.33 GF/G | 1.83 GA/G | 4.50 margin), and combined special teams (70-for-110, 63.6%). Endicott also is No. 11 in scoring defense (1.83 G/GM), No. 5 on the power play (13-for-38, 27.1%), No. 6 on the penalty kill (57-for-62, 91.9%), No. 2 in team winning percentage (11-1-0, 9.17%), and second overall for the longest active unbeaten streak (11-0-0).
No. 4 Endicott (11-1-0, 10-0-0 CCC) hosts Salem State University tomorrow at 7 PM at Raymond J. Bourque Arena.
(Photo Credit - David Le '10)