PC Hockey Friars Ranked #2 in the Nation

PC news release…

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – After a weekend sweep at Colgate, the Providence College men’s hockey team rose to No. 2 in the latest national polls announced on Monday (Nov. 2).  The Friars garnered 18 first-place votes in the USCHO.com poll, while earning 11 first-place votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.

The Friars have jumped out to a 6-0-1 start in 2015-16 and currently ride a program best 11-game unbeaten streak dating back to last season (10-0-1).  18 different players have recorded at least one point this season for Providence.  Forwards Mark Jankowski and Trevor Mingoia have each tallied 10 points in their first seven games this season.

Sporting some impressive depth at the blue line, Friar defensemen have combined for 12 goals and 16 assists, led by reigning Hockey East Player of the Week Jake Walman, who has posted seven goals, five assists, and a team-leading 12 points thus far.

The Friars will be idle this weekend prior to their national championship game rematch against Boston University on Nov. 13-14.