Date Posted:10/23/2002, 8:00AM
BRUNSWICK, Maine - The Bowdoin College men's and women's ice hockey teams are ranked high in pre-season polls released by U.S. College Hockey Online. The Polar Bear women are ranked third in the pre-season poll, while the men were ranked eighth in the nation.
Both teams are coming off extremely successful campaigns that saw the women's squad advance to the NCAA Semifinals and win the NESCAC Championship and the men's team reaching the NCAA Quartefinals. The women ended their season with a school-best 23- 5-1 record, while the men went 18-6-3 in 2001-02. Both teams begin their regular season on November 22 when the men travel to play at St. Anselm and the women host Wesleyan.