Men's Hockey Moves To No. 5/6 In The National Polls

    The Friars split with Boston Univeristy this past weekend.

    The Friars split with Boston Univeristy this past weekend.

    Nov. 4, 2013


    After a weekend split with No. 17 Boston University this past weekend, the Providence College men's hockey team moved to No. 6 in the poll and to No. 5 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.

    The Friars are now 5-1-1 on the season. On Friday, Nov. 1, Providence dropped a 4-3 decision at Boston University for its first loss of the season. The following night, the Friars bounced back to post a 3-1 win over the Terriers at Schneider Arena.

    Junior forward Ross Mauermann (Janesville, Wis.) scored two goals and added an assist to lead the Friars to the win. Mauermann scored three goals and added two assists over the weekend en route to being named the Hockey East Co-Player of the Week.

    The Friars continue Hockey East play with a home-and-home series this weekend against Merrimack. The series will open on the road for Providence as they play a game on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:00 p.m. The series will conclude on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Schneider Arena. Puck drop for game two is also slated for 7:00 p.m. and the game will be televised live on COXSports on OSN.