UNH women's hockey climbs to No. 5

DURHAM, N.H. - The University of New Hampshire women's ice hockey team climbed one spot into a tie for No. 5 in the USA Today/American Hockey Magazine Poll that was released Tuesday. UNH advanced two places to No. 6 in this week's USCHO.com Poll.

UNH, which has the nation's best winning percentage with a 12-1-1 record, extended its winning streak to six games (5-0-1) with a weekend sweep (7-4, 6-2) against Niagara.

The Wildcats are tied in the USA Today/AHM poll with Dartmouth College at 67 points and they moved ahead of both Providence and Brown in the USCHO poll.

New Hampshire returns to action this weekend for a two-game home series against Niagara University. Game 1 is Nov. 30 and the two-game set ends Dec. 1. Both games at the Whittemore Center begin at 2 p.m.

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