Pittsburgh Hockey Digest

Robert Morris

RMU receives national attention ahead of visit to No. 1 Clarkson

Amber Rennie warms up before the Colonials host St. Lawrence on Sept. 29, 2018. -- BRIAN MITCHELL

After a 1-1 start, the Robert Morris women’s hockey team received votes in both national polls this week in advance of their trip to visit the top dogs.

The Colonials received one vote in the USA Hockey / USA Today coaches poll to extend the club’s streak of consecutive weeks with a vote in that poll to 43 weeks. Robert Morris received two points in the USCHO.com media poll.

St. Lawrence, the team that the Colonials opened the season against, was ranked No. 10 by USCHO.com and amongst the others receiving votes by USA Hockey.

Defending national champions Clarkson holds the top spot in both polls. The Colonials will visit the top team in the country for a two-game series this Friday and Saturday.

Get caught up on the RMU women’s hockey team with all of Brian Mitchell’s coverage from the weekend series at RMU Island Sports Center:

After their trip to Upstate New York, the Colonials will return home for a two-game series against RPI on Oct. 12-13.

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