The Penn State Icers are ranked No. 4 in the ACHA Men’s Division I Pre-season Rankings. After finishing last season as the No. 11 team, Penn State has made the biggest jump among those ranked heading into the 2011-12 season.
Penn State received the second-most first places votes with eight, behind only defending champion Davenport’s 11.The Icers are playing their last season at the club level before starting varsity play next year.
ACHA Pre-season Top Ten, with first place votes in parenthesis:
1. Davenport (11)
2. Lindenwood (7)
4. Penn State (8)
8. Rhode Island
9T. Arizona State