Lions Earn First National Ranking

Penn State men's ice hockey grabbed it's first national ranking, advancing to No. 20 in the United State's College Hockey Organization's poll.

Penn State's men's hockey program is nationally ranked for the first time in the program's short history. The Nittany Lions (9-4-2, 3-1) currently have 79 points, good for No. 20 in the most current United State's College Hockey Organization voting of the Top 20 teams.

Penn State's recent sweep of Wisconsin catapulted them into the Top 20, one of two Big Ten teams with Minnesota at No. 8. Currently the Nittany Lions sit atop the Big Ten standings.

PSU returned to the rink on December 29 in the Three River's Classic at CONSOL Energy Center in Pittsburgh against No. 19 Robert Morris.

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