BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott women's ice hockey team was picked to finish second in the Colonial Hockey Conference preseason coaches' poll, as announced by the conference office on Thursday.
The league's seven head coaches voted and Endicott received a total of 44 points and two first-place votes.
The Gulls were just three points behind defending CHC Champion, Morrisville State, which nabbed the top spot with 47 points and five first-place votes. Rounding out the top three was SUNY Canton with 34 points.
Last season, Endicott finished with an overall record of 22-4-1 and 11-1 in the conference. The Gulls reached the CHC Championship game, where they were edged, 3-1, by Morrisville State.
2017-18 Colonial Hockey Conference Coaches' Preseason Poll
|1. Morrisville State (5)||47|
|2. Endicott College (2)||44|
|3. SUNY Canton||34|
|4. Johnson & Wales University||27|
|5. Becker College||21|
|6. Nichols College||14|
|7. Salem State University||9|
*First Place votes in parentheses