Three's a Crowd for St. Norbert in National Polls

From Sports Information Director, December 15, 2009 |
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

DE PERE - For the second consecutive week, both St. Norbert College basketball teams are ranked in the D3hoops.com Top 25. The Green Knight men are ranked 15th in this week's ranking, while the women are rated 21st.

St. Norbert's men currently stand at 6-0, and face Milwaukee School of Engineering at 3 p.m. Saturday in Milwaukee. The No. 15 ranking is its highest since being ranked No. 11 at the start of February 2009. St. Norbert's 6-0 start is its first since the 1922-23 season.

The St. Norbert women are 5-1 and are idle until facing UW-Platteville in the Wartburg College Tournament on Dec. 29.

Additionally, St. Norbert's men's ice hockey team is fifth in the U.S. College Hockey Online Division III Poll. The Green Knights (10-2-1) currently sit in first place in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association and are idle until Jan. 8 when they place at Concordia-Moorhead.

St. Norbert is the only school in the NCAA Division III to currently have its men's and women's basketball teams and men's ice hockey team nationally ranked.