For the first time in program history, Penn State has a ranked Division I hockey team.
The Nittany Lions (9-4-2, 3-1 Big Ten) are No. 20 on the U.S. College Hockey Online weekly poll, jumping over Union for the final spot on the list. Penn State earned 79 points in the voting.
Penn State is off until Dec. 29, when it faces No. 19 Robert Morris (11-2-3, 9-2-3 Atlantic Hockey) in the Three Rivers Classic at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center.