Lawrence University has been tabbed for third place in the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association preseason poll in a vote by league coaches.
Adrian College was the top choice with 49 points, and the Bulldogs received the maximum of seven first-place votes. MSOE was picked for second with 42 points and got the other first-place vote.
The Vikings were third with 34 points. Lawrence went 13-11-4 last season, including an 11-6-3 mark in conference play.
Marian University was fourth with 28, Concordia (Wis.) University was fifth with 23, Lake Forest College was sixth with 22, Finlandia University was seventh with 20 and Northland College was eighth with eight.
The Vikings open their season Oct. 27 with an exhibition game against the Wisconsin Rampage at the Appleton Family Ice Center.