The Black Bears recently wrapped up the regular season with a 2-1 loss to New Hampshire at home on Sunday, but finished the season with a 12-5 record and a 6-2 mark in conference play.  The Black Bears will face the 9-8 Pacific side out of the West Division in the first round of the America East playoffs this week.

UMaine was in 25th place last week too, and is joined by Pacific (24), Albany (21), and Stanford (18) as America East teams in the NFHCA Coaches Poll Top 25.