ACC Hockey student-athletes completed their semester finals and departed campuses for the winter holiday break. In their wake, six universities ranked in the ACHA Regional top 25:
#2 NC State University
#9 Virginia Tech
#13 University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
#19 University of North Carolina - Wilmington
#24 Georgetown University
#25 Wake Forest University
Congratulations to the Icepack of NC State for finishing the semester at 18-0 and the highest ACHA ranking in the 26-year history of the ACC Hockey League besting their previous winter break ranking of #5. The Hokies of Virginia Tech are back in the top ten for the first time in six years, while UNC-Chapel Hill (#13) and UNC-Wilmington (#19) breach the top twenty rankings for the first time in team history. The Hoyas of Georgetown (#24) and the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest (#25) round out the ACC top ranked teams at mid-year break for the '21-'22 season. Congratulations to these outstanding university hockey programs and the coaches and student-athletes whose dedication to their ACC hockey programs has elevated the entire league.