Fighting Hawks

UND Hockey Prepares For No. 2 Minnesota State Mankato

The Fighting Hawks split a two-game series with the Mavericks last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –UND opened up the season in dominating fashion. The Fighting Hawks completed a two-game sweep over Canisius in their opening weekend, outscoring their opponent 13-1 as 10 different UND players finished the series with a goal. Things get a lot more difficult this weekend as they head on the road to take on the No. 2 team…

UND Hockey Stresses the Importance of Non-Conference Wins Ahead of Canisius Series

The Fighting Hawks were swept by the Golden Griffins last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Opening weekend of college hockey is always an exciting time at UND, but this year, maybe more so than most. The Fighting Hawks open things up against Canisius, the same opponent that  stunned North Dakota last season, pulling off a two-game sweep in a series that would ultimately cost UND it’s shot at the playoffs. That…

UND Football Picks Up Second Ranked Win of the Season Against UC Davis

The Fighting Hawks won the game 38-36

  GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Brady Leach drilled a career-long 46-yard field goal with 57 seconds remaining and the North Dakota (3-2) defense stood its ground on the ensuing drive to clinch a thrilling, 38-36 victory over No. 12 UC Davis (2-4, 0-2 Big Sky) on Saturday afternoon from the Alerus Center.   UND held strong on the final possession…

UND Hockey Looking for Players to ‘Take a Step’ in Exhibition Game

The Fighting Hawks play Manitoba on Saturday at 7:07 p.m.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Saturday’s hockey game between UND and Manitoba may just be an exhibition, but it should provide some insight into the upcoming season. Its’ the first chance for everyone to see how this 2019 squad has come together and the first opportunity for the freshman to show why they’ve done enough to earn playing time “The game…

Former Moorhead Spud Ethan Frisch Adjusting to College Hockey at UND

The Former Moorhead defenseman is a freshman for the Fighting Hawks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Ethan Frisch has only been a member of UND’s hockey team for the last few months, but things in Grand Forks have already exceeded expectations “It’s even better than expected,” Frisch exclaimed. “I thought I had my head wrapped around it but it’s just absolutely incredible. Nothing you can do to prepare for how amazing this…

Depth Providing Confidence for UND Hockey’s Upcoming Season

The Fighting Hawks return 20 players from last year's team

GRAND FORKS, N. D. –It’s a new season for UND hockey, but there aren’t a whole lot of new faces. The team returns to the rink excited about the depth they are bringing back and poised to have a comeback season after failing to make the playoffs the last two years. “The biggest thing is we’ve retained a lot of…

Lance Leads Bison to Victory over UND

The Bison defeated the Fighting Hawks 38-7

FARGO, N.D. – Quarterback Trey Lance rushed for two touchdowns and passed for two more as No. 1-ranked North Dakota State defeated North Dakota 38-7 in the home opener Saturday, Sept. 7, at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. Safety Michael Tutsie made a team-high seven tackles and added two interceptions for the Bison defense, which held UND to just…

UND Names Zimmerman Starting Quarterback Against NDSU

Senior QB will make his first collegiate start on Saturday at No. 1 North Dakota State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert has announced on Thursday that senior Andrew Zimmerman will be assuming the starting quarterback duties for the foreseeable future, beginning this Saturday at No. 1 North Dakota State. “We are very proud of how Andrew played in week one,” said Schweigert. “He’s a senior who has spent a…

UND Football Embracing Difficult 2019 Schedule

The Fighting Hawks face six preseason Top 25 teams

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s the final season for North Dakota football before the team moves into the Missouri Valley Confernce. In 2019, the Fighting Hawks play an eleven-game schedule. The big game circled on most North-Dakotans calendars comes in week two when UND travels to Fargo to take on topped-ranked North Dakota State. But the Bison aren’t the only…

Six UND Commits Selected in NHL Draft

This is the most Picks for UND since 2013

VANCOUVER, Canada — Six future UND players were taken in the 2019 NHL Draft. That is the most selected for the Fighting Hawks since 2013. Shane Pinto was the Hawks top choice. He was selected by the Ottawa Senators with the 32nd overall pick. That means three Senator draftees will play for the hawks next season as Pinto joins teammates…