Fighting Hawks

UND hockey outlasts Colorado College

The Fighting Hawks defeated the Tigers 1-0

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A strong defensive performance from both teams ended in a 1-0 win for North Dakota over Colorado College. Peter Thome had a big day in net for the Fighting Hawks. He completes the shutout with 25 saves, including a scoreless first and second period. Shane Pinto scored the only goal of the game on the power…

UND basketball remembers Kobe Bryant

Fighting Hawks players and coaches say they were inspired by the NBA Legend

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — News of the shocking and tragic death of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant had the world shaken up on Sunday, and that includes here in the state of North Dakota, where both the men’s and women’s basketball teams at UND have felt the impact. “Kobe just meant so much to the game of basketball,” senior guard Billy…

UND Hockey Looking For Better Starts in Next Series

The Fighting Hawks came from behind to finish the weekend with a shootout victory on Friday and a win on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the tenth time this season, North Dakota hockey finished the weekend without a loss, but this time it wasn’t as pretty as it has been in weekend’s past. On both Friday and Saturday night against Miami (Ohio), the Fighting Hawks came out with a slow start, and went down 2-0 in the first period, forcing…

NDSU men’s basketball powers past UND

The Bison defeated the Fighting Hawks 83-74

FARGO, N.D. – Seniors Tyson Ward and Vinnie Shahid combined for 49 points to lead the North Dakota State men’s basketball team to an 83-74 victory over North Dakota on Sunday afternoon inside the Scheels Center. Ward finished with a season-high 27 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to lead the Bison in all three categories. Shahid put up 22…

NDSU women’s basketball defeats UND

The Bison defeated the Fighting Hawks 92-82

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State women’s basketball team used a 10-1 run in the final 2:23 Sunday afternoon, as the Bison beat rival North Dakota 92-82 at the Scheels Center. NDSU improved to 4-13 on the year and 1-4 in Summit League play with the victory, while North Dakota dropped to 12-7 overall and 3-3 in league play….

UND Hockey Shows Resiliency in Omaha Series

The Fighting Hawks bounced back after a loss to pull off a 4-1 on Saturday to split the series

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Omaha stunned the University of North Dakota in the team’s latest series, pulling off an upset 6-3 victory over the Fighting Hawks and handing UND its first loss in the last sixteen games. It proved this UND team that previously hadn’t lost a game since October 19th,  isn’t invincible after all, but it also gave the…

Brett Holinka named UND Football defensive coordinator

Former two-time all-conference selection for UND spent last season coaching OLBs

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – With the departure of Eric Schmidt, University of North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert announced Thursday that Brett Holinka has been named as the program’s new defensive coordinator. The former two-time all-conference selection during his playing days at North Dakota served as the school’s outside linebackers coach last season. “We are excited about Coach Holinka’s…

UND Hockey Focuses on NCHC Play After Finishing With Strong Non-conference Record

The Fighting Hawks went 9-1-1 against nonconference opponents this season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — For the rest of the regular season, it is all about NCHC play for the University of North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks concluded their nonconference schedule this past weekend with a sweep over Alabama-Huntsville, making their nonconference record 9-1-1. That is the best it has been in five seasons under head coach Brady Berry. It’s something…

UND Hockey Looks to Carry Success Over From First-half of the Season

The No. 2 Fighting Hawks started off the year 14-1-2

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –North Dakota hockey has certainly made a splash during the first half of the season. Through 17 games, the Fighting Hawks have lost just once and are currently on a 13-game unbeaten streak. They have gotten it done thanks to both their depth and their goaltending. Of the 23 non-goalies that have suited up for the Hawks,…

UND Hockey Fueled by Hot Start

The Fighting Hawks are 12-1-2 through their first 15 games

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — So far, it’s been a season full of success for the University of North Dakota. The Fighting Hawks haven’t lost a game since October 19th against Minnesota State Mankato. That contest remains the teams only loss through the first fifteen games. UND has found it’s stride both offensively and defensively, averaging over four goals per game…