Fighting Hawks

Rink Report: UND Expects Raucous Crowd at West Regional

UND faces BU Friday at 2 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — This is the second time in three years that the West Regional will be at Scheels Arena in Fargo. Both No. 2 Boston University and No. 3 North Dakota know what kind of crowd to expect Friday given the demographic of the area. “I don’t think you need to talk to too many people to anticipate what’s going…

UND Aims to Take Advantage of BU’s Youth, Inexperience

BU Freshman account for 56 goals, 135 points this season.

FARGO, N.D. — The University of North Dakota is two days away from its West regional game against second-seeded Boston University. UND is making its 15th consecutive appearance in the NCAA tournament. Many of the Terriers’ stars are making their first appearance on this type of stage. BU’s freshmen have scored 56 of 117 goals this season, and the Terriers are even…

UND Hockey Hoping to Take Advantage of Power Play vs. BU

Boston University has fourth-best penalty kill in the country

FARGO, N.D. — As the University of North Dakota prepares for its West Region game against Boston University, the Fighting Hawks are looking to find a way through the Terriers’ penalty kill. BU is the fourth best team in the country while short-handed, killing off 87 percent of penalties. UND thrives with the man advantage, scoring all three of its goals…

UND Expects Tucker Poolman to Play on Friday

The Fighting Hawks defenseman was injured in the Frozen Faceoff Final against Minnesota-Duluth

MINNEAPOLIS — University of North Dakota defenseman Tucker Poolman is expected to play in the Region West game against Boston University on Friday, according to head coach Brad Berry. Poolman left Friday’s game with an upper-body injury suffered in the first period of the Frozen Faceoff Final against Minnesota-Duluth and did not return. “I do know one thing,” Berry said…

Fighting Hawks Coming to Fargo as 3 Seed in NCAA’s

UND in the NCAA Tournament for 15th straight season.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The University of North Dakota, which will host the NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey West Regional next weekend in Fargo, has earned the region’s No. 3 seed and will host Boston University in one of two regional semifinals on Friday, March 24 at Scheels Arena. UND’s game is scheduled for 2 p.m. Central and…

KVRR Superlative Awards: UND Athletics

KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein cover the "Best-Of" for the 2016-17 UND Athletics' season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota athletics are in the middle of a tremendous season. The Fighting Hawks claimed conference titles in volleyball, football and men’s and women’s basketball in 2016-17. KVRR Sports reporters Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein discuss the “Best Of” Fighting Hawks’ athletics, including Best Coach, Best Program, Biggest Achievement as well as the…

UND Women’s Basketball Season Ends in Vermillion

South Dakota advances in WNIT.

VERMILLION, S.D. — The North Dakota women’s basketball team opened up the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament on the road at South Dakota. The Fighting Hawks fell to the Coyotes 78-55. Senior Makailah Dyer finished with 11 points and 4 rebounds for North Dakota as its season ends with a record of 20-11. Bailey Strand also chipped…

UND Hockey Eager to End Drought at Target Center

North Dakota faces Denver Friday at 7:30 p.m.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (NCHC Media Relations) –Although only four years in the making, the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s (NCHC) Frozen Faceoff is quickly becoming college hockey’s premier postseason tournament. Of the 12 total teams to participate in the Frozen Faceoff, all but two have made the NCAA Tournament. If that’s not enough, history says that at least one of this year’s…

Rink Report: Hawks Fighting after Getting Backed into a Corner

UND faces No. 1 Denver in Frozen Faceoff

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It is fair to say that The University of North Dakota is likely off of the bubble when it comes to the Pairwise rankings. The Fighting Hawks climbed up to No. 11 after defeating St. Cloud State in the NCHC Quarterfinals last weekend. There is still unfinished business for this squad as they head down to the target center…

UND Men’s Basketball Grateful for NCAA Tournament Experience

Fighting Hawks will face Arizona Thursday night

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The University of North Dakota’s men’s basketball team is in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history. The Fighting Hawks won the Big Sky Conference Tournament to earn the No. 15 seed, where they will match up against No. 2 seed Arizona. The Wildcats and Hawks square off Thursday night at 8:50…