Fighting Hawks

Rink Report: UND, St. Cloud State Battle for NCAA Lives

No. 4 UND hosts No. 5 St. Cloud State in NCHC Quarterfinals.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The regular season has come and gone for the No. 4 seed University of North Dakota as they open the NCHA quarterfinals hosting the fifth-seeded St. Cloud State Huskies. That is the one thing that has changed, is the fact that it is the postseason. What hasn’t changed for the Fighting Hawks, is the way that they…

Three UND Men’s Basketball Players Earn Conference Honors

Hooker, Crandall and Seales get Big Sky recognition

RENO, Nev. (UND Athletics) — Senior Quinton Hooker along with sophomores Geno Crandall and Cortez Seales all earned recognition Monday by the Big Sky Conference for their contributions to the Fighting Hawks’ regular season title. UND set a Division I program record with 19 regular season victories with 14 of those coming in league action. Hooker was one of three unanimous selections to the All-Big…

Big Sky Basketball Conference Tournaments Set

UND men seeded 1; UND women seeded 2.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — Quinton Hooker scored 29 points to help deliver North Dakota’s first regular season men’s basketball conference title in 22 seasons with an 82-73 victory over Portland State. Making it extra special was that it came on Hooker’s Senior Day that he celebrated with three classmates in a pre-game ceremony. With the win, UND (19-9, 14-4…

UND Women’s Basketball Works toward Big Sky Tournament

Fighting Hawks prepare for conference tournament

PORTLAND, Ore. — The North Dakota women’s basketball team ends the regular season with a share of the Big Sky title. The Fighting Hawks (20-9, 15-3 BSC) fell to Portland State (14-16, 8-10 BSC) in the season finale, giving them the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament beginning on March 6. KVRR Sports anchors Keith Albertson and Jeremy Klein preview…

UND Closes Regular Season with Eyes on Big Sky Title

Fighting Hawks tied for first in Big Sky

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND ATHLETICS) — Senior Day sets up with the potential of being extra special if North Dakota can knock off Portland State Saturday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. A victory would clinch the No. 1 seed for the Fighting Hawks at next week’s Big Sky Tournament and give the program at least a share of the…

UND’s Faison Named Under Armour FCS Athletic Director of the Year

Fighting Hawks featured two Big Sky champs and a National Champion hockey team in 2016

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) announced today that University of North Dakota Athletics Director Brian Faison has been chosen by his peers as a 2016-17 Under Armour Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors of the Year. “On behalf of the Big Sky Conference, congratulations to North Dakota’s Brian Faison for his Athletics Director of the…

Rink Report: UND Hits the Road for Final Regular-Season Series

The Fighting Hawks face Miami-Ohio on Friday, Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of North Dakota’s men’s hockey team is heading into the final series of the regular season with ground to make up in the NCHC. Jeremy Klein reports from Grand Forks that the team is focused on making sure they don’t slip on the final stretch. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Fighting Hawks, Fighting…

UND’s Dyer Picks up Second Consecutive Conference Player of the Week Honor

Dyer leads the Fighting Hawks in scoring with 15.2 points per game

OGDEN, Utah (UND Athletics) — Powered by her first career double-double in Saturday’s win over Northern Colorado, senior Makailah Dyer is a repeat winner of the Big Sky Conference’s Player of the Week award, announced Tuesday by league officials. Dyer poured in a team-high 17 points and added a career-high 11 rebounds as North Dakota moved one game closer to a…

Fighting Hawks Advance to Final Face-off

UND Women's hockey wins series over Ohio State.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — Just like the game-three overtime game-winner seven years ago by Monique Lamoureux, freshman Emma Nuutinen scored in OT to send the UND women’s hockey team to its seventh-straight WCHA Final Face-Off with a 2-1 win over Ohio State on Sunday afternoon. It was the second overtime of the weekend for the two teams, as…