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College Football: UND Focused on Upping the Physicality in Spring Game

UND's offense and defense will square off in roughly 60 live plays

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND football returns to live action Friday night for its 15th and final session of the spring. The players will have the chance to showcase their progress from the past few weeks in the Spring Game. The offense and defense will square off in roughly 60 live plays. The team says the focus heading into the…

UND Hockey Reveals 2018-2019 Schedule

UND will open National Collegiate Hockey Conference play at Miami Nov. 9-10

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – The University of North Dakota hockey program announced its entire 2018-19 schedule on Wednesday, in conjunction with the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) unveiling the league’s conference schedule for next season. North Dakota’s 35-game regular-season schedule features a heavy Western Collegiate Hockey Associate (WCHA) flavor during the first half the season, with non-conference dates against old…

UND Football: Fighting Hawks Still Working Out the Kinks Heading into their Spring Game

UND's spring game is set for 6 p.m. on Friday at the High Performance Center

GRAND  FORKS, N.D. — Three wins, eight losses, and an 11th-place finish in the isn’t exactly what UND football had in mind after making the playoffs the year before. In fact, most of what took place during the 2017 season is completely different from UND’s 2016 Big Sky title year. This spring, however, the Hawks are using their 15 practices to…

Blais, Others Inducted into UND Athletics Hall of Fame

Four individuals and the 1999-2000 men's hockey team inducted UND HOF.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) – University of North Dakota Director of Athletics Bill Chaves and UND Letterwinners Association President Todd Schaefer announced today the UND Letterwinners Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Dean Blais (head hockey coach, 1994-2004; assistant hockey coach 1980-89), Dawn Jacobson (golf, 1995-98), Becky Erickson (cross country/track & field, 1997-2001) and Phillip Moore (football, 1995-98) will be inducted as individuals,…

College Hockey: UND’s Christian Wolanin Scores NHL Contract

Wolanin signed a two-year contract with the Ottawa Senators

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Just four days after performing under the bright lights for the University of North Dakota, Christian Wolanin is heading to an even bigger stage. The North Dakota defenseman scored himself a two-year contract with the Ottawa Senators and will join the team immediately. Wolanin scored 12 goals and 23 assists in 40 games with the Hawks…

College Hockey: UND Ready to Bring its A-Game Against (1) St. Cloud State in NCHC Semifinals

The 16-12-and-10 Fighting Hawks need a few wins this weekend to reach the NCAA tournament

FARGO, N.D. — UND hockey made the trek to the Twin Cities today for the semifinals of the Frozen Faceoff this weekend. The Hawks are making their 16th consecutive trip to the cities, but just making it there is certainly not good enough for the green and white. The 16-12-and-10 Fighting Hawks also need a few wins this weekend to…

Rink Report: Fighting Hawks Prep for Must-Win Matchup… Again

The Hawks, sitting at 14th in the Pairwise, need to win this weekend to possibly earn a spot in the NCAA tournament

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The past few weeks UND hockey has continuously been in must-win situations, whether that be a win for home ice or a win to advance in the NCHC tournament. This weekend that conversation isn’t changing. The Hawks, sitting at 14th in the Pairwise, say their backs are still against the wall and need a few wins…

Rink Report: St. Cloud State Series Serves as a Lesson Learned for UND Hockey

UND garnered two points in its last series with St. Cloud State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND Hockey garnered just two points last week against the top-seeded St. Cloud State Huskies. A pair of points happens to be enough to clinch the fourth and final home ice spot in the NCHC Quarterfinals. UND will now host Omaha this coming weekend. Nonetheless, the hawks are saying they are taking away much more than…

UND Hockey Feeling the Pressure with No. 1 SCSU Coming to Town

The Fighting Hawks close the regular season against St. Cloud State

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s hockey has some work to do as the regular season heads into the final weekend. The Fighting Hawks sit 14th in the PairWise rankings as they prepare to host No. 1 St. Cloud State. “It almost feels like this is our chance,” senior forward Johnny Simonson said. “I know there’s back doors into…

UND Hockey Trending in the Same Direction at this Time Last Year

The Fighting Hawks are ranking No. 13 in the latest USCHO Poll.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The latest USCHO Poll put North Dakota at No. 13. It’s the team’s lowest ranking of the season. Despite different expectations heading into last season and this season, the two have mirrored each other similarly in terms of overall ranking. Going into 2016-17, UND was the No. 1 team in the country, compared to No. 7…