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Meet the (Not So) New Head Coach: UND Women’s Basketball’s Mallory Bernhard

Bernhard's Interim Tag extended through 2021-22 basketball season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After North Dakota Athletic Director Bill Chaves announced Travis Brewster would not return as women’s basketball head coach three weeks ago, associate head coach Mallory Bernhard was named as the interim. On Monday, the interim tag was extended through the 2021-22 season. “I think bringing the experience of knowing what the program is about with the…

UND Hockey’s Brad Berry On Shortened Season

North Dakota Hockey Head Coach Brad Berry recaps the 2020 season

FARGO, ND – A few days prior to winning his second Herb Brooks NCHC Coach of The Year award, Fighting Hawks Head Coach Brad Berry joined KVRR Sports to discuss the shortened season, his message to the team, and more. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Brad Berry, Coach of the Year, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Fighting Hawks Hockey, NCHC, North Dakota…

UND Hockey’s Berry Named Herb Brooks NCHC Coach of the Year

Second-Time Taking Home Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.– (UND Athletics) Following national coach of the year honors from both USCHO.com and College Hockey News, UND head coach Brad Berry was also selected by his peers as the top bench man, Thursday winning the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s Herb Brooks Coach of the Year award. Berry led UND to a resurgent 2019-20 campaign that saw the Fighting…

UND Hockey’s Smith Signs With NHL’s Nashville Predators

11 goals this season (career-high)

NASHVILLE, Tenn .— (UND Athletics) Senior alternate captain Cole Smith has signed an NHL free agent deal with the Nashville Predators, announced Thursday. A Brainerd, Minn., native, Smith scored a career-high 11 goals this season to give him 24 for his career. He was a positive plus/minus rating in each of the past three seasons and is a finalist for the…

UND Hockey: Brad Berry Named USCHO Coach of the Year; Jordan Kawaguchi Hobey Baker Finalist

Postseason Awards Dished Out to UND Hockey With End to Winter Sports Season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics)  Postseason awards are starting to accumulate for the University of North Dakota hockey team after a memorable 26-5-4 season in 2019-20. Fifth-year head coach Brad Berry was named the USCHO.com’s Coach of the Year while junior forward and Hobey Baker Award finalist Jordan Kawaguchi was honored on the website’s All-America First Team. Berry and the Fighting Hawks enjoyed…

UND Women’s Basketball: Travis Brewster Out As Head Coach

Spent eight seasons as head coach

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota Athletic Director Bill Chaves announced this morning women’s basketball coach Travis Brewster will not return to his role next season. Associate head coach Mallory Bernhard is named in the interim. Brewster had one season remaining on his contract. Brewster ends his eight years in Grand Forks with an overall record of 128-120. He was…

UND Women’s Basketball “Feeling Confident” as Underdog Going into Summit League Tournament

Fighting Hawke play South Dakota State in first round on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota women’s basketball closes out the day session of the Summit League Tournament on Saturday as the seven seed against the two seed South Dakota State. After losing six of their last seven contests, UND’s season outlook hasn’t wavered even with eight freshman on the roster. The Fighting Hawks had success last season in Sioux…

UND Men’s Basketball Sees Prep Time as Benefit With South Dakota on Horizon in Summit League Tournament

Fighting Hawks lost both regular season meeting to the Coyotes

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota men’s basketball heads into the Summit League Tournament as the number six seed and faces a unique situation when their first game tips off in Sioux Falls on Sunday. UND faces the three seed South Dakota who was the last opponent they faced. Not only did the Coyotes and Fighting Hawks face each other…

UND Football: Head Coach Schweigert Receives Contract Extension

Schweigert receives four-year contract extension

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics) University of North Dakota Athletics Director Bill Chaves announced on Monday that head football coach Bubba Schweigert has been extended for four seasons, starting at $215,000 and escalating to $245,000 per year, which will keep him on the Fighting Hawks sideline through the 2023 season. “I want to thank current UND president Dr. Joshua Wynne, incoming UND president…

UND Men’s Basketball: HC Sather Wants “Response” From Team After Win Over NDSU

UND beat in-state rival NDSU on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s basketball is still on that winning high from upsetting in-state rival North Dakota State on Saturday when guard Marlon Stewart hitting a game-winning three and a career-high 35 points to knock off the then league-leading Bison. After losing seven of their last 11 games in conference, the win gave the Fighting Hawks a…