UND Fighting Hawks

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…

UND Men’s Basketball Seeing Closing Stretch of Games as Opportunity

Fighting Hawks play four of top five teams in Conference to close season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota men’s basketball has four games left in their regular season and find themselves sixth in the Summit League standings. That spot is not a lock as the final four contests will say a lot about where UND finishes come conference tournament time. That’s because it include four of the top five teams in front…

Bye Week Gives Opportunity for UND Hockey to Keep Improving in Competitive Areas

UND is back at no.1 in latest USCHO Poll

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota Hockey is riding high into a bye week after earning their first series sweep in a month and putting up nine goals against Colorado College. UND won’t play again until February 14th against Denver. The Fighting Hawks won’t get back on the ice until tomorrow with an off ice work out today. As of…

UND Men’s Basketball’s Mindset Change Key to Team’s Recent Success

Fighting Hawks attribute mindset change to recent success

GRAND FORKS, N.D — After dropping four games in a row, North Dakota men’s basketball has turned a corner in their season. The Fighting Hawks won their last two games against Western Illinois and Denver to move back to .500 in the Summit League. As the season grows deeper and deeper, UND gains more and more familiarity on the court….

Opponent’s Perspective: Duluth Talks Match-up with UND Hockey

Both teams start series Friday night

DULUTH, Minn. — North Dakota Hockey hits the road for the second consecutive weekend. The Fighting Hawks travel to Minnesota-Duluth for a top-15 match up. UND currently sits at number two in the latest USCHO poll.  The Bulldogs sit at 11 after getting swept by St Cloud State last weekend. The Hawks face their first ranked opponent since December 6th….

UND Men’s Basketball Focusing On Defense To Snap Losing Streak

Fighting Hawks currently on four-game losing streak

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Its been a rude awakening for North Dakota Men’s Basketball coach Paul Sather and his first time through the Summit League. UND is currently stuck in a four-game losing streak. Three of those coming on the road with the latest against North Dakota State. One of the bright spots during this rough stretch has been guard…

North Dakota Women’s Basketball “Getting Back to the Little Details” After Three-Game Losing Streak

Started out 3-0 in conference

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota women’s basketball is going through a rough patch.  UND came out on fire in conference playing winning their first three Summit League match ups before dropping the next three. In the last two losses against South Dakota state and North Dakota State, the Fighting Hawks gave up the most points allowed all season. With…

Young UND Women’s Basketball Team “Learning” From First Conference Loss

Lost to Oral Roberts Over the Weekend

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota women’s basketball started off the season fast and furious going 10 and 4 in non conference and winning the first three games in Summit League play. The Fighting Hawks then hit a bump in the road of success suffering a 23-point loss at Oral Roberts on Saturday. The Hawks are a youthful squad with…