UND Women’s Basketball

UND Women’s Basketball Taking Positive Mindset to Roster Challenges

Team played with seven active players last week

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota women’s basketball is feeling the worst of playing a season through a pandemic. Only six players on the roster have played in all seven games this year due to COVID-19 issues. The Fighting Hawks had originally scheduled eight non-conference games ended up only playing seven even adding a new opponent in Wisconsin all together….

UND Women’s Basketball’s Conference Opening Series Reduced to One

Will play only one game on Saturday against UMKC on Saturday

GRAND FORKS, N.D — Due to contact tracing within the North Dakota women’s basketball program and the roster limits that problem presents, this weekend’s two game conference opening series against Missouri-Kansas City will be shortened to one game at the Betty on Saturday. Both teams came to an agreement on at least playing the one contest and was approved by…

NDSU women’s basketball comes from behind to beat UND

Bison beat the Fighting Hawks in OT 74-67

FARGO, N.D — (KVRR) North Dakota State and North Dakota women’s basketball were both coming of losses heading into their Wednesday night match-up at the SHAC. The Bison looked to stay undefeated at home while winning three of the last four head-to-head match-ups. UND came out on a 10-2 run. NDSU came out cold not making their first field goal…

UND Women’s Basketball Cancels Trip to Old Dominion

Second road trip canceled this season due to COVID-19

GRAND FORKS, N.D — North Dakota women’s basketball had a planned road trip to take on Old Dominion on Friday. That match-up has been canceled due to COVID-19 testing issues with in the Hawks program. It’s the second cancellation for UND this season who could not play their opener against Chicago State. The Fighting Hawks are planning on scheduling another…

UND Women’s Basketball Falls to 0-3 on the Season

Lost to Montana 86-72

MISSOULA, Mont. – (UND Athletics) Scoring a season-best 44 points in the second half, the University of North Dakota (0-3) clawed back to within four points from a 15-point third quarter deficit to Montana (1-1) Monday night in Missoula. Though the Fighting Hawks capitalized on its transition play to close the gap, the Lady Griz held off UND, 86-72. Julia…

UND Women’s Basketball Falls to 0-2 on the Season

Lost to Montana State 84-72 in Bozeman

BOZEMAN, Mont. – (UND Athletics) Suffering a season-ending injury in the preseason last year, Juliet Gordon spent the past year rehabilitating an injury while cheering her team on from the sideline. 94 weeks removed from her last appearance at Purdue Fort Wayne, Gordon led a comeback effort for the University of North Dakota, who fell to Montana State in their road opener,…

UND Women Fall In Season Opener

The Fighting Hawks dropped their first game of the 2020-21 schedule on Sunday afternoon at The Betty

GRAND FORKS, ND – (UND Athletics) The North Dakota women’s basketball team rallied behind its Interim Head Coach Mallory Bernhard in the Fighting Hawks 2020-21 debut, closing a 19-point second half deficit to three possessions as UND (0-1) fell to BIG EAST foe Marquette (1-0) at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center, 90-82. The grit was more impressive as UND only dressed…

UND women’s basketball will not make scheduled season-opening trip to Chicago

Team working through a positive test, discovered Monday

GRAND FORKS, N.D.— (UND Athletics) The University of North Dakota’s women’s basketball team’s scheduled game for Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Chicago State has been canceled, announced today. Based on standard protocols set forth by the NCAA and other authorities to play contests, the program had a positive test that resulted in not traveling to Chicago for Wednesday’s scheduled game. Contact…

UND Basketball Programs React To A Different Summit League Schedule

Fighting Hawks Open Up Conference Play at home against Kansas City Jan. 2

GRAND FORKS, N.D. –North Dakota men’s basketball heads into year two under head coach Paul Sather. The Fighting Hawks tip off their non-conference slate in three weeks. Now the team knows what’s coming in conference play. The Summit League announced a 16-game schedule starting June 2nd running through February 28th. Teams will play the same opponent twice at the same…

UND’s Fleecs Named to All-Summit League Second Team

Fleecs lead the Hawks in scoring last season

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — North Dakota women’s basketball forward Julia Fleecs was named to the preseason All-Summit League second team. The senior captain had a career year in 2019 starting all 30 games and led the team in scoring. Fleecs was among the top 10 scorers  in the conference as the fighting hawks posted a 15-15 record. The hawks are…