OGDEN, Utah – The University of North Dakota placed 39 student-athletes on the 2016-17 Big Sky Conference Winter All-Academic team, which was announced recently by the conference office.
The University of North Dakota's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) collected over 3,300 non-perishable food items and nearly 200 toiletry items during its annual food drive on Wednesday evening.
The Brock Star is back at UND finishing out the semester and the guys fished him out of the hot tub to chat about a number of topics, including: his whirlwind debut week with the Vancouver Canucks; the gesture by the Sedins that meant the world to him; reuniting with Troy Stecher; the injury that plagued him throughout his final season at UND; the unexpected hockey lessons he learned as a sophomore; Fighting Hawks to watch for next year; the UND teammate he misses the least; what went into his decision to de-commit from Wisconsin and commit to UND; why he never wavered on coming to UND after Dave Hakstol left for the NHL; who he was happiest for after winning the NCAA championship; making Paul LaDue nervous; offside reviews, and much more!
North Dakota Fighting Hawk-turned-Colorado Avalanche Tyson Jost is back on campus to finish out the semester and sat down the guys to discuss his whirlwind year.
It's a bittersweet conversation for the guys, who sit down with old pal and UND Athletics multimedia maven Matt Schill. Matt will be pursuing a new career opportunity across campus and takes time (something Matt does best) to reflect on his decade-plus in the world of athletics. Originally hired as a publications editor, Matt discusses his numerous professional reinventions, the evolving world of online streaming, the webcast that had fans calling for his job, the origins of Brad Miller Time and Through These Doors, the importance of video content, what has worked and what hasn't, the joys of road trips, the majesty of the penguin, the pursuit of potato chips, and much more.
The University of North Dakota will host its final Fargo Fan Luncheon of the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, April 11, at the Ramada Plaza and Suites. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. and the event will begin at 12 p.m.
The University of North Dakota Athletics Department announced on Wednesday, following the discontinuance of its men's baseball and golf programs in the prior fiscal year, that it will discontinue its varsity women's hockey and men's & women's swimming & diving programs, effective at the end of the 2016-17 academic year as part of the University's ongoing budget restructuring efforts.
It's barely halfway finished, but March 2017 has already proven to be one of the most extraordinary stretches in the long and storied history of University of North Dakota Athletics Department.
We visit with North Dakota junior center Carson Shanks – also known as Big Fudge and Big Zen – about the Big Dance.
Road to Reno
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.
Four University of North Dakota head coaches will appear on tonight's UND Coaches Show live from the Ground Round Bar & Grill.