GREELEY, Colo.-- Visiting North Dakota picked up a huge road sweep with a 25-18, 27-25, 25-20 win over Northern Colorado Saturday evening at Bank of Colorado Arena in Big Sky Conference play. UND improved to 17-2 overall and 2-0 in league play.
Montana State quarterback Chris Murray accounted for four touchdowns and the Bobcats piled up twice as many total yards as North Dakota to knock off the 17th-ranked Fighting Hawks 49-21 in the Big Sky opener for both teams Saturday at the Alerus Center.
Katie Moller scored twice in the opening 10 minutes and Catherine Klein registered a 6-save shutout to give North Dakota a 2-0 win over Idaho State in the Big Sky Conference opener on Friday.
The start time for today's Big Sky Conference opener vs. Idaho State at Bronson Field has been moved up to 2 p.m. Central due to weather.
Today's UND Fan Luncheon will take place at Alerus Center in Ballroom 4. Fans are asked to use Entrance 4.
CEDAR CITY, Utah-- Following a sloppy 25-16 loss in the first set Thursday at Southern Utah, the University of North Dakota volleyball team rebounded nicely to win 3-1 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams. UND tallied 10 attack errors in that first set, then combined for just 16 more in the next three sets combined on the way to the road victory.
DES MOINES, Iowa-- The University of North Dakota men's tennis team will open its 2017 fall season in similar fashion to the UND women, heading down to the Drake Invitational.
With a Big Sky title defense closing in quickly, North Dakota men's basketball coach Brian Jones announced his staff's selections for the role of captains on the 2017-18 Fighting Hawks. Juniors Conner Avants and Cortez Seales will add that moniker to their responsibilities for the upcoming campaign that begins in Hawaii in just under two months at the Outrigger Resorts Rainbow Classic.
Online registration for the 2017 UND Athletics Letterwinners Association Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony is now available.
The University of North Dakota was selected to finish third in the 2017-18 National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Preseason Poll, which was released by the league office on Tuesday.
The Fighting Hawks open their final Big Sky slate against border rival Montana State. This will be the fourth time that the Bobcats have served as UND's league opener since the Fighting Hawks became a member prior to the 2012 season.
North Dakota opens Big Sky Conference play this week, heading to Southern Utah Thursday and Northern Colorado Saturday. It starts a stretch where the Fighting Hawks will play six of their first eight conference matches on the road. Next week, UND finally returns home to host Idaho and Eastern Washington on Sep. 28 and 30, respectively.