North Dakota senior Dale Jones posted the first double-double of his career, but his efforts were not enough to get the Fighting Hawks past Eastern Washington, who posted a 77-64 victory Sunday at The Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.
Five different Fighting Hawks found the next and all three goaltenders received playing time in a 4-2 exhibition win over the U.S. Under-18 Team on Saturday night.
CHENEY, Wash.-- Eastern Washington rallied from down 11 and scored the final eight points of the ball game en route to its first Big Sky Conference win, 74-70, over North Dakota Saturday afternoon.
Follow the action as North Dakota opens the second half tonight with an exhibition game against the U.S. Under-18 Team.
North Dakota will look to even up its Big Sky record Sunday when Eastern Washington visits Grand Forks for a New Year's Eve matinee at The Betty. Tip-off against the Eagles is set for 4 p.m. CT.
Idaho used a balanced attack and strong first half to knock off North Dakota 74-57 in the Big Sky opener for both teams Friday.
The UND hockey team will wear special jerseys to commemorate Military Appreciation Night during Saturday's exhibition game against the United States Under-18 Team at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
The University of North Dakota Athletics Department will host a UND Fan Luncheon at the Alerus Center on Friday.
MOSCOW, Idaho-- Host Idaho scored 32 third-quarter points to erase an 11-point Fighting Hawk halftime lead on the way to an 80-75 Vandal win Thursday evening at the Kibbie Dome in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams. Fallyn Freije (24 points, 10 rebounds) and Lexi Klabo (14 pts, 11 rbs) each recorded double-doubles in the loss for North Dakota.
North Dakota returns from its holiday break with an exhibition tilt against the United States Under-18 National Team on Saturday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
The reigning Big Sky Champions will begin their regular-season title defense with a home tilt against Idaho, who is this year's preseason league favorite. The Fighting Hawks and Vandals will open Big Sky play Friday, Dec. 29 at 7 p.m. CT.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.— North Dakota senior middle blocker Faith Dooley was named to the 2017 volleyballmag.com All-America honorable mention team, announced recently by the website. She becomes the second Fighting Hawk volleyballer to earn all-America accolades after Sydney Griffin (honorable mention) became the first in program history to mark the achievement.