Head coach Mark Pryor was in studio to recap UND's split in last week's action. Pryor also previewed this week's matches at Idaho and Eastern Washington.
UND remains on the road this week with a Thursday-Friday series out West. The Fighting Hawks battle Idaho on Thursday evening then make the short jaunt to Cheney, Wash, to take on Eastern Washington on Friday evening.
GREELEY, Colo.-- Host Northern Colorado trailed for the bulk of the opening set, but rallied to scoot past North Dakota, 26-24, 25-18, 25-18 in Big Sky Conference play Saturday afternoon.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- North Dakota hit an efficient .341 in a 3-0 sweep of visiting Southern Utah Thursday at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center to open Big Sky Conference play.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- This week's UND Coaches Show live from the Ground Round Bar & Grill will feature head football coach Bubba Schweigert, head volleyball coach Mark Pryor and head women's golf coach Natalie Martinson.
Big Sky Conference play opens Thursday as North Dakota welcomes Southern Utah to the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. UND will then take to the road for a quick stop at Northern Colorado on Saturday.
MINNEAPOLIS-- North Dakota split a pair of non-conference matches at the Diet Coke Classic hosted by the University of Minnesota Saturday. UND fell to Green Bay in straight sets before rebounding with a sweep of Toledo in the afternoon.
MINNEAPOLIS-- North Dakota gave third-ranked Minnesota fits as the Gophers pulled out a 3-1 win in their home opener during the first day of the Diet Coke Classic. UND dropped the first set, 25-12, but roared back with a 25-21 set-two win and forced Minnesota to hold off a pesky Fighting Hawk squad to earn the win in the fourth.
BROOKINGS, S.D.-- North Dakota's bench provided a huge lift Wednesday evening in a 3-1 win at host South Dakota State in non-conference play. UND generated a season-high 16 blocks as a team while back-row players Tamika Brekke (18 digs) and Teo Tepavac (17 digs) each produced season highs in digs for the Fighting Hawks
UND's season-long, nine-match road swing concludes this week, starting with a mid-week match at South Dakota State Wednesday before three at the Diet Coke Classic, hosted by the University of Minnesota.
CLEMSON, S.C.-- North Dakota played a pair of five-set matches Friday to put the finishing touches on a 4-1 record during a five-match stint over the past three days. UND lost in the morning to Tulane before rebounding and defeating East Tennessee State in the finale of the Clemson Classic.
CLEMSON, S.C.-- A balanced North Dakota offense defeated Clemson of the Atlantic Coast Conference, 3-1 (25-22, 22-25, 25-14, 25-17), Thursday evening in non-conference action. It marked UND's second-ever win over a Power 5 school and first since a 3-0 win over Mississippi State on Sep. 18, 2014.