W Volleyball - Archives 2017

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Minnesota survives in first round of NCAA Tourney
W Volleyball 12/01/2017

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.-- For the second straight season, host Minnesota had to survive an upset-minded North Dakota team in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

VB notes: Headed back to Minneapolis for NCAAs
W Volleyball 11/29/2017

North Dakota heads back to the University of Minnesota for the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament Friday and Saturday. UND made its first trip to the national tournament last season and fell, 3-0, to the top-ranked Gophers.

UND faces Minnesota again in NCAA Tournament
W Volleyball 11/26/2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks volleyball team is headed for Minneapolis, Minn., for the second straight season to battle the No. seven overall seed Minnesota Golden Gophers for the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

Hear Berry, Jones, Pryor on UND Coaches Show
Athletics 11/22/2017

Three North Dakota head coaches will join co-hosts Tim Hennessy and Paul Ralston on the North Dakota Coaches Show tonight live from The Ground Round.

Volleyball signs five to NLIs during early signing
W Volleyball 11/22/2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- University of North Dakota head volleyball coach Mark Pryor announced a group of five student-athletes who have all signed National Letters of Intent during the most-recent early signing period. The group will continue their athletic and academic careers as they head to UND in the Fall of 2018.

Back-to-back Big Sky Tourney champs!
W Volleyball 11/19/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- North Dakota repeated as Big Sky Conference Tournament champions after a thrilling five-set win over top-seed Sacramento State late Saturday evening. The Fighting Hawks rallied from down two sets to one, winning a convincing fourth set before controlling the decider en route to their second NCAA Division I Tournament berth in as many seasons.

Back to the Big Sky Tourney title match
W Volleyball 11/17/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--The University of North Dakota volleyball team has advanced to the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship for the second straight season and will defend its title after a 3-1 win over Idaho Friday evening in the tourney semifinals.

Dooley sets league block mark in quarterfinal win
W Volleyball 11/16/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- North Dakota out-lasted an upset-minded Weber State team in the opening round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament, 3-1, Thursday afternoon at the Hornets' Nest.

Fighting Hawk trio dubbed All-Big Sky First Team
W Volleyball 11/16/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif.-- A trio of North Dakota volleyball players have earned All-Big Sky Conference First Team honors, announced Thursday by league officials. Seniors Faith Dooley and Sydney Griffin were each repeat winners after each being named last season, joining junior Jordan Vail's first all-league selection. Sacramento State, Portland State and UND each had three first-team selections to lead the way.

Notes: Title defense begins Thursday in Sacramento
W Volleyball 11/15/2017

The University of North Dakota carries the two-seed into Thursday's opening round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament. The reigning champs draw seven-seeded Weber State Thursday at 1:00 p.m. Central.

UND locks up No. 2 seed, program wins mark in home finale
W Volleyball 11/11/2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- North Dakota locked up the two seed in the upcoming Big Sky Conference Tournament with a 3-1 win over Northern Colorado in the home finale Saturday morning at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The win also etched a new program record for wins in a season with 27 heading into the league tourney.

UND sweeps NAU to tie program wins record
W Volleyball 11/09/2017

GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Great teams usually have to fend off some adversity to make that transition from a good team. Exhibit A may have been on display Thursday at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center as the Fighting Hawks, without their reigning Big Sky Conference Player of the Year setter Sydney Griffin due to injury, swept a battle-tested Northern Arizona team to remain atop the league's North Division.