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Connor Gaarder, Andrew Panzarella and Stephane Pattyn have been suspended one game.
UND Athletics issues additional 1-game suspensions
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Updated: Saturday 09/21/2012 19:59:36 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - University of North Dakota Director of Athletics Brian Faison announced today additional suspensions for a violation of team rules stemming from a Sept. 15 men's hockey team party. Today's suspensions were determined based on additional information gathered during the athletic department's investigative process.

Sophomores Connor Gaarder, Andrew Panzarella and Stephane Pattyn have been suspended for UND's Oct. 20 regular season game at Alaska Fairbanks. On Monday, Faison had announced 1-game suspensions for senior captains Andrew MacWilliam, Corban Knight, Danny Kristo and Carter Rowney to be served during UND's Oct. 19 regular season opener against Alaska Anchorage in Fairbanks.

Faison also announced today that Kristo and sophomore forward Brendan O'Donnell have each received a 1-game suspension for a violation of UND Athletics Department policy unrelated to the team party. O'Donnell will serve his suspension on Oct. 19 versus Alaska Anchorage, while Kristo will serve his additional suspension Oct. 20 at Alaska Fairbanks.

When Faison issued the four initial suspensions on Monday, he also announced several additional team disciplinary measures including, but not limited to:

  • Athletics Department-issued team probation under which any further violations by a team member could result in immediate reduction of scholarship, suspension from competition, or expulsion from the program.
  • The implementation of a mandatory team community service program
  • Weekly team alcohol education programming

Faison reiterated that "measures taken by the athletics department do not preclude possible additional measures by the department, or actions by the University or local and state authorities."

Neither Faison nor head coach Dave Hakstol will provide further comment.

 

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