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Meet UND coaches and student-athletes on July 21 at the North Dakota State Fair.
Second annual 'UND Day' at North Dakota State Fair
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Updated: Thursday 07/16/2013 10:34:19 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Join UND Athletics at the North Dakota State Fair this Sunday, July 21, for the second annual UND Day presented by Midco Sports Network.

Fans are invited to stop by the festival tent on the fairgrounds from 1 to 4 p.m. to meet UND coaches and student-athletes, get autographs, win terrific prizes and more.

Coaches in attendance will include men’s hockey coach Dave Hakstol, volleyball coach Ashley Hardee, women’s hockey coach Brian Idalski and women’s basketball coach Travis Brewster.

Meet, take pictures and get autographs from several student-athletes, including football players Baylee Carr (Hazen, N.D.) and Dustin Adams (Minot, N.D.), volleyball players Emily Asche (Grand Forks, N.D.) and McKenzie Hart (Langdon, N.D.), women’s basketball players Siri Burck (Fargo, N.D.) and Katie Houdek (Grafton, N.D.), women’s hockey players Samantha Hanson (White Bear Lake, Minn.) and Shelby Amsley-Benzie (Warroad, Minn.), men’s hockey players Clarke Saunders (Brockville, Ontario) and Connor Gaarder (Edina, Minn.) and men’s basketball player Brandon Brekke (East Grand Forks, Minn.).

Other activities for fans and families include:

  • Spin the Midco prize wheel to win great prizes, including shirts, blankets, bags and TVs

  • Learn more about getting tickets to your favorite University of North Dakota Athletics events

  • Sign up for the Jr. Champions (formerly Sioux Kids Club)

  • Check out great North Dakota gear by GW Gear (www.gwgear.com)

The North Dakota State Fair is held July 19-27 on the state fairgrounds in Minot, N.D.

 

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