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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Denver

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team dropped a three-set Summit League match to the University of Denver on Saturday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (2-10 overall, 2-8 Summit) fell 20-25, 22-25, 21-25 to the Pioneers (9-1 overall, 9-1 Summit), one of the top teams in the Summit. Lexi Ahres paced the Hawks with  nine kills and …


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RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team was handed only its second home loss in 28 games, falling 3-2 in overtime to the University of Nebraska-Omaha in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The loss spoiled Senior Night for eight UND players. The Fighting Hawks (18-5-1) battled back from a 2-0 deficit on goals …


RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of South Dakota

The University of North Dakota football team picked up its third straight Missouri Valley Conference win, a 21-10 decision over the University of South Dakota on Thursday afternoon in the Alerus Center. The No. 4-ranked Fighting Hawks (3-0, overall, 3-0 MVC) once again were led by running back Otis Weah, who rushed for two touchdowns and 163 yards. Quarterback Tommy …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. South Dakota State University

The University of North Dakota football team knocked off its second nationally ranked team in two weeks with a 28-17 win over No. 3 South Dakota State University on Saturday afternoon in the Alerus Center in Missouri Valley Conference play. Last week, the Fighting Hawks (2-0 overall, 2-0 MVFC) defeated No. 24-ranked Southern Illinois University in its first-ever MVFC contest. The …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team claimed its second straight National Collegiate Hockey Conference championship Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena, defeating the University of Nebraska-Omaha 7-1. The Fighting Hawks (17-4-1) received two goals from Collin Adams and single tallies from Brendan Budy, Tyler Kleven, Jordan Kawaguchi, Jasper Weather and Shane Pinto in securing the Penrose Cup for …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Southern Illinois University

The University of North Dakota football team’s first Missouri Valley Football Conference game was one to remember as the Fighting Hawks (1-0 overall, 1-0 MVFC) defeated No. 24-ranked Southern Illinois University 44-21 Saturday afternoon in the Alerus Center. Quarterback Tommy Schuster, in his first career start, threw three touchdown passes while completing 15 of his 25 passes for 118 yards. Brett …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team inched closer to capturing the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s Penrose Cup with a 4-1 win over the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Jacob Bernard-Docker, Jasper Weatherby, Tyler Kleven and Jackson Keane scored for the Fighting Hawks (16-4-1), who need only one more win — or a St. …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of South Dakota

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team, paced Bentiu Panoam’s 22 points, completed its weekend sweep of the University of South Dakota with a 85-81 Summit League victory Sunday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux. Panoam led the Fighting Hawks (8-15 overall, 7-7 Summit) to the Saturday win with 24 points. Also scoring in double figures Sunday for UND were Filip …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of South Dakota

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team lost its final home game of the 2020-21 season, a 64-47 Summit League decision to the University of South Dakota on Sunday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (2-17 overall, 2-11 Summit) were led by Jaclyn Jarnot and Juliet Gordon, who each scored eight points. The Coyotes (12-5 overall, 8-2 …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Denver

Jasper Weatherby scored two goals and added an assist to lead the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team to a 5-2 National Collegiate Hockey Conference victory over the University of Denver on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (15-4-1) solidified their hold on first place in the NCHC with 44 points, four ahead of St. Cloud State …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Denver

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team moved another step closer to clinching the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s Penrose Cup with a 3-0 victory over the University of Denver on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (14-4-1) reclaimed first place in the NCHC with 41 points, ahead of Minnesota-Duluth (39) and St. Cloud State (37), which …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Western Illinois University

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team edged Western Illinois University 83-81 on Friday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center after trailing by 19 points earlier in the game. The Fighting Hawks (5-13 overall, 4-5 Summit) were led by Filip Rebraca, who scored 25 points. Bentiu Panoam chipped in 14 points and Caleb Nero added 12 points. The Leathernecks (2-12 …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Western Illinois University

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team won its first game of the season, a 79-57 Summit League victory over Western Illinois University on Friday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (1-13 overall, 1-7 Summit) were led by Julie Fleecs, who had 19 points and 11 rebounds. Megan Zander added 16 points and Jacyly Jarnot had …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Colorado College

Shane Pinto scored twice and Judd Caulfield, Grant Mishmash and Collin Adams added single goals to lead the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team to a 5-0 shutout of Colorado College in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play Sunday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (12-3-1) are alone in first place with just eight games remaining in the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Colorado College

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team celebrated its first game in Ralph Engelstad Arena since Feb. 29, 2020, with a 4-1 National Collegiate Hockey Conference win over Colorado College on Saturday night before a crowd of just 2,008, reduced because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shane Pinto, Jordan Kawaguchi, Gavin Hain and Cooper Moore scored for the Fighting Hawks …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. North Dakota State University

Three University of North Dakota women’s basketball players scored in double figures, but it wasn’t enough as the Fighting Hawks were edged 64-60 by North Dakota State University in Summit League play Friday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. UND (0-10 overall, 0-4 Summit), which once trailed by 12 points in the third quarter, was led by Maggie Manson with 14 …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. North Dakota State University

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team dropped a 62-45 Summit League contest to instate rival North Dakota State University on Friday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Filip Rebraca of UND (3-11 overall, 2-3 Summit), with 14 points, led all scorers. He also had 10 rebounds to record his 16th double-double of his career. Also scoring in double …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Marquette University

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team gave Marquette University a run for its money before dropping a 90-82 decision to the visiting Golden Eagles on Sunday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (0-1), who dressed only eight players for this season’s opening contest, were paced by Julie Fleecs’ 24-point performance. Also scoring in double figures …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Western Michigan University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team clinched a share of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference title Saturday night with a 2-1 overtime win over Western Michigan University in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Shane Pinto scored his 16th goal of the season to give the Fighting Hawks (25-4-4 overall, 16-3-3 NCHC) the weekend sweep. Collin Adams scored UND’s other goal, while …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. St. Cloud State University

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team increased its lead in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference standings to nine points with a 3-3 tie with St. Cloud State University on Friday night in Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. The Huskies picked up the extra point by winning the shootout after a scoreless overtime. Westin Michaud, Shane Pinto and Jacob …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Denver

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team solidified its hold on the No. 1 ranking in the country with a 3-1 National Collegiate Hockey Conference win over the University of Denver on Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Collin Adams, Matt Kierstad and Jasper Weatherby scored goals for the league-leading Fighting Hawks (23-3-3 overall, 14-2-2-2 NCHC), who recorded their ninth …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Wisconsin-Green Bay

The University of North Dakota women’s tennis team shut out the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 7-0 on Saturday morning in Choice Health and Fitness in Grand Forks. The Fighting Hawks (2-3) won all six singles matches and both doubles matches against the Bobcats (3-3). Winning singles matches were Kaedo Amano, Allie Ochotorena, Isa Sullivan, Andrea Jannson, Nina Zdravkovic and Frida Soko. …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Denver

Shane Pinto, Jacob Bernard-Docker, Westin Michaud and Collin Adams each scored a goal and added an assist to lead the No. 1-ranked University of North Dakota men’s hockey team to a 4-1 National Collegiate Hockey Conference win over the University of Denver on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The win lifted the league-leading Fighting Hawks to 22-3-3 overall and …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Outdoor Skate

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team, which has this weekend off, resumed its traditional annual outdoor skate Wednesday morning in Riverside Park in Grand Forks. The Fighting Hawks (21-3-3) are in first place in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference standings and are are ranked No. 1 in the country. The players, who donned random jerseys, played a couple of …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Colorado College

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team exploded offensively in the second game of their National Collegiate Hockey Conference series with Colorado College, defeating the Tigers 8-1 Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The Fighting Hawks (21-3-3 overall, 12-2-2 NCHC) won the series opener 1-0 Friday night. Jordan Kawaguchi led the offensive outburst for UND with two goals and an …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Colorado College

Junior goalie Peter Thome stopped all 25 shots he faced and Shane Pinto scored his 12th goal of the season to lead the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team to 1-0 shutout win over Colorado College in National Collegiate Hockey Conference play Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. The shutout was Thome’s first since his freshman year. The Fighting …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Minnesota-Duluth

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team, in need of a bounce-back performance after a 7-4 loss Friday night, gained a split in their National Collegiate Hockey Conference series with a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the University of Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday night in Amsoil Arena in Duluth. Just like Friday night, when Westin Michaud gave them a 1-0 first-period lead, the …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Minnesota-Duluth

The first-place University of North Dakota men’s hockey team had its eight-game unbeaten streak snapped with a 7-4 National Collegiate Hockey Conference loss to the University of Minnesota-Duluth on Friday night in Amsoil Arena in Duluth. The Fighting Hawks (18-3-3 overall, 9-2-2-2 NCHC) still have a five-point lead over UMD in the NCHC standings. The Bulldogs (13-8-2 overall, 8-3-2-0 NCHC) trailed …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. North Dakota State University

Marlon Stewart scored 22 points and Filip Rebraca added 21 for the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team against North Dakota State University on Sunday in Fargo, but it wasn’t enough as the Fighting Hawks dropped a 83-74 Summit League decision to the Bison. UND (8-12, 2-4 Summit) dropped its fourth straight in conference play with the loss. NDSU …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. North Dakota State University

Five University of North Dakota women’s basketball players scored in double figures, but it wasn’t enough as the Fighting Hawks dropped a 92-82 Summit League contest to North Dakota State University on Sunday in Fargo. Julia Fleecs led North Dakota ((12-7, 3-3 Summit) with 18 points. Lilly Keplin chipped in 13, followed by Olivia Lane with 12 and Maggie Manson …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team avenged Friday night’s 6-3 loss to the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a 4-1 National Collegiate Hockey Conference win Saturday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Casey Johnson, with his his first goal of the season in just his seventh game, and Collin Adams, Mark Senden and Shane Pinto scored for the Fighting Hawks (17-2-2 …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of Nebraska-Omaha men’s hockey team snapped the University of North Dakota’s 15-game unbeaten streak and 13-game home ice win streak with a 6-3 National Collegiate Hockey Conference win Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Mark Senden, Grant Mismash and Jasper Weatherby scored goals for the Fighting Hawks (16-2-2 overall, 7-1-1-1 NCHC). Six different players — Taylor Ward, Joey Abate, …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

Kacie Borowicz scored 15 points and Megan Zander and Julia Fleecs chipped in 12 and 10 points, respectively, to lead the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team to a 63-57 Summit League win over the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Thursday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. UND improved to 3-0 in the Summit and 12-4 overall. UN0 (6-10 overall, …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Nebraska-Omaha

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team fought back from a double-digit deficit in the second half but fell short in a 66-62 Summit League loss to the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Wednesday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (8-9 overall, 2-1) were led by Marlon Stewart, who scored 22 points. De’Sean Allen-Eikens chipped in 14 points …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Alabama-Huntsville

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team set a record for most consecutive home wins (13) in Ralph Engelstad Arena since it opened in 2001 and also pushed its season unbeaten streak to 15 games, the longest active streak in the nation, with a 5-2 win over the University of Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday night. Five different players scored for …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Purdue University Fort Wayne

Marlon Stewart scored 29 points to lead the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team to a 83-69 Summit League win over Purdue University Fort Wayne on Sunday afternoon in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Joining Stewart in double-figure scoring for the Fighting Hawks (8-8 overall, 2-0 Summit) were Filip Rebraca (12), Kienan Walter (12), Brady Danielson (11) and De’Sean Allen-Eikens …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Purdue University Fort Wayne

Lilly Keplin scored 22 points and Megan Zander added 18 as the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team defeated Purdue University Fort Wayne 91-82 on Sunday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Julia Fleecs chipped in 14 points and Jaclyn Jarnot had 12 for the Fighting Hawks (11-4 overall, 2-0 Summit League). The Mastodons fell to 4-11 overall and 0-2 in …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Alabama-Huntsville

Jordan Kawaguchi and Grant Mismash each scored two goals and linemate Collin Adams chipped in three assists as the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team won its 12th straight home game, a 5-2 win over the University of Alabama-Huntsville on Friday night in Ralph Engelstad Arena. Cole Smith scored the other goal for the Fighting Hawks (15-1-2), while Christian …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Mayville State University

Olivia Lane scored 17 points and added eight rebounds to lead the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team to a 83-52 win over Mayville State University on Wednesday night in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Fighting Hawks (9-2) also received double-figure scoring performances from Maggie Manson (14) and Julia Fleec (10). The Comets (3-4) were paced by Kylee Heurung, who …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Nicholls State University

The University of North Dakota football team stayed with Nicholls State University into the third quarter, trailing by just four points, but the No. 19-ranked Colonels struck for the next two scores to defeat the No. 24 Fighting Hawks 24-6 in the first round of the FCS playoffs in Thibodaux, La. UND’s only scoring came on two Brady Leach field …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Minnesota

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team completed a sweep of the University of Minnesota with a 3-2 win Friday night in Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis. UND beat the Gophers 9-3 Thursday night. The victory ran UND’s unbeaten streak to 11 games. Jordan Kawaguchi, Shane Pinto and Jasper Weatherby scored goals for the No. 3 ranked Fighting Hawks (12-1-2 ), while Tyler …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. University Of Minnesota

Eight different players scored goals, including two by Jordan Kawaguchi, to lead the University of North Dakota men’s hockey team to a 9-3 drubbing of the University of Minnesota on Thursday  night in Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis. Also scoring for the Fighting Hawks (11-1-2) were Grant Mishmash, Jacob Bernard-Docker, Jasper Weatherby, Colton Poolman, Shane Pinto, Dixon Bowen and Cole Smith. Ben …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. Northland College

Eight players scored in double figures to lead the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team to a 118-35 win over Northland College on Tuesday in Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. Megan Zander scored 18 points and Olivia Lane chipped in 14 to pace the Fighting Hawks (5-2). Bailey Wynn led Northland (2-3) with 12 points. North Dakota travels to South Carolina this …

RUSS HONS: Photo Gallery — University Of North Dakota Vs. North Central University

Gertautas Urbonavicius scored 20 points to lead all scorers and the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team set a team scoring mark in Betty Engelstad Arena en route to a 115-50 win over North Central University on Tuesday night. It  the largest margin of victory in a game since a 70-9 win vs. the Grand Forks YMCA in 1921 …