North Dakota starts the 2016-17 season with a nonconference road series against Mercyhurst this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Friday's game is slated for a 6 p.m. (CT) start, while Saturday's game will begin at noon (CT).
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.
Freshman Patrick Traynor took third place at the Derek Dolenc Intercollegiate after shooting an even-par score of 213 in just his second collegiate tournament.
Sophomore Jenna Janu was the top finisher for the North Dakota women's golf team at the Bob Hurley Shootout, tying for 12th in the 90-player field.
The University of North Dakota women's hockey team earned 84 points for sixth place in the preseason USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Women's College Hockey Poll. The Fighting Hawks were also picked No. 6 in the USCHO.com preseason poll that was released last week.
North Dakota will play its 100th football game at the Alerus Center on Saturday as No. 16/18 Cal Poly visits for a key Big Sky matchup.
Sophomore Jenna Janu is tied for seventh after the opening two rounds of the Bob Hurley Shootout.Janu posted a 36-hole total of 150 (+8) and is only three shots off the pace set by leader Olivereen Le Roux of Lamar (147; +5).
Freshman Patrick Traynor sits in a tie for fourth at the SIUE Derek Dolenc Intercollegiate after posting a 141 (-1) in the opening 36 holes of the event played Monday at Gateway National Golf Links.
For the third time in the first four weeks of the season, a North Dakota football player earned a ROOT SPORTS Big Sky weekly accolade.
The University of North Dakota soccer team dropped its Big Sky Conference opener, 2-0, to Weber State at Wildcat Soccer Field on Sunday afternoon.
North Dakota sophomore Brady Oliveira rushed for a career-high 171 yards and his 60-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter proved to be the difference in the Fighting Hawks' 17-15 victory over Montana State Saturday in the Big Sky opener for both schools.
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.