Dakota Student

March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018

One year. 16 colleges. Two countries. This now divides the family that once was the UND women’s hockey program, a program removed after a short 15 years, a program that showed more promise as each year went on, a program cut in its prime. One year. What has happened in one year? Find...

Tearing down the legacy

Using frames that once contained women's hockey jerseys, a display for the UND soccer program is now in place on the ice level of the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017

The University of North Dakota is a staple in the hockey community, recognized for producing high-class hockey players into the National Hockey League and the Olympics. So, when the news came out about the cutting of women’s hockey at UND, there was a shock around the community as a whole. Whether it was from ...

Hawk flies home

Rebekah Kolstad is one of the first UND women's hockey players to transfer to another school (MSU-Mankato) following the announcement of the program's elimination on March 29, 2017.

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

After the unexpected cut of the University of North Dakota women’s hockey team, the first Fighting Hawk has found a new home. In case you haven’t heard, the University Of North Dakota is facing budget cuts that had to be made with athletics on the chopping block. They had been since last spring wi...

A program that breeds champions

A program that breeds champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

“Young girls cannot become what they cannot see.” Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson wrote these words in a letter to UND President Mark Kennedy pushing for the administration to reconsider their position on cutting the UND women’s hockey program. The statement is a...

Heading down the Gopher Hole

UND goalie Lexie Shaw tracks the puck against Minnesota State University Mankato earlier this season.

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

After a tough sweep against Minnesota Duluth, UND Women’s Hockey team will look to bounce back against another big rival, the University of Minnesota. The Hawks were on the wrong end of a low scoring series as both teams combined for five goals scored on the weekend with Friday’s game resulting...

Hawks look to fly past Beavers

Hallie Theodosopoulos chases the puck as Bemidji State's Lisa Laiti attempts to block her earlier this season at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

  After a pair of heartbreaking losses to the No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers, the UND Fighting Hawks women’s hockey team looks to get back into the win column this weekend against the Bemidji State Beavers. Losing two tightly contested games in Wisconsin dropped the Fighting Hawks to a record of 12-9-5 (9-7-4-2 WCHA), but UND has a case...

Peter’s Ice Palace

Peter Elander (center), associate head coach of the UND women's hockey team and host of the Winter Classic, hands a puck to forward Charly Dahlquist Monday afternoon at his backyard ice rink called 'Peter's Ice Palace.'

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

January 20, 2017

If you grew up in a winter climate like North Dakota, there’s a good chance you had an outdoor rink experience not the experience like the one provided at Peter’s Ice Palace. Peter Elander, the associate head coach of the UND women’s hockey program, is trying to give children, students and even...

#44, The Enforcer

Rebekah Kolstad suits up for her sophomore season as a Fighting Hawk

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 28, 2016

From the moment she put on her first pair of skates to the last time her skates hit the ice at the Ralph Engelstad Arena and all the time in between, her heart belonged to the game of hockey. Rebekah Kolstad, a native to Mankato, Minn., has been lacing up her skates since the age of four to play hocke...

Beaver trappin’

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team swept the Bemidji State Beavers in two games at the Ralph last Friday and Saturday. This weekend, the UND women’s hockey team will be looking to do the same thing to the Beavers in a home-and-home series. It won’t be an easy series for the Fighting...

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