Author: Claudia Chakamian

Northern Star: TJ Chiabotti

For this week's segment, we feature a North Woods running back who recently became the 19th player in Minnesota High School football history to rush for over 5,000 career years.

COOK, Minn. – North Woods running back TJ Chiabotti has always loved the game of football. “I like running it and hitting people,” Chiabotti said. And he’s been making his mark on the North Woods football team long before this record breaking season. “He’s been the guy for a very, very long time for us. Starting almost in sixth grade…

UMD Women’s Soccer Drops Home Game to Augustana

Jennifer Norris made nine saves in her second career start.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth women’s soccer team battled for almost the entire game, but two late goals proved to be the difference as Augustana got the 2-0 win. The two goals came just over three minutes apart in the final 10 minutes of the game. Jennifer Norris got her first home start of the season and made nine…

UMD Women’s Hockey Dominates Offensively in Sweep of St. Thomas

Clara Van Wieren and Kylie Hanley each scored twice while Naomi Rogge, Gabby Krause and Gabbie Hughes each scored once as the Bulldogs improved to 4-4 on the season.

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The No. 7 Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team scored four goals in the first and never looked back, getting the 7-0 win over St. Thomas to sweep the weekend series. Clara Van Wieren and Kylie Hanley each scored twice while Naomi Rogge, Gabby Krause and Gabbie Hughes each scored once. Van Wieren finished with three goals…

UMD Men’s Hockey Edges Minnesota to Sweep Home-and-Home Series

Tanner Laderoute and Blake Biondi both scored as the Bulldogs completed the sweep in front of 7,596 fans, which is second all-time for UMD men's hockey at Amsoil Arena.

DULUTH, Minn. – After getting the 5-3 win in Minneapolis on Friday night, the No. 5 Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team returned home on Saturday  and scored early and never looked back, getting the 2-1 win over No. 4 Minnesota to sweep the home-and-home series. Tanner Laderoute and Blake Biondi both scored for the Bulldogs while Ryan Fanti finished with…

UMD Football Can’t Hang on Late in Loss to Bemidji State

Cazz Martin rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns, while Armani Carmickle had 132 receiving yards and two touchdowns. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 16 UMD football team led for most of the game, but gave up 21 unanswered points as Bemidji State pulled off the upset with the 42-25 win. Logan Graetz, Garrett Olson and John Larson all split time at quarterback on Saturday. Cazz Martin had a huge game for the Bulldogs, rushing for 131 yards and…

St. Scholastica Men’s Soccer Falls at Home, Women Battle to 1-1 Draw With Carleton

Finigan Huffington, Nolan Friday and Jordan Finneran all scored for the men while Brea Archer scored the lone goal for the women.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica men’s soccer team led 2-0 at the half, but three late PKs proved to be the difference as Carleton got the 4-3 win. Carleton scored all four goals in the second half, including three unanswered all on PKs. Finigan Huffington, Nolan Friday and Jordan Finneran all scored for the Saints. St. Scholastica will be back…

Northland Soccer Teams Learn Seedings, Opponents for State Tournament

The Proctor, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton and Duluth East boys, and Proctor and Cloquet-Carlton girls learned their first round state matchups, with action getting started on Oct. 26.

DULUTH, Minn. – State brackets have been released for prep soccer and five Northland teams will be vying for state titles with the action starting on Tuesday. In Class A, the Proctor boys are unseeded and will face No. 1 seed Southwest Christian on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Edina. On the girls side, Proctor is also unseeded…

UMD Women’s Hockey Shuts Out St. Thomas in First-Ever Meeting

Gabbie Hughes, Elizabeth Giguere and Clara Van Wieren all scored while Emma Soderberg made 21 saves in her second shutout of the season and eighth of her career. 

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The UMD women’s hockey team took on St. Thomas this afternoon for the first time ever as St. Thomas newly became a Division I program. This one was all UMD as they got the 3-0 win. Gabbie Hughes, Elizabeth Giguere and Clara Van Wieren all scored while Emma Soderberg made 21 saves in her second shutout…

Superior Boys Soccer’s Season Comes to an End in Regional Final

The Spartans end their season with a 15-7-1 overall record. 

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – After the Superior boys soccer team won their first ever WIAA playoff game at home on Tuesday, they were unable to keep the good times rolling on Saturday, as Eau Claire Memorial got the 2-0 win. Eau Claire Memorial used two first half goals to claim the regional title. Superior ends their season with a 15-7-1…

Northwestern Football Cruises Past Mauston to Open WIAA Playoffs

Austin Schlies scored four times while passing 1,000 yards on the season to lead the Tigers to a Level 1 playoff win.

MAPLE, Wis. – Austin Schlies scored four times while passing 1,000 yards on the season as the Northwestern football team got the 47-14 win over Mauston at home on Friday night to open the WIAA Division 4 playoffs. The Tigers will host West Salem next Friday night in Level 2. Categories: Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Boys Soccer Takes Down Duluth Denfeld to Win Section 7AA Title

Jordan Aultman scored twice, including the game-winner, while Elijah Aultman scored once as the Lumberjacks punch their ticket to the state tournament.

DULUTH, Minn. – In a back-and-forth battle early, the Cloquet-Esko-Carlton boys soccer team used a second half goal to defeat Duluth Denfeld 3-2 to win the section 7AA championship. This avenges the Lumberjacks’ loss last season, where the Hunters pulled off the upset in the first round. Jordan Aultman scored twice, including the game-winner, while Elijah Aultman scored once. Gus…

Cloquet-Carlton Girls Soccer Claims Third Straight Section Title

Alexa Snesrud, Olivia Macaulay and Olivia Jameson all scored as the Lumberjacks take home the section 7AA title.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Cloquet-Carlton girls soccer team used two goals in the second half to get the 3-0 win over North Branch to capture the section 7AA title. Alexa Snesrud, Olivia Macaulay and Olivia Jameson all scored for the Lumberjacks as they take home their third straight section title. Cloquet-Carlton now prepares for the Class AA state tournament, which…

UW-Superior Women’s Soccer Edges St. Scholastica in Bridge Battle

Allison Alessi scored two goals as the Yellowjackets won the "Golden Anchor" trophy.

DULUTH, Minn. – Two goals from Allison Alessi proved to be the difference as the UW-Superior women’s soccer team got the 2-1 win over St. Scholastica Tuesday afternoon at Saints Field. It was the Yellowjackets’ second win in 20 all-time meetings against the Saints, who got their lone goal from Morgan Friday. UWS will be back in action on Friday…

UMD Women’s Hockey Falls to Top-Ranked Wisconsin in Overtime

Anna Klein and Elizabeth Giguere each scored twice while Gabbie Hughes recorded four assists for the Bulldogs.

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 7 UMD women’s hockey team continued to battle No. 1 Wisconsin on Sunday and forced overtime, but Casey O’Brien scored 23 seconds into overtime to give the Badgers the 5-4 win. Anna Klein and Elizabeth Giguere each scored twice while Gabbie Hughes recorded four assists for the Bulldogs. Emma Soderberg finished with 26 saves. The…

Duluth Denfeld, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton Boys Soccer Set to Face Off in Section 7AA Championship

This is a rematch of last season's first-round section playoff game, where the Hunters stunned the Lumberjacks. Kickoff on Tuesday is set for 8:00 p.m. at Public Schools Stadium.

DULUTH, Minn. – Last season, the Duluth Denfeld boys soccer team stunned Cloquet-Esko-Carlton, knocking out the top seed in the first round of the section playoffs on their way to winning the section title. Now a year later, we get that rematch, this time in the section title game. This year, the Hunters are the top seed and the Lumberjacks…

Northern Star: Alexie Pryd

For this week's segment, we feature a UW-Superior outside hitter who's making a name for herself in her first full season with the Yellowjackets.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Growing up in the Twin Cities, Alexie Pryd decided she wanted to go far away for college. But after a year at Division II’s Wingate University in North Carolina, Pryd decided to return home. “I’m such a homebody. When I first went to school in North Carolina, I totally was homesick. The girls were great, the coach…

UMD Men’s Hockey Wraps Up Ice Breaker With Win Over Providence College

Dominic James netted his first collegiate goal while Jesse Jacques and Noah Cates also scored for the Bulldogs

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 5 UMD men’s hockey team scored twice in the second period to get the 3-2 over win over Providence College in the consolation game of the Ice Breaker Tournament. Dominic James netted his first collegiate goal while Jesse Jacques and Noah Cates also scored for the Bulldogs. Ryan Fanti made the start in net and…

UMD Football Tops Concordia-St. Paul For Third Straight Win

The Bulldogs didn't score a touchdown until the fourth quarter, where Logan Graetz threw two touchdown passes to seal the win.

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 18 UMD football team struggled to get much going early but found their offensive rhythm late, scoring three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to get the 33-13 win over Concordia-St. Paul. Curtis Cox did all of the scoring for UMD early, making four field goals, the longest from 52 yards out, to give UMD the…

Esko Girls Soccer Season Ends in Section Semifinals

The game was scoreless after overtime and would go to PKs, where Legacy Christian won 3-2 to pull of the upset and advance to the section 7A title game. They'll face Proctor on Tuesday.

ESKO, Minn. – The top-seeded Esko girls soccer team had plenty of chances but couldn’t find the back of the net in regulation as Legacy Christian forced overtime. The game would stay scoreless and go to PKs where Legacy Christian then pulled off the upset in PKs 3-2 to advance to the section 7A title game. The Eskomos outshot the…

UMD Volleyball Dominates University of Mary for Second Sweep of Weekend

Cianna Selbitschka led the way with 14 kills as the Bulldogs swept the Marauders.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD volleyball team dominated the University of Mary on Saturday, getting the 3-0 win (25-18, 25-18, 25-16) for their second sweep of the weekend. Cianna Selbitschka led the way with 14 kills while Samanath Paulsen finished with nine. Madison Gordon recorded 37 assists. UMD improves to 12-7 (5-6 NSIC) and will be back in action on…

Ryan Hendry Named New Superior Baseball Head Coach

Hendry worked under Don Dembroski, who retired back in August, for the last 15 seasons.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Ryan Hendry has been named the new head coach of the Superior baseball team. He takes over for Don Dembroski, who retired back in August after over two decades with the program. Hendry worked under Dembroski for the last 15 seasons, as well as four years as a player. Categories: Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Hermantown Volleyball Picks Up Home Win Over Carlton

The Hawks bounced back from just their third loss of the season in a big way on Monday night with a win over Carlton.

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – The Hermantown volleyball team bounced back from just their third loss of the season in a big way, getting the 3-1 win (25-10  25-9  17-25  25-16) over Carlton on Monday night at home. Darian Sams led the Hawks with 29 set assists while Bailee Hess led the way with 19 kills. Hermantown will wrap up the regular…

St. Scholastica Athletics Kicks Off Second Annual Week of Giving

Now through Saturday Oct. 16, people can donate to any of the Saints 22 programs or the general athletic department as part of their Raise to Rise week.

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s the first day of the St. Scholastica Athletics’ Raise to Rise week, their second annual athletics week of giving. Now through Saturday, people can donate to any of the Saints 22 programs or the general athletic department. There are 16 different campaigns and teams are raising money for specific trips, resources, and more. Last year, they…

Maggie Flaherty’s Game-Winner Gives UMD Women’s Hockey Overtime Win Against Minnesota

Gabbie Hughes scored twice while Mannon McMahon and Anna Klein also scored for the Bulldogs

DULUTH, Minn. – Maggie Flaherty scored the game-winner just over two minutes into overtime to get the UMD women’s hockey team the 5-4 win over the University of Minnesota to split the weekend series. Gabbie Hughes scored twice while Mannon McMahon and Anna Klein also scored for the Bulldogs. Both of Hughes goals came on the power play to bring…

UMD Men’s Hockey Defeats Bemidji State in Home Opener

Kobe Roth and Blake Biondi scored while Ryan Fanti made 15 saves as the Bulldogs earned their first series sweep of the season.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD men’s hockey team returned home for the first time this season on Saturday in front of a packed AMSOIL Arena and delivered, getting the 2-1 win over Bemidji State to sweep the series. Kobe Roth and Blake Biondi scored while Ryan Fanti made 15 saves in his first start of the season. The Bulldogs improve…

Late Touchdown Gives UMD Football Road Win Over University of Mary

Graetz completed 13 of 24 passes for 150 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. 

BISMARCK, N.D. – A Logan Graetz touchdown pass to Sam PItz with 7:30 left proved to be the game-winner, giving the UMD football team the 31-27 road win over the University of Mary. Graetz completed 13 of 24 passes for 150 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions. UMD improves to 5-1 on the season and will be back home next…

St. Scholastica Women’s Soccer Plays to Scoreless Draw Against Hamline

Brianna Jorgenson finished with six saves for the Saints. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica women’s soccer team had plenty of chances but couldn’t find the back of the net, as they settled for a scoreless draw against Hamline. Brianna Jorgenson finished with six saves for the Saints. St. Scholastica will be back in action on Tuesday at Macalester. Categories: College, Sports

St. Scholastica Football Falls at Home to Gustavus Adolphus

Grand Rapids native John Bonner recorded his first career interception for the Saints. 

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica football team struggled to get anything going on Saturday, as Gustavus Adolphus got the 72-7 road win. The lone score for the Saints was a 70-yard touchdown pass from Byron Bishop to Pete Saint Fleur in the third quarter. Grand Rapids native John Bonner recorded his first career interception for the Saints. The Saints…

Friday Night Frenzy Highlights and Scores from 10/8/21

Here's all of the action from Friday night, including road wins for Grand Rapids, Esko and Cloquet.

DULUTH, Min. – In prep football action, Grand Rapids scored 37 straight points in the second half to get the 56-28 win over Duluth East. Here’s all the other scores from Friday night: MINNESOTA PREP FOOTBALL — WEEK SIX Braham 0, Moose Lake-Willow River 49 Esko 46, Hibbing 0 Cloquet 27, Rock Ridge 6 Pine City 8, Two Harbors 12 …

UMD Planning to Enhance Fan Experience at AMSOIL Arena

A record number of student season tickets were sold for men's hockey for this season. UMD says they're planning to really enhance the fan experience with new videos and bringing back in-game activities

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD hockey fans are certainly excited to return to AMSOIL Arena as a record number of student season tickets were sold for men’s hockey. UMD says they’re planning to really enhance their fan experience with video and in-game activities to help not only the fans but also the players enjoy the experience. “We have some great fan…

DECC Preparing to Welcome Fans Back to UMD Hockey Games

The DECC says they're also dealing with worker shortages, but are planning to have four concession stations opened fill with local food options. 

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the UMD hockey teams will make their returns to AMSOIL Arena, and fans will also be back. Fans are allowed back at AMSOIL, they just have to be wearing masks. After limited fans and no concessions open last year, the DECC is preparing to return to normal operations. They say they’re also dealing with worker…

Prep Soccer: Hermantown, Duluth Denfeld Girls Winners in Overtime, Duluth East Boys Shut Out Proctor

The Hawks, Hunters and Greyhounds all picked up big wins on Monday afternoon.

DULUTH, Minn. – Callie Showalter scored the game-winner in overtime to give the Hermantown girls the 2-1 win over Duluth Marshall. In other prep girls soccer action, Duluth Denfeld also came out on top in overtime, defeating Two Harbors 3-1. In boys action, Duluth East got goal scorers from six different players as they shut out Proctor 6-0. Categories: High…

UMD Volleyball Head Coach Jim Boos Reaches 500th Career Win

Boos becomes just the 15th head coach in DII volleyball history to reach the 500 wins mark. He will be honored during UMD's next home game on Oct. 1.

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s been a bit of a bumpy start to the season for the UMD volleyball team, especially in conference play. But luckily for this young group, they have a pretty experienced guy on their bench who just reached a pretty big milestone. Bulldogs head coach Jim Boos reached 500 career wins on Friday as UMD battled back…

Northern Star: John Schwinghamer

For this week's segment, we feature a St. Scholastica runner and skier who spent this past summer in Jackson, Wyoming helping fight wildfires.

DULUTH, Minn. – It’s been quite the year for St. Scholastica senior John Schwinghamer. He qualified for the NCAA Skiing championships, then was All-UMAC in outdoor track and field in just his second season with the Saints. “I like how they all work together, they’re all endurance sports. I love to run but I’m better at skiing but I still…

UW-Superior Women, Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Martin Luther to Sweep Doubleheader

Annah Schussman scored twice for the women while Blake Perry scored twice for the men, tying the record set by Eric Watson in 2019 for most career goals in program history.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Annah Schussman scored twice in the second half as the UW-Superior women’s soccer team got the 3-0 win over Martin Luther on Saturday. Niya Wilson also scored as the Yellowjackets improve to 5-3 on the season with a perfect 3-0 conference record. On the men’s side, UWS got the offense going as they got the 8-0 win…

UMD Football Suffers First Loss of Season to Wayne State

Cazz Martin rushed for 163 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard score.

DULUTH, Minn. – The No. 11 UMD football team got off to a sluggish start and never fully recovered on Saturday, as Wayne State got the 31-28 win to hand the Bulldogs their first loss of the season. Cazz Martin rushed for 163 yards and three touchdowns, including a 75-yard score. John Larson struggled, completing 11 of 28 passes for…

St. Scholastica Football Drops Season Opener to Augsburg

Ty Givance scored the first Saints touchdown of their MIAC era, late in the second half to get them on the board.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica football team struggled in their first game in 680 days, as Augsburg got the 54-14 win. It was the Saints long-awaited season opener after having their original opener canceled due to COVID, and it was also their first ever MIAC game. Ty Givance scored the first Saints touchdown of their MIAC era, late in…

UW-Superior Volleyball Sweeps Northland College to Open UMAC Play

Alexie Pryd finished with 20 kills as the Yellowjackets got their second win over the LumberJills this season.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – Alexie Pryd finished with 20 kills as the UW-Superior volleyball team opened UMAC play Tuesday night with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-16) sweep of Northland College. This is the Yellowjackets second win over the LumberJills this season, after getting a 3-2 nonconference win during the Stinger Classic. UWS improves to 3-8 on the season and will play…

UW-Superior Men’s Soccer Falls to Eau Claire in Nonconference Battle

The Yellowjackets honored the life of incoming freshman Ryder Woodworth during the game, who passed away shortly before he was scheduled to move into UWS.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The UW-Superior men’s soccer team had a tough battle on Sunday as UW-Eau Claire got the 3-1 nonconference win. Blake Perry scored the lone goal for the Yellowjackets. The Yellowjackets took time to honor the life of incoming freshman Ryder Woodworth, who passed away shortly before he was scheduled to move into college. His family was in…

Northern Star: Gabby Jauhola

For this week's segment, we feature the star setter of the Proctor volleyball team who's led by her mom as head coach.

PROCTOR, Minn. – Volleyball is in the Jauhola family’s blood. “She has 7 siblings and all of them have played volleyball, whether in the yard or as an organized sport. Her brothers went to state twice for volleyball and she has a little sister coming up,” Proctor volleyball head coach Trish Jauhola said. “It’s nice because they’re always here supporting…

UMD Soccer Falls at Home to University of Mary

Sophia Grenz finished with five saves for the Bulldogs

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD women’s soccer team battled all game long but couldn’t find the back of the net, as the University of Mary got the 1-0 win on Sunday. Sophia Grenz finished with five saves for the Bulldogs as the drop to 0-5 on the season. They’ll be back in action on Friday at Upper Iowa. Categories: College,…

Jose Mejia, Lauren O’Donnell Claim First Titles at 25th Annual NorthShore Inline Marathon

Mejia finished in 1:06:21.06 while O'Donnell finished in 1:13:17.16.

DULUTH, Minn. – After the race weekend was canceled and races were held virtually last year due to the pandemic, the NorthShore Inline Marathon returned in-person this weekend as over 1200 athletes from all over the world participated in the 25th anniversary. This year, we saw two first-time winners in the NorthShore Inline Marathon in Jose Mejia from Colombia and…

UMD Volleyball Drops Second Straight NSIC Contest

Cianna Selbitschka led the way with 14 kills for the Bulldogs.

DULUH, Minn. – For the second day in a row, the No. 16 UMD volleyball team battled against a tough NSIC opponent but it wouldn’t be enough, as Augustana got the 3-1 win on Saturday (25-23, 23-25, 25-16, 26-24). Cianna Selbitschka led the way with 14 kills for the Bulldogs while Grace Daak finished with 11 and Kate Berg added…

John Larson’s Milestone Day Leads UMD to Road Win Over Winona State

John Larson became the fifth quarterback in UMD history to record 5,000 career passing yards, joining Ted Schlafke, Drew Bauer, Ricky Fitz and current offensive coordinator Chase Vogler

WINONA, Minn. – John Larson became the fifth quarterback in UMD history to record 5,000 career passing yards as he led the Bulldogs to a 29-23 win over Winona State. Larson finished the day completing 12 passes for 206 yards and a touchdown as he joins Ted Schlafke, Drew Bauer, Ricky Fitz and offensive coordinator Chase Vogler in the 5,000…

RivALZ Twin Ports Returns for In-Person Game to Raise Money for Alzheimer’s Association

During Saturday's flag football game, RivALZ announced that they have raised $21,050 which will all go towards Alzheimer's research and resources in the Twin Ports.

DULUTH, Minn. – Saturday, around two dozen women gathered for a flag football game for a good cause as RivALZ Twin Ports returned to the gridiron. The group of women were split up into two teams, Blondes vs. Brunettes, all to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. Most of the women have a personal connection to the disease and after…

Prep Girls Soccer: Grand Rapids Defeats Duluth Marshall in Overtime, Proctor Wins Big Against Mesabi East

Both the Grand Rapids and Proctor girls picked up big wins on Friday afternoon.

DULUTH, Minn. – Grand Rapids netted the game-winner in overtime to get the 3-2 win over Duluth Marshall. It’s the Thunderhawks’ first road win over the Hilltoppers in eight years. In other prep girls soccer action, Proctor dominated offensively to get the 8-0 home win over Mesabi East. Categories: Friday Night Frenzy, High School, Sports

Friday Night Frenzy Highlights and Scores for 9/17/21

We recap all of the action from Friday night, including wins for Hermantown, Grand Rapids, Esko and South Ridge

DULUTH, Minn. – In week three of the Minnesota high school football season, Hermantown and Duluth East faced off in one of the wildest games of the year, as Michael Lau threw a Hail Mary to Beau Janzig with no time left to give the Hawks the 28-25 win over the Greyhounds. Here are other scores from across the Northland:…

UMD, DECC to Host Minnesota Wild for Open Practice

The practice will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Oct 12 and admission is free and open to the public at this time.

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD Athletics and the DECC will host the Minnesota Wild at AMSOIL Arena for an open practice on Oct. 12. The Wild will return to Duluth for the first time in six years at the end of their training camp for some team bonding and practice. It will come right after their final exhibition game in Chicago…

UMD Women’s Hockey Team Picked Fourth in USA Today Preseason Poll

The Bulldogs are tied with the University of Minnesota for fourth while Wisconsin, Northeastern and Ohio State take the top three sports

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD women’s hockey team is ranked fourth in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Preseason Poll. The Bulldogs are tied with the University of Minnesota for fourth while Wisconsin, Northeastern and Ohio State take the top three sports. This comes after the Bulldogs were ranked fourth in the WCHA poll. UMD will open the season Oct. 1…

UMD Captain Noah Cates Named to NCHC Preseason All-Conference Team

This is the second straight season Cates has been named to the NCHC Preseason All-Conference Team.

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD forward and captain Noah Cates has been named to the NCHC Preseason All-Conference team for the second straight season. Last season, Cates tallied five goals and 14 assists in 28 games. Cates, who will captain UMD for the second straight season, finished second in forward voting. Cates and the Bulldogs will open the season at Bemidji…