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Bulldogs Women, Men Sweep Weekend Series

The Minnesota Duluth women dominated Ohio State while the men shut out Miami (OH) for the fourth consecutive time.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team capped off its first home series of 2019 on a high note, getting the 6-3 win over Ohio State and sweeping the No. 5 Buckeyes. The Bulldogs got off to another quick start and pulled away in the third to get the win. Naomi Rogge and Sydney Brodt each scored twice…

Bulldog Women Use Strong First Period to Upset No. 5 Ohio State

Naomi Rogge scored twice as the UMD women's hockey team upset No. 5 Ohio State.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD women’s hockey team jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the first period as they hung on to upset No. 5 Ohio State 5-2 Friday night at Amsoil Arena. Naomi Rogge scored twice for the Bulldogs, who also got goals from Sydney Brodt, Anna Klein and Gabbie Hughes. Maddie Rooney finished with 39 saves. Categories:…

Yellowjacket Women Fall at Home to Blugolds

The UWS women's hockey team lost at home to UW-Eau Claire 4-1.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – Kaleigh Martinson scored the lone goal for the UWS women’s hockey team as they fell to UW-Eau Claire 4-1 Friday night at Wessman Arena. The Yellowjackets fall to 7-12-1 on the season as they will travel to Eau Claire Saturday to cap off the home-and-home series. Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Bulldog Women’s Hockey Excited for Rematch Against Buckeyes

Ohio State swept Minnesota Duluth back in November in Columbus.

DULUTH, Minn. – Back in November, the UMD women’s hockey team were in Columbus taking on then-seventh ranked Ohio State. The Bulldogs scored the first goal in both games, but struggled the rest of the way offensively as the Buckeyes swept UMD. This weekend, fifth-ranked OSU will come in to Amsoil Arena as the Bulldogs look to flip the script…

Saints Basketball Teams Sweep Northland College

It was a good night for the St. Scholastica basketball teams as the women and men got wins Wednesday night.

DULUTH, Minn. – Four players score in double figures as the St. Scholastica women’s basketball team topped Northland College 69-54 Wednesday night at the Reif Gym. Michala Walther led the Saints with 24 points and 7 rebounds, helping CSS capture their second straight win. Bryza Pizano scored 10 points to pace the LumberJills. In the men’s game, St. Scholastica led…

Northern Star: Quinn Fischer

For this week's segment, we sit down with Esko native and current St. Scholastica freshman.

DULUTH, Minn. – Quinn Fischer has been playing basketball his whole life and is now finding success early at the collegiate level thanks to his St. Scholastica teammates. “It’s definitely different, going from high school to college, but with all of the upperclassmen showing us what it takes and them opening up a lot of things for me, offensively, defensively,…

Yellowjackets Basketball Sweep Lions at Home

Both UWS basketball teams got wins at home over Finlandia.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – Senior Hannah Norlin finished with 19 points and 15 rebounds as the Wisconsin-Superior women’s basketball team knocked off Finlandia 83-66 Monday night at the Mertz Mortorelli Gym. Eva Reinertsen also chipped in with 19 points to help the Yellowjackets win their third straight game. On the men’s side, freshman Carter Brown knocked down seven three-pointers to lead…

Bulldogs Basketball Sweeps Beavers in Double Header

The Minnesota Duluth women dominated its way to a win while the men edged out Minot State.

DULUTH, Minn. – It was a good day to be a Bulldog as both Minnesota Duluth basketball teams picked up home wins over Minot State. For the women, they dominated the Beavers, getting the 79-51 win. Emma Boehm scored 15 points while Payton Kahl and Sarah Grow each scored 10. The Bulldogs (9-4) will play at Minnesota State Mankato on…

Huskies Score Four Unanswered to Top Bulldogs, Split Series

Riley Tufte and Justin Richards both scored for Minnesota Duluth in the loss.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team got off to a hot start on Saturday, jumping out to a 2-0 lead early in the first. But St. Cloud State would score two late in the period to tie things up, but the Huskies would score one in the second and one more in the third to get the…

Bulldog Women top Marauders, Men Fall in Triple OT

The UMD women's basketball team was able to pull away late against U-Mary.

DULUTH, Minn. – Senior guard Sammy Kozlowski finished with career-highs in points and steals as the Minnesota Duluth women’s basketball team knocked off U-Mary 78-70 Friday night at Romano Gym. Kozlowski scored 26 points and recorded 8 steals. Ann Simonet chipped in with 18 points for UMD, who improve to 8-4 on the season, including 7-2 in the NSIC. For…

‘Jackets Snap Four-Game Skid with Win over Royals

The UWS men's hockey team knocked off Bethel 3-1.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – Three different Yellowjackets light the lamp as the UWS men’s hockey team got the win over Bethel 3-1 Friday night at Wessman Arena. Matran Yelle, Pavel Mikhasenok and Artur Terchiyev scored for the Yellowjackets. Oscar Svensson had 24 saves for UWS, who improve to 5-11-2 and will host Hamline Saturday night. Categories: College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Two-Goal Third Period Pushes Bulldogs Past Huskies

The UMD men's hockey team knocks off top-ranked St. Cloud State 3-1.

DULUTH, Minn. – In a match-up of two of the top teams in the country, #5 Minnesota Duluth got the win over top-ranked St. Cloud State 3-1 Friday night at Amsoil Arena. Nick Swaney, Noah Cates and Justin Richards all scored for the Bulldogs. Hunter Shepard was sharp in net as he finished with 30 saves. UMD improves to 12-5-2…

Fifth-Ranked Bulldogs Prepare to Face Former Assistant Larson, Top-Ranked Huskies

Former UMD assistant coach Brett Larson will return to Duluth for the first time since leaving for St. Cloud State.

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, the awkwardness will be at an all-time high when former UMD assistant coach Brett Larson brings his top–ranked St. Cloud State team to take on the fifth-ranked Bulldogs. Larson had two different stints with UMD and both times he was there when the Bulldogs won their two national championships. The team says it’s going to…

Yellowjacket Women Start New Win Streak, Men Fall to Eagles

The Wisconsin-Superior basketball teams split their doubleheader against Northwestern.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – After a competitive first half, the Wisconsin-Superior women’s basketball team pulled away late to get the win over Northwestern 71-61 Wednesday night at the Mertz Mortorelli Gym. Eva Reinertsen led the Yellowjackets with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Emily Carpenter chipped in with 11 points and five assists to give UWS their first win since suffering their…

Sandelin, Bulldogs Trio Return from World Juniors

The foursome helped Team USA capture their fourth straight medal.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD men’s hockey team is finally back to full strength as a group of Bulldogs have returned from their run at the IIHF World Junior Championships. Head coach Scott Sandelin, as well as freshman Noah Cates, defenseman and Hermantown native Dylan Samberg and Team USA captain Mikey Anderson helped the United States capture the silver medal….

Arica Sheff Named Interim Head Coach of CSS Golf Teams

The Cloquet native was the 2016 and 2017 UMAC Women's Golfer of the Year.

DULUTH, Minn. – St. Scholastica athletic director Brian Jamros announced Monday that Arica Sheff will take over as interim head coach of the men’s and women’s golf teams. The Cloquet native was the 2016 and 2017 UMAC Women’s Golfer of the Year. Sheff takes over for her former coach Eric Anderson who resigned last month. In her two and a…

Bulldogs Women’s Hockey Scores Four in Third to Defeat Mavericks

Gabbie Hughes scored twice to help complete the comeback.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Down 3-1 in the third, the University of Minnesota Duluth women’s hockey team scored four unanswered goals to beat Minnesota State-Mankato 5-3 and claim third place at the Minnesota Cup. Gabbie Hughes got the Bulldogs on the board in the second. She would score again in the third, along with McKenzie Hewett, Kailee Skinner and Anna Klein to complete the…

Bulldog Men’s Hockey Fall to USA U-18 Team; Gophers Take Down UMD Women in Overtime

The UMD women fell to rival Minnesota while the men fell to the USA U-18 team in an exhibition.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth men’s hockey team returned to AMSOIL Arena Saturday night for an exhibition against the USA U-18 team but the Bulldogs struggled to get much going offensively as the U-18 team wins 4-2. Tanner Laderoute and Justin Richards both scored for the Bulldogs. UMD (11-6-2) will return to conference play and host St. Cloud State next…

LumberJacks Men’s Hockey Defeats Saints, Sweeps Weekend Series

Northland scored three unanswered goals in the third to get the win.

DULUTH, Minn. – The second game between Northland College and St. Scholastica men’s hockey teams was a back-and-fourth battle, but in the end the LumberJacks came out on top with the 4-2 win. Kalib Ford, Daniel Chartrand, Joshua Racek and Lucas DeBenedet all scored for the LumberJacks on Saturday while Michael Talbot and Dustin Cordeiro scored for the Saints. Northland picked up the…

Rally Falls Short for Saints Women’s Hockey

Saint Anselm jumped out to a 2-1 lead and were able to hold on for a 3-2 win.

DULUTH, Minn. – Saint Anselm led 2-1 after one period and it would be enough as they hang on for the win over the St. Scholastica women’s hockey team 3-2 Friday night at Mars Lakeview Arena. Rachel Anderson and Amber Tilander scored for the Saints, while Lexi Thomeczeck finished with 27 saves. CSS falls to 8-4-1 on the season as…

Saints Basketball Sweep Knights at Home

Both St. Scholastica basketball teams got wins over Martin Luther on Wednesday night.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica women’s basketball team captured their first home win of the season as they topped Martin Luther 74-39 Wednesday night at the Reif Gym. Mariah Pearson and Emma Schmidt combined for 32 points for the Saints. The men played just as well, too, as they knocked off the Knights 64-55. Esko native and Saints freshman…

UWS Women Extend Win Streak, Men Fall to Top-Ranked Storm

The Wisconsin-Superior women's basketball team push their win streak to 10 with a win over Crown.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – Six players scored at least eight points as the Wisconsin-Superior women’s basketball team knocked off Crown 83-46 Wednesday night at the Mertz Mortorelli Gym. Eva Reinertsen led the way with 13 points. Hannah Norlin was held in check as she finished with 8 points as the Yellowjackets have won 10 straight. For the men, they led by…

Saints Hockey Teams Return Home This Weekend

The St. Scholastica women will be at home Friday against Saint Anselm while the men will be home Saturday against Northland College.

DULUTH, Minn. – The St. Scholastica hockey teams will be back in action this weekend with both teams playing a home game. For the women, it’s been a while since they’ve been in action, when they defeated Wisconsin-Superior on Dec. 11. The women are 8–3–1 on the season and have two tough tests ahead of them this weekend, but they…

Yellowjackets Basketball Returns Home Wednesday to Conference Play

Wisconsin-Superior opens the new year hosting Crown.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Wisconsin-Superior men’s basketball team is back at home Wednesday night hosting Crown, who’s currently first in UMAC play. The Yellowjackets are coming off of two tough road losses, including a close one to conference foe Martin Luther. Crown has one of the best players in the conference on their team, Tim Wendel, who was named to the…

Saints Hockey Tops Yellowjackets in Bridge Battle Round Two

Kyle Star scored twice while Cole Golka added one as St. Scholastica sweeps the Bridge Battle.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Wisconsin-Superior and St. Scholastica men’s hockey teams met for the second time this season on Sunday in the consolation game of the Superior Showdown, but much like the first time, the Saints came out on top with the 3-2 win. The game started off slow, but all the action poured on in the second. Kyle Star…

Bulldogs Basketball Sweeps Huskies in Double Header

The women's team battled back from a 12-point fourth quarter deficit while the men kept it close but ultimately came out on top.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth men’s and women’s basketball teams were in action Sunday afternoon and both came away with wins over NSIC opponent St. Cloud State. The UMD women’s basketball team rallied from a 12-point fourth quarter deficit to get the 59-54 win over the Huskies. Brooke Olson finished with a career-high 17 points and 10 rebounds while…

Yellowjackets Women’s Basketball Wins in Overtime, Saints Fall in Superior Shootout

Hannah Norlin scored a career-high 32 points in Wisconsin-Superior's win while Kaylee Kennedy scored a career-high 27 in St. Scholastica's loss.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – The Wisconsin-Superior women’s basketball team battled against UW-Stout to get the 86-80 win in overtime to sweep the Superior Shootout and hand the Blue Devils their first loss of the season. Hannah Norlin scored a career-high 32 points and tied the game with just 13 seconds left to force overtime. Eva Reinertsen scored 25 points while Ellie…

Northern Star: Brandon Myer

For this week's segment, we talk with the UMD junior forward who takes his preparation very seriously.

DULUTH, Minn. – In the middle of the Northland’s first winter storm of the season, Brandon Myer is still at practice one hour early. “Like all the greats that play in the NBA, they say confidence comes with preparation. If you out-prepare the people you play against, then you’re more likely to do better,” said Myer. Myer says it’s just…

Women’s College Basketball: Yellowjackets Victorious, Saints Fall in Superior Shootout Opener

Wisconsin-Superior has now won eight straight.

SUPERIOR, Wis. – In the inaugural Superior Shootout, the Wisconsin-Superior women’s basketball team defeated Concordia College 72-64 while St. Scholastica was unable to rally, as UW-Stout got the 78-68 win. Hannah Norlin led the way for the Yellowjackets with 21 points, while Eva Reinertsen had 14 and Kaly Kostrova scored 10 to push the Yellowjackets to their eighth straight winW….

Yellowjackets Men’s Hockey Fall in Superior Showdown Opener

Alec MacKenzie, Levi Cudmore and Daniel Litchke all scored for the Yellowjackets

SUPERIOR, Wis. – In the second annual Superior Showdown, the Wisconsin-Superior men’s hockey team was unable to come away with a win, as Trinity gets the 5-3 win on Saturday night. Alec MacKenzie, Levi Cudmore and Daniel Litchke all scored for the Yellowjackets. UWS will now play rival St. Scholastica on Sunday at 4 p.m. Categories: College, Sports

Coaches Corner: UWS Women’s Basketball

For this week's segment, we catch up with the Wisconsin-Superior women's basketball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we talk with the UWS women’s basketball team, including head coach Zach Otto-Fisher, senior forward Hannah Norlin and junior guard Emily Carpenter. The Yellowjackets discussed their stellar first half of the season, as well as the upcoming inaugural Superior Shootout this weekend. Categories: Coaches Corner, College, Friday Night Frenzy, Sports

Bulldog Men’s Hockey Open Desert Hockey Classic Against Mavericks

The UMD men's hockey team defeated MSU-Mankato in the regional playoffs last season.

DULUTH, Minn. – The UMD men’s hockey team will take on Minnesota State-Mankato in the opening round of the Desert Hockey Classic tournament. It is a team that the Bulldogs are very familiar with as UMD knocked off the Mavericks in the first round of last season’s NCAA West Regionals. “They just work hard. That’s one thing I think they’re…

With Sandelin Gone at World Juniors, Herter Leads Bulldogs to Desert Hockey Classic

The UMD men's hockey team will be headed by associate head coach Jason Herter.

DULUTH, Minn. – With Scott Sandelin away at the World Juniors, UMD associate head coach Jason Herter steps in to lead the Bulldogs into the Desert Hockey Classic this weekend. This past summer, Herter was promoted to associate head coach after spending eight years as an assistant on Sandelin’s staff. He says he is honored to take the reigns this…

Trio of Bulldogs Make U.S. National Junior Team

UMD sophomore defenseman Dylan Samberg, freshman forward Noah Cates and sophomore defenseman Mikey Anderson made the final roster.

DULUTH, Minn. –  After three days of training camp in Everett, Washington, Minnesota Duluth’s Dylan Samberg, Mikey Anderson and Noah Cates made the U.S. National Junior Team final roster. The trio will represent the U.S. at the 2019 International Ice Hockey Federation World Juniors Championship in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia Dec. 26 – Jan. 5. The U.S. will open…

Hunters’ Logan Jasper Signs NLI for UMD Baseball

The Denfeld catcher will be heading to UMD to play college baseball.

DULUTH, Minn. – Denfeld’s Logan Jasper announced on his Twitter account Thursday that he won’t be going too far to play college baseball as he will join the UMD Bulldogs. Jasper is coming off a junior campaign where he was named to the All-Section and Conference First Team. Over the past four seasons while primarily playing catcher, Jasper has a…

Former Hilltopper, Bulldog Connolly Re-Signs with Swedish Pro Team

The 2012 Hobey Baker Award winner is staying overseas for the next few years.

DULUTH, Minn. – Former UMD Bulldogs star and 2012 Hobey Baker Award winner Jack Connolly has signed a two–year extension with his Swedish pro team Lulea Hockey of the Swedish Hockey League. The Duluth native is in his seventh year in the SHL and is currently leading the league in scoring with 12 goals and 11 assists in 25 games….

Bulldogs Women Fall to Huskies in Final Non-Conference Game

Michigan Tech shot 49% from the field to get the win over UMD.

DULUTH, Minn. – Senior guard Sammy Kozlowski became the 21st player in program history to score 1000 career points, but the party was spoiled as Michigan Tech defeated the UMD women’s basketball team 66-57 Wednesday afternoon at Romano Gym. Sarah Grow, the reigning NSIC North Division Player of the Week, finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulldogs…

Bulldogs Women’s Basketball Host Camp for RBA Players

This is the seventh year the Rookie Basketball Association partnered with the UMD women's basketball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – The University of Minnesota Duluth women’s basketball team took a break from normal practice on Monday night to host a camp for local kids in the Rookie Basketball Association. The program has 280 kids playing for their 34 teams, and all of them were invited to Monday’s camp to work with the Bulldogs. The kids went through different…

Bulldogs’ Brodt Talks Team USA Training Camp

The camp serves as an opportunity for top players to prepare for upcoming international tournaments.

DULUTH, Minn. – UMD women’s hockey forward Sydney Brodt along with several other current and former Bulldogs are in Plymouth, MI this week for the 2018 USA Hockey Women’s Winter Training Camp. It serves as an opportunity for top players to prepare for upcoming international tournaments. Brodt talked about spending the holidays working on her game. “I’m excited to go…

Northern Star: Cole Koepke & Jesse Jacques

This week's segment features two former Hermantown teammates who now take the ice for UMD.

DULUTH, Minn. – Seems like it was just yesterday that we saw Cole Koepke and Jesse Jacques bring state titles to Hermantown. Now their mission is to do the same not too far from home with the UMD bulldogs. “When I saw that he was coming to Duluth, I was excited. And I didn’t even know it was initially this…

Saints Basketball Comes Up Short to Cougars in Double Header

Both the men's and women's St. Scholastica basketball teams were unable to get a win over Minnesota Morris.

DULUTH, Minn.- The St. Scholastica women’s team kicked off Sunday’s double header against Minnesota Morris resulting in a 61-41 loss for the Saints. The Cougars scored in the first 15 seconds to set the tone for the entire game. Senior guard Michala Walther lead in scoring with a total of 12 points. The Saints fall to 1-7 on the season…

Bulldogs Women’s Basketball Rolls Past Mustangs

Despite a slow start, UMD took down SMSU 60-39.

DULUTH, Minn.- After a slow first quarter, Minnesota Duluth woke up and dominated Southwest Minnesota State in the last three quarters of the game to win 60-39. Sophmore Sarah Grow took control of the game leading all scorers with a total of 20 points. Grow’s 20 points were a season high and one of her collegiate best. The Bulldogs move…

Bulldog Men’s Basketball Falls to Mustangs

After taking the lead in the second half, Southwest Minnesota State took over the game to beat UMD.

DULUTH, Minn.- The men’s Minnesota Duluth and Southwest Minnesota States took to the court following the women’s game where the Mustangs came away with a 75-63 win. Brandon Myer lead in points with a total of 29 followed by Sean Burns with a total of 12 points on the night. The Bulldogs move to 5-4 on the season. UMD will…

No.5 Auggies Break No.10 Saints 6 Game Win Streak

St. Scholastica falls to Augsburg 6-3.

DULUTH, Minn.- Despite an early and strong lead, St. Scholastica fell to Augsburg 6-3 Saturday evening. Michael Talbot and Cole Golka scored in the first period while Sam Fuss added one in the second. Nick Trenciansky started in net with 24 saves and allowing 5 goals. Trenciansky was relieved by Zane Steeves who recorded 4 saves on the night. The…

Coaches Corner: CSS Men’s Basketball

This week's segment features the St. Scholastica men's basketball team.

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Coaches Corner, we spoke with the St. Scholastica men’s basketball team, including head coach Dave Staniger, as well as senior guards Sam Thompson and Brandon Newman. The Saints are getting set to host Minnesota Morris on Sunday in their final game before winter break. CSS also spoke about the depth of the team’s roster…

Bulldog Women Pull Away Late, Bulldog Men’s Comeback Falls Short

The UMD basketball teams would split their doubleheader against Sioux Falls.

DULUTH, Minn. – The Minnesota Duluth basketball teams hosted Sioux Falls Friday night at Romano Gym. In the women’s game, the Bulldog held the Panthers to 21% shooting from the field as they win 51-36. Katie Stark led the Bulldogs with 13 points and 8 rebounds to help UMD improve to 4-2 on the season and 3-1 in the conference….

#10 Saints Men’s Hockey Welcome #5 Auggies to Mars Lakeview

The St. Scholastica men's hockey are currently riding a nine-game unbeaten streak.

DULUTH, Minn. – The tenth-ranked St. Scholastica men’s hockey team have been on an absolute tear lately. The Saints haven’t lost a game in six weeks. CSS will bring its nine-game unbeaten streak to their home ice Saturday night as they take on fifth-ranked Augsburg. The Saints’ current streak already includes a win over a top-five ranked opponent. And the…

Saints Introduce New Head Football Coach Mike Heffernan

St. Scholastica held a special press conference Thursday afternoon to make the announcement.

DULUTH, Minn. – Earlier this week, St. Scholastica announced that offensive coordinator Mike Heffernan has been promoted to head coach. Thursday that decision was made official during a press conference at the Burns Wellness Commons. Several players, as well as other CSS coaches, attended the event. The overall theme of the presser was the excitement of bringing in someone familiar…

Yellowjackets Sweep Northland College in Basketball Doubleheader

The Wisconsin-Superior women's and men's basketball teams got wins over Northland College Wednesday night.

SUPERIOR, Wisc. – Hannah Norlin and Eva Reinertsen combined to score 38 points as the Wisconsin-Superior women’s basketball team knocked off Northland College 75-52 Wednesday night at the Mertz Mortorelli Gym. The win pushed the Yellowjackets’ win streak within the UMAC to 57 straight. UWS improves to 8-1 as they will travel to Martin Luthern on Saturday. The men’s game…

UMD Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Set for NSIC Home Openers

Both teams will face Sioux Falls on Friday and Southwest Minnesota State on Saturday.

DULUTH, Minn. – It was a bittersweet weekend for the UMD men’s basketball team. Friday, they got their second straight NSIC win. But Saturday was a tough one against Mary. The Bulldogs fell to the Marauders on a buzzer–beating shot. UMD did get a big performance from senior forward Sean burns who said it was good for the team to…