UMD Women Release 2016-17 Schedule With Challenging Start

Minnesota-Duluth will have a challenging start to the 2016-17 season with a home exhibition against the Minnesota Whitecaps women’s elite hockey team on Sept. 24 followed by a series Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at Amsoil Arena against 2015-16 national runner up Boston College to open the regular season. The Bulldogs will play a second exhibition Jan.…
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Rundown Of UMD Women’s Commitments For 2016-17 And Beyond

UMD women’s hockey recruits Class of 2016 (2015-16 HS seniors) ^Catherine Johnson, G, St. Paul Academy HS ^Jalyn Elmes, D, Yellowhead Chiefs (Brandon, Manitoba) ^Brooklyn Schugel, F, New Ulm HS ^Sydney Brodt, F, Moundsview HS ^Lauren Niska, D, Alexandria HS Class of 2017 (2015-16 HS juniors) Anna Klein, F, Edina HS Monique Aanenson, F, NAHA…
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UMD Women Land High-scoring Lakeville North Defenseman Maggie Flaherty

Lakeville North defenseman Maggie Flaherty verbally committed to Minnesota Duluth on Monday, making the announcement on Twitter. Flaherty tallied 16 goals and 22 assists this past year as a sophomore for North, whose season was ended by Lakeville South in the section playoffs. Flaherty, the team’s leading scorer, accounted for two of her team’s three…
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Breaking Down The 2016-17 UMD Men’s Hockey Schedule

Minnesota Duluth released its 2016-17 men’s hockey schedule on Thursday (finally), the same day in which their old league, the WCHA, released it’s schedule. That second part is relevant because the majority of the Bulldogs’ nonconference opponents are WCHA teams and the league decided to change its postseason format this spring. The WCHA added on…
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St. Paul Academy Sophomore Devlin McCabe Commits To UMD

Minnesota Duluth received a verbal commitment Tuesday from St. Paul Academy sophomore forward Devlin McCabe. The 15-year-old made the announcement on Twitter. McCabe at 5-foot-9, 160-pounds, turns 16 in June. The righty from North Oaks, Minn. tallied 16 goals and 25 assists in 27 games this season for SPA, which finished fourth in Class A…
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UMD Assistant AD Strong Named To NCAA Division I Women’s Ice Hockey Committee

Minnesota Duluth assistant athletic director Abbey Strong has been appointed to the NCAA Division I women’s ice hockey committee, which selects, seeds and sets up the bracket for the NCAA tournament. It’s a four-year appointment. Strong, who has been with UMD since 2011, is currently the department’s director of compliance and camps. The Houghton, Mich.…
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2015-16 UMD Men’s Team Awards

The Minnesota Duluth men’s program announced its 2015-16 team awards on Monday. Here’s a quick rundown of your winners. Team MVP (Mike Seiler Award): Andy Welinski, Sr, D Rookie of the Year (Jerry Chumola Award): Neal Pionk, Fr, D Most Inspirational Player (Goldie Wolfe Award): Cal Decowski, Sr, C Most Improved Player (Mike Sertich Award): Parker Mackay, Fr, W Bulldog…
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Unofficial 2016-17 UMD Men’s Hockey Schedule

Unofficial 2016-17 UMD men’s hockey schedule October 1-2 — OPEN 7-8 — At UMass-Lowell 14-15 — NOTRE DAME (unofficial) 21-22 — OPEN 28-29 — NORTH DAKOTA* November 4-5 — At St. Cloud State* 11-12 — WESTERN MICHIGAN* 18-19 — At Nebraska-Omaha* 25-26 — OPEN December 2-3 — OPEN 9-10 — at Denver* 16-17 — BYE…
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Bulldogs AD Berlo To Chair Search For New WCHA VP/Women’s Commissioner

Minnesota Duluth athletic director Josh Berlo will chair a six-person search committee tasked with hiring the next WCHA Vice President and Women’s Commissioner, the league announced Thursday. Read the job description here. Bill Robertson has been serving as commissioner of both the WCHA men’s and women’s leagues since Feb. 5 when it was announced women’s…
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UMD Women’s Assistant Reber Leaves For Edina High School Job

Minnesota Duluth women’s assistant coach Samantha Reber has left the program to become the head coach of the Edina High School girls varsity hockey team, which she played for from 2007-11. Reber came to UMD last summer from Harvard along with head coach Maura Crowell and assistant Laura Bellamy and led the Bulldogs to a fifth-place…
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