COLLEGE CLIPBOARD: WCHA playoff tickets to go on sale Tuesday
MEN'S HOCKEY WCHA playoff tickets to go on sale Tuesday Series ticket packages for UND's Western Collegiate Hockey Association first-round playoff series will go on sale to the general public and UND students on Tuesday at 10 a.m. Student tickets...
WCHA playoff tickets to go on sale Tuesday
Series ticket packages for UND's Western Collegiate Hockey Association first-round playoff series will go on sale to the general public and UND students on Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Student tickets will be available online only at Ticketmaster.com. General public ticket packages can be purchased by calling 1-800-745-3000, logging on to Ticketmaster.com or by visiting the UND Ticket Office at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. The ticket office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
UND students will receive an e-mail with a keyword needed to purchase a series ticket package. Student ticket packages will be held for students until the student pre-sale ends on Thursday at 5 p.m. All unsold student tickets will then be released to the general public at 10 a.m. on Friday. Students may purchase up to four reserved seating student tickets per UND student ID.
Series ticket packages are $40 for adults and $20 for students and youth.
Single-game WCHA first-round playoff tickets will go on sale on Friday at 10 a.m. Single-game tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students and youth. Single-game tickets are subject to availability.
The first round of the WCHA playoffs take place March 15, 16 and 17 (if necessary). Game times are 7:37 p.m. on Friday and 7:07 on Saturday and Sunday. UND's first-round opponent has not yet been determined.
UND clinched home ice for the first round of the WCHA playoffs with a 2-2 overtime tie Saturday night against Bemidji State. It is the 11th straight year UND will host the first round, the longest active streak in the league.
UND AD named
to hockey panel
The NCAA has announced that UND athletic director Brian Faison will represent the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) as one of three new members selected to serve on the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Committee.
Faison, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Athletics Director Jim Knowlton, and Minnesota associate athletics director Tom McGinnis each begin their four-year appointments on Sept. 1, 2013. The appointment runs until Sept. 1, 2017.
"We couldn't be happier with the selection of these three individuals," said Kristin Fasbender, NCAA associate director of championships and alliances and operations manager for the Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship. "They all bring a wealth of knowledge and experience, and will be tremendous assets to Division I men's ice hockey."
The Division I Men's Ice Hockey Committee is in charge of oversight of all aspects of the championship, which includes team selection, seeding and bracketing. It also manages any administrative issues on site at all rounds of the championships, which include any misconduct issues (reprimands, fines, suspensions).
The committee serves as on-site the representative at the regionals and serves as the games committee at the Frozen Four. The committee also selects the regional and Frozen Four championship sites.
"Brian will be an excellent representative for the NCHC, and for all of college hockey, as he moves into his position as a committee member for NCAA hockey," said UND coach Dave Hakstol.
The Division I Men's Ice Hockey Committee is made up of one person from each hockey-playing conference and currently consists of: Rick Goeb, director of athletics, Bemidji State University; Tom Nevala, senior associate athletics director, University of Notre Dame; Rand Pecknold, head coach, Quinnipiac University; Kevin Sneddon, head coach, University of Vermont and Col. William Walker, deputy director of athletics, United States Air Force Academy.
Faison is currently in his fifth year as athletics director at UND.
East Carolina 6,
TEMPE, Ariz. -- UND dropped its final game in the Wilson/DeMarini Invitational on Sunday. The loss dropped UND to 2-10 on the season.
"This was always going to be the tough part of our schedule," said UND coach Eric Oakley. "We had some positives, but not enough. D Jantzer had a solid weekend and a few other bats are starting to come along. We'll build on it."
Jantzer ended the tournament with a .538 average (7-for-13). She had a grand slam against Arizona State before the weekend tournament.
Caralyn Chewning led UND against East Carolina with two hits.
UND will take part in The Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Fla., beginning Saturday.
Mozzetti leads UND
SEDONA, Ariz. -- For the second straight day, freshman Abbie Mozzetti turned in the best round of the day for UND on Sunday at the Northern Arizona Red Rocks Invitational.
Mozzetti finished with a 79. She shaved three strokes off of her first round score to net a 79 (7 over) in the second round, while senior Robin Hutchinson also improved her score by three strokes to post an 83 (11 over).
With a score of 691, UND finished 19th in the event.
Toledo rallied to post a four-stroke victory over first-round leader Cal-State Northridge to take the team title.
• Women's swimming: UND senior Veronica Medon earned her second top-three finish Saturday during the final day of the Western Athletic Conference Championships in San Antonio, Texas. UND finished seventh in the meet with 230 points. San Jose State won the meet with 695 points. Medon was second in the 200 backstroke. Her time of 1 minute, 57.30 seconds gave her another NCAA B cut and it was a UND record, which she set last year.
-- Herald staff reports