INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC

COMMITTEE MEETING

January 19, 2010

 

ATTENDING:Cory Absey, Charlie Bridgeford, Judy DeMers, Brian Faison, Greg Gagnon, Gail Ingwailson, Daniella Irle, Sue Jeno, Susan Nelson, Glenn Olsen, Lowell Schweigert, Paul Todhunter

 

Recorder:Bev Hopman

 

Susan Nelson called the meeting to order at 4:31 p.m. in the Memorial Room of the Student Union.

 

Minutes:Greg Gagnon moved that the minutes from the November 17, 2009, meeting be approved as submitted.Lowell Schweigert seconded.Motion carried.

 

Letterwinners:A list of Letterwinners as proposed by their head coaches was submitted for meníscross country, womenís cross country, football, soccer and volleyball.Greg Gagnon moved to approved the Letterwinners as recommended.Glenn Olsen seconded.Motion carried.A list of Letterwinners is attached to the minutes.

 

Spring Semester Meetings Dates:It was agreed that the meetings for spring semester would be the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m.The dates are February 16, March 16, April 20 and May 17.Bev Hopman will schedule the meeting rooms and send out notification to the committee.

 

FAR Report, Sue Jeno:

  • Sue Jeno attended the NCAA meetings in Atlanta, GA, along with AD Brian Faison, Assoc. AD Daniella Irle and Asst. AD Kara Helmig.As an institution in transition to DI, the UND delegation participated as observers only.
  • Three student athletes have applied for NCAA post graduate scholarships: Lori Benke, Marcus Tibesar and Andrew Miller.
  • Two football players were named NACDA Academic All Americans; Brandon Hellevang and Andrew Miller.
  • 13 teams finished fall semester with a GPA over 3.0.The overall department GPA was 3.12.The womenís basketball team recorded the highest GPA.
  • Wireless connection is now available on UND buses which allows students to work on their laptops when they travel.
  • Athletics academic support services continues to identify and work with ďat riskĒ student athletes.

 

Department Updates, Brian Faison:

  • WCHA meetings were held during the NCAA convention.Next year there will be 12 teams, so there will be 6 home playoff sites.The winning teams will advance to the Final Five with the first and second place teams receiving a first round bye.There will be no third place game.
  • Fan conduct improved at the last home games.The fan code of conduct will be strictly enforced at the menís hockey games vs. Denver.
  • A budget update was distributed.Football ticket revenues were short of projections and menís hockey guarantees were higher than the budget.With careful monitoring, the department should make budget.
  • A handout was passed out with information on the radio, TV and internet broadcasts.Besides the local broadcasts, FCS makes UND athletics available to 54 million homes nationwide.The NHL Network also carries a limited number of Sioux hockey games and has 30 million subscribers.A copy of the handout is attached
  • Athletics will unveil a new website design soon.
  • A summary of team GPAís was presented.A copy is attached to the minutes.
  • Over 250 student athletes will be recognized at the Feb. 18 basketball game for making the Athletics Directorís Academic Honor Roll.
  • The State Board of Higher Education will meet on Thursday, Jan. 21.The nickname issue will be on the agenda.Athletics will be prepared to respond to any action the Board takes.

 

Old Business:

Charge of the IAC:Greg Gagnon asked if the duties and responsibilities of the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee would be addressed in the future.Brian Faison stated that Athletics is waiting for the results of the NCAA compliance audit.The IACís function and reporting line was one of the areas examined.†† The results of the audit are expected in February or March.

 

Student Athlete Code of Conduct:Susan Nelson asked about the status of the Student Athlete Code of Conduct.Brian Faison reported that the document was still with UNDís Legal Counsel.

 

Greg Gagnon moved the meeting adjourn.Paul Todhunter seconded.Motion carried.The meeting adjourned at 5:00 p.m.


January 14, 2010

 

The following student-athletes were recommended as varsity letterwinners by their head coaches.

 

Cross Country, Menís-Mike Grandall, Head Coach

Absey, Cory††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Jones, Jeremy††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† LaBlanc, Josh

Niday, David†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Rose, Tyler†††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Rosseau, Kyle

 

Cross Country, Womenís Ė Dick Clay, Head Coach

Benke, Lori††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Brenny, Brittany††††††††† ††††††††††† Dahlheimer, Kristine

Emerson Emily ††††††††† ††††††††††† Enabnit, Katherine††††† ††††††††††† Enabnit, Meghan

Kumm, Angela††††††††††† ††††††††††† Lipetzky, Anna

†††††††††††††††††††††††

Soccer Ė Kristen Gay, Head Coach

Ballon, Rhaya†††††††††††† ††††††††††† Boehmer, Amanda†††† ††††††††††† Dallman, Rachel

Gutierrez, Jessica†††††† ††††††††††† Haring, Caitlyn††††††††††† ††††††††††† Harty, Brittany

Houlihan, Meagan ††††† ††††††††††† Krynski, Becca†††††††††† ††††††††††† Loomis, Rachael

Lund, Ericka††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Milovitch-Sera, Lauren†††††††††† Oase, Haley

Penner, Sarah†††††††††††† ††††††††††† Prunty, Caitlin†††††††††††† ††††††††††† Stapf, Sherilyn

Stierman, Monica†††††† ††††††††††† Zachman, Kelsey††††††† ††††††††††† Zachman Kirsten

Zarling, Alexandra†††††† ††††††††††† Zischka, Veronika††††††

 

Volleyball Ė Ashley Hardee, Head Coach

Bohannon, Taylor†††††† ††††††††††† Halvorson, Courtney†† ††††††††††† Hanson, Britta

Joki, Erin†††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Langseth, Megan††††††† ††††††††††† Polzin, Amanda

Russell, Tiara††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Smed, Annika†††††††††††† ††††††††††† Trefz, Devin

Vortherms, Lindsay

 

Football Ė Chris Mussman, Head Coach

Anderson, Chris††††††††† ††††††††††† Ankenbauer, Kris††††††† ††††††††††† Bakke, Matthew

Bamba, Ismael††††††††††††††††††††††† Battle, Steven†††††††††††† ††††††††††† Bellmore, Broc

Belotti, Justin†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Benjamin, Devin†††††††† ††††††††††† Bondy, Kyle

Boyle, Ty†††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Brenneman, Ross†††††† ††††††††††† Cochran, Ross

Daggett, Andrew†††††††† ††††††††††† Davis, Jarrel Samuel††††††††††† Dombrovski, Noah

Dressler, Ryan††††††††††††††††††††††† Dublanko, Curtis†††††††† ††††††††††† Farstveet, Nick

German, Paul†††††††††††† ††††††††††† Goska, Brent†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Gottbeheat, Link

Hawkins, Dominique†† ††††††††††† Heiser, Tyson††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Hellevang, Brandon

Hendrickson, Dan†††††† ††††††††††† Kasowski, Ryan††††††††† ††††††††††† Keller, Zachary

Koelln, David†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Konrath, Ryan†††††††††††† ††††††††††† Kudrna, Mitch

Landry, Jake†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Leith, Clayton††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Leupp, Kellen

Lynch, Emmett†††††††††† ††††††††††† Mersereau, Erik††††††††††††††††††††† Miller, Andrew

Nolte, Nicholas††††††††††† ††††††††††† Pollow, Ryan†††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Queoff, Keith

Quesenberry, Brandon†††††††††† Saporu, Delano†††††††††††††††††††††† Schroyer, Creighton

Schwenzfeier, Joel†††† ††††††††††† Solum, Catlin††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sutton, Mitch††

Tescher, Jeffry†††††††††††††††††††††† Tibesar, Marcus††††††††††††††††††††† Watkins, Ken

Wisthoff, Seth

 

**late adds:Nathan Wayne and Ian McGurran

 

 


 

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UND Athletic Team GPA's

Fall 2008

Spring 2009

Fall 2009

Cum GPA

Women's Tennis

3.640

3.668

3.103

3.178

Women's Basketball

3.491

3.449

3.433

3.392

Women's Track

3.402

3.208

3.370

3.369

Women's Soccer

3.370

3.224

3.347

3.339

Women's Cross Country

3.356

3.308

3.253

3.282

Women's Golf

3.306

3.444

3.340

3.347

Men's Hockey

3.175

3.025

3.042

2.884

Women's Swimming/Diving

3.170

3.311

3.393

3.327

Men's Golf

3.013

3.070

2.573

2.713

Women's Volleyball

2.998

3.196

3.080

3.011

Women's Hockey

2.972

2.890

3.326

3.311

Men's Football

2.900

3.005

2.977

2.985

Men's Baseball

2.810

2.751

2.721

2.718

Men's Swimming/Diving

2.946

3.153

2.728

2.873

Women's Softball

2.859

3.027

3.125

3.185

Men's Basketball

2.630

2.341

2.871

2.708

Men's Track

2.654

3.000

3.190

3.218

Men's Cross Country

2.359

2.943

3.301

3.267

 


Facts About Fighting Sioux Television And Radio Broadcasts

 

Live Television Game Broadcasts

All home menís hockey games (22 games)

Three home football games

12 home basketball games

 

Non-Live Television Game Broadcasts

14 home womenís hockey games

All menís hockey, football and basketball games rebroadcast after initial living airing

 

Weekly TV Show Ė Sioux Sports Extra

26 weeks Ė starting the last weekend in August through the first weekend in March

 

Television Distribution Network

 

Fighting Sioux Sports Network Ė 300,000 customers in North and South Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.Includes all live television game broadcasts and weekly TV show.

FSSN includes Midcontinent Communications plus 20 independent cable companies.

 

WDAZ Ė WDAZ broadcast three menís home hockey games over the air.These games not only can be viewed in northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota, but in Winnipeg and Brandon, Manitoba.

 

Fox College Sports Ė Available to 54 million cable subscribers in the United States.Includes all television game broadcasts and weekly TV show.

 

NHL Network - The NHL Network will carry three home menís hockey games live this season.The NHL Network is available 30 million homes in the United States.

 

Fighting Sioux Radio Network

 

The FSRN broadcast all football, menís and womenís basketball games, all menís hockey games and all home womenís hockey games as well as a weekly, 26-week radio show on Wednesday nights.

FSRN includes 11 stations throughout North Dakota, northwestern Minnesota and a hockey affiliate in Plentywood, Montana.

 

FSRN stations include KFGO in Fargo, Clear Channel stations in Grand Forks, Bismarck, Dickinson, Minot and Williston.

 

All FSRN broadcasts are also heard worldwide via www.fightingsioux.com.

 

UND Athletics Website:www.fightingsioux.com

 

The UND Athletics department website has grown from 5.9 million page views in 2007 to 6.59 million page views in 2009.

 

Fightingsioux.com also broadcasts all home volleyball, softball and baseball home games via video and audio as well as all home womenís soccer matches via audio.