March 29, 2006


ATTENDING:Charlie Bridgeford, Ron Brinkert, Tom Buning, Aileen Cahill, Judy DeMers, Cindy Flom-Meland, Phil Harmeson, Susan Jeno, Betty Ralston, Lowell Schweigert, Bruce Smith, Paul Todhunter


Recorder:Betty Ralston


Paul Todhunter called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. in the Memorial Room of the Memorial Union.


Minutes:The minutes from the January 25, 2006, were corrected to read that Meghan Mutrie plans to apply for the winter NCAA postgraduate scholarship rather than the spring award.The minutes were approved as amended.



Department Updates:


Frozen Four:Tom Buning gave an update on the Frozen Four ticket distribution.Fighting Sioux Club members will receive top priority.††† UND will not receive any revenue distribution for participation in the Menís hockey Division I Championships.


Media Rights:The TV broadcast contract is being amended with WDAZ.Radio is being done as request for payment next month.


Facilities:A facilities master plan is being developed by JLG Architects with AE2S.


Budget:The budget process is underway.The coaches have been given their numbers.


Personnel:New hires within the Athletic Department are: Cory Hilliard, Assistant AD Ė Business Operations, transfer from the Memorial Union; Katy Peterson, Head Volleyball Coach, from Minnesota State University Ė Moorhead.Rob Bollinger, Associate Athletic Director has accepted a position at Bemidji State University and will be leaving UND in April.


Student Seating:A meeting will be held to discuss student seating in the future.


Ticket Prices:Athletics will try to hold ticket prices level for next year.Pricing may be affected by the number of events scheduled.


Operation Enduring Friendship:Some procedural changes may be implemented in the ticket distribution policy.


Deficiencies:Deficiencies have been mailed out and only 24 student-athletes have two or more Fís.


Reclassification Study:Paul Todhunter asked if more academic support would be needed if more marginal student-athletes were recruited.Sue Jeno said that Division I recruits need to be more academically prepared initially and are monitored closely for continuing eligibility. The UND Admissions Office has a good outreach program.Paul Todhunter questioned whether a move to Division I would make it necessary for UND to eliminate any sports programs.Tom Buning said the hope is to maintain the current offerings.It is not known whether the final reclassification report will be published on UNDís website.Bruce Smith said the football letterwinners would like to visit with President Kupchella about some issues regarding reclassification.


Letterwinners:A list of proposed letterwinners for womenís golf, football, menís swimming, womenís swimming, menís hockey and menís basketball was submitted for approval.Judy DeMers moved the letterwinners be approved as recommended by their head coaches.Lowell Schweigert seconded.Motion carried.A list of letterwinners is attached.


Schedules:Several 2006-07 team schedules were submitted to the IAC for approval.Tom Buning said Athletics is still working on the football schedule for next year.Judy DeMers moved to table the vote to approve the schedules until all the sport schedules could be reviewed.Lowell Schweigert seconded.Motion carried.


Swimming Trip:The IAC received a letter from Maviael Sampaio, head swimming coach, requesting permission to take the swim team to Brazil over Christmas break 2006-07.Charlie Bridgeford moved to approve the Swimming Teamís trip to Brazil pending budgetary considerations and NCAA regulations.Sue Jeno seconded.Motion carried.


The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, at 5:00 p.m.


The meeting adjourned at 6:05 p.m.

March 29, 2006


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


Womenís Golf-Dan Tannahill, Coach

Gagnon-Laplante, Alexia†††† Kaler, Amanda††††††††††††††††††††† Kaler, Liz

Lucken, Sarah†††††††††††††††††††††† Mattfield, Kayla††††††††††††††††††††† Ruppert, Natalie



Football-Dale Lennon, Coach

Maier, Brook††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grossman, Dan†††††††††††††††††††† Storhaug, Tyler

Dushscher, Shane††††††††††††††† Dahlen, Tyler††††††††††††††††††††††††† Milke, Trevor

Gagner, Danny††††††††††††††††††††† Glas, Jeff††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Anderson, Digger

Kuper, Chris††††††††††††††††††††††††† Buisker, Matt†††††††††††††††††††††††† Carney, Shad

Charles, Demetrius†††††††††††††† Halstenson, Eric††††††† ††††††††††† Brennan, Ross

Peterson, Jason††††††††††††††††††† Brandsted, Josh††††††††††††††††††† Longe, Anthony

Manke, Reed†††††††††††††††††††††††† Otto, Drake††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Babington-Johnson, Zachariah

Groeschl, Lee††††††††††††††††††††††† Alexander, Donovan Belmore, Chris

Halfmann, Brent†††††††††††††††††††† Dressler, Weston††††††††††††††††† Ullsperger, Dan

Manke, Rory††††††††††††††††††††††††† Greenwood, Mike†††††††††††††††† DeSautel, Tom

Bodoh, Matt†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Christensen, Trent†††††††††††††††† Hoffschneider, Jason

Meek, Robbie††††††††††††††††††††††† Beatty, Chris††††††††††††††††††††††††† Schmitz, Sam

Sorbo, Andrew††††††††††††††††††††† Brennan, Steve††††††††††††††††††††† Svidal, Brett

Bauer, Brett†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Troen, Brian†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Loegering, Tom

Ott, Troy††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Caufield, Jake†††††††††††††††††††††† Grover, Blair

Cadwell, Alex†††††††††††† Enger, Jared††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kusler, Will

Wolff, Adam


Swimming, Womenís Ė Maviael Sampaio, Coach

Anvik, Caycee†††††††††††††††††††††† Bachmeier, Jenny†††††††††††††††† Bentz, Kari

Busso, Natalia†††††††††††††††††††††† Chmielewski, Katie†††††††††††††† Cota, Carli

DiGregorio, Kathi††††††††††††††††† Goens, Dana†††††††††††††††††††††††† Gordon, Rachel

Jamerson, Brittney††††††††††††††† Johnson, Missy††††††††††††††††††††† Keen, Krissy]

Kiczula, Beth††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lindsey, Cristi†††††††††††††††††††††† Merisalu, Mare

Mickelson, Lauren†††††††††††††††† Nelson, Anneliesse†††††††††††††† Nissen, Angela

Nolz, Kari†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Palmer, Abby†††††††††††† Smolkovich, Emily

Stocker, Nordica†††††††††††††††††† Stuckel, Kate†††††††††††††††††††††††† Tande, Lindsey

Uvass, Kayley††††††††††††††††††††††† Varichak, Kari†††††††††††††††††††††† Visina, Danielle

Wessman, Erin††††††††††††††††††††† Wollenhaupt, Sarah††††††††††††† Worden, Anna


Swimming, Menís Ė Maviael Sampaio, Coach

Anderson, Brandon†††††††††††††† Anderson, Erik††††††††††††††††††††† Bancroft, Chris

Brand, Andrew††††††††††††††††††††† Buhr, Anthony††††††††††††††††††††††† Degenstein, John

Ferreira, Rodrigo††††††††††††††††† Fitzgerald, John†††††††††††††††††††† Hansen, Robert

Haugen, Douglas††††††††††††††††† Hawley, Zach†††††††††††† Humphrey, Chris

Knight, Eric††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mraule, Jason††††††††††††††††††††††† Musselwhite, Jonathan

Nilsen, David†††††††††††††††††††††††† OíBrien, Jordan†††††††††††††††††††† Pereira, Pedro

Peters, Jared†††††††††††††††††††††††† Rollins, Adam††††††††††††††††††††††† Rosales, Jose

Schneider, Jeff††††††††††††††††††††† Schrautemyer, Albert††††††††††† Seaburg, Shaun

Smith, Ben†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Starkweather, Josh†††††††††††††† Swanholm, Ben

Westergren, Per††††††††††††††††††† Zabler, Dan


Hockey, Menís Ė Dave Hakstol, Coach

Alexander, Todd††††††††††††††††††† Chorney, Taylor†††††††††††††††††††† Duncan, Ryan

Fabian, Erik†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Finley, Joe†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Foyt, Scott

Jones, Zach†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kaip, Rylan††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kozek, Andrew

Lamoureux, Phillipe††††††††††††† Lee, Brian††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Martins, Ryan

Miller, Brad††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Oshie, T. J.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Parise, Jordan

Porter, Chris††††††††††††††††††††††††† Prpich, Mike††††††††††††††††††††††††† Radke, Kyle

Smaby, Matt††††††††††††††††††††††††† Spirko, Rastislav†††††††††††††††††† Stafford, Drew

Toews, Jonathan†††††††††††††††††† Walski, Aaron††††††††††††††††††††††† Watkins, Matt

Zajac, Travis


Basketball, Menís Ė Rich Glas, Coach

Doyle, Josh††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guttter, Mike††††††††††††††††††††††††† Harkins, Daniel

Hoy, Jimmy††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jacobson, Adam†††††††††††††††††† Leikas, Tommy

Lindahl, Evan†††††††††††† Nobles, Caro†††††††††††††††††††††††† Porter, Wes

Seckar-Anderson, Dane††††† Wills, Andy