The WCHA will wait until at least spring 2023 to hire a permanent commissioner with the NCAA's transformation committee considering radical changes to the future of college athletics. For now, former Bemidji State athletic director Tracy Dill will serve as the replacement for Jennifer Flowers.
UMD held a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX back in May featuring a panel of distinguished female athletes and coaches. During the 25th anniversary of Title IX back in 1997, the Bulldogs were being investigated for gender inequality and a misuse of funds.
Since her diagnosis with a rare liver disease, St. Scholastica women's hockey coach and former Minnesota Duluth All-American Julianne "Montana" Vasichek has become an advocate for those with the disease and organ donation.
The extension announced Friday is subject to approval by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. It adds two more years onto the extension that Sandelin signed in 2019 and shifts a portion of his compensation from his salary to his retirement fund.
Josh Berlo is leaving the University of Minnesota Duluth after nine seasons to become vice chancellor of athletics for the Pioneers. While Berlo's first job as athletic director got off to a controversial start, he leaves the university a popular administrator.
Incoming goaltender Hailey MacLeod and defenseman Tova Henderson will play for Canada while incoming forward Danielle Burgen will suit up for the United States. Former Bulldogs captain Sydney Brodt will serve as an assistant coach for the U.S.