University of North Dakota senior forwards Danny Kristo and Corban Knighthave been named to the 2012-13 All-Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) Team announced today by the league office. Kristo was named to the first team while Knight earned second-team honors. It was the first All-WCHA honor for both players. Additionally, freshman forward Rocco Grimaldi was named to the All-WCHA Rookie Team, while 11 UND student-athletes earned All-WCHA Academic Team honors.
A good start to the second half carried No. 3 seed North Dakota to a 69-52 victory over No. 6 seed Southern Utah on Thursday in the quarterfinal round of the Big Sky Championship at Dahlberg Arena. Junior Troy Huff had a team-high 15 points and was one of five UND players to reach double figures in a contest that saw the higher seed shoot 65.2 percent from the floor in the second half, including a 7-for-11 mark from beyond the arc.