Hoeven, Heitkamp: Senate Passes Resolution Commending UND Men's Hockey for Its Eighth National Championship Win

WASHINGTON – Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp today announced that the U.S. Senate has passed a resolution they introduced honoring the University of North Dakota (UND) men’s hockey team for winning its eighth national championship. The resolution congratulates the team and commends the UND players, coaches and staff for their hard work, especially Coach Brad Berry, who is in his first year as head coach. The resolution also recognizes UND’s students, fans and alumni for their tremendous support of the team.

“Our resolution recognizes the spirit and dedication of the entire UND community. Coach Berry and his team had a strong season and secured another national title, and we commend them for their incredible work,” said Hoeven, who traveled to Tampa to cheer on UND.

“Year after year, UND men’s hockey team has given the nation a glimpse of what our state is all about, playing the game with the heart, determination, and sportsmanship that reflects the spirit of North Dakota’s communities. This year, Coach Brad Berry and his stellar team continued UND’s proud legacy of hard work and respect for the game – bringing home UND’s eighth national championship,” said Heitkamp.

On April 9, UND defeated Quinnipiac University by a score of 5 to 1 in Tampa, Florida, winning the university’s first national title since 2000. Senate Resolution Honoring UND Men's Hockey Team.