Winning seasons are something the UNO softball program has become accustomed to. Since 1988, the Mavs have had a winning season every year and average 42 wins per season during that span.
After a bounce back weekend at Michigan Tech, UNO sits tied for fourth in the WCHA standings. A 3-3 tie then a 4-0 win plus struggles by Colorado College and Denver have the Mavs in fourth place, and within just five points of the top spot.
What's worse than a season-ending surgery in just your second year in the NHL? Try another one barely a year later.
It may not have been 6-1, but the chances were definitely there. UNO hockey opened a second straight season with an exhibition against the University of British Columbia, this year winning 4-1.