Bison Softball

NDSU Softball Welcoming Tough Non-Conference Slate

Went 1-3 on opening weekend

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Softball hasn’t had the best of starts to the 2019 season. In their opening weekend of games in South Carolina came out with a 1 and 3 record. In that tournament, the Bison faced Three NCAA Tournament teams from last season in South Carolina, Southern Illinois and Ohio State with the one win coming…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Softball Darren Mueller

KVRR's Nick Couzin caught up with NDSU softball coach Darren Mueller before their trip to South Carolina

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State Softball starts their season this weekend in Columbia, South Carolina with five games on the campus of the University of South Carolina. The Bison are looking to defend their Summit League Tournament Title and Conference Championship from last season. Before heading down south, KVRR’s Nick Couzin caught up with head coach Darren Mueller to…

Youthful NDSU Softball Team Ready to Take on Bigger Roles in New Season

Bison lose six seniors from last season

FARGO, N.D. — Its hard to tell by going outside, however, spring sports are here and North Dakota State softball is getting ready for a new season inside. NDSU is coming off the program’s 10th Summit League Tournament title, but the team will look different than last season’s senior-driven roster. The Bison lose six seniors who accounted for over 130…

NDSU Softball Tops Summit League Preseason Poll

Bison are the defending conference champions

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State University was selected as the Summit League preseason softball favorites in a poll of the league’s seven head coaches released on Thursday, Jan. 30. NDSU received six of the seven first place votes for a total of 34 points. South Dakota was second with 28 points, and South Dakota State was…

NDSU Athletics Programs Introduce Recruiting Classes on National Signing Day

Softball, Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Welcome New Class

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) The North Dakota State University men’s basketball program has signed four student-athletes to its 2020 recruiting class, head coach David Richman announced Wednesday. Donald Carter III, a guard from Minneapolis, Minn.; Grant Nelson, a forward from Devils Lake, N.D.; Boden Skunberg, a guard from Jamestown, N.D.; and Grayson Haman, a guard from Fargo, N.D., will…

NDSU Softball Plagued By Offensive Struggle in NCAA Tournament

Bison did not register a run in two games

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — North Dakota State softball saw its season come to an end last night with an 8–0 lose to Drake in the Minneapolis regional of the NCAA tournament. The Bison offense faced two of the top pitchers in their respective conferences and struggled. Amber Fiser of Minnesota led the Big Ten in ERA and strikeouts. Nicole Newman of Drake…

NDSU Softball Ready For Minnesota in NCAA Regional

Playing the Gophers for the first time this year

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU softball leaves for Minneapolis Wednesday in preparation for its match up with Minnesota Friday night. This could’ve been the second trip to the Twin Cities for the Bison this year had it not been for a cancellation of a doubleheader scheduled back on April 24th. The Gophers have had the upper hand in the head–to–head series of…

NDSU Softball Heads to Minneapolis For A Matchup With Minnesota in the NCAA Tournament

Game is scheduled for 8:30 P.M. Friday

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – (NDSU Athletics) Summit League champion North Dakota State is scheduled to face No. 7-seed Minnesota at 8:30 p.m. Central Time on Friday, May 17, in the second game of the NCAA Minneapolis Regional at Minnesota’s Jane G. Cowles Stadium as the NCAA Division I softball committee announced the 2019 championship field on Sunday night. The Bison played…

NDSU Softball Wins Summit League Tournament

The Bison beat South Dakota twice to advance to the NCAA Tournament

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) Summit League Softball MVP pitcher Paige Vargas of North Dakota State shut down the powerful South Dakota offense not once, but twice as the Bison defeated USD by the scores of 6-0 and 3-1 on Saturday, May 11, to claim the program’s 10th league tournament championship and AQ bid into the NCAA 64-team field. The…

Montana DeCamp: Softball Player, Children’s Author

DeCamp wrote book "If I Could Change Math" for Elementary Education Class

FARGO, N.D. — Montana DeCamp is finding success both on and off the field. The junior shortstop is an author. A project she started back in fourth grade and finished as a class assignment for her elementary education major. “In elementary school, I loved math but some of it didn’t make sense right away and I started thinking what if…