College Softball

NDSU Softball Claims Another Summit League Tournament Title

This is the Bison's ninth summit league title in the last ten years.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – No. 1 North Dakota State relied on a six-run third inning and dominate pitching from Jacquelyn Sertic to defeat No. 2 South Dakota State 6-1 Saturday afternoon at Ellig Sports Complex. The Bison collected their ninth tournament title in the past ten years and their fifth in-a-row. South Dakota State’s Abbey Murphy picked up right…

UND Softball Striving For a Title Heading into Big Sky Tournament

North Dakota opens up the tournament against Northern Colorado on Thursday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It has been a season the North Dakota softball team will never forget. Not because most of their home games got pushed to Ogden, Utah because of the snow filled spring. But rather what they have been able to accomplish so far on the diamond. For the second consecutive season the Fighting Hawks solidified a spot…

Bison Softball Heads into Summit League Tournament with Top Seed

NDSU receives a bye first round and awaits the winner of USD/Omaha.

ELMHURST, Ill. (Summit League) – North Dakota State will carry the top seed into The Summit League Softball Championship after winning its seventh regular season title. Joining the Bison in the championship field are South Dakota State, Western Illinois, South Dakota, Omaha and Fort Wayne. The 2018 Summit League Softball Championship will be played May 9-12, at Ellig Sports Complex on…

Sertic Nearly Perfect as Bison Softball Clinches Regular Season Title

NDSU wins the conference regular season title for the sixth time in last seven years.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Jacquelyn Sertic carried a perfect game into the seventh as North Dakota State shut out Western Illinois 4-0 in a Summit League single-game played Sunday, May 6, before 245 spectators at the Ellig Sports Complex. NDSU (30-17, 10-3 SL) completed the three-game sweep on Senior Day to clinch the program’s seventh Summit League regular season…

College Softball: Tough Fifth Inning Sinks NDSU

NDSU scoreless inning streak snapped at 40.2 innings.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Fort Wayne struck for six straight hits and four runs with two outs in the fifth inning as the Mastodons defeated North Dakota State 5-2 in a Summit League game played Sunday, April 29, before 217 spectators at the windy Ellig Sports Complex. NDSU (27-15, 7-3 SL) is scheduled to play at Minnesota on Tuesday,…

College Softball: Bison Shutout Fort Wayne in Double Header

Jax Sertic records eighth shutout of the season.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Jacquelyn Sertic and KK Leddy tossed back-to-back shutouts as North Dakota State defeated Fort Wayne by identical scores of 5-0 in a Summit League softball doubleheader played Saturday, April 28, before 277 spectators at the renovated and sun-drenched Ellig Sports Complex. It was the home opener for the Bison. NDSU (27-14, 7-2 SL) and Fort…

Bison Softball Completes the Sweep of Coyotes

NDSU improves to 25-14 on the season.

VERMILLION, S.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Jacquelyn Sertic tossed her second straight shutout and Zoe Stavrou collected a career-high four hits as North Dakota State defeated South Dakota 2-0 in a Summit League softball game played Sunday, April 22, at Nygaard Field. NDSU (25-14, 5-2 SL) is scheduled to host Fort Wayne (16-29, 1-7) in a Summit League doubleheader on Saturday,…

College Softball: UND Sweeps Montana Inside Alerus Center

VanDomelen records 500th career strikeout at UND.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — A pair of superb pitching performances propelled host North Dakota to a doubleheader sweep over Montana Friday. UND, playing in the Alerus Center for the first time, put on a good show for the crowd on hand, winning 3-0 and 3-1 to move into first place in the Big Sky Conference standings. “The setting was…

KVRR Round Table: High Expectations for NDSU Softball

NDSU has made four straight trips to the NCAA Tournament.

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU softball team has high expectations this season after knocking off eventual national champion Oklahoma once in the Norman Regional last season. The Bison have made it to four straight NCAA tournaments and have won eight Summit League titles. The KVRR sports team analyzes the expectations of this seasons squad and gives a preview of what…

College Softball: Pair of Homers Lifts NDSU Over Cal State Fullerton

Bre Beatty and Dani Renner both homer for the Bison in the win.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (NDSU Athletics) – Bre Beatty and Dani Renner each hit three-run home runs as North Dakota State unloaded on Cal State Fullerton for a 9-1 victory to close out the San Diego State Campbell/Cartier Classic on Sunday, Feb. 18, before 152 spectators in SDSU Softball Stadium. NDSU (5-5) opens against Stephen F. Austin (6-4) at 12:30 p.m….