Darren Mueller

Three Senior Returns Brings Changes in Roster Management for NDSU Softball

Three of the four seniors will return from last season's roster

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State softball will see three of its four seniors coming back including four-year starters Montana DeCamp, Madyson Camacho and Stephanie Soriano. Lauren Reimers is the only one not to return as she goes for a master’s degree at the University of Minnesota. NDSU currently has 21 on the roster for 2021 and enter into a…

Outlook After the Heartbreak: NDSU Softball Head Coach Darren Mueller Reflects on Canceled Season

Topics covered: How the news was heard, impact on season, defining shortened season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State softball was just 23 games into their season before COVID-19 canceled the rest of competition for 2020. The Bison were in a meeting getting ready to hit the road for their next tournament when the news broke. “It was an emotional time,” Mueller said. “To get that news in the middle of a meeting…

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…

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 Understands the Challenge of No. 7 Minnesota

The Bison face the Golden Gophers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota State softball team hit the road Wednesday afternoon to Minneapolis, site of the NCAA Regional. The Bison start things off against the hosts on Friday night. Although the Herd coasted through Summit League play pretty easily, a Big Ten opponent like the Golden Gophers is an entirely different animal. NDSU knows the challenge ahead,…

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…

UND Softball Tops NDSU to Close Out Regular Season

Fighting Hawks Beat the Bison, 6-4

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) Kayleen Schneider delivered a two-out, two-run pinch-hit single in the fifth and Dani Romero lined a two-run home run in the sixth as North Dakota defeated North Dakota State 6-4 in a Summit League game played on Sunday, May 5, in front of 348 spectators at Tharaldson Park.   NDSU (38-13, 16-2 SL) will be…