Jax Sertic

NDSU Softball Moving Ahead Without Sertic in 2019

Bison will be without Ace Pitcher Jax Sertic who graduated last season

FARGO, N.D. — The weather is cold outside, however, North Dakota State softball is inside preparing for the upcoming 2019 season. The expectations are high. NDSU is picked to win the Summit League for the ninth consecutive season. While that is a great accomplishment for the team, for them, it’s not about winning. “Every year is a new year so…

Former NDSU Pitcher Sertic to Play in the Netherlands

Sertic will play for Terrasvogels of the Golden League in the Netherlands.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Former North Dakota State University pitcher Jacquelyn Sertic has signed to play professionally overseas for Terrasvogels of the Golden League in the Netherlands. Sertic is the fifth NDSU softball player to compete professionally, and joins former teammates, all-region pitcher Krista Menke (Italy/Netherlands) and all-region shortstop Logan Moreland (Italy), along with former all-region pitcher Whitney Johnson…

NDSU Softball: NDSU Uses Summit League Losses as a Lesson Heading into NCAA Tournament

NDSU softball hit the 20 win mark before beginning conference play this season

FARGO, N.D. —When you win nine Summit League Tournament titles in one decade and put up 30 wins year-after-year, it becomes easy to overlook weaker opponents. That’s what happened to NDSU softball after hitting the 20 win mark before beginning conference play. The herd then took losses to Omaha, South Dakota State and Fort Wayne in their first few tastes…

College Softball: Bison Set To Face Omaha in Summit League Tournament

NDSU won its seventh regular-season league title in the last ten years and locked down the number-one seed in the conference tournament

FARGO, N.D. — Claiming the top seed in the Summit League Tournament and winning regular-season titles is nothing new for Bison softball. NDSU continued that tradition yet again this season. The team won its seventh regular-season league title in the last ten years and locked down the number-one seed in the conference tournament. These accolades, however, have become the expectation…

NDSU’s Sertic Claims Conference Pitcher of the Year Honors

Sertic helped lead the Bison to the top seed in the conference

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State senior right-hander Jacquelyn Sertic was selected Summit League Pitcher of the Year for the second time in her career to highlight five all-league honors for the Bison that were announced on Tuesday, May 8, by the league office. Regular season champion NDSU (30-17) is the top-seed in the Summit League tournament scheduled…

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: Bison Gear Up for Home Opener in Renovated Sports Complex

NDSU will host Fort Wayne on Saturday

FARGO, N.D. —The Bison softball team has played twelve “home games” so far this season, none of which were actually played at the Ellig Sports Complex. But thanks to the warmer weather NDSU is finally gearing up to host Fort Wayne this weekend, and got the chance to practice outside on their home turf Wednesday afternoon. The herd has some…

Sertic Claims Fourth Pitcher of the Week Honor of Season

Sertic leads the Summit League in ERA, wins and strikeouts this season.

ELMHURST, Ill. — North Dakota State’s Jacquelyn Sertic collected her fourth Summit League pitcher of the week honor of the season after her performance in Omaha last Friday. The 14 pitcher of the week honors is tied for second in league history. Sertic struck out 12 in a complete game victory for the Bison. She has now reached double-digit strikeouts in a…

NDSU Softball’s Success in Close Games Key for Eight-Game Win Streak

The Bison have won six games by one run

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State softball has kept things interesting throughout much of its eight-game winning streak. The Bison mashed together three consecutive wins by one run in the middle of the stretch, and six of their 17 wins on the year have been by that margin. “I think it shows how much we’ve developed from last year, because…

Bison Softball Eager to Grow after First Weekend

NDSU is 2-3 heading into the second weekend

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU softball is 2-3 to start the year after the first weekend of play. The Bison pitching kept them in all the contests, but their hitting slumped in key moments. Senior pitcher Jax Sertic went 1-2 on the weekend, despite an ERA of just 1.80. “This weekend is going to be tougher,” head coach Darren Mueller said….