NDSU Baseball

New College Baseball Ruling Provides Flexibility for NDSU Baseball Returners

There will be no roster cap for 2021 Season

FARGO, N.D. — According to reports, the NCAA Division One Committee for Legislative Relief has done just that for college baseball. In 2021, there will no longer be a roster cap of 35 players, the annual counter increases from 27 to 32 and the 25 percent scholarship minimum is waived. That opens teams around the country including North Dakota State…

NDSU’s Brown “100 Percent All In” on College Baseball Coaches Proposal for Later Start to Season

Coaches hope to have proposal voted on for 2022 season

OMAHA, Neb. — A group of power five coaches in college baseball are proposing a later start to the season to trim expenses post COVID-19, improve the fan experience and reduce player injury. The hope is for a vote in January and be put in place by 2022. The idea originated by northern schools who are impacted by weather with…

Senior Tribute: NDSU Baseball’s Bennett Hostetler

The senior shortstop reflects on his NDSU Career

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State Baseball was just about to open up Summit League play on the road at Omaha before the news of cancellation of the remainder of spring sports came down due to COVID-19. The Bison had eight seniors who saw their collegiate careers come to a possible end including shortstop Bennett Hostetler. “We got a text…

NDSU Baseball Drops Series Finale in Hawaii

Rainbow Warriors Beat Bison 8-0

HONOLULU, Hawaii – (NDSU Athletics) The Rainbow Warriors scored eight runs in the first three innings Monday, as the Hawaii baseball team defeated North Dakota State 8-0 in the series finale. NDSU dropped to 1-3 on the year, while Hawaii improved to 5-1. The Bison return to the mainland for their next series, as NDSU will travel to UC Davis…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Baseball Coach Tod Brown

NDSU Baseball Coach Tod Brown Sits Down with KVRR's Nick Couzin to Preview the Season

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Baseball starts their season in Hawaii this weekend. The Bison are making a lot of changes for the 2020 season. KVRR’s Nick Couzin caught up with Head Coach Tod Brown to talk about those changes and more in this week’s Coach of the Week segment. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags:…

NDSU Baseball’s Loven Adding New Pitch for 2020 Season

Loven Coming Off Summit League Newcomer of the Year

FARGO, N.D. — As North Dakota State baseball gets their season underway this weekend, Summit League Newcomer of the Year pitcher Max Loven will continue to make an impact on the front end of the rotation into his second season. As a freshman, Loven recorded 75 strikeouts, a 4 and 2 record, just under 89 innings pitched with a 2.44…

NDSU Baseball Making Changes to Batting Order for 2020 Season

Shortstop Bennett Hostetler moving in the batting order

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Baseball begins a new chapter this weekend in Hawaii. After a 2019 season that saw their postseason hopes end on the final day of the regular season, the Bison are looking to take bigger strides. Shortstop Bennett Hostetler is one of those players hoping to continue making an impact using his bat. Hostetler led…

SDSU Baseball Takes Doubleheader from NDSU to End Regular Season

Jackrabbits outscored the Bison 10-2 combined in the two games

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) In the final regular season games of the year, the South Dakota State baseball team took a pair of games from North Dakota State Friday afternoon at Newman Outdoor Field. The Jackrabbits won the opener 2-1 before putting up 14 singles in an 8-1 victory in the nightcap. The losses dropped NDSU to 19-24 overall…

NDSU’s Hostetler Named Summit League Player of the Week

Hit three home runs against Purdue-Fort Wayne

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State junior Bennett Hostetler has been named the Summit League Baseball Player of the Week for his performance last week. Hostetler put together his best weekend of the season, going 8-for-13 (.615) with three home runs and nine RBI in a series win over Purdue Fort Wayne. The junior homered in all…

NDSU Bounces Back to Down Purdue-Fort Wayne

The Bison defeated the Mastadons 20-7 in seven innings

FARGO, N.D. — After falling to the Mastadons 6-5 on Friday night, NDSU got revenge in Saturday’s game against Purdue-Fort Wayne with a 20-7 win. The Mastadons got on the board first, scoring two runs in the first inning, but the Bison answered quickly. After making it 2-1 at the end of the first, the Bison offense exploded in the…