NDSU Softball

Senior Tribute: NDSU Softball’s Montana DeCamp

Bison Softball Shortstop looks back on collegiate career

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State Softball was gearing up for a road trip to the west coast when the news of COVID-19 canceled the rest of their season ending what might be the end of four seniors collegiate careers. What turned into a normal team meeting quickly became a surreal moment for shortstop Montana DeCamp. “I was sitting next…

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…

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 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,…