NDSU Softball

KVRR Round Table: NDSU, UND Softball Aim for Conference Success

The KVRR Sports team analyzes the play of NDSU and UND softball so far this season.

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU softball and UND softball teams continue conference play both fighting for conference titles in its respective leagues. Both teams have been led by their aces. Jax Sertic for the Bison and Kaylin VanDomelen for the Hawks. The KVRR sports team analyzes what the two teams have to do to remain successful the rest of the…

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…

Bison Softball Prepares for Summit League Opener

NDSU Summit League opener set for this weekend with Omaha.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — North Dakota State (20-12, 0-0 SL) is scheduled to play its three-game Summit League softball series at Omaha (13-24, 1-5 SL). The teams will play a doubleheader at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 5, and 1 p.m. single-game Friday, April 6 at Westside Field at Westbrook. The series was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 7, and…

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….

NDSU Softball Excited About Upgrades to Home Facility

NDSU softball opens season against Southern Utah on Friday.

FARGO, N.D. — With the calendar turning to February, and snow still covering the ground means it is time for Bison softball. North Dakota State begins its season on Friday in Las Vegas. There is still two months until the herd will play a home game, but there is a lot of buzz around the upgrades to their home field. A new…

NDSU Softball Stays Alive in Conference Tournament After Game One Loss

NDSU Rebounds with 14-3 win

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Top-seeded IUPUI rallied to score two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat No. 4 South Dakota 11-10 in The Summit League Softball Championship Thursday afternoon at the Ellig Sports Complex. Mandy Dallas led off the seventh with a solo shot to tie the game at 10-10, setting up the walk off…

NDSU Softball Gets Set for Tournament Game against Western Illinois

The 2-seed Bison will face 3-seed Western Illinois

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State’s softball team knows its opponent for the second round of the Summit League Tournament. The Bison will face Western Illinois in the double-elimination format. First pitch at Ellig Sports Complex is at 2:30 p.m. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison, Ellig Sports Complex, NDSU Softball, Summit League Softball, Summit League Tournament, Western Illinois

Coach of the Week: NDSU Softball Coach Darren Mueller

Mueller is trying to lead the Bison to their 6th consecutive regular-season Summit League title

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State softball coach Darren Mueller is in his 16th season as the head coach of the Bison, and he is the KVRR Coach of the Week. The Bison have two series left in their regular-season before they host the Summit League Tournament.   Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Bison, coach of the…

Tough Non-Conference Schedule Prepares NDSU Softball for Summit League

Bison Host IUPUI in a series beginning on Saturday

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State softball (15-21, 3-0 SL) is scheduled to host IUPUI (13-20, 3-0 SL) for the Bison’s first home series of the season. The Bison have won four in a row, including a series against Fort Wayne to kick off Summit League Play. At times, NDSU’s offense has struggled to get going, but head coach Darren…