North Dakota State

QB Hotchkiss to Transfer from NDSU Football Program

Holden Hotchkiss was the backup to Easton Stick in 2018.

FARGO, N.D. — The Bison football team has a scholarship to fill. Quarterback Holden Hotchkiss left the program and intends to transfer, the team announced Monday. Hotchkiss earned the backup job over Noah Sanders last year in fall camp and appeared in eight games behind Easton Stick. In the coming season, the Bison do not have Stick, but they do have…

NDSU’s Otterdahl Finishes Runner-Up in Discus at NCAA Championships

Otterdahl lost to Texas Tech's Eric Kicinski by two inches

AUSTIN, Texas — NDSU thrower Payton Otterdahl won the first Division-I individual track and field titles as part of the indoor season in March. He came two inches short of earning an outdoor title in the discuss, finishing runner-up to Texas Tech’s Eric Kicinski. Otterdahl’s best toss came in at 62.48 meters, while Kicinski threw 62.53. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra,…

NDSU T&F Looking to Otterdahl for Leadership ahead of NCAA Championships

Payton Otterdahl won two indoor titles earlier this year

Less than a week out from the NCAA Track and Field Championships in Austin, Texas, North Dakota State has seven student-athletes competing, three of them in multiple events. All but one of those is a throwing event, prompting throws coach Justin St. Clair to be named the Midwest Region’s Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year. This is the sixth regional honor…

Two More NDSU Throwers Earn NCAA Championships Berth

Payton Otterdahl placed second in the discus and Brendan Artley took 12th in the Javelin

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Payton Otterdahl kept his discus title hopes alive on Friday when he took second in the event at the NCAA Track and Field West Prelim. Otterdahl threw 59.61 meters, finishing behind Dotun Ogundeji by 0.7 meters. Freshman Brendan Artley barely makes the cut for nationals by taking the final spot with his 12th place finish in the…

NDSU Sends Three to Nationals on First Day of NCAA Track & Field Prelims

Akealy Moton, Bailey Retzlaff and Alex Talley all earned spots at Nationals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — North Dakota State earned three berths in Nationals for NCAA Track and Field. The top 12 in every event move on. Freshman Akealy Moton was ranked 24th in the women’s javelin entering competition, but she threw a personal best 50.56 meters to take sixth. Teammate Kari Wolfe just missed out with a 17th-place finish. In the women’s…

Retzlaff, Talley Preparing for Multiple Events at West Track & Field Prelim

NDSU has 22 student-athletes competing for a shot at Nationals

The next stage of competition for collegiate track and field is the East and West Preliminaries. North Dakota state has 22 student-athletes competing at the west prelims this week, and five of those athletes are competing in multiple events. Throwers Bailey Retzlaff and Alex Talley each have a very real possibility of earning a trip to nationals in both events….

NDSU Track & Field Features 27 entries at NCAA West Preliminary

Payton Otterdahl leads the way with a No. 2 ranking in the shot put and discus

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State men’s track & field team has qualified 14 entries for the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, it was announced Thursday, May 16. A total of 11 Bison men will compete, with three entered in a pair of events. The meet will be held at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, Calif., on May 23-25….

Davies WR/CB Ty Satter Verbally Commits to NDSU

Satter made the announcement on Twitter Thursday night

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State football secured its first verbal commitment of the 2020 season. Davies wide receiver/cornerback Ty Satter announced on Twitter his commitment to play for the Bison. Satter’s dad, Tony Satter, is in the NDSU Hall of Fame for his playing days as a running back. He graduated as the second-leading career rusher in program history…

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,…