Softball

NDSU Softball Smokes Omaha in Summit League Tournament

The Bison won 9-0 in five innings

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Zoe Stavrou and Tabby Heinz each hit home runs as top-seed North Dakota State defeated Omaha 9-0 in five innings to advance in the Summit League tournament played Thursday, May 10, before 271 spectators at the Ellig Sports Complex. NDSU (31-17) is scheduled to play No. 2-seed South Dakota State (33-14) at 1 p.m. Friday,…

West Fargo Softball Rolls to Season Opening Win, Spuds Fall

Packers bat around in first inning on their way to big win.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Both the Moorhead Spuds softball team and the West Fargo Packers got their season openers in on Monday at Moorhead high school. The two had different results though against Badger-Greenbush-Maple River. The Spuds fell in the first game to BGMR 8-4 and then West Fargo routed the Gators 19-6. The Packers batted around in the opening inning…

Bison Softball Splits Doubleheader at South Dakota State

The Bison won game one 9-2 before losing Thursday afternoon 11-3

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State won game one 9-2, but South Dakota State bounced back for an 11-3 win in five innings in the second as the teams split Summit League softball doubleheader played Thursday, April 12, at Augustana University’s Bowden Field. The final game between NDSU (22-14, 2-2 SL) and SDSU (24-12, 5-3 SL) that…

NDSU Baseball, Softball Shift Series against South Dakota State

Each squad will be playing in Sioux Falls instead of Brookings, and the games have moved up in the week.

FARGO, N.D. — As winter weather continues to dismantle the spring sports season, North Dakota State baseball and softball are shifting their series. Both teams are scheduled to play South Dakota State this weekend, but the games have been moved up in the week and to Sioux Falls instead of Brookings. NDSU baseball at Augustana University Thursday, 11:00 a.m. Thursday,…

Alerus Center to Play Host to UND Softball Series

The Fighting Hawks host Montana beginning Friday.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (UND Athletics) — Alerus Center will host upcoming University of North Dakota softball games, officials with UND Athletics and the Alerus Center jointly announced Wednesday. UND’s scheduled home-opening series with Montana on Friday and Saturday has been moved inside to the turfed field at the Alerus Center. “We are excited to host UND softball for the first…

Beatty’s Offense Coming at Right Times for NDSU Softball

The senior leads the team with a .397 batting average

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State softball has had some clutch offense as part of its eight-game winning streak. Senior Bre Beatty has contributed plenty of times at the dish, with a team-leading .397 batting average and 14 extra-base hits. “She’s hitting the ball really well,” senior pitcher Jax Sertic said. “I think it says a lot to her character,…

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….

Fargo’s North Softball Complex Damaged After Trailer Fire

A local driver spotted smoke coming from a trailer around 2 pm on the North Softball Complex but once crews arrived, strong winds helped the fire engulf the entire trailer

FARGO, ND — A local driver spotted smoke coming from a trailer around 2 pm at the North Softball Complex in Fargo but once crews arrived, strong winds helped the fire engulf the entire trailer. The Battalion Chief with the Fargo Fire Department, Lee Soeth, says the Harwood firefighters arrived on scene first and put out in the fire in…

Watch: NDSU Softball Coach Darren Mueller Discusses National Signing Day additions

Bison softball adds three players to the upcoming class

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — North Dakota State University head softball coach Darren Mueller announced Wednesday, Nov. 8, that pitcher Paige Vargas (Mission Viejo, Calif. / Santa Margarita Catholic H.S.), catcher-outfielder Avery Wysong (Beaver Creek, Minn./Hills-Beaver Creek H.S.) and middle infielder Nicole Licea (Corona,Calif. / Hillcrest H.S.) have all signed National Letters of Intent to attend NDSU and play softball beginning…