Summit League Softball

NDSU Softball Takes Doubleheader Against St Thomas

Bison record a pair of shutouts against the Tommies

FARGO, N.D. – (NDSU Athletics) North Dakota State softball picked up back-to-back shutout victories for the first time this season on Friday, as the Bison defeated St. Thomas 2-0 and 3-0 in Summit League play at Tharaldson Park. Paige Vargas would be dominant early in game one for the Bison, as she was perfect into the fifth inning, as she…

Vargas Leaving Impact on NDSU Softball Program

Pitching final home series this weekend against St. Thomas

FARGO, N.D — Its the final home series  for North Dakota State softball this weekend against St Thomas. The Bison are battling for a top four seed in the summit league tournament and will also honor five of their seniors in a class led by pitcher Paige Vargas. Vargas made a loud first impression winning the summit league freshman of…

NDSU Softball’s Vargas, Lyle Complimenting Each Other As Top Two Pitchers

Both are tops in the Summit League in many pitching categories

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State softball has 26 wins this season,  the most since 2019. Helping get there securing 19 of them by pitching gems in the circle are Paige Vargas and Lainey Lyle. As the 1-2 punch for the Bison most weekends, Lyle  and Vargas both have sub 3 ERA’s throwing 16 complete games, allowing opponents to only…

NDSU Softball Ready To Play For Home Fans

Play first home series after 37 road games to start year

FARGO, N.D — After 37 games away from Fargo, North Dakota State softball finally gets the chance to play at home with three at home against Kansas City. “I just think it gives us more confidence and it’s a comfort to us,” left fielder Molly Gates said. “Just wanting to get out there and compete for our fans and our…

NDSU Softball Brings Hot Bats into Home Opener

Lead Summit League in hits and RBI

FARGO, N.D — After 37 games away from Fargo, North Dakota State softball finally gets the chance to play in front of the home fans this weekend when hosting Kansas City for a three game set. The Bison are 20-17 and 2-4 in conference play with three of those losses coming by one run.. NDSU  has the bats going leading…

NDSU Softball Picked Second; Lyle, Wysong Players to Watch in Summit League

Bison have won six of the last seven league titles

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State softball is two days away from getting their season underway in California. After winning six of the last seven Summit League titles and two of the last three regular season crowns, the Bison are not picked as the favorites. Instead, NDSU are runners up alongside Kansas City to the defending league champs, South Dakota…

NDSU Softball Fixing Team Chemistry After Disappointing 2021 Season

Bison did not win Summit League for first time since 2013

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State softball is happily turning the page to a new chapter after a 2021 season to forget that produced both a losing record for the first time in four years and no Summit League championship for the first time in eight years. A rough start made it hard to recover as the Bison won two…

UND Softball’s Season Ends in Quarterfinals of Summit League Tournament

Lost 5-0 to Omaha; 1-0 to South Dakota State

FARGO, N.D. — After getting their first Summit League Tournament win on Wednesday against North Dakota State, North Dakota Softball’s season came to an end in the quarterfinals. The Fighting Hawks were no-hit in the first game 5-0 and left the game-tying run on second in the final inning game falling to South Dakota State 1-0. It ends the Hawks…