Summit League

NDSU Soccer Takes Down Western Illinois

Second Half Goals Send Bison to Win Over Leathernecks

FARGO, N.D. – The North Dakota State soccer team scored a pair of goals in the second half Sunday, as the Bison beat Western Illinois 2-1 at Dacotah Field. NDSU moved to 7-5-3 overall and 2-1-2 in the Summit League with the victory, while Western Illinois dropped to 6-9-1 overall and 2-4 in league play. The Bison return to action…

University of St. Thomas invited to join Summit League

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The University of St. Thomas announced Friday it has been invited to join the Summit League, a Division I athletic conference, four months after it was kicked out of the Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The NCAA must approve the St. Thomas’ move to the Summit League. Current NCAA rules state that Division III schools…

NDSU’s Moton, Larson, Keller Take Home Summit League Track & Field Honors

Akealy Moton won Summit League Outdoor Field Athlete of the year, Don Larson, Stevie Keller Earn Coaching Honors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – North Dakota State freshman thrower Akealy Moton and head women’s track & field coach Stevie Keller were honored Wednesday by The Summit League for their outstanding performances in the 2019 outdoor track & field season. Moton secured the women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year award following a fifth-place finish in the shot put at the…

NDSU Men, Women Sweep Summit League Track & Field Championships

The Bison women won their 12th title in a row, while the men picked up their 10th in a row

MACOMB, Ill. (Summit League) –The North Dakota State men’s and women’s teams extend their league record win-streak by sweeping the team titles at The Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championships Friday at Hanson Field.   Final Standings For the 12th consecutive outdoor season, the Bison women earned the league crown with a total of 255 points with South Dakota…

NDSU’s Leddy Named Summit League Female Athlete of the Month

Leddy allowed just five earned runs in 48 innings through the month of April

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (NDSU Athletics) — North Dakota State softball pitcher KK Leddy was recognized as the Female Athlete of the Month for the first time in her career after the senior put together an impressive April to help the Bison clinch their eighth Summit League regular season title. Leddy excelled throughout the month of April, helping the Bison to…

No Rivalry Brewing Between NDSU and UND Softball

The Bison and Fighting Hawks play a three game series this weekend

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU softball will finish the regular season this weekend in a three game series against North Dakota. The Bison-Fighting Hawks matchup usually means a big rivalry, no matter the sport, but things aren’t as dramatic between the two softball programs. This is just the first year UND has played in the Summit league and the teams haven’t squared…

NDSU Baseball Drops Series Opener against Western Illinois

The Bison lost 7-2

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Western Illinois scored three runs in the third and three in the eighth to down the North Dakota State baseball team 7-2 Friday night at Newman Outdoor Field. With the loss, the Bison drop to 11-20 overall and 8-11 in the Summit League. The Leathernecks took a two-game lead over the Bison in the standings,…

Vargas Having Strong Freshman Season for the Bison

The Pitcher has won twelve games, including four shutouts

FARGO, N.D. — K.K. Leddy has been leading the NDSU softball team all season as the Summit League’s top pitcher. But she is not the only Bison who has been throwing lights out this season. Paige Vargas is having a season of her own to remember, and she is only a freshman. Vargas has started 18 games and has won 12…