Summit League

Summit League Action Posing New Challenges for UND

The Fighting Hawks are 1-2 in Summit League play

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND men’s basketball is now a few conference games into its inaugural season as a member of the Summit League. The unit earned a big win on the road against Denver on Saturday, and now they return home for four of their next five games. Head coach Brian Jones says playing in the Summit has been…

UND’s Klabo Awarded Summit League Player of the Week Honor

This is the second week this year Klabo has won the award

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.(UND Athletics) — UND senior forward Lexi Klabo has been named the Summit League Player of the Week after her performance Sunday in leading North Dakota to a win in its inaugural league game. Klabo scored 21 and added eight rebounds and three blocks in the 79-60 win over Purdue Fort Wayne Sunday. Klabo now has 26 career 20-point games, a…

NDSU Men Open Conference Play with Win Over South Dakota

The Bison came from behind to beat the Coyotes 71-65

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — Bison forward Deng Geu erupted for 20 points to lead the North Dakota State men’s basketball team back from a double-digit second-half deficit, earning a 71-65 win over South Dakota to open Summit League play on Saturday afternoon. The Bison outscored the Coyotes 38-21 over the final 16 minutes of the contest. NDSU trailed 49-39 with…

Overtime Goal Seals the Victory for NDSU Soccer over Oral Roberts

Malley O'Brien scores in the 98th minute to give Bison the Victory

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) — The North Dakota State women’s soccer team used a goal in the 98th minute on Friday night to beat Oral Roberts 1-0. The victory moved the Bison into a three-way tie for first place in The Summit League standings. The Bison had multiple chances to score in the first half, including a goal that was…

College Basketball: UND’s Lexi Klabo Named to Preseason All-Summit League First Team

Klabo comes off a monster season that saw her post 19 points and 9.3 rebounds per game

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — (UND Athletics) Senior forward Lexi Klabo was named to the Preseason All-Summit League First Team, announced today by conference officials. South Dakota State was chosen the league favorite by coaches, sports information directors and media with North Dakota coming in sixth in tight polling. Klabo, a First Team All-Big Sky Conference selection last season, comes off a monster…

NDSU Volleyball Sweep its way to First Conference Win of the Season

The Bison knocked off South Dakota State in straight sets

FARGO, N.D. — In the first three games of conference play, North Dakota State volleyball came painfully close to getting wins, dropping each in five sets. On Friday night, the Bison would not be denied against South Dakota State, knocking off the Jackrabbits in straight sets (25-15, 25-20, 25-17). The Bison remain at home through the weekend to face preseason…

NDSU Volleyball Drops Summit League Opener to South Dakota

The Bison led two sets to one before losing the match in five sets

FARGO, N.D. — After a disappointing non-conference schedule, NDSU volleyball was hoping for a big step up as Summit League action began on Friday. The Bison dropped the first set against South Dakota 25-12 before rattling off wins in sets two and three. Then, the Coyotes found new life and evened things up before taking the decisive set five 15-9….

Summit League Play Serves as Clean Slate for NDSU Volleyball

The Bison are 2-9 overall heading into conference play

FARGO, N.D. — Preseason may not have gone as well as NDSU volleyball would have liked from a record standpoint, but the 2-9 Bison aren’t letting that stand in the way of the big picture… a Summit League Championship. NDSU knew scheduling top-ranked opponents early in the year would best prepare them for their elite Summit League schedule. The squad…

Former NDSU Thrower Alyssa Olin Named Summit League’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year

Olin is the first female athlete from NDSU to be awarded this honor since Whitney Carlson in 2011

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State senior javelin thrower Alyssa Olin has been named The Summit League’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year, the league office announced Wednesday. Olin became a first-team All-American for the first time in her Bison career with a fifth-place finish in the javelin at the NCAA Outdoor Championships. She opened her 2018 season with a…

Bison Close Senior Day With Walk-Off Walk

NDSU sweeps series with South Dakota State to clinch the three seed in conference tournament.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Jayse McLean worked a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning to help the North Dakota State University baseball team earn a 6-5 walk-off win over the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits in the final game of the regular season Saturday, May 19, at Newman Outdoor Field. With the victory, North Dakota State (25-22,…