Summit League

State of Athletics: NDSU’s Matt Larsen

KVRR's Nick Couzin talked with NDSU Athletics Director Matt Larsen about the busy season

FARGO, N.D. — It’s a busy time in the North Dakota State Athletics Department. Bison volleyball and soccer wrapped up their season. Football is vying for another FCS championship while both basketball teams get their schedules underway. KVRR Sports Nick Couzin talked with A.D. Matt Larson about all those topics and more. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines…

NDSU attracts dozens for games and free candy

It's no secret kids love costumes and candy and thankfully, there was plenty of both at Boo at NDSU.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — “The children are having a great time connecting with our athletes, fraternities and sororities, our residence hall groups and just the students that are here to welcome them, they’ve been so excited,” said Leadership Development and Residency Personnel Jen Kacere. Kids racked up on all kinds of candy, played games and were given free admission to…

State of Athletics: NDSU Athletics Director Matt Larsen

KVRR's Nick Couzin chats with North Dakota State Athletics Director Matt Larsen

FARGO, N.D. — Despite the spring football season coming to an end, the NDSU athletics department remains busy. Both baseball and track and field have entered the postseason and there are some exciting future match-ups on the Bison football schedule. KVRR Sport’s Nick Couzin discussed all those topics and more with athletic director Matt Larsen. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines…

NDSU Women Sweep Weekend Summit League Set

The Bison defeated the Omaha Mavericks 66-55 on Saturday evening

FARGO, ND – A late 15-5 run by the North Dakota State women’s basketball team sealed a 62-53 win over Omaha Friday night at the Scheels Center. The Bison improved to 7-2 overall and 2-1 in the Summit League with the win, while Omaha dropped to 1-5 overall and 0-1 in league play. It was the first game for the…

NDSU, UND Athletic Departments Remain Positive After Summit League Decisions

Conference Voted to postpone fall sports to spring on Monday

FARGO, N.D. — The summit league presidents voted unanimously to postpone all fall sports to the spring. Officials have already started to create spring schedule models to be finalized at a later date. There is no effect on the winter season. For NDSU and UND soccer, volleyball and cross country all shift their focus to 2021. With many questions still…

Summit League moves cross country, soccer and volleyball to spring

Decision due to health & safety of players due to COVID-19

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League President’s Council voted unanimously Monday afternoon to postpone the regular season and championships for the fall sports of men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball to the spring of 2021. The health, safety and welfare of the league’s student-athletes, coaches and staffs were at the forefront of this decision….

Summit League delays the start of fall sports

Competition may begin on September 23rd

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League’s Presidents Council agreed to delay the start of fall sports for member institutions until Sept. 23 based upon the recommendation from the League’s Joint Council due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The delay will result in a conference-only schedule for the sports of women’s soccer, men’s soccer and volleyball.  Competitive schedule for men’s and women’s…

St. Thomas athletics approved to make transition to Division I

Decision approved on Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The University of St. Thomas is officially headed to Division I for athletics. The NCAA Division I Council announced Wednesday it has approved St. Thomas to transition directly from Division III to Division I, starting in the 2021-22 academic year. The Tommies will remain in Division III and the MIAC for the 2020-21 year, pending ongoing…

NDSU women’s soccer reacts to The Summit League’s decisions for the upcoming season

The league announced postseason conference tournaments will go on as normal and that the decision to bring student-athletes back to campus for summer workouts will be left up to the schools and states

FARGO, N.D. — Plenty of uncertainty still remains for the upcoming season of college sports. This week, the Summit League began to provide some clarity into what things will look like for their conference during the 2020-2021 season. There will be no changes made to the postseason conference championships. This comes after other leagues around the country already decided to…

Summit League Cancels All Spring Sporting Events

Ends springs sports for 2020 season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  (Summit League Communications Department) Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple announced Friday that all spring sports have been cancelled given the current status of COVID-19. This cancellation includes all non-conference, conference and championship competitions for Summit League members through the end of the 2019-20 academic year. “The decision yesterday to suspend spring sports for the month of…