Summit League

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,…

NDSU Softball: NDSU Uses Summit League Losses as a Lesson Heading into NCAA Tournament

NDSU softball hit the 20 win mark before beginning conference play this season

FARGO, N.D. —When you win nine Summit League Tournament titles in one decade and put up 30 wins year-after-year, it becomes easy to overlook weaker opponents. That’s what happened to NDSU softball after hitting the 20 win mark before beginning conference play. The herd then took losses to Omaha, South Dakota State and Fort Wayne in their first few tastes…

Bison Baseball Sweeps Fort Wayne

NDSU sits at 22-22 on the season.

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – The North Dakota State University baseball team scored three runs in the seventh inning to rally and earn a 7-5 win over the Fort Wayne Mastodons Sunday, May 13, at Newman Outdoor Field. With the win, North Dakota State (22-22, 12-13 Summit League) completes a three-game series sweep of the Mastodons (10-34, 6-21 Summit League)….

Bison Men’s T&F Win Ninth Consecutive Summit League Outdoor Title

The Bison men racked up 259 points to pull away from South Dakota State and South Dakota on the final day of competition

TULSA, Okla. (NDSU Athletics) — The North Dakota State University men’s track & field team has claimed its ninth consecutive Summit League outdoor team championship and its 10th in 11 years. The Bison men racked up 259 points to pull away from South Dakota State and South Dakota on the final day of competition Saturday. SDSU finished second with 215.5…

Bison Baseball Battles Back to Down Fort Wayne in Extra Innings

NDSU will go for the series sweep on Sunday

FARGO, N.D. (NDSU Athletics) – Carter Thompson hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the North Dakota State University baseball team to a 5-4 victory over the Fort Wayne Mastodons Saturday afternoon, May 12, at Newman Outdoor Field. With the triumph, North Dakota State (21-22, 11-13 Summit League) clinches a series win over Fort Wayne (10-33,…