The Augustana baseball team used some solid hitting at the plate en route to two wins on Wednesday against Winona State at Karras Park Home of Ronken Field. The Vikings improved to 21-12 (12-6 NSIC) on the year, while the Warriors dropped to 14-20 (12-10 NSIC) with the losses.
Minnesota designated player Sara Groenewegen hit a three-run home run to help lead the 13th-ranked Gophers to an 8-2 win against South Dakota at JSC Stadium Wednesday. The Gophers (34-7) have won four in a row. South Dakota (15-22-1) lost for the first time in five games. The two teams met for the first time since 2011.
A day after tying the South Dakota State single-season home run record, Devan Larsen set a new mark with her 11th long ball of the season in a 7-6, come-from-behind walk off win over Creighton. The Bluejays won the nightcap 9-0 in five innings in a game that Jessica Markanich set the SDSU career record for times hit by a pitch with 15.
Augustana softball is ranked No. 1 in the first edition of the Central Region rankings the NCAA announced on Wednesday.
The National Fastpitch Coaches' Association announced on Wednesday afternoon that Augustana senior pitcher/utility player Jenelle Trautmann has been named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA National Player of the Week after an impressive performance in Augustana's six victories last week.
North Dakota took a pair of softball games at South Dakota State on Tuesday afternoon.
Two days after sweep NDSU the SDSU baseball team battered the University of North Dakota 21-7.
The Sioux Falls Cougars dropped the first game of a doubleheader with Wayne State 13-7 before winning in extra innings 3-2 later.
A big weekend on the softball diamond for USD's Yvon Minogue has garnered her national honors.
Jazzelena Black is named Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Athlete of the Week for the first time in her career after her performance at the Jim Duncan Invitational.
The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following baseball player and pitcher-of-the-week for April 6-12, 2015.
Former Iowa Hawkeye point guard and junior college All-American Trey Dickerson will be joining Craig Smith's South Dakota Coyotes.
Barry Brandt was named the 2014 NAIA Athletic Director of the year. This prestigious award is given annually to an athletics director for his or her accomplishments in all facets of athletics administration over the course of the previous yea
Karlie Schut, a junior from West Des Moines, Iowa, received the 2014 A.O. Duer Scholarship Award (Female Athlete).
For the third time this season, senior pitcher/utility player Jenelle Trautmann has been named the NSIC's Player of the Week. Trautmann has also been named the league's pitcher of the week twice this season, earning that honor the past two straight weeks.
Yvon Minogue earns her second career Summit League Player of the Week award and second of the season after leading South Dakota to a 4-1 record over the week.
Adam Bray earns his first Pitcher of the Week accolade this season and third of his career.
South Dakota State hit four homeruns on Sunday to win 13-5 and complete a three game sweep of rival North Dakota State.
Krista Menke took a perfect game into the 5th inning as NDSU complete a three game sweep of the SDSU softball team.
Playing in Brookings for the first time since 2008 the SDSU women's tennis team edged rival USD 4-3.