Colleges – South Dakota

Coyotes Crush Coppin State

24th-Ranked USD Wins 82-44

VERMILLION, S.D.—Eleven players scored in South Dakota’s balanced 82-44 win over Coppin State on Saturday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   No. 24 South Dakota (9-1) has held its second opponent in the last three games under 50 points.   Junior guards Liv Korngable and Chloe Lamb led the Coyotes with 14 points apiece. Korngable tied her career…

Coyotes Fend Off Pesky Lancers

USD Men Defeat Mount Marty 94-79

VERMILLION, S.D.—Balanced scoring and 55 percent shooting led to a season-high point total and a 94-79 win against Mount Marty College Friday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   The win moved the Coyotes to 7-3 overall and 10-0 against their neighbors from Yankton in a series that first began back in 1983.   Stanley Umude, the preseason Summit…

NIVC: Coyotes Roll Through Rebels & Will Host Quarterfinals

USD Sweeps UNLV And Will Host Third Round Match December 10th

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota used its most efficient offensive match of the season Friday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center to a 3-0 sweep over UNLV in the second round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championships.   The Coyotes, now 29-2 overall, had a season-low eight attack errors while producing 46 kills and a .369 hitting percentage while…

USD Volleyball Team Advances in NVIC With Win Over Central Michigan

USD Volleyball Team Advances in NVIC With Win Over Central Michigan

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota overcame a first-set loss and defeated Central Michigan in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championships on Thursday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The Coyotes, now 28-2, moved to 11-0 on the season at home, pushing their home-court win streak to 15 with a 20-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-19 victory over the Chippewas,…

Coyotes Ready For Post Season Run

Coyotes Ready For Post Season Run

VERMILLION, SD… The USD volleyball team starts the post season Thursday night in Vermillion when they take on Central Michigan in the first round of the N-I-V-C. If the CVoyotes win they would then play the UNLV-Kansas City winner Friday at 2:00. It’s a chance for the team to really make a name for itself in terms of branding and…

Coyotes Beat Creighton Behind Career Night for Sjerven

Coyotes Beat Creighton Behind Career Night for Sjerven

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota junior center Hannah Sjerven poured in a career high 28 points to lead the Coyotes to a 72-65 victory over Creighton Wednesday evening inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. No. 24 South Dakota (8-1) topped the Big East’s Creighton (6-2) for the fifth-straight meeting. “Tonight was a battle versus a very good team in Creighton,” said USD…

Coyotes Tough Schedule Will Help Prepare The For Summit League

Coyotes Tough Schedule Will Help Prepare The For Summit League

VERMILLION, SD… The USD women start a home stand Wednesday night when they host the Creighton Blue Jays. The Coyotes are 7-1 and ranked 24th in the coaches poll this week with wins over several big-time programs like Ohio State, Missouri and Utah. Their only loss was to Missouri State and the Bears are 18th in the poll. The schedule…

Coyotes Ranked 24th in Coaches Poll

Coyotes Ranked 24th in Coaches Poll

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota women’s basketball enters the USA Today Coaches Poll for the first time this season at No. 24. The Coyotes were ranked for five-straight weeks last season from Feb. 12 to March 12. The Coyotes (7-1) boast wins over the Big Ten’s Ohio State, the SEC’s Missouri and the Pac-12’s Utah this season. South Dakota also took down…

Coyotes Disappointed, But Ready to Host Tourney

Coyotes Disappointed, But Ready to Host Tourney

VERMILLION, SD…The Coyote volleyball team planned to be together practicing this week well before going 27-2. They just expected to be getting ready for their second straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament, and still believe they should be after Sunday night’s snub. “I mean yes, in my heart I do, because I think we were first out.” USD Senior Elizabeth…

USD Volleyball Team Disappointed, But Proud of Season

USD Volleyball Team Disappointed, But Proud of Season

VERMILLION, SD… The USD volleyball team was hoping to make the NCAA tournament after an incredible 27-1 regular season. But a first round loss in the Summit League tournament to Omaha cost them a spot in the big dance, despite having a solid RPI. The Yotes only other loss came early in the season to Iowa State. So were they…

Coyotes Snubbed From NCAA Volleyball Tournament Field, Will Host In NIVC

USD To Host Opening Rounds Of National Invitational Volleyball Championship

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  After a 27-1 regular season in which the Coyote volleyball team seemed destined for a second straight trip to the NCAA Tournament, a loss in the Summit League Tournament Semifinals left their hopes in the hands of a selection committee tonight. And their worst fears were realized as that committee left them on the outside looking in at…

Coyotes Clobber Northern Illinois In Final Game At South Point Thanksgiving Shootout

USD Women Win 91-48

LAS VEGAS, NV—South Dakota knocked down a school record 17 3-pointers to down Northern Illinois 91-48 inside the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout inside South Point Arena.   The Coyotes (7-1) swept their opponents at the Thanksgiving tournament with yesterday’s win over the Big Ten’s Ohio State. Northern Illinois (3-4) split its time in Las Vegas with yesterday’s victory against Tennessee…

Northern Arizona Surges Past USD

Coyote Men Lose 76-72

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.—Northern Arizona outscored South Dakota 14-2 over the final four minutes of the game to steal a 76-72 victory Saturday at the Rolle Activity Center.   Luke Avdalovic and Andre Bernie scored 17 points each to lead the Lumberjacks (3-1), which had lost to South Dakota by double digits in each of the last two seasons. Avdalovic’s fourth 3-pointer…

Coyotes Overwhelm Ohio State

USD Women Win 68-53 In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV—South Dakota senior guard Ciara Duffy posted a double-double of 22 points and 12 rebounds as the Coyotes defeated Ohio State 68-53 inside South Point Arena in the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout.   South Dakota (6-1) earned its third win over a Power 5 foe in four games on Friday. Ohio State (3-3) drops its second-straight contest after…

Coyotes Back In The Win Column After Victory At Cal Baptist

USD Wins 84-83

RIVERSIDE, Calif.—South Dakota lost an 18-point lead in the second half, but regrouped and got 29 points from Tyler Hagedorn to pull out an 84-83 road win at California Baptist Wednesday at the Events Center.   The Coyotes improved to 6-1 overall and 1-1 on this four-game road trip, their longest of the season. The game was part of the…

Coyotes Suffer 1st Loss to #22 Missouri State

Coyotes Suffer 1st Loss to #22 Missouri State

VERMILLION, S.D.—No. 22 Missouri State ended South Dakota’s perfect start to the season with a 74-66 victory on Monday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The loss ended South Dakota’s (5-1) 15-game home-winning streak and marked just the fourth loss inside the SCSC since the facility opened. Missouri State (6-1) has won 14 of their last 15 road contests,…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS: 2019 State-U Football

Celebrating The Best Of The South Dakota Showdown!

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  For the first time in 19 years the South Dakota Coyotes have beaten their arch rival from Brookings, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, in a classic 24-21 rivalry game.  We celebrate some of the best sights, sounds and moments from this year’s South Dakota Showdown with a special edition of Gridiron Greatness! Categories: College Sports, Colleges –…

USD Alum Chris Streveler Helps Winnipeg Capture CFL’s Grey Cup

Touchdown Pass In Blue Bombers 33-12 Victory

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA  —  One day after his alma mater South Dakota won the “state championship” of sorts by beating rival South Dakota State, former Coyote quarterback Chris Streveler went out and won the CFL’s championship. Streveler did a little bit of everything to help the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat Hamilton 33-12 to capture the Grey Cup, Winnipeg’s first title in…

Win Over SDSU Brings Satisfaction For USD Seniors & Springboard To 2020 For Returners

USD Wins 24-21 To Snap 10-Game Series Losing Streak

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Though the Coyotes didn’t hear their name called for the second straight year in the FCS Playoffs, yesterday’s 24-21 victory certainly gives the program hope that they might next year and moving forward. They showed resilience after a difficult 0-3 start to the year, winning five of their last nine games.  Of course it’s yesterday’s victory, which…

SUMMIT VB TOURNAMENT: Omaha Shocks Top Seed South Dakota In Semifinals

USD Hopes For At-Large Bid After Being Upended In Four Sets

DENVER, Colo. – Omaha outlasted South Dakota in a tremendous Summit League tournament semifinal played Saturday inside Hamilton Gymnasium.   The Mavericks prevailed 21-25, 28-26, 29-27, 26-24 in a match that saw 29 ties and 15 lead changes and countless missed set points by both teams. The loss snapped the Coyotes win streak at 24.   After winning the opening…