Colleges – University of Sioux Falls

USF’s Gabe Watson is Region Offensive Player of the Year

USF's Gabe Watson is Region Offensive Player of the Year

BROOKFIELD, Ill. – Gabriel Watson of the University of Sioux Falls Football Team has been named the Don Hansen All-Super Region Four Offensive Player of the Year and among four Cougars named all-region, according to an announcement today (Jan. 15) by the Don Hansen Committee.  Watson, who was also named to the first team offense, was honored with three others…

Evans & Sioux Falls Shoot Down Augustana

Cougars Win 77-73 Thriller Over Viking Men

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Senior guard Trevon Evansscored a season-best 33 points and hit two clutch free throws with four seconds to left to rally the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (10-4, 5-3 NSIC) past city rival Augustana (10-4, 6-2 NSIC), 77-73, before 1,738 in a packed Stewart Center on Saturday night. “This just feels great,” said Evans, who…

Sioux Falls Hands Augustana Women Second Straight Loss

Cougars Win 65-60

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Kaely Hummel scored 18 points and Andi Mataloni added 12, including a trio of three pointers, to lift the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (10-4, 5-3 NSIC) to a 65-60 win over city rival Augustana (14-3, 6-2 NSIC) before a packed Stewart Center on Saturday afternoon. With the win, USF recorded a second straight…

Sioux Falls Sweeps Hoops Doubleheader With Wayne State

Cougar Women Roll 81-59, Men Win 77-71

MEN’S RECAP COURTESY USF ATHLETICS SIOUX FALLS, SD – Drew Guebert recorded a double of 23 points and 10 rebounds while Trevon Evans had 16 points, including six in the final 31 seconds, as the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (9-4, 4-3 NSIC) knocked off Wayne State (10-3, 5-2 NSIC) on Friday night at the Stewart Center. USF,…

SMSU Outlasts Sioux Falls After Quick Turnaround From Nebraska Game

Mustangs Wins 79-75

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Southwest Minnesota State picked up a big road victory on Sunday night behind a game-high 31 points from Ryan Bruggeman to defeat the University of Sioux Falls, 79-75 in NSIC men’s basketball at the Stewart Center.   The victory for SMSU avenged an earlier 94-72 loss to USF in Marshall on Dec. 1. SMSU improves to…

College Commits: O’Gorman’s Emma Ronsiek, Tea Area’s Carter Slykhuis

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — It’s been a busy 24 hours as prep athletes are making their college commitments. Creighton is losing O’Gorman alum Taryn Kloth from the volleyball program, but is gaining Emma Ronsiek. The junior announced Wednesday via Twitter that she is committing to play college basketball for the Blue Jays. After leading the knights to a state championship in…

Hummel’s 20 Leads USF over Dakota State

Hummel's 20 Leads USF over Dakota State

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (8-3), which had a 43-8 run in the opening half, rolled to a 94-40 win over Dakota State on Tuesday (Dec. 18) to close out the non conference slate at the Stewart Center. Leading the way for USF, which ended a two-game losing streak, was junior guard Kaely Hummel…

Sioux Falls & Mankato Split Entertaining Doubleheader At Stewart Center

USF Women Win 80-68 While Men Fall 87-84 In OT

WOMEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, SD  – Led by the duo 20-point performances from junior guards Mariah Szymanski and Kaely Hummel, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (7-1, 3-0 NSIC) recorded a sixth consecutive win by rallying from a double-digit deficit and recording an 80-68 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) victory over Minnesota State on Friday at the Stewart…

Sioux Falls Sweeps Concordia-St. Paul On Hardwood

Women Victorious 83-74, Men Win 91-81

WOMEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Led by 25 points from Kaely Hummel and a career-high 17 by Gloria Mulumba, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (6-1, 2-0 NSIC) recorded its fifth consecutive win with an 83-74 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference win over Concordia St. Paul on Friday night at the Stewart Center. USF’s victory in its NSIC…

USF Names Pam Gohl as Next Athletic Director

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The University of Sioux Falls has named Pam Gohl as the next Athletic Director. Gohl has been with USF since 2012 and has served as Interim Athletic Director for USF, once from January to April of 2014, and in September of this year after Josh Snyder stepped down. Gohl most recently served as the Senior Associate Athletic…

USF Basketball Team Help Stranded Winter Travelers On Road Trips

Coo Do A Good Deed Before Their Basketball Game At SMSU

MARSHALL, MN  —  The USF men’s basketball team got an extra, unexpected workout ahead of their basketball game at Southwest Minnesota State today. The Cougars help push a truck from out of a ditch during the winter storm near an Applebees in Marshall.  Click on the video viewer to see video posted by USF coach Chris Johnson, who said the…

USF’s Gabe Watson is Finalist for Harlon Hill Award

USF's Gabe Watson is Finalist for Harlon Hill Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Gabriel Watson of the University of Sioux Falls Football Team, who leads NCAA DII in four rushing and scoring categories, is one of nine student-athletes nationally who have been nominated for the 2018 Harlon Hill Trophy as the Division II College Football Player of the Year. Following regional voting, the Little Rock Touchdown Club, in conjunction…

Cougars Outshoot Presentation as Hummel Leads the Way

Cougars Outshoot Presentation as Hummel Leads the Way

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Junior Kaely Hummel had 18 points and led five players in double-digits as the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (4-1) recorded a third straight win with a 98-46 decision over Presentation College on Tuesday at the Stewart Center. In their home opener, the Cougars recorded a season-high 98 points, which was the most since…

Northern, Augie and USF all win in Men’s Hoops Friday

Northern, Augie and USF all win in Men's Hoops Friday

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Northern Wolves and Augustana Vikings were big winners in the East-West Classic at the Sanford Pentagon. Northern 82, Black Hills State 50 The Wolves took a roaring 45-26 lead in the first half, and continued to tack things on in the second. They held their largest lead of the game, 32-points, with 9:10 left in regulation….

Watson Has Record-Breaking First Season with USF Cougars

Watson Has Record-Breaking First Season with USF Cougars

SIOUX FALLS, SD…. As first impressions go, it’ll be tough for anyone who ever wears a Sioux Falls uniform to top the one Gabe Watson made in 2018. “Thought he’d be a good football player but what he’s doing is amazing right now. I don’t want to say he’s exceed expectations because I don’t know where he can get to.”…

Watson Falls Shy Of 2,000 Yards In Cougars Season Finale Win Over Wayne State

USF Closes 7-4 With 26-7 Win

SIOUX FALLS, SD – A dominant defensive performance and the punishing running of Gabriel Watson lifted the University of Sioux Falls Football Team to a 26-7 season-closing Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference win over Wayne State College (3-8, 2-5 NSIC) on Senior Day at Bob Young Field on Saturday afternoon. On a day when 15 USF seniors were honored in a…

Cougars Fall to MN-Duluth in NSIC Semi-Finals

Cougars Fall to MN-Duluth in NSIC Semi-Finals

DULUTH, Minn. – On a Friday night when Lexi Scott recorded her 1,000 career kill, the University of Sioux Falls Volleyball Team (20-10) dropped a hard-fought decision to top-seeded and No. 4 ranked Minnesota Duluth, 3-0 (25-17, 25-20, 25-20) in the semifinal round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Volleyball Championships.  UMD (26-5) moves onto face Southwest Minnesota State in the championship tomorrow….

Top-Ranked Mankato Holds Off Sioux Falls

Cougars Fall 31-21 As Gabe Watson Sets Single Season Rushing Record

MANKATO, Minn. – On a day when Gabriel Watson became the program’s single season rushing leader, the University of Sioux Falls Football Team (6-4, 4-2 NSIC South) dropped a hard fought 31-21 decision to No. 1 Minnesota State (10-0, 6-0 NSIC South) on a damp and cool afternoon before 2,848 in attendance at Blakeslee Stadium.   The Cougars led, 7-0…

Sioux Falls Stuns & Sweeps Defending National Champion Concordia-St. Paul

Cougars Beat Nation's Top-Ranked Team 3-0

SIOUX FALLS, SD— In an emotional senior night match at the Stewart Center, the University of Sioux Falls Volleyball Team (18-8, 13-5 NSIC) swept the defending national champions No. 1 Concordia-St. Paul (21-6, 15-3 NSIC), 3-0 (25-15, 25-19, 25-23) for their 12th win in the last 15 matches.   The victory represented one of the biggest accomplishments in the NCAA…

Watson & USF Run Over Upper Iowa

Cougars Win 34-7

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The University of Sioux Falls Football Team rolled up 616 yards in total offense and shut down the explosive Upper Iowa offense in recording a 34-7 victory in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action on Saturday before 1,439 in attendance at Bob Young Field. The victory assured USF of a winning season for the 25th straight year,…