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Jacks Sweep Omaha on Senior Day

Jacks Sweep Omaha on Senior Day

BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State relievers combined to pitch nine shutout innings and the Jackrabbit offense took advantage of Omaha miscues to sweep a Summit League baseball doubleheader by scores of 7-2 and 6-4 Friday afternoon at Erv Huether Field. With the two wins, the Jackrabbits ran their winning streak to eight games, ending the regular season with a…

USD Women Shine at Summit League Track and Field

USD Women Shine at Summit League Track and Field

USD Recap FARGO, N.D.–As the sun set on Schlanser Track on Thursday evening, seniors Amber Eichkorn and Emily Grove added to their illustrious Coyote careers by defending their Summit League titles at the 2017 Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Eichkorn captured her third Summit League title in the 10,000 meters in 35:57.60. The Coyote trio of Eichkorn, junior…

SDSU Men’s Golf Headed To Stanford

SDSU Men's Golf Headed To Stanford

  For the second year in a row, the South Dakota State men’s golf team was announced as one of 81 teams in the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship Thursday morning during the NCAA Selection Show. The Jackrabbits, a 13th seed, are playing in their second Division I regional and will join No. 1 seed Stanford, Baylor, Oklahoma,…

Jackrabbits Equestrian season ends at Nationals

SDSU falls to South Carolina at Equestrian Nationals

WACO, Texas – The South Dakota State equestrian team lost to South Carolina, 15-1 in the first round of the NCEA National Championship on Thursday at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas. “Today was a tough loss but I’m proud of the team for making it to nationals this year,” head coach Ellie Wilkins said. “We’ve competed against some…

Jacked For Equestrian Nationals

SDSU overcomes adversity to make Nationals in Equestrian

To understand why making nationals is such a big deal for the SDSU equestrian team….. …You have to understand the circumstances, that go beyond their 3-8 record. Ellie Wilkins, SDSU Equestrian Coach:”Honestly this year has been kind of a touch year…a great feeling to know that everything is coming together and our hard work does pay off…” And that starts…

Jake Adams Sparks Iowa Past SDSU

Former Brandon Valley standout has 3 RBI's in win over Jackrabbits

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning and held on a 4-3 victory over South Dakota State in non-conference baseball action Tuesday afternoon at Duane Banks Field. The Hawkeyes, who ran their winning streak to seven games, improved to 18-9 overall. In having their four-game winning streak snapped, the Jackrabbits dropped to…

SDSU Excited About Equestrian Nationals

Jacks head to Texas next week for Equestrian Nationals

The South Dakota State equestrian team will be the No. 11 seed at the National Collegiate Equestrian Association National Championship in Waco, Texas. “I am so exited to be going to nationals with this year’s team and it’s rewarding to see that their hard work and dedication has paid off,” head coach Ellie Wilkins said. “We finished the regular season with…

SDSU’s Bono Is Big 12 Wrestling Coach Of The Year

SDSU’s Bono Is Big 12 Wrestling Coach Of The Year

IRVING, Texas – South Dakota State’s Chris Bono was honored Wednesday as the Big 12 Wrestling Coach of the Year after leading the Jackrabbits to their most successful season at the Division I level. During the recently completed 2016-17 season, the Jackrabbits compiled a 14-5 dual record, including an 8-1 mark against Big 12 Conference foes. SDSU finished third at…

SDSU And USD To Host WNIT Games Thursday

Jacks and Coyotes will have home games Thursday night

Jackrabbits to host Northern Illinois BROOKINGS, SD-For the 10th consecutive season, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will participate in postseason play as the Jackrabbits host Northern Illinois out of the Mid-American Conference Thursday in the first round of the Women’s NIT in the friendly confines of Frost Arena. “The WNIT will be an exciting challenge for our team….

Jacks React To Winning Summit Title

SDSU men happy to be headed for NCAA Tournament after Summit League title

The SDSU men defied all odds, entering the Summit League Tournament with a 15-16 record and winning 3 straight and the championship with a 79-77 win Tuesday night at the Premier Center. Afterwards Mike Daum, Tevin King and Michael Orris talked about what it meant to make the Big Dance where they hope to keep surprising the doubters. Categories: College…

Daum, Jacks Advance To NCAA With 79-77 Win Over Omaha

Daum, Jacks Advance To NCAA With 79-77 Win Over Omaha

  Summit League Player of the Year Mike Daum came up huge for the SDSU men when they needed him the most. Omaha’s talented Mavericks built a big lead early, but the sophomore from Kimball, NE scored 37 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Jackrabbits rallied down the stretch (they trailed 72-68) to beat Omaha 79-77 to win the…

Reactions To Dramatic SDSU Win Over USD

Emotions were dramatically different after SDSU's comeback win over USD

Michael Orris was the happiest Jackrabbit Monday night when he hit the game-winner with 1.4 seconds left to beat USD and help his team advance to the title game Tuesday night. Afterall, a spot in the NCAA was on the line and it’s something he’s dreamed about since he was a kid. As for Matt Mooney of the Coyotes who…

Orris Sparks Huge Comeback By SDSU Men

Jacks make huge comeback to beat USD after trailing by 16 in first half

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – No. 4 seed South Dakota State gave a nod to last season’s Cardiac Jacks in the 2017 Summit League Tournament semifinals Monday night, knocking off top-seeded South Dakota, 74-71 in front of a tournament-record 11,235 fans at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. SDSU (17-16) faced a 16-point deficit early in the first but didn’t panic and…

SDSU Women Fall In Summit Semis

Jacks lose for 2nd time in Summit League Tournament in semis to IUPUI

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota State women’s basketball had three players score in double figures but it was not enough to top IUPUI as the Jaguars recorded a 65-61 overtime win in The Summit League Tournament semifinal Monday afternoon at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. There were 6,371 fans in attendance. The Jackrabbits, 22-8, were led by sophomore…

Summit Tourney Preview

SDSU and USD teams ready for biggest stage at Summit League Tournament

The Summit League Tournament has become an incredible event for area college basketball fans. The women’s tournament has been so successful attendance-wise that it led to Sioux Falls hosting a Sweet 16 Tournament last year. For most of these players, it’s the biggest crowd they will ever play in front of. But for both USD and SDSU teams, they would…

Big Day For SDSU Men At Summit Track

SDSU men have big day one, USD's Nilsen wins pole vault and State's Rachel King the 3000M

The SDSU men have the lead after day one of the Summit League Indoor Track Championships held in Brookings for the first time. USD’s Chris Nilsen won the pole vault with ease, setting a Summit record at 18′ 5-3/4″. The Jacks had a trio of winners with the Medley, Kyle Burdick’s great kick to win the 3,000M and Bryant Courter…

Jacks Win Season Finale, Ober Shines

SDSU women finish in style behind Ober's huge game

Brookings, SD…The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team erupted for 33 points in the fourth quarter to record a 78-54 win Thursday night in front of 1,572 fans at Frost Arena in The Summit League action. The Jackrabbits, who went 8-0 at home during league play this season, closed the regular season at 21-7 overall and 12-4 in league…