Summit League

SDSU Sweeps Doubleheader At Fort Wayne To Wrap Up Regular Season

Jackrabbit Women Win 77-55 & Men Prevail 97-90

MEN’S RECAP FORT WAYNE, Ind. — South Dakota State men’s basketball closed out the regular season with a 97-90 win Saturday at Fort Wayne in front of 1,824 fans at the Gates Sports Center. SDSU (25-6, 13-1 Summit League) shot 49.3 percent in the game and hit 16-of-33 from deep as five Jackrabbits scored in double figures. Mike Daum led…

USD’s Pederson Wins Diving Title On Final Day Of Summit Swimming & Diving Championships

Denver Sweeps Team Titles

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the second straight day a USD diver was the local star of the Summit League Swimming & Diving Championships at the Midco Aquatics Center. Haley Pederson scored a 48.75 on her final attempt in the three meter dive championships to edge teammate Sarah Schank for the title on the final day of the Summit League…

Day One Recap of Summit Swim-Dive Championships

Day One Recap of Summit Swim-Dive Championships

(USD Recap) SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —Isaac Morris made a splash from the diving board for South Dakota on day one of the Summit League Championships Wednesday at the Midco® Aquatic Center. He captured the first Summit League championship title of his career in the three-meter dive.  South Dakota’s Top Performers: Morris advanced to the finals with a score of 347.35…

Coyotes Sweep Summit League Opening Doubleheader With Denver

USD Men Win 82-71 While Women Roll 79-51

MENS’ RECAP VERMILLION, S.D. – Matt Mooney scored 20 points as the South Dakota men’s basketball team opened Summit League action with an 82-71 victory over Denver Saturday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   Four Coyotes scored in double-digits including Mooney’s game-high 20 points. Triston Simpson tallied 17, Tyler Peterson 13 and Tyler Hagedorn 11 points.   South Dakota…

Mike Daum Is Summit League Male Athlete Of The Month

Averaged 20 Points & Eight Rebounds Per Game In November

ELMHURST, Ill. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum was selected as the Summit League’s November Male Athlete of the Month, announced Dec. 7 by the conference office. Daum helped the Jacks to a 7-2 record through the opening part of the season and averaged a near-double-double, posting 20.1 points and 8.2 rebounds per game while hitting 22 3-pointers. The Kimball,…

SDSU coach knows every Summit League game is tough

SDSU coach knows every Summit League game is tough

The Jackrabbit soccer team took a 5-0 Summit League record into Thursday night’s game with USD. But head coach Brock Thompson knows every conference match-up is tough. However he still wants his team to have fun every time they take the field. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: SDSU Jackrabbits, Summit League, Women’s…

Coyotes Spike Bison In Fargo

USD Sweeps NDSU 3-0

FARGO, N.D.—South Dakota ends the weekend 2-0 after the Coyotes came out on top after a tough three-set battle with North Dakota State to break the Bison’s three-game win streak. The score went 25-23, 27-25 and 26-24.   Who Stood Out The wealth was spread through the Coyote offense as Hayley Dotseth led the team with eight kills while Brittany…

REPORT-IUPUI Mulling Move From Summit To Horizon League

USD & SDSU Could Lose League Rival As Early As Next Year

INDIANAPOLIS, IN —  If a report from the Indianapolis Star is accurate, South Dakota and South Dakota State could be losing an opponent in the Summit League as early as next year. According to that paper, IUPUI has been extended an offer to join the Horizon League.  They would be the replacement for Valparaiso who left for the Missouri Valley….

Grove, Nilsen Earn Top Summit League Honors

Pole Vaulters Sweep Men's and Women's Outdoor Field Athlete Of The Year

ELMHURST, IL — University of South Dakota pole vaulters Emily Grove and Chris Nilsen were named the 2017 Women’s and Men’s Outdoor Field Athletes of the Year Wednesday. The award is based on a vote by the league’s head coaches. For Grove, this is the second straight year she has received the honor and it’s the third time the senior…

Jacks Playing Best Ball At Right Time

Jacks Playing Best Ball At Right Time

BROOKINGS, S.D. – For the eighth time in nine seasons, and the fifth in a row, the South Dakota State University baseball team will vie for a postseason title at the Summit League Baseball Championship. The Jackrabbits enter the four-day tournament as the No. 3 seed and will meet second-seeded North Dakota State at noon Wednesday in the opening round…

Summit League Baseball Tournament Bracket

SDSU To Open Tournament Wednesday In Tulsa Against NDSU

ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts earned the top seed in the upcoming Summit League Baseball Championship for the 17th time in program history and third consecutive year.   The 2017 baseball tournament takes place from May 24-27, at J.L. Johnson Stadium on the campus of Oral Roberts University. This marks the 14th time in league history the tournament will be…

Summit Track Day 2 Recap

Anderson shines with 7'1" high jump for USD

USD Recap FARGO, N.D.–South Dakota senior Danielle Waldner broke the Summit League Championship record and moved to eighth in the NCAA in the shot put on Friday at the 2017 Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Schlanser Track. In the race for the Summit League team title, South Dakota’s women enter the final day in second place with…

Coyotes & Jackrabbits Qualify For Summit Softball Tournament

Each Will Play On Wednesday In Fargo

ELMHURST, Ill. – IUPUI will carry the top seed into The Summit League Softball Championship for the first time in program history after winning its first regular season title. Joining the Jaguars in the championship field are North Dakota State, Omaha, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois. The 2017 Summit League Softball Championship will be played May 10-13,…

SDSU’s Kenkel Is Summit League Pitcher Of The Week

Struck Out Six In Six Scoreless Innings During Win At NDSU

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State University right-hander Ethan Kenkel has been honored as Summit League Pitcher of the Week, league officials announced Monday. A senior from Storm Lake, Iowa, Kenkel pitched six-plus shutout innings, allowing only two hits as the Jackrabbits claimed the series finale from North Dakota State, 1-0, on April 9. Kenkel’s six innings pitched and six…

Oral Roberts Fires Scott Sutton

Won More Than 300 Games In 18 Years At ORU

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  In Summit League coaching news, Oral Roberts has parted ways with head men’s basketball coach Scott Sutton. In 18 years Sutton went 328-and-246 and took the Golden Eagles to the NCAA Tournament three times. However, since the Summit League Tournament moved from ORU’s home floor in Tulsa to Sioux Falls Sutton’s Golden Eagles have been in…

Wichita State Leaves Missouri Valley For American Athletic Conference

MVC Could Look To Expand With Summit League Teams

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Wichita State made official one of the worst kept secrets in college sports, leaving the Missouri Valley Conference today to join the American Athletic Conference.  The Shockers will begin play in the AAC next season. With Wichita’s departure, the Valley is down to nine teams and will reportedly hold an emergency meeting this Sunday to discuss…

Jacks Swept At Oral Roberts

6-Run Sixth Inning Dooms SDSU In 6-2 Loss

TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts scored five times in the bottom of the sixth inning and went on to defeat South Dakota State, 6-2, Sunday afternoon in the finale of a Summit League baseball series at J.L. Johnson Stadium. In securing a sweep of the three-game set, ORU improved to 16-7 overall and 6-0 in league play. The Jackrabbits dropped…

Jacks Suffer First Summit Losses At Oral Roberts

Golden Eagles Win Resumption Of Last Night's Game 7-6 Then Second Game 11-5

GAME ONE TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts’ Sam Grellner drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 13th with a base hit to left field, leading the Golden Eagles to a 7-6 marathon victory over South Dakota State in the opening game of a Summit League baseball series. Play resumed Saturday afternoon after the game was suspended by…

USD’s Nilsen Is Summit Indoor Field Athlete Of The Year

Freshman Captured Summit League & National Pole Vault Championships

ELMHURST, Ill.–South Dakota freshman Chris Nilsen has been voted the 2017 Summit League Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year by the league’s head coaches as announced by the league office Friday.   Nilsen captured South Dakota’s second Division I national title by winning the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a clearance of 18 feet, 8 ¼…

Pair Of Jackrabbits Win Summit Track Honors

Rachel King & Joel Reichow Indoor Track Athletes Of The Year

ELMHURST, Illinois-South Dakota State senior Joel Reichow and sophomore Rachel King were voted the men’s and women’s Summit League Indoor Track Athletes of the Year by the league’s head coaches announced the league office Friday. Rachel King becomes the second SDSU student-athlete to win an indoor athlete of the year award, and the first to do so on the track….