Summit League

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….

Jackrabbits Complete Dominating Sweep At Omaha

SDSU Wins Series Finale 13-4

OMAHA, Neb. – Skyler Wenninger drove in a career-high four runs, including two in an eight-run sixth inning, as the South Dakota State University baseball team completed a Summit League series sweep of Omaha with a 13-4 victory Sunday afternoon at Isaacson Field. The Jackrabbits improved to 9-7 overall and 3-0 in league play. Omaha dropped to 2-16 overall and…

LIVE AT THE SUMMIT-Mark Ovenden With Commissioner Tom Douple

Summit League Leader Talks State Of The Tournament In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Entering it’s ninth time in Sioux Falls, the Summit League Basketball Tournament appears as strong as ever at the PREMIER Center.  Sports Director Mark Ovenden spoke live with Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple during the start of the tournament on Saturday.  Click on the video viewer to watch! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota, Colleges…

Summit League Tournament Makes Its 2017 Return

New "Fanfest" Tries To Make Tournament A Weekend Experience

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—College basketball tournament time is upon us. The Denny Sanford Premier Center is gearing up to host the Summit League Men’s and Women’s Basketball tournament for the third straight year. General Manager Terry Torkildson said they’ve grown more comfortable in getting the big event prepared. “We know what the other one wants so there’s still a lot of…

SDSU Daum Wins Summit League Player Of The Year

Jackrabbit Conference Honors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  In advance of the Summit League Tournament beginning in two days on Saturday at the PREMIER Center, the Summit League’ s postseason honors were announced.  Below are the honorees for the men’s and women’s basketball teams of South Dakota State University MEN South Dakota State’s Mike Daum was named The Summit League Men’s Basketball Player of…

Summit League Women’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

SDSU and USD Will Play Next Sunday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The brackets for the Summit League Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls are out and both the South Dakota and South Dakota State women are in an unfamiliar position. The middle of the Summit League pack. With their 81-75 win over USD, Western Illinois took the outright Summit regular season…

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…

North Dakota To Join Summit

UND to leave Big Sky and re-unite with NCC rivals

  The University of North Dakota will soon be re-united with NCC rivals according to the Grand Forks Herald. The Fighting Hawks will reportedly join the Summit League in 2018 and the Missouri Valley for football in 2020. A press conference to make this official is expected later this week. Categories: College Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Missouri Valley,…