Women’s Soccer

Big Honors for SDSU’s Leah Manuleleua

Big Honors for SDSU's Leah Manuleleua

KANSAS CITY – South Dakota State’s Leah Manuleleua was announced Monday as a member of the All-United Soccer Coaches’ All-West Region Second Team. Manuleleua closed her Jackrabbit career in award-winning fashion, being named the Summit League’s Offensive Player of the Year. She closed the year tied for first in the league with 11 goals, including a Summit League record seven…

Augie Soccer Team Advances to NSIC Semi’s Friday

Augie Soccer Team Advances to NSIC Semi's Friday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Cold winds and sub-freezing temperatures at Morstad Field were not enough to cool off the Augustana women’s soccer team (15-3-1) on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs of Southwest Minnesota State (11-7) 3-1 to advance to the NSIC Tournament semifinal match on Friday against Minnesota State in St. Paul, Minnesota. After a first half that featured…

Experience Should Help Jacks at NCAA Tourney

Experience Should Help Jacks at NCAA Tourney

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU soccer team is headed to it’s 5th NCAA tournament Friday when the Jacks play at Oklahoma State. Goalie Maggie Smither has played in 2 tournaments and this team has played some big-time opponents during the season. So that should really help when they take the field at Stillwater to play the 3rd-seeded Cowgirls. Leah Manuleleua, SDSU…

Augie Soccer Team Wraps Up Regular Season With Shutout

Augie Soccer Team Wraps Up Regular Season With Shutout

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana women’s soccer team finished its regular season in the same fashion that it began the season, a 2-0 win at Morstad Field Friday afternoon. This time, the victory came over the Wildcats of Wayne State while clinching the No. 2 seed of the NSIC Tournament. In the process, freshman Josie Arduser set the single-season record…

Jackrabbits Soccer Team Advances to Summit League Championship Game

Jackrabbits Soccer Team Advances to Summit League Championship Game

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State women’s women’s opened its 2019 Summit League Championship, presented by U.S. Special Warfare run with a 1-0 victory over Oral Roberts Thursday night. The Jackrabbits (15-4-1), who clinched a spot in Saturday’s title game with the victory, blasted the Golden Eagles’ defense all evening with 15 total shots, firing 10 on target. Cecilia Limongi recorded her…

Jacks Excited to Have Home Field Advantage in Summit Tourney

Jacks Excited to Have Home Field Advantage in Summit Tourney

BROOKINGS, SD… The South Dakota State soccer team earned the right to host the Summit League Tournament by winning the regular season conference title last year. They also hosted last year but were upset in the semi’s by Nebraska-Omaha 3-1. The Jacks are excited to host again and also want to make up for what happened last year on their…

SDSU Soccer Team Excited to Host Summit Tournament

SDSU Soccer Team Excited to Host Summit Tournament

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU women’s soccer team won the regular season title last year and as a result, gets to host the conference tournament again in 2019 starting Thursday in Brookings. Head coach Brock Thompson knows his team is motivated by the opening round loss to Omaha in 2018. But he also realizes how special it is to be hosting…

Augustana Soccer Team Wins 7th Straight

Augustana Soccer Team Wins 7th Straight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana women’s soccer team (10-1-1) showed no shortage of offense on Friday afternoon when it defeated the Wolves of Northern State (3-8-0) 5-1.  After going 749:43 minutes of game time without allowing a goal, Augustana surrendered a goal to Mallory Schoenhard in the 13th minute of Friday’s match to give Northern State a 1-0 lead….

USD Soccer Team Gets Big Win Over New Mexico State

USD Soccer Team Gets Big Win Over New Mexico State

VERMILLION, S.D. — A barrage of three first-half goals in four minutes allowed the South Dakota Coyotes to handle the New Mexico State Aggies by a score of 5-2 on Thursday afternoon at First Bank and Trust Soccer Complex. The triumph marks the fourth-straight victory for the Coyotes (5-5).   “It’s really good to finally play a full 90 minutes,”…

Late Manuleleua Goal Lifts SDSU Past Hawaii

Late Manuleleua Goal Lifts SDSU Past Hawaii

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State women’s soccer slipped past Hawaii in a 1-0 game Tuesday night, thanks to an 85th-minute goal from Leah Manuleleua. With time winding down at Fishback Soccer Park, SDSU took possession near midfield and saw Maya Hansen drive her way into the near corner, striking a cross towards the box for Manuleleua. The senior’s initial shot was…

Smither Leads Defending Champion Jacks Into Soccer Season

Smither Leads Defending Champion Jacks Into Soccer Season

BROOKINGS, SD… Maggie Smither of Sioux Falls is the 2-time Summit League Goalie of the Year. She leads her team into the new season knowing there’s high expectations for a team that’s won back to back regular season conference titles. And having her on the field really gives her teammates extra confidence. Smither doesn’t mind the pressure that goes with…

Augie Soccer Team Qualifies for 4th Region Tourney in 5 Years

Augie Soccer Team Qualifies for 4th Region Tourney in 5 Years

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Following another season of double-digit wins, the Augustana women’s soccer team has earned the No. 6 seed in the NCAA Central Regional and will play No. 3 seed Central Missouri (16-4-1) in Bemidji, Minn. on Friday, Nov. 9 with the time to be determined. This will be the Vikings fifth appearance in the NCAA tournament and their fourth…

Augie Soccer Season Ends in Mankato to Mavs in NSIC Soccer Tournament

Augie Soccer Season Ends in Mankato to Mavs in NSIC Soccer Tournament

MANKATO, Minn. — Looking to make it back to the NSIC tournament title game for the second straight season,  No. 3 seed Augustana women’s soccer team (12-5-3) battled but fell short against No. 2 seed Minnesota State (17-2-1), 3-0, in the NSIC semifinal game on Thursday morning. The Vikings will now have to wait until the NCAA DII soccer selection show,…

SDSU Season Ends With Loss to Omaha in Summit League Soccer Tourney

SDSU Season Ends With Loss to Omaha in Summit League Soccer Tourney

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Omaha sophomore Bailey Cascio registered just the third hat trick in #SummitWSOC Tournament history to lead the fourth-seeded Mavericks to a 3-1 win over top-seeded South Dakota State in Thursday’s opening semifinal. It marks the third-straight year the No. 4 seed has advanced to the title game. “It’s always hard whenever you score two goals (early) on the…

Augie Prepares for Mankato in NSIC Soccer

Augie Prepares for Mankato in NSIC Soccer

MANKATO, MN… The Augustana soccer team has advanced to the NSIC semi-finals after Wednesday’s 4-1 win over Winona State. But they will face a tall task when the 3rd-seeded Vikings take on #2 Mankato on their home field Friday morning. And the Mavericks beat Augustana 2-0 last Friday at Morstad Field to end the regular season. Brandon Barkus knows it…

Augustana Advances in NSIC Soccer

Augustana Advances in NSIC Soccer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Making their 6th consecutive appearance in the Northern Sun Conference playoffs, the Augustana women’s soccer team used a pair of first-half goals, and a stout second-half effort, to outlast Winona State for a 4-1 win. The victory marks the third time this season that the Vikings have scored four or more goals. Augustana will now advance to…

Summit League Soccer Getting Stronger

Summit League Soccer Getting Stronger

  BROOKINGS, SD…. The South Dakota State soccer team will host the Summit League Tournament starting Thursday in Brookings and will do so again next year after winnign the regular season title again. Much like the Summit League Championships in basketball, the league gets one automatic qualifier into the NCAA Tournament. But head coach Brock Thompson thinks his league is…

Jacks Ready For Summit League Soccer Tourney

Jacks Ready For Summit League Soccer Tourney

BROOKINGS, SD… The South Dakota State soccer team wrapped up the regular season soccer title last week and will host the Summit League tournament starting Thursday as the top seed. Brock Thompson’s team loves to play on the home field which is a grass surface, He really thinks that and the home fans will make a difference for his team….

Karstens Double OT Goal Beats Coyotes 1-0

Karstens Double OT Goal Beats Coyotes 1-0

BROOKINGS, SD… South Dakota State women’s soccer has developed a flair for the dramatic of late, picking up its second consecutive golden-goal victory Thursday evening in a 1-0 victory over rival South Dakota. After 90 minutes of regulation and a 10-minute overtime left the teams deadlocked at 0-0 on a chilly night at Fishback Soccer Park, SDSU and USD lined up…

SDSU Soccer Team Loves Home Field Advantage

SDSU Soccer Team Loves Home Field Advantage

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU soccer team will be hosting the Summit League Women’s Soccer Tournament on their home field. And they love playing at Fishback Soccer Park where it is a grass surface. Brock Thompson’s Jacks are unbeaten in conference play heading into Thursday night’s big showdown with the USD Coyotes. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports,…