HILLSBORO, Ore.-- North Dakota out-lasted host Portland State in the nightcap of a double-header split Friday afternoon in the opening of Big Sky Conference play. PSU won the opener, 7-2, before UND stormed back for a 9-7 win in game two.
North Dakota lifts the lid on its final season in Big Sky Conference play Friday at Portland State, its final road trip before finally opening its home schedule Mar. 30 against Montana.
HONOLULU, Hawai'i-- Maryland used a fifth-inning error to help produce the eventual winning runs in a 2-1 victory over North Dakota in the finale of the Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine Classic Saturday afternoon. It was also the final tune-up game before the Big Sky Conference season opens next weekend.
HONOLULU, Hawai'i-- North Dakota suffered a pair of one-run losses Friday at the Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine Classic. UND dropped a 1-0 game to Cleveland State in the opener then saw Hawai'i rally with three runs in the seventh to take a 3-2 victory in game two.
HONOLULU, Hawai'i-- North Dakota split a pair of games at day two of the Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine Classic Thursday, defeating Cleveland State, 2-1, before falling to fourth-ranked Tennessee, 14-2.
HONOLULU, Hawaii-- The North Dakota softball team hung tough with one of the nation's top teams and nearly stole a win against host Hawai'i in the nightcap of a doubleheader late Wednesday night. Fourth-ranked Tennessee was a 5-0 winner in game one before Hawai'i needed nine innings to claim a 4-3 win in game two.
OGDEN, Utah-- For the third consecutive week, UND senior Kaylin VanDomelen was named the Big Sky Conference's Pitcher of the Week. Her most recent performance included her first career perfect game, a career-high for strikeouts and the second no-hitter in a two-week span.
North Dakota heads right from California to Hawaii for the seven-game Rainbow Wahine Classic, beginning Wednesday. UND will battle fourth-ranked Tennessee twice in the Classic with two games apiece against Cleveland State, host Hawaii and a single game with Maryland to wrap up the final game before conference season starts (Mar. 23 at Portland State).
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.-- A seventh-inning rally by host Cal Poly spoiled what could have been a North Dakota sweep Sunday. UND dumped Santa Clara, 7-3, in the opener then scored two runs in the seventh to tie Cal Poly in game two before the Mustangs walked it off in the bottom of the inning.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.-- Senior Kaylin VanDomelen continued her dominance Friday, throwing a seven-inning perfect game with a career-high 14 strikeouts in a 3-0 win to open play at the Cal Poly Tournament. It marked her second no-hitter already this season and gave her wins in five consecutive starts, all allowing one run or fewer on each occasion.
The University of North Dakota softball team embarks on a two-week jaunt to the West Coast, heading to California before traversing the Pacific Ocean to play in the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Classic the following week over Spring Break.
OGDEN, Utah-- With two more pitching gems last week, UND senior Kaylin VanDomelen was named the Big Sky Conference's Pitcher of the Week for the second consecutive time Tuesday. She followed up a week in which she won two games-- including a no-hitter-- and saved two by twirling two complete-game masterpieces in wins over Hampton and Big Ten's Rutgers.