OGDEN, Utah-- The University of North Dakota's run in the Big Sky Conference has come to unexpected end following the softball championship tournament being cut short due to time constraints. UND was one of four teams still alive in the double-elimination tournament that was ultimately awarded to top-seeded Sacramento State following its winners' bracket victory over Northern Colorado Saturday evening.
OGDEN, Utah-- Following a lengthy rain delay that nearly reached five-and-a-half hours, North Dakota was rewarded for its patience as the Fighting Hawks prevailed, 3-2, over fifth-seeded Montana in an elimination game Friday at the Big Sky Conference Tournament. UND earned its first-ever win at the tourney in the process and advanced through the losers' bracket to play Saturday.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- University of North Dakota senior outfielder Taylor Nadler was named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District team announced recently. She will now advance to the next round of voting in the hopes of becoming UND's fifth academic all-America softball honoree.
OGDEN, Utah-- Sixth-seeded Northern Colorado escaped with a 7-4 win over North Dakota in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament Thursday afternoon at Weber State University. The Bears saw an early lead evaporate but rallied in the next inning to claim the win and send the Fighting Hawks to the losers' bracket in the double elimination tournament.
North Dakota is the No. 3 seed heading into the Big Sky Conference Tournament, a six-team field set to begin a double-elimination tourney Thursday in Ogden, Utah.
OGDEN, Utah-- Four University of North Dakota softball players were honored Tuesday as the All-Big Sky Conference teams were announced. Senior Kaylin VanDomelen was a repeat first teamer while senior Taylor Nadler, junior Marina Marzolino and sophomore Angel Love each picked up honorable mention accolades for the Fighting Hawks.
OGDEN, Utah-- Senior pitcher Kaylin VanDomelen earned an incredible fifth Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Week award this season with her honor Monday, the final of the regular season. The reigning league player of the year has 11 weekly honors to her credit as well as she's helped North Dakota to a school record for wins and back to the Big Sky Conference Tournament.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- North Dakota jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back, defeating Idaho State, 5-1, in the regular season finale at Apollo Park Saturday afternoon. The win gave the Fighting Hawks a new program mark for wins in a single season and the most-ever Big Sky Conference wins in the program's brief history in the league.
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- The University of North Dakota softball sewed up a Big Sky Conference Tournament berth for the second straight season and tied the program's single-season wins record in the process with a doubleheader split against Idaho State Friday afternoon at Apollo Park. Kaylin VanDomelen threw a two-hitter in a 4-1 victory in the opener, clinching the tourney spot but Idaho State rallied for a 3-1 win in the nightcap.
In the latest edition of "Pica's Peek", Nikki Pica asks the UND seniors a host of important questions that need answers. Learn more about our five seniors as they help North Dakota aim for a Big Sky Conference Tournament bid and a new program single-season wins record in the process!
UND's lone series this season at its home field, Apollo Park, finally comes this weekend as the Fighting Hawks host Idaho State Friday and Saturday. MidcoSN will televised Friday's doubleheader and Saturday's tilt will air on 1440-AM KKXL in Grand Forks.
BROOKINGS, S.D.-- Hannah Bergh threw a three-hitter in the nightcap to give North Dakota a 3-1 win at South Dakota State, salvaging a split of a non-conference doubleheader.