stop

POCATELLO, Idaho --- The University of North Dakota softball team returned to action for the first time since April 3rd and the long break, due to inclement weather in the Midwest region, didn’t seem to do it any favors as it lost a pair of games to Idaho State today 10-2 and 19-0, respectively.

“There is no excuse for how we played today,” head coach Eric Oakley said. “This is a low point for the program. The only thing that can save today is to ensure that we only get better from here.”

A highlight for UND was the performance of junior Caralyn Chewning (Willamina, Ore.) who amassed half of UND’s hits, going 3-for-5 on the day to improve her average to .305 on the season.

ISU’s bats came out on fire in the opener as it collected 12 hits in the game and surpassed that total in the finally with a 20-hit performance.

Led by a trio of players, Idaho State’s Vicky Galasso, Terah Blackwell and Amanda Fitzsimmons each had three home runs on the day.

North Dakota falls to 10-26 on the year and 2-6 in Big Sky Conference play while the first-place Bengals improve to 25-19 and 11-3 in the league.

The two teams will conclude the three-game series tomorrow afternoon at 2 p.m.

 

 

 

Sawyer Murray finished second on Sunday on the platform
The University of North Dakota men's and women's diving teams wrapped up its weekend of diving on Sunday in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  MORE
Tonight's open gym session has been canceled.
Due to inclement weather in the Grand Forks area, the softball open gym training session scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 7, from 6-8 p.m. (CT) has been...  MORE
Led by 25 saves from goaltender Shelby Amsley-Benzie, the No. 8 UND women's hockey team tied No. 3 Minnesota, 0-0, before taking a 2-1 shootout win on...  MORE
Emily Ortner helped UND finish the regular season with four individual event wins at the Minnesota Challenge on Saturday
The University of North Dakota women's swimming team wrapped up the Minnesota Challenge, hosted by the University of Minnesota, on Saturday in...  MORE
Natasha Brown placed second in the 300-meter dash
The UND women's track and field team traveled to Winnipeg for the Bison Classic. Three athletes broke a standing school record in a unique event.  MORE