GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Friday's Big Sky Conference softball game between North Dakota and Idaho State will feature UND head women's basketball coach Travis Brewster and his senior student-athletes: Madi Buck, Katie Houdek and Allyssa Wall. The group will throw out ceremonial first pitches at Apollo Park before the first game of a doubleheader beginning at 2:00 p.m.
Brewster and his crew won the 2013-14 Big Sky Conference regular season and league tournament titles en route to the school's first-ever NCAA Division I Tournament this past March. Buck was named a Women's Basketball Coaches Association honorable mention all-America honoree. She was the league's Most Valuable Player and helped lead UND to a 22-10 overall record this past season, hosting the Big Sky Conference Tournament.
The UND-Idaho State doubleheader starts a season-ending three-game series that concludes with a single game Saturday at 1:00 p.m.