Athlete of the Week: Madison Hope


FILE PHOTO Senior Madison Hope pitches during the game against Omaha April 21, 2017. SDSU faces USD at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7 in Sioux Falls.

Andrew Holtan

Year: Senior
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Major: Ecology and Environmental Sciences

The South Dakota State softball team went 2-1 against the Omaha Mavericks over the weekend.

Madison Hope pitched in all three games. She had a career-high nine strikeouts in the first game and had seven strikeouts in the second game. For this performance, Hope has been named The Collegian Athlete of the Week.

Next up, SDSU will take on the South Dakota Coyotes in a three game series. They were supposed to play in Brookings, but will instead play at Bowden Field in Sioux Falls due to weather.