The Collegian

Track and field impress in two meets

Track and field impress in two meets

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under Sports

History books continue to be rewritten for the South Dakota State track and field team. SDSU Division II Meet This time around, it was senior Kyle Burdick who ran the 1,000m race with a time of 2:25.08. It wasn’t just Burdick who etched his name in the history books. Jordan Hanna followed u...

Jacks power past UND

Jacks power past UND

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 18, 2019


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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A fast start and exceptional defense helped boost the South Dakota State women’s basketball team to a 66-48 road win over the University of North Dakota on Friday night. Sophomore Tylee Irwin scored all nine of her points in the opening 10 minutes, helping the Jacks build ...

Men head to Grand Forks in search of fourth straight win

Men head to Grand Forks in search of fourth straight win

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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After back-to-back home wins against Denver and Oral Roberts, the Jackrabbits take the road to play the newest conference foe, the North Dakota Fighting Hawks. Mike Daum got back on track, after scoring 14 points in two games, Daum exploded for 37 points against Oral Roberts. North Dakota, wh...

Otzelberger, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Otzelberger, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Andrew Holtan, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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Three South Dakota State head coaches received contract extensions at the end of December. Football coach John Stiegelmeier signed a five-year extension that will keep him at SDSU through the 2023 season. Men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger and women’s basketball coach Aaron Johnston both si...

Track and Field sweeps UND, hosts meets this weekend

Track and Field sweeps UND, hosts meets this weekend

John Begeman, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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It was a sweep for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits who continued their indoor season winning a dual against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks Saturday, Jan. 12. The men outscored the Fighting Hawks 93-54, while the women narrowly won 76-69. The afternoon was full of first-place finishes and perso...

Jacks prepare for Summit League newcomers UND

Jacks prepare for Summit League newcomers UND

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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Following back-to-back home wins, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball program will have a chance to extend its win streak on the road against the University of North Dakota Friday. SDSU head coach Aaron Johnston wanted better defensive effort from his team moving forward following a double-over...

Jacks advance in conference play after Oral Roberts win

Jacks advance in conference play after Oral Roberts win

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2019


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Mike Daum led the charge for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team as he scored 37 points of its 84-65 win over Oral Roberts. Prior to Saturday’s game Daum struggled to score the ball. “We wanted to make a concerted effort to go into Mike and get him scoring the ball around the rim,...

Offensive rebounds lift Jacks over ORU

Offensive rebounds lift Jacks over ORU

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

Behind a dominant rebounding effort, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball team overcame poor shooting in a 68-55 win over Oral Roberts Saturday in Frost Arena. Three Jackrabbits grabbed five or more offensive rebounds, paced by six from sophomore Myah Selland. For the game, SDSU held a 21-6 ...

Jacks use early-quarter spurts to down Denver

Jacks use early-quarter spurts to down Denver

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2019


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On a night where they were honored for becoming the top scorer and 3-point shooter in South Dakota State women’s basketball history, it was only fitting that Macy Miller and Madison Guebert did what they do best. The senior guard duo combined for 30 points, including five 3-point field goals, leadin...

Jacks return home in hopes to rebound from USD loss

Jacks return home in hopes to rebound from USD loss

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After playing five consecutive games away from its home court, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team returns to Frost Arena Wednesday night in the first of two Summit League games this week. SDSU closed out its nonconference schedule prior to Christmas with games at Montana State and Wyom...

Daum’s climb to top of all-time scoring list continues into conference play

Daum’s climb to top of all-time scoring list continues into conference play

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 8, 2019


Filed under Sports

Every time Mike Daum hits the court this season, record books are rewritten. After his four point performance against the University of the South Dakota (his lowest scoring total in a Jackrabbit uniform) he now sits at 2,659 total points in his career. Over the first half of this season, Daum has passed ma...

Jackrabbits to open Summit League play in Frost Arena

Jackrabbits to open Summit League play in Frost Arena

Trenton Abrego and John Begeman

January 8, 2019


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Fresh off of a momentous win over rival South Dakota, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits men’s basketball team will be back in Frost Arena for a two game homestretch. In the 79-61 win over the Coyotes, the Jackrabbit zone defense was crucial to stifle the USD offense. “Night in and night out we’re goin...