The Collegian

Women’s golf turns corner

spkoob

April 19, 2011


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The SDSU women break through for their first Division I win, capping an up-and-down season. Sportswriter In its first ever Division I tournament win, the Jacks claimed three of the top 10 spots at the Creighton Classic on April 11-12, held in Omaha, Neb. Freshman Katie Purcell posted the top score for...

Spring’s Top 10 Athletes

staff

April 19, 2011


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10. Angela Gebhart Gebhart ends her equestrian career with the most prestigious honor a student athlete can claim their effort: All-American status. In equestrian’s first-ever class of All-American’s, Gebhart earned the honor with a 6-1 record on the season and the second-highest scoring average in ...

Women’s tennis wins twice in home meet

tkriens

April 19, 2011


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  After moving to Sioux Falls, the Jacks found some success, despite a leaky roof. Sportswriter The South Dakota State women’s tennis team wrapped up their 2011 conference season this past weekend as they hosted a Summit League cluster in Sioux Falls. The Jacks won two of their five matches over t...

Chronicling the tennis cluster

tkriens

April 19, 2011


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April 14th, 2011 Day One Thursday 12:05 p.m. I arrived an hour-and-a-half after the first match of the day between IPFW and Western Illinois and they are about 20 minutes away from an IPFW win. This cluster, as they call it, was originally scheduled to be played in Brookings outside at Hillcrest Par...

Student finishes Boston Marathon in top 11 percent

dhubbard

April 19, 2011


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About 200 feet before crossing the finish line, Cy Fixen collapsed. Then one of the 27,000 other runners helped the exhausted Fixen cross the line to finish 2,473rd in the Boston Marathon April 18. “I don’t know who the guy was, but I’m really grateful,” Fixen said. Fixen, a senior pharmacy major, h...

Cy Fixen runs in Boston Marathon

dhubbard

April 17, 2011


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Click Boston with his parents, and was joined there by his brother and sister-in-law for today’s marathon. “I thought those people were crazy,” Fixen said, just before he boarded his plane at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. “I lived in Boston for a year. When I attended my firs...

No Place Like Home

daman

April 12, 2011


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Sports Editor If they have to, they will ... play at home, that is. SDSU, after 24 straight games away from Brookings, after two scheduled home games were moved due to poor field conditions, finally played as scheduled at Erv Huether Field. In a 12-3 win over NAIA Dakota Wesleyan, the Jacks (15-10) cranked ...

Jackrabbits salvage split with T-Birds

mtraxler

April 12, 2011


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Neither game was terribly pretty but SDSU managed a split against the Thunderbirds. Assistant Sports Editor   If SDSU is looking to put it all together, they still have some work to do.   Taking a game from one of the top teams in the Summit League is a start. After dropping game one to Southern Uta...

Cool but calm

mtraxler

April 12, 2011


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The weather may have cooled off, but the Jackrabbits’ bats have not. SDSU (16-10) fired up their bats early, building a 5-1 lead and riding their hot hitting to a 8-2 victory over border rival North Dakota (1-19) at Erv Huether Field Wednesday. The Jackrabbits scored a run in six of their eight inning...

Softball: Southern Utah 2, SDSU 1

spkoob

April 12, 2011


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Black-out On a cold, drizzly, dull April day, the Jackrabbits’ bats mimicked the weather. Southern Utah’s starting pitcher Heather Black struck out 15 SDSU hitters with no walks as she pitched all seven innings. At one point, Black had eight K’s in a row. Head coach Joanna Lane said SUU was play...

Jacks’ bats quieted in home loss

mtraxler

April 12, 2011


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The Jackrabbits couldn’t find timely hitting in a loss to Southern Utah. Assistant Sports Editor SDSU softball head coach Joanna Lane was visibly disappointed in her team’s performance on Saturday afternoon. She had every right to be, especially after Southern Utah (18-21, 9-3) pitcher Heather Bla...

Softball: Southern Utah 11-1, SDSU 3-2

Dustin Veurink

April 12, 2011


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Four’s in store For better or worse, fours were important in Game one of the Jackrabbits 11-3 loss to Southern Utah. Four of the eight SDSU hits were doubles. Freshman centerfielder Emily Weber went 4-for-4 at the plate. The Jacks also had four errors. “We’ve struggled a little bit with the defens...