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Softball looks to extend hot streak at Creighton

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter March 13, 2019

After going 14-1 in its last 15 games, the South Dakota State softball team will hit the road to play at the Creighton Tournament in Kansas City Missouri. It’ll be a three team tournament, with the...

Softball hopes to capitalize on last year’s success

Andrew Holtan , Sports Reporter February 12, 2019

Expectations are at an all-time high for the South Dakota State softball team, who return a majority of their offense. Last year, the Jacks went 37-18 and went to their first postseason tournament in the...

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Paige Gerdes (16) during batting practice in the spring at the SJAC.

Fresh off historic season, softball starts fall schedule

Andrew Holtan September 12, 2018

After having a historic 2018 season, the South Dakota State softball team will begin preparing for the 2019 season with its first exhibition games Sept. 15 when they host St. Cloud State in an exhibition...

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Junior Ali Herdliska readies to bunt the ball during practice April 9 in the SJAC. The Jacks face Western Illinois April 28 and 29 in Macomb, Illinois. SDSU is 27-12 overall and 8-3 in the conference.

Summit League regular season title up for grabs

Andrew Holtan April 25, 2018

A three-game series sweep of the Fort Wayne Mastodons moved the South Dakota State softball team into second place in the Summit League. The Jacks’ (27-12, 8-3) offense was red hot, outscoring the Mastodons...

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Athlete of the Week: Brittney Morse

Andrew Holtan April 18, 2018

Year: Senior Hometown: Houston, Texas Major: Agricultural Science South Dakota State softball lost the first game of a doubleheader April 12 against North Dakota State 9-2, but bounced back with an...

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Paige Gerdes (16) during batting practice in the spring at the SJAC.

Softball heads to Fort Wayne to face last place Mastodons

Andrew Holtan April 18, 2018

Weather interfered with the South Dakota State softball team’s schedule once again this past weekend. A series between SDSU and North Dakota State was already moved from Brookings to Sioux Falls April...

Sophomore Jennifer Sutton winds up to deliver a pitch. 

Home opener pushed back again, Jacks prepare for Bison

Andrew Holtan April 11, 2018

After having its home opener postponed April 3, the South Dakota State softball team claimed two victories in a three-game series against the South Dakota Coyotes. The games were supposed to be played...

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Softball sets sights on postseason after strong start under Wood

April 11, 2018

South Dakota State’s softball team is having one of its best seasons in program history. The Jacks are 23-11 overall, which ties the record for most wins in a season under head coach Krista Wood. SDSU...

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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.

Athlete of the Week: Madison Hope

Andrew Holtan April 4, 2018

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...

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Junior Baily Janssen swings during the game September 25, 2016. The SDSU softball team is 21-10 on the season and will play South Dakota April 7 and 8 in Sioux Falls.

Softball home opener postponed, will play in Sioux Falls

Andrew Holtan April 4, 2018

After winning two games in its first Summit League series March 30, the South Dakota State softball team was set to play its home opener against North Dakota April 3. However, it was postponed due to weather....

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Junior Ali Herdliska up to bat during the game against Omaha April 21, 2017.

Five things to know about Jacks softball

Andrew Holtan March 21, 2018

With the winter sports season wrapping up this past weekend, it is now time to shift attention to spring sports. The South Dakota State softball team is a couple weeks away from beginning conference...

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Athlete of the Week: Mallory McQuistan

Andrew Holtan February 14, 2018

Year: Junior Hometown: Fremont, Nebraska Major: Sociology The South Dakota State softball team went 2-3 in their first five games of the 2018 season at the University of Northern Iowa Dome Classic...

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