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Defensive specialist Tatum Pickar hits the ball during the USD game Friday.

Jacks lose in semifinal round, ends season

Chloe Risse, Reporter November 30, 2021

The Jackrabbit volleyball finished their season this weekend with the program’s first winning record in nine years, achieving an overall record of 19-12.  Being the first appearance in the Summit...

Jacks looking to finish strong after losses

Jacks looking to finish strong after losses

Chloe Risse, Reporter November 16, 2021

The Jackrabbit volleyball team is looking to finish the season strong after losing its final two home games of the season last week. Omaha and Denver, two of the top Summit League teams, traveled to...

Volleyball impresses on the road

Volleyball impresses on the road

Chloe Risse, Sports Reporter November 9, 2021

The Jackrabbit volleyball team will return home this week after winning two games on the road this past week – their first wins of the season as the visiting team. The Jacks beat St. Thomas Friday...

Senior Tatum Pickar dives for a dig in their win over ORU. Pickar is the team-leader in digs with 242 this season.

Jacks bounce back with impressive wins

Chloe Risse, Sports Reporter (She/her) November 2, 2021

​​The Jackrabbits volleyball team is looking to extend its two-game winning streak after a successful homestand at Frost Arena. The Jacks lost on the road to Oral Roberts and Kansas City earlier...

Jacks fall to Coyotes

Jacks fall to Coyotes

Chloe Risse, Sports Reporter October 26, 2021

The Jackrabbits plan to change the pace at Frost Arena after falling to the University of South Dakota Coyotes. The Jackrabbits (12-9) lost to USD Friday (11-8) in four sets (25-14, 14-25, 25-15, 25-22). Frost...

Outside hitter Crystal Burk spikes the ball over the net against North Dakota earlier this season. Burk had 18 kills and 10 digs in SDSU’s latest game against Oral Roberts.

Volleyball returns home after losing two straight games

Chloe Risse, Reporter October 5, 2021

South Dakota State’s volleyball team is looking to turn the momentum around this week at Frost Arena after a tough road trip south and a two-game losing streak. The Jacks were swept at Kansas City...

Jackrabbits drop match against Coyotes 3-1

Jackrabbits drop match against Coyotes 3-1

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/him) September 28, 2021

The South Dakota State women’s volleyball team (8-4, 0-1) is ready to kick off Summit League action at home this week after dropping their first conference match to South Dakota (4-6, 1-0) Friday. The...

Volleyball off to best start in nine years

Volleyball off to best start in nine years

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor September 22, 2021

The South Dakota State volleyball team hosted their second home tournament of the season last weekend, playing three teams in the Jackrabbit Classic.  The Jacks picked up wins over Southeastern Louisiana...

Volleyball goes 2-1 in North Texas Invitational

Volleyball goes 2-1 in North Texas Invitational

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/Him) August 31, 2021

The South Dakota State women’s volleyball team kicked off the 2021 season at the North Texas Invitational last weekend, winning two of its three matches. The Jacks swept Grambling State on Friday morning...

Drive for success; Q&A with fall sports coaches

Drive for success; Q&A with fall sports coaches

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/Him) August 24, 2021

Last spring’s athletics season presented many challenges, and long stretches of postponements had many different sports looking like their season would get canceled. But everyone made it to the end,...

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Volleyball team closes season with Summit League wins

John Begeman November 14, 2018

Just like that, 77 days has come and gone and the 2018 South Dakota State volleyball season is over. Their final record of 6-23, 3-14 was four wins better than that of the 2017 season (2-25, 0-14)...

Jacks snap Summit League losing streak

Jacks snap Summit League losing streak

John Begeman October 17, 2018

It took 706 days, but the South Dakota State volleyball team finally found the ‘W’ column in Summit League play. On Friday, Oct. 12 the Jacks (4-17, 1-7) took down the Western Illinois Leathernecks...

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