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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota swimming and diving team members Hudson Wilkerson, Taylor Rau and Stella Fairbanks have been named Summit League Athletes of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

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NEW ORLEANS—South Dakota men's track and field is ranked No. 25 in the nation in the first outdoor release by the U.S. Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association. The Coyotes are coming off a 22nd-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota sprinters Brithton Senior and Sara Reifenrath have been named the Summit League Men's and Women's Track Athletes of the Week, respectively, for the period ended March 28.

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota swimming and diving team members Jake Leichner and Stella Fairbanks have been named Summit League Athletes of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

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LAWRENCE, Kan.—Kansas scored four runs in its final at bat to force extra innings and Morgyn Wynne's two-run homer in the eighth inning made the Jayhawks an 11-9 winner over South Dakota Sunday on the final day of the Jayhawk Invitational.

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CLEVELAND—University of South Dakota’s David Herbster has been named an FCS Athletic Director of the Year by NACDA. He will be rec¬ognized as such leading up to and in conjunc¬tion with the 2021 NACDA & Affiliates Virtual Convention July 27-28.

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VERMILLION, S.D.—Five home track and field meets, including the 2021 Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championships, highlight South Dakota's outdoor track and field schedule unveiled Monday.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League announced its end of the season basketball awards on Thursday. Coaches, media and sports information directors selected the winners ahead of this week’s Summit League Tournament.

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SIOUX FALLS – USD head coach Todd Lee picked up his first Summit League Tournament victory Saturday, but his Coyote squad couldn’t withstand the two-time defending conference champion North Dakota State Bison Monday night in the Sanford Pentagon.

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CLERMONT, Fla.—Sophomore Ella Kubas posted the Coyotes’ top time in the Clermont Elite Cup, junior Maddie Lavin won Sunday’s Elite Development Race and Payton Ryz placed fifth in the NCAA Collegiate race to highlight South Dakota women’s triathlon at the Clermont Challenge this weekend at La…

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VERMILLION — An Omaha goal in the 55th minute proved to be the game's only score as the Mavericks handed South Dakota its third straight 1-0 defeat on Sunday afternoon at the First Bank & Trust Soccer Complex.

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CHICAGO – South Dakota football dropped one spot to No. 21 in the latest Stats Perform FCS Top 25 poll. The Yotes are in the top 25 for the second straight week after starting the season 1-1 against two top 10 opponents.

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SIOUX FALLS USD womens basketball used a first quarter run to build a lead they wouldnt give back Monday afternoon against North Dakota State, advancing to the Summit League Championship in the process.

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NORMAL, Ill.—South Dakota’s defense forced seven turnovers and Carson Camp and the Coyote offense cashed them in for a 27-20 upset of seventh-ranked Illinois State Saturday at Hancock Stadium in the season opener for both teams.

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BROOKINGS — South Dakota freshman Sara Reifenrath captured three titles, broke two school records and earned the league’s Newcomer of the Championship on Sunday at the Summit League Championships inside the Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.

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BROOKINGS — South Dakota competed without a big puzzle piece but got a season-high 20 kills from Sami Slaughter and 12 more from freshman Mattie Johnson to gut out a 3-1 win against rival South Dakota State Sunday inside Frost Arena. Scores went 21-25, 25-23, 25-22 and 25-20.

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VERMILLION – Dawn Plitzuweit and USD celebrated their five senior women’s basketball players by picking up an 81-61 Senior Day victory over North Dakota State Sunday afternoon in Vermillion.

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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The University of South Dakota athletic department and the Summit League have approved University of North Dakota’s request to move a women’s and men’s basketball series to be played in Grand Forks, North Dakota, from Feb. 12-13 to Feb. 13-14. The move allows for the resc…

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Yes, the women’s basketball battles between South Dakota and South Dakota State are as important as every other game the two programs will play in a season, but there’s certainly a different element to them.

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VERMILLION – The Coyote men returned home for the first time since Jan. 3 and put on a show in their 91-59 victory over Omaha Friday night, Jan. 29.

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota swimming and diving team members Seth O'Dea, Stella Fairbanks and Jacob Won have been named Summit League Athletes of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota junior shortstop Lauren Eamiguel (Mesa, Arizona) has been named the Summit League Softball Player of the Week the conference office announced Monday. It is the second time Eamiguel has earned the honor and first this season.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota junior guard Chloe Lamb has been named the Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the period ended Feb. 23rd. This marks South Dakota's seventh weekly honor this season with Lamb becoming the third different player to be recognized.

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota sophomore Jake Leichner won the 100 IM and Maddie Lavin set a school record on the final day of the Summit League swimming and diving championships presented by the U.S. Air Force Special Warfare.

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NEW ORLEANS—South Dakota's men's and women's pole vault squads remain tops in the nation in the latest USTFCCCA rankings released Monday.

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VERMILLION, S.D.—The University of South Dakota athletic department is auctioning off four jerseys this week to raise money for Dakota Hospital Foundation, a non-profit organization in Vermillion committed to a mission supporting community health and wellness.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota freshman Brithton Senior has been named the Summit League Indoor Track Athlete of the Week for the period ended Feb. 16. This marks his second award of the year.

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VERMILLION – The Coyote men’s basketball team overcame a sluggish start to claim their eighth straight win in an 85-72 victory over Western Illinois Wednesday night in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.

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Vermillion, S.D. -- South Dakota head women's soccer coach Michael Thomas has announced the Coyotes' upcoming spring schedule with seven opponents over five dates.

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CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—UNI avenged its season-opening loss to South Dakota by beating the Coyotes 9-4 in the final game of the Doc Halverson UNI-Dome Classic Sunday. USD finished 2-3 on its opening weekend while the Panthers went 3-3.

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VERMILLION — South Dakota track and field picked up 15 more event titles Saturday for a total of 18 event champions at the Dakota Realty Alumni Meet on the Mildred J. Hillenbrand Memorial Track inside the DakotaDome this weekend.

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota swimming and diving captured 11 individual events during the two-day Jackrabbit Invite that was held at the Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Fals.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Despite singles wins from Jana Lazarevic and Habiba Aly for the third straight match, South Dakota women's tennis fell to Missouri State, 5-2, in Sunday's match played at the Cooper Tennis Center.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota senior guard Ciara Duffy picked up her fifth Summit League Player of the Week award this season for the period ended Feb. 2. Duffy now has eight career weekly honors.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota senior forward Tyler Hagedorn earned his second Summit League Player of the Week award Monday after averaging 23.5 points and going an efficient 6-of-8 from deep in leading the Coyotes to two big road wins over Denver and Omaha last week.

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VERMILLION – The Coyotes starters scored 87 of their 99 points as the Coyotes topped the Jackrabbits 99-84 Sunday afternoon in Vermillion.