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VERMILLION — For as someone as humble as Ciara Duffy, her telling you that her teammates deserve all the credit is nothing new to hear.

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SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota women's tennis team is picked to finish third in the Summit League behind six-time defending champion Denver and Oral Roberts according to the preseason poll announced Wednesday.

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VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota women's basketball extended its streak of appearances in the USA Today Coaches Poll to six consecutive weeks on Tuesday. The Coyotes clock in at No. 22 again this week.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota senior guard Ciara Duffy has been named the Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the period ended Jan. 5.

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VERMILLION, S.D. -- South Dakota women's soccer head coach Michael Thomas is pleased to announce the signing of Taylor Ravelo to a National Letter of Intent. Ravelo will join the Coyotes for the 2020 season.

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VERMILLION, S.D.—Caleb Christensen has been named an assistant sports information director at the University of South Dakota. Christensen will serve as the primary contact for the Coyotes' men's basketball, women's soccer and men's and women's golf programs.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota volleyball team will be hosting three winter clinics at the beginning of the New Year. Kindergarteners through high school seniors will be able to train their skills with help from the 2019 Coyote volleyball team on their home court inside the Sanford Coyo…

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A former University of South Dakota Coyote who became the toast of Winnipeg has been selected as the state’s Sports Celebrity of the Year, as chosen by the South Dakota Sportswriters Association.

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COLUMBIA, S.C.—South Dakota senior guard Ciara Duffy scored 20 points as the No. 25/21 Coyotes dropped a 73-60 decision to No. 5/6 South Carolina inside Colonial Life Arena on Sunday afternoon.

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VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota offensive lineman Isaac Erbes and Kian Rexroat-Potts along with linebacker Jakari Starling earned recognition on HERO Sports' FCS Freshman All-America Team announced Tuesday. Erbes earned first-team honors while Rexroat-Potts and Starling received honorable mention.

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VERMILLION — The box score will show that Kansas City defeated South Dakota 78-75 and a further look will show Jahshire Hardnett made a three-pointer with two seconds left, but there’s more to it.

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VERMILLION — Following a 16-0 regular season in conference play and one regular season loss at Iowa State, the Coyotes felt as though they did enough for an NCAA Tournament bid despite a semi-final loss to Omaha in the Summit League Tournament

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota has a Summit League-best three student-athletes named to the Academic All-League Team announced Tuesday. It marks the second time since joining the conference in 2012 that the Coyotes have had three representatives.

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VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota women’s basketball enters the USA Today Coaches Poll for the first time this season at No. 24. The Coyotes were ranked for five-straight weeks last season from Feb. 12 to March 12.

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ST. LOUIS—South Dakota redshirt freshman linebacker Jakari Starling is one of 12 defensive players selected to the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team announced Tuesday. League coaches, sports information directors and a media panel selected the team.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. South Dakota junior midfielder Alexis Mitchell was named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Womens All-Region team.

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VERMILLION — The Sanford Coyote Sports Center has been a tough place for opponents to come in and win, but Missouri State was able to escape Vermillion with a 74-66 victory over the University of South Dakota Coyotes Monday night.

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VERMILLION — The last time South Dakota defeated South Dakota State, some Coyotes players hadn’t even been born yet.

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ST. LOUIS - South Dakota sophomore long snapper Dalton Godfrey has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his play against South Dakota State Saturday. The Coyotes topped the Jackrabbits 24-21 inside the DakotaDome.

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DENVER, Colo. – Omaha outlasted South Dakota in a tremendous Summit League tournament semifinal played Saturday inside Hamilton Gymnasium.

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MACOMB, Ill. – South Dakota volleyball recorded its 23rd straight win following Friday’s 25-18, 20-25, 25-16, 25-18 Summit League win over Western Illinois.

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VERMILLION — Tyler Peterson’s first half and Stanley Umude’s second carried the Coyote men’s basketball team to a 71-56 victory over Southern Illinois Univeristy-Edwardsville Monday night in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in Vermillion.

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota senior libero Anne Rasmussen has been named Summit League defensive player of the week, the league announced on Tuesday.

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VERMILLION — Tyler Hagedorn made his first regular season appearance since the 2017-18 season and did not disappoint in the Coyotes 88-69 victory over Texas Southern in the home opener for USD.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota junior cross country runner Abby Ripperda received The Summit League's October Athlete of the Month as announced by the league on Wednesday. She becomes the first Coyote to garner the award in 2019-20.

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota junior Haley Pederson is the Summit League female diver of the week, the league announced on Tuesday.

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ST. LOUIS—South Dakota sophomore left tackle Alex Jensen (Plymouth, Minn.) has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in the Coyotes' 56-21 win against Youngstown State Saturday inside the DakotaDome. It is the first such award fo…

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AMES, Iowa – South Dakota junior Haley Pederson reached the NCAA Zone Diving Qualifying mark during Friday's dual setback against Iowa State (212-84) in Ames.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota senior guard Ciara Duffy receives the season's first Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week honor for the period ended Nov. 10.

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VERMILLION — Two first-half goals from Alexis Mitchell and Dani Brown helped push South Dakota to a 2-0 victory over Western Illinois in the regular season finale for both sides at the First Bank and Trust Soccer Complex on Sunday afternoon.

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VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota women's basketball was picked first in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major preseason poll released Monday evening. South Dakota is ranked in the poll for the 32nd consecutive poll, coming in at No. 1 for just the second time.

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VERMILLION — Since July, the Coyotes have been preparing for the big matches and the big moments.

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota junior outside hitter Sami Slaughter has been named the Summit League co-offensive player of the week, the league announced Tuesday.

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SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota junior Cooper Fuchs and junior Haley Pederson have been named Summit League athletes of the week, the league announced Tuesday.

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VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota senior outside hitter Elizabeth Loschen has been named one of the recipients of the American Volleyball Coaches Association Coaches 4 Coaches Scholarship honorees, the AVCA announced on Thursday.

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VERMILLION — Before they left the locker room following yet another victory, the South Dakota volleyball players were given one final parting message.

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Abby Ripperda has taken on the challenges of distance running with a resolve that gets past the normal clichés about hard work and dedication.