North Dakota State set a school record for conference wins in a 10-4 Summit League victory over South Dakota State in the Bison's final home game of the season Sunday at Newman Outdoor Field.
NDSU improved to 36-15 overall and 20-11 in the Summit League, the most league wins at any level in program history. The Jacks dropped to 12-28 overall and 7-17 in league play.
The victory locked the Bison into the number two seed in the Summit League Tournament in two weeks. NDSU will close the regular season in a three-game series beginning Thursday at Eastern Kentucky.
Jack Simonsen led the Bison with two hits, while eight other Bison had a hit. Peter Brookshaw, Zach Solano and Calen Schwabe each scored twice, while Bennett Hostetler drove in a pair of runs. Jake Malec moved into a tie for sixth in school history with 53 runs scored on the season. With 13 walks in the game, the Bison set a new single-season school record with 227 free passes this season.
Pitcher Cade Feeney picked up the win, improving to 5-1, with two hitless innings of work.