FARGO — The North Dakota State softball team earned two Summit League shutout wins over South Dakota State to extend their winning streak to 20 games. The Bison beat SDSU 5-0 and 1-0 before 306 fans at Tharaldson Park on Sunday.
In Game 1, NDSU's KK Leddy struck out five and walked three to record her first and the school's 31st no-hitter. Maddie Hansen and Cara Beatty both drove in two runs for the Bison.
In the second game, Vanessa Anderson had two hits and scored a run. Paige Vargas threw a six-hit shutout with five strikeouts.
The Bison improved to 30-11 overall and 8-0 in the Summit League. They close out the three-game series with South Dakota State (25-12, 4-4) at noon Monday.
G1 FINAL: #NDSUBison 5, South Dakota State 0 .. WP: KK Leddy (16-6), 5 Ks ... First career no-hitter for Leddy, 31st in NDSU history ... Maddie Hansen 2 RBI; Cara Beatty 2 RBI .. Bison now 29-11, 7-0 #SummitSB .. G2 coming up #AttackMode pic.twitter.com/1zutwuAnEn— NDSU Softball (@NDSUsoftball) April 14, 2019