North Dakota State women's athletic director Lynn Dorn has announced the hiring of Kari Thompson as head volleyball coach.

Thompson has been the interim head coach since the Oct. 19 resignation of former head coach Erich Hinterstocker.

Thompson posted a 9-2 record and led the Bison to their third straight Summit League title and second NCAA Division I tournament in three years.

NDSU was 20-11 overall and 14-4 in the league.

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