Kelly Lopez NDSU volleyball The North Dakota State freshman was named the Division I Independent newcomer of the week after being named to the alltournament team at the Wisconsin-Green Bay Classic. She had 42 kills in three matches, including 22 ...
The North Dakota State freshman was named the Division I Independent newcomer of the week after being named to the alltournament team at the Wisconsin-Green Bay Classic. She had 42 kills in three matches, including 22 against Central Michigan and a double-double of 13 kills and 14 digs against Western Illinois.
Bison seek first win
Travel to Missouri State tournament
The Bison volleyball team is off to its worst start in school history with an 0-13 record. NDSU will play in the Missouri State Classic this weekend with matches against Wichita State (Kan.), Centenary College (La.), Oral Roberts (Okla.) and host Missouri State, which was formerly known as Southwest Missouri State until this year.
Jamestown women's soccer
The senior captain from Yakima, Wash., tied a single-game school record with four goals in a 9-0 victory against the College of Great Falls last week. Larsen has five goals and an assist in 10 games this season. The Jimmies are 5-4-1.
Valley City State football
The junior lineman was named NAIA defensive player of the week after recording 12 tackles in the Vikings' 20-19 victory against Jamestown. It was the 100th meeting between the teams. Maresh, from Glencoe, Minn., had 6.5 tackles for a loss with three sacks and forced a fumble to help VCSU earn the Paint Bucket trophy and improve to 3-0 this season. Maresh leads the Dakota Athletic Conference with 8.5 sacks and 16.5 tackles for a loss. The Vikings lead the conference in scoring defense, allowing 12 points a game.
NDSU women's soccer
The Bison junior goalkeeper continued her impressive season by being named the Division I Independent defensive player of the week. She had a season-high nine saves in a 2-0 win over Wisconsin-Green Bay, her fourth shut out of the season. Kopeitz is 5-1 on the year with 29 saves (.906) and a 0.51 goals against average. NDSU is in Omaha, Neb., this weekend for the Creighton Classic.
Concordia women's cross country
The senior from Rogers, Minn., finished third at the Montana State Invitational. Hanson, who ran the 3-mile course in 17 minutes, 49 seconds, was the only NCAA Division III athlete to finish in the top 20. The Cobbers finished sixth as a team.