WATCH: NDSU women fall to St. Thomas, Enderlin takes top 10 showdown in WDAY's 10 PM sportscast for Jan. 13th

The Bison tied the game up with an 11-0 run, but then surrendered a 17-6 run to finish the game.

North Dakota State's Emily Dietz reaches for a pass against Northern Iowa at the Scheels Center on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
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Summit League play continues to be a struggle for the North Dakota State women, and on Thursday night it reached another tough mark.

In their first conference matchup against St. Thomas, the Bison were outscored 17-6 in the game's final five minutes en route to a 73-62 loss.

NDSU trailed by 11 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but worked it back to a 56-56 score thanks to an 11-0 run. Heaven Hamling paced the Bison with 16 points while Olivia Skibel scored 15.

In a matchup that could be a preview of a state tournament game, fourth-ranked Enderlin routed number seven Hillsboro-Central Valley, 65-43. Joe Hurlburt led the way for the Eagles with 20 points, while Gus Hurlburt put in 15 points. Gannon Limke led the way for the Burros with 16 points.

See those highlights and more in WDAY's 10 PM sportscast.

Zach Staton joined WDAY as a sports reporter in 2018. He grew up in Salem, Virginia loving any sport he could play or watch. Staton graduated from Bridgewater College with a degree in Communication Studies before getting his Master's in Broadcast and Digital Journalism with a Sports Communication Emphasis from Syracuse University.
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