Down by two sets, North Dakota State took down Summit League opponent South Dakota State 3-2 Tuesday at Frost Arena in Brookings, S.D.
Emily Miron tallied a career-high 19 kills in the 20-25, 20-25, 25-16, 25-21, 15-13 win. Miron chalked up three kills and a block on the final four points of the last set to lead NDSU’s final charge in the match.
Hadley Steffen also recorded a career-high 21 digs while Monica Claxton racked up 50 assists, a season high.
After dropping the first two sets by five-point margins, the Bison never trailed in the third set. In the fourth, NDSU (6-10, 1-2 Summit) went back and forth with SDSU (6-13, 0-3), as neither team took more than a three-point lead until the Bison closed it out with a 4-0 run.
The NDSU women’s golf team took the University of South Dakota Coyote Classic title Tuesday at Dakota Dunes in Vermillion, S.D., with a 54-hole score of 926.
The Bison led second-place Drake University (Iowa), who finished with a 959, by 33 strokes. South Dakota finished third with a 964, Bellevue took fourth with a 967 and Omaha took fifth with a 982.
Bison senior Sarah Storandt took second in the event with a 12-over par 228, closely led by USD’s Brenna Lervick, who finished with an 11-over 228.
Junior Cassie Wurm took fourth with a three-round 15-over 231, and freshman Natalie Roth took fifth with a 16-over 232.
Freshman Trisa Hutchinson took seventh in individuals with a 54-hole 18-over par 234.
Junior Hailey Boner finished 12th with a 54-hole 239, and Alex Schmid finished 15th with a three-round 241.
The women will play again Saturday at the Iowa Diane Tomason Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.
NDSU men’s golf finished with a 54-hole 44-over par 910, two strokes behind the first-place Omaha Mavericks, who finished with a three-round 44-over par 908. South Dakota finished third with a 912, Creighton took fourth with a 919 and Green Bay took fifth with a 923.
Senior Bill Carlson tied for sixth with a 54-hole 9-over 225, while junior Connor Holland tied for eighth with a three-round 226.
Sophomore Jake Herdine tied for 15th with a 229, and senior Trent Olson tied for 23rd with a 234.
Freshman Pete Sienko took 40th with a three-round 245.
Freshman Keaton Lausch tied for 36th as an individual with a three-round 245.
The men play again Oct. 13 in the Maryland Terrapin Invitational at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Md.