Kahn leads Coyotes at Summit League Championships

The Coyotes men’s and women’s Swimming & Diving teams traveled to the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center for the Summit League Championships. Senior Stella Fairbanks finished third in the women’s one-meter dive with a score of 223. South Dakota finished second in the women’s 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:40.56. The team consisted […]

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South Dakota Men on Top Again

The men’s and women’s track and field teams made their way up to Fargo to compete in the Indoor Track & Field Summit League Championships. Junior Erin Kinney started by placing first in the women’s 60-meter dash with a time of 7.31. Next was the women’s 200-meter dash where Kinney finished second and following behind […]

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Summit League Championships on the Horizon

Swimming & Diving The Swimming & Diving Summit League Championships are set to take place on February 21-24 at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center in Minneapolis. At the start of the season, the Denver Pioneers were selected to finish first in both the men’s and women’s competitions for the Preseason Poll. Where Coyotes were […]

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Diving Earns League Honors Before His First Meet

Freshman diver Charlie Matthews captured the attention of the Summit League the second he stepped on campus as he was selected the preseason “Diver to Watch” for South Dakota. With the preseason honor, Matthews was the only athlete under a junior classification for the Coyotes to be selected.  Matthews has five individual wins on the […]

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Minnesota Native Back on the Court for the Coyotes

Of the 12 games played since the new year, the Coyotes’ redshirt sophomore center Natalie Mazurek has had seven double-digit scoring games. During the span of 12 games, Mazurek brought her season average up to 7.9 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game.  With a blossom in scoring comes more playing time including her […]

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Golf Team Opens Season in Sunshine State

The Coyote men’s and women’s golf teams are getting ready to start the spring season. The men’s team has six competitions in the spring season and have been projected to finish seventh in the Summit League standings led by fifth-year Max Schmidtke: an All Summit Preseason Watch List player. The season will kick off in […]

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Pole Vaulters Vault into the National Rankings

The Coyotes track and field team is currently in the middle of their indoor season, yet some players have begun gaining major recognition. The Coyotes have taken three of the last four “Player of the Week” awards in field events for both the men’s and women’s track as well as field teams. Fifth-year senior Marshall […]

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Summit League’s 16 Annual Food Fight Challenge

The Summit League is partnering with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committees (SAAC) for the 16 straight year to host the Summit League Food Fight Challenge. The Food Fight is a friendly donation competition between Universities in the Summit League that works to raise money for non-perishable food items. The Coyotes have set a goal of 10,000 […]

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New Athletic Director Announced for USD Athletics

USD has finished their months long search for a new athletic director. On December 20, it was announced that Jon Schemmel would serve as USD’s 14th Athletic Director (AD). Schemmel previously worked for USD as the Senior Associate Athletic Director for Development from 2012-2017. Before returning to Vermillion, Schemmel worked in Madison as the President, […]

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Coyote Named Player to Watch in Women’s Tennis

USD tennis player Bea Havlickova has been listed as a Summit League Player to Watch for the Spring 2024 season. Havlickova believes that this distinction is not only a result of last year’s season but also a result of the hard work she put in throughout the offseason. “It means a lot because when I […]

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