May 03, 2012

Moss' Career Change Draws Attention

Dale Moss
Undrafted free agents do not typically receive much attention, but that is not the case for former South Dakota State basketball turned football player Dale Moss. With the growing trend of converting college basketball players to NFL receivers and tight ends, Moss' signing with the Green Bay Packers has gained him notoriety before he even steps on the field for his first rookie camp next week. Monday it was the Green Bay Press-Gazette who featured Moss (link). Thursday it was the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel featured Moss (link).

May 02, 2012

Former Bison Closer Drafted by Frontier League Team

The Traverse City (Mich.) Beach Bums selected former North Dakota State closer Jason Mattila in the first round of the Frontier League baseball draft Tuesday, May 1.
Mattila, a right-hander from Butte, Mont., was the ninth overall pick in the draft.  He was 6-4 with eight saves and a 4.88 ERA in 34 appearances over two seasons for North Dakota State.

He transferred to NDSU in 2010 after two seasons at Miles (Mont.) Community College.  He was 3-3 with seven saves, a 3.30 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 30 innings as a senior in 2011.

Mattila struck out a career-high six batters in his May 8 win last year at South Dakota State, where he pitched seven innings for an 8-7 victory in 15 innings.

He graduated from NDSU in August 2011 with a bachelor's degree in sport and recreation leadership.

May 01, 2012

NDSU's Anderson Featured on SI Golf

North Dakota State women's golfer Amy Anderson was recently featured in the online publication Sports Illustrated Golf.

The junior won her second-straight Summit League Championship MVP last month and is a two-time Golfer of the Year.  On Monday, she was selected for the third-straight season as an at-large participate in the NCAA Women's Golf Regionals.

Click here to read the story and click here to view the photos.

April 30, 2012

OU Women's Basketball Adds Harbin to Coaching Staff

Lester Harbin, Jr. has been hired as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Oakland, head coach Beckie Francis announced on Monday. Harbin brings experience as both an assistant and head coach, which will help him in his new role with the Golden Grizzlies.

Harbin will play an integral role in Oakland’s recruiting efforts. He will also have responsibilities with scouting and individual player development.

Click here to read the full release.