SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Summit League teams are a combined 12-13-5 through the opening two weeks of the season, which is a nearly 10-game improvement from a 5-23-1 mark the teams combined for during the same stretch of 2017. All nine teams will look to improve upon that record this weekend.
Around The League
• Western Illinois (hosting Louisiana Tech; Fri., Aug. 31) and South Dakota (hosting Northern Colorado; Sun., Sept. 2) are the only two squads playing just once this weekend. The remainder of the seven teams will all be on the pitch twice as the season moves into week three.
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ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
Through 36 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 115,000 at nine institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Purdue Fort Wayne (Purdue University Fort Wayne), the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced 12 NCAA Champions along with over 100 Academic All-Americans, and nearly 125 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website