From The Summit (Feb. 27)

From The Summit (Feb. 27)

Inside The Summit League
Now in its second season, “Inside The Summit League” is hosted by Tom Nieman. Visit to view the list of channels and times or to watch online.  This week’s show includes highlights of men’s and women’s basketball action, highlights from the swimming & diving championships and the campus spotlight on Omaha.

All five baseball teams are in action this weekend … Omaha wraps-up the Snowbird Classic Tournament with games against Chicago State, Villanova and Western Michigan … Fort Wayne and South Dakota State have three-game sets at UALR and UTSA, respectively … Meanwhile, North Dakota State and Western Illinois have four-game series’ at Murray State and Evansville.

Men’s Basketball / Women’s Basketball
The Summit League men’s and women’s basketball concludes the regular season this weekend … The men’s and women’s weekly notebooks and the men’s and women’s resource pages supply all the necessary league info to follow the season … Single-session tickets for the 2014 Summit League Basketball Championships are now on sale … Click here for more information.

On the men’s side, a pair of teams are in action this week … Denver is at the Del Walker Intercollegiate while Omaha is participating in the Sacramento State Invitational … On the women’s side, IUPUI is at the Red Rocks Invitational while Fort Wayne travels to Murray, Ky., for the Time Warner Invitational … Denver’s Tonje Daffinrud is ranked No. 31 in this week’s Golfstat/Sagarin individual rankings, while, as a time, the Pioneers are ranked No. 46.

Five league teams are in action this weekend, all in tournament play … Highlighting the schedule is Omaha facing No. 23/23 Notre Dame on Sunday at the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic in Orlando, Fla.

Swimming & Diving
With the conclusion of the 2014 Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships, a combined 86 student-athletes, 42 men and 44 women, were named to the Swimming and Diving All-League teams and honored for finishing in the top-three of each event at the championships … Denver is the lone team in action this weekend and hosts the Colorado Senior Meet at the El Pomar Natatorium on Saturday.

Men’s Tennis / Women’s Tennis
This week’s ITA polls have Denver’s men at No. 57 and the women at No. 70 … Denver’s Henry Craig is ranked No. 101 in singles while the Pioneers’ doubles tandem of Aidan Talcott and Diogo Rocha is ranked No. 51.

Indoor Track & Field
All seven league teams are competing in The Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend at the IPFW Athletics Center Fieldhouse in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... A pair of women’s teams enter the championships ranked in the USTFCCCA Top-15 Regional rankings, North Dakota State is ranked seventh and South Dakota is 11th in the Midwest Region … The Coyote women’s squad is ranked No. 16 in the latest USTFCCCA National Top-25 rankings … As a league, the women are ranked 10th in the USTFCCCA Conference Index rankings … Summit Leaguers have combined for six NCAA top-30 times/marks, including four top-10 performances … South Dakota’s Emily Grove leads the nation in the pole vault (14’9.5”/4.51m) while teammate Bethany Firsick is tied for ninth (14’1.75”/4.31m) … Also for the Coyotes, Megan Glisar is tied for third in the high jump (6’0.75”/1.85m) … On the men’s side, North Dakota State’s Andy Lillejord is sixth in the country in the heptathlon (5,628 points).

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