About DSU Athletics

Twelve teams represent Dakota State University Trojans in intercollegiate athletic competition. Women's teams participate in volleyball, basketball, indoor and outdoor track, cross country, and softball. Men's teams compete in football, basketball, cross country, baseball, indoor and outdoor track.

DSU is committed to providing equal opportunities for participation in intercollegiate athletics. Any student, current or prospective, who is interested in participating in the athletic program at DSU, may initiate contact with the Department of Athletics by completing our Recruiting Questionnaire.

Dakota State University maintains membership in the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA). The athletic program is affiliated nationally with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Qualifying teams and individuals compete in post-season events sponsored by each of these organizations.

Freshmen are eligible for varsity participation in all sports. Inquiries concerning athletic programs and athletic scholarships should be directed to the Director of Athletics. Students should also contact the Director of Athletics for information or clarification of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics eligibility regulations.

Mission Statement for DSU Athletics

"The mission of Dakota State University Intercollegiate Athletics is to provide a positive, quality athletic experience that will develop student athletes intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially. Our athletic program is broad based and strives for excellence in all sports."

  • Oct. 23 - Men's Basketball vs South Dakota School of Mines & Tech. - No Team Score
  • Oct. 22 - Volleyball vs Valley City State University - W 23-25,25-17,21-25,25-23,17-15 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 22 - Football vs 12Dickinson State University - L 31-12 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 22 - Women's Basketball vs Morningside College - No Team Score
  • Oct. 22 - Women's Basketball vs Briar Cliff University - No Team Score
  • Oct. 22 - Men's Cross Country @ Mount Marty (S.D.) Invitational - 6th of 11 - recap - results
  • Oct. 22 - Women's Cross Country @ Mount Marty (S.D.) Invitational - 9th of 9 - recap - results
  • Oct. 21 - Volleyball vs Mayville State University - W 26-24,25-14,25-19 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 18 - Volleyball vs Presentation College - L 25-22,25-17,25-19 - recap - stats
  • Oct. 15 - Football vs Valley City State University - L 41-22 - recap - stats