North Dakota State women’s track and field athletes Maddy Nilles and Jennie Baragar-Petrash were named the Summit League Track and Field Athletes of the Week following their performances at the Drake Relays on Apr. 23-24. This is the second time in three weeks that the duo has swept the women’s weekly awards for the Bison. Nilles won the hammer throw title at the Drake Relays, throwing a mark of 222-6 (67.83m) to win by more than 10 feet.
The San Francisco 49ers are reportedly set to choose between two quarterbacks when they make their selection with the third overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft on Thursday, with Alabama's Mac Jones and North Dakota State's Trey Lance reportedly the frontrunners to become their quarterback of the future. NFL Media's Ian Rapoport reported as such on Sunday, seemingly suggesting that Ohio State star Justin Fields is out of the running to be the heir apparent to Jimmy Garoppolo.