05/31/2011 - 10:14 AM
The Saint Cloud native will be a redshirt-junior for the Huskies next season and is coming off of his best year in a SCSU uniform. The speedy outfielder started 44 games and hit .333 with two home runs and 25 runs-batted-in. Imholte also had an astounding .481 on-base percentage, due in large part to him setting the school record for hit-by-pitches this year with 26.
The Lunkers’ season starts on Wednesday against the Alexandria Beetles. Another Husky, pitcher Shawn Riesgraf, plays for the Beetles. Imholte is one of eight SCSU players competing in the 16 team league this summer.
05/31/2011 - 10:10 AM
The St. Cloud River Bats have announced the hiring of Jon Hansen as their Field Manager for the 2011 season.
An assistant at Fort Scott Community College in Kansas this last spring, Hansen has Northwoods League experience as a pitcher. He pitched for the Brainerd Blue Thunder (now the Brainerd Lunkers) in 2005.
The River Bats will begin their 15th Anniversary season on Wednesday against the Duluth Huskies at Wade Stadium in Duluth.
05/24/2011 - 7:00 AM
KVSC is your EXCLUSIVE home for St. Cloud State Women's Hockey and while summer might just be starting, we already have pucks on the mind. The KVSC Sports Department has recieved a TENTATIVE copy of the 2011-12 Women's Hockey schedule. All dates and times are subject to change. The schedule is below.
TENTATIVE 2011-12 SCSU WOMEN'S HOCKEY SCHEDULE
Sep. 30 vs Syracuse -East/West Shootout at Ridder Arena 4:07 PM
Oct. 1 vs Union - East/West Shootout at Ridder Arena 4:07 PM
Oct. 7-8 at Minnesota 6:07/4:07
Oct. 14-15 at Ohio State 7:07/4:07
Oct. 21-22 at Bemidji State 2:07/2:07
Oct. 28 vs Robert Morris 7:07/2:07
Nov. 4-5 vs North Dakota 2:07/2:07
Nov. 18-19 TBA
Nov. 25-26 at Wisconsin 2:07/2:07
Dec. 2-3 at Minnesota Duluth 7:07/7:07
Dec. 9-10 vs MSU Mankato 7:07/7:07
Jan. 6-7 vs Ohio State 7:07/2:07
Jan. 13-14 at MSU Mankato 7:07/3:07
Jan. 20-21 at North Dakota 7:07/7:07
Jan. 27-28 vs Minnesota Dultuh 7:07/2:07
Feb. 3-4 vs Minnesota 7:07/2:07
Feb. 10-11 vs Wisconsin 7:07/2:07
Feb. 17-18 vs Bemidji State 2:07/2:07
Feb. 24-26 WCHA Playoffs TBA
-An early season matchup with Union College at the East/West Showcase at Ridder Arena. St. Cloud is coming off a 1-33-1 season while Union was 2-29-3 last year, giving the Huskies a great shot at starting the season on the right foot.
- UPDATE: On May 27, Wayne State (MI) announced they were dropping their women's hockey program The Huskies were orginally slated to play at Wayne State on November 18-19.
-The Huskies start with eight straight road games to help accomidate summer renovations at National Hockey Center, and they will finsh with eight straight games at home.
KVSC will again be Your HOME for Women's Husky Hockey next season. Our full broadcast schedule for the Fall of 2011 will be released in August.
05/23/2011 - 9:20 AM
After a multitude of delays and a rainy weekend, the St. Cloud State baseball team saw their season end at the hand of the Winona State Warriors in the NCAA Central Region Tournament.
Bad weather was the theme this past weekend as games for all teams involved had to be shifted and SCSU and Winona State didn’t start until close to 10 p.m. Sunday night. The Huskies, who had lost to Minnesota State earlier in the tournament needed to win against Winona to stay alive.
The Huskies, who were technically the visiting team in this contest, jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first inning but couldn’t hold on. Winona knocked SCSU starter Nick Anderson out of the game in the second inning as they held a 5-2 lead. St. Cloud would battle back as the game went to extra innings but in the bottom of the tenth it was Winona who took advantage of an SCSU mistake. With the bases loaded, Husky pitcher Ryne Schwenke walked in the winning run and the season was over for SCSU. It was a tough finish at 1:30 a.m. Monday morning for the Huskies.
The loss ends a historic season for St. Cloud State. The Huskies set a team record for wins as they finished with a record of 43 wins and 11 losses.
05/16/2011 - 9:50 AM
The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has a new champion, the St. Cloud State Huskies! The NSIC Tournament wrapped up on Sunday with the Huskies taking down the Winona State Warriors 5-3 in the championship game at Franklin Rogers Field in Mankato, Minnesota.
It wasn’t easy for the Huskies however, heading into the fourth inning they were tied with the Warriors 2-2. Sophomore speedster Phil Imholte gave SCSU the lead for good with his second double of the day to give the Huskies a 3-2 lead. St. Cloud added some insurance in the fifth inning via a two-run home run by Joey Althoff.
Freshman phenom Kyle Fischer picked up the win in relief for the Huskies, tossing 3 1/3 innings while striking out five. The New Ulm, Minnesota native remained perfect on the season at 7-0.
The Huskies now have a school-record 42 wins on the season and sport an overall record of 42-9.
05/16/2011 - 11:34 AM
St. Cloud State track and field coach Seth Mischke has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference coach of the year. The Worland, Wyoming native led SCSU to a second place finish at the 2011 NSIC Outdoor Track and Field Championships and saw two of his athletes win individual titles.
Senior Adam Kershaw won the discus and placed seventh in the shot put. Senior distance runner Dan Allen also collected an individual title. The Waite Park, Minnesota native took first in the 800 meters with a time of 2 minutes and one second.
This is the best outdoor finish for a Husky team under Mischke in his 12 years as head coach. The University of Minnesota graduate coached SCSU to a fifth place outdoor finish in 2005.
05/16/2011 - 10:37 AM
The 13th ranked Huskies were tabbed as the number-one seed in the Central Region and will host the tournament at Joe Faber Field from May 19-22. SCSU will go up against NSIC foe Augustana College who they played last weekend in the conference tournament.
Other teams selected to the regional include Mesa State out of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), Minnesota State out of the NSIC, Nebraska-Kearney out of the RMAC and Winona State out of the NSIC.
The tournament is double-elimination and the winner advances on to the NCAA Tournament. This is SCSU’s second straight appearance and third appearance in 20 seasons in the tournament.
05/11/2011 - 9:55 AM
St. Cloud State baseball coach Pat Dolan announced Albany High School senior Kyle Lieser of Paynesville has been accepted to SCSU and that he intends to play baseball for the Huskies. Lieser, a talented multi-sport athlete, earned All-Conference notice three times in basketball during his prep career. He also gained All-Area Honorable Mention accolades as a senior. “We are very fortunate to sign Kyle, as many other D-two schools were interested in him,” Dolan said.
05/11/2011 - 9:55 AM
Fans of St. Cloud State baseball unable to make it to Mankato for the NSIC Tournament can watch the games LIVE on Husky Diamond this weekend. SCSU opens play at the tournament Wednesday against Augustana. The double-elimination tournament will continue through Saturday at Franklin Rogers Park in Mankato. All SCSU games will be televised live on Husky Diamond on charter channel 21.
05/05/2011 - 9:54 AM
The right-handed hurler from Browerville, Minnesota tossed a no-hitter on April 27th against the Northern State Wolves, striking out 10 batters in the process. Lieser is perfect on the season with a 7-0 record and sports a 3.11 earned-run-average.
SCSU has also kept their hold on the #1 spot in the NCAA Division Two Central Region rankings. The latest rankings were released on May 4th. St. Cloud is 35-8 on the season and owns a 23-6 conference record in the always tough Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
The Huskies are 30-6 against Central Region opponents this season and will be in action on May 7th against Concordia University at Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud. First pitch for the twinbill is slated for 1 p.m.
05/04/2011 - 11:11 AM
The St. Cloud State University baseball team won a pair of NSIC games yesterday topping Upper Iowa by scores of 1-0 and 10-3. With the victories, SCSU improves their record to 35-8 and 23-6 in the conference.
Coming off his no-hitter performance last week, Scott Lieser went five and two-thirds innings on the hill allowing only two hits while striking out three in the 1-0 shutout. In the night game, the Huskies collected 13 hits in the victory. Joey Benke had two of the hits including a homerun leading the SCSU offensively.
St. Cloud is back in action on Friday with a twin-bill against Concorida-St. Paul from Joe Faber Field in St. Cloud. First pitch is slated for 1 p.m. The team will be looking to FILL FABER FIELD as the contests have been designated SCSU Faculty-Staff Appreciation as well as alumni and parent day.
All SCSU faculty and staff will be admitted for free.
05/02/2011 - 1:00 AM
Jocelyn Zabrick is taking the reigns as the next captain of the St. Cloud State Women's Hockey team. The team announced today via press release that Zabrick was named captain of the Huskies for the 2011-12 season. Forwards Brittany Toor and Alex Nelson will serve as alternate captains.
Zabrick is entering her junior season for St. Cloud State and spent last season at center after playing defense in her first year. The Airdrie, Alberta native has zero goals and eight assists in 62 career games.
Toor served as an alternate captain last season in her junior year. Hailing from Hartland, Michigan, Toor notched finished fourth on the team with four goals last season while battling a back injury. Toor has tallied nine goals and 11 assists in 101 games as a Husky.
Nelson will be a junior next season and will be expected to help lead the Huskies offensively. The forward from Andover, Minnesota had eight points last season after scoring 12 her freshman season. Nelson has 11 goals and nine assists for St. Cloud.
Last year, the Huskies finished last in the WCHA, and had a 1-33-1 record overall. The team will take the ice for its new season in late September.
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04/28/2011 - 11:48 AM
The Browerville, Minnesota native pitched seven innings for the Huskies, walked one and struck out ten Wolves in the process. Lieser is now 6-0 on the season and lowered his ERA to 3.64. The hurler got plenty of help from his offense as the Huskies put ten runs on the board. Jordan Smith and Brian Hanson each went 2-for-3 from the plate with two RBI a piece.
The Huskies are 29-8 on the season and 17-6 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. SCSU will travel on the road this weekend to Crookston, Minnesota to take on the Golden Eagles of UMC.
04/25/2011 - 11:45 AM
The St. Cloud State football team held their annual spring game on Saturday and it was the Offense taking down the Defense 29-27 at Husky Stadium.
A modified scoring system was used in the game where the defense gained points by defensive stops, interceptions and fumble recoveries. It was a good day for quarterbacks as returning starter Phillip Klaphake went 11-of-16 for 121 yards and a touchdown and backup Taylor Berger completed four passes for 29 yards and a TD.
SCSU also named their captains for the 2011 season on Saturday. Klaphake and offensive lineman Matt Theis as the offensive captains while Tony Kubes and Thomas Gruis will captain the defensive side of the ball.
04/25/2011 - 11:27 AM
St. Cloud State senior closer Ryne Schwenke had a great week out of the bullpen for the Huskies this last week and it has earned him Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Pitcher of the Week honors.
The hurler pitched six innings out of the bullpen for St. Cloud State giving up no runs and picking up a save. Schwenke also garnered a win in relief of starter Logan Birr on April 21st against the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.
The Sigourney, Iowa native has pitched 21.2 innings this season and sports a 0.83 earned-run-average for the Huskies.
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