Sports briefs

MSU’s Greenberg adds another award

Former Minot State University pitcher Mandy Greenberg was named to the 2013 Jewish Sports Review All-America Team on Monday.

Greenberg was 25-5 on the mound and led the program to its first NCAA Division II tournament appearance this year. She finished with single-season school records in ERA (1.12), innings pitched (168.2) and strikeouts (258).

She also was a third-team selection for the Division II Daktronics All-American squad and made the NCAA all-Central Region first team.

The Jewish Sports Review is a bi-monthly magazine, highlighting accomplishments of professional and collegiate athletes.

– Daily News Staff

NDSU wrestler wins gold, bronze at Pan Am Juniors

North Dakota State University redshirt freshman Matthew Gray won the 74-kilogram (163 pounds) gold medal in the freestyle division of the Pan American Junior Championships in Santiago, Chile, on Sunday.

Gray also won bronze in the 74-kilo Greco-Roman division. He defeated Jose Pinero of Venezuela, 8-0, to win the gold medal and help Team USA to the freestyle team title. The Americans took second-place in Greco Roman.

Gray will compete for the Bison for the first time this fall after a redshirt campaign last season. The Wilmot, Wisc., native finished 85-2 through his final two prep seasons.

– Daily News Staff

UND’s Hardin honored

University of North Dakota senior Greg Hardin was named to the Big Sky preseason all-conference team Monday.

Hardin was named as a wide receiver and kick returner and was the only UND player honored.

He broke the Big Sky single-game receiving yards record with 333 in a 40-34 win over Montana in 2012. UND was picked to finish seventh in the preseason coaches and media polls.

Montana State, Eastern Washington and Montana were picked to finish first, second and third, respectively, in both polls.

-Daily News Staff

Minot girls compete in fastpitch state tournament

Four girls fastpitch softball teams from Minot competed in the state tournament in Bismarck over the weekend.

The 16-and-under team finished second to West Fargo, losing 4-2. Two 14-and-under teams finished 1-2 and the first 10-and-under team to compete from Minot also finished 1-2.

– Daily News Staff