North Dakota State No-Hitter Leads To No-Winner

North Dakota State athletics have had a pretty good year so far. Their football team, in the lesser Championship Subdivision, won games at two FBS schools (Minnesota, Central Michigan) and their basketball team won a game at then-9th-ranked Marquette. And now their baseball team threw a combined no-hitter against Creighton University yesterday! Just one problem:

North Dakota State baseball loses despite no-hitter

No hitting of their own, and too many walks. NDSU was swept in a double-header in Omaha, but the real story was that first game. The two runs came naught off hits, but rather pitcher Chad Berg’s four walks and hit-by-pitch in the first inning. Chris Paterson relieved Berg in the second inning to finish the game, allowing no hits of his own. Read more…