Matt Larsen, the senior associate athletic director at Stony Brook (NY) has been named the new athletic director at North Dakota State University, replacing Gene Taylor.

Taylor announced his plan to leave NDSU back in June, after he accepted the Deputy Director of Athletics at Iowa.

According to InForum, Larsen impressed University President Dean Bresciani with his knowledge of the Bison athletic department.

Larsen has spent the last 19 years at Stony Brook. He will be introduced at a press conference on Wednesday, September 24th.