Augie Sweeps 2 More in Softball
by Mark Ovenden
April 18, 2011 6:58 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Augustana had its seventh-straight win with an 8-0 victory in five innings over Concordia University, St. Paul in Game 2. The Vikings defeated CU 9-2 in Game 1 the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference doubleheader Monday afternoon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
The Vikings are 33-5 (14-1). The Golden Bears drop to 23-15 (6-8). Ashley Meyer pitched 7.0 innings in Game 1 and allowed nine hits, while striking out ten batters. Elizabeth Murray tallied five RBI's and had two hits. Traci Fransen had three hits for two RBIs.
Murray had a sacrifice fly in the first inning to score Theesa McMahon. She was just getting started.
The Vikings scored three runs in the fifth inning off hits from Murray, Franson, and Lindsay Spanton.
The Vikings had a five run inning in the bottom of the sixth that was highlighted by a home run from Fransen.
Chelsey Durland pitched all 5.0 innings in Game 2 for the Vikings, holding CU to just two hits. Fransen hit her second home run of the day in the game and led the Vikings with three RBIs. He singled scoring 2 runs in the 1st inning. In the second inning and Murray smashed a homer to score McMahon.
Fransen hit her home run in the fourth inning, scoring McMahon and bringing the Vikings ahead 7-0.
Brown singled to score Augustana's eighth run in the top of the fifth.
Augustana travel to play Winona State in Winona, Minn., tomorrow at 2 p.m.