User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


39° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
MLB
St. Louis
7
Miami
1
MLB
Miami
4
NY Mets
6
MLB (4:05 PM)
Milwaukee
San Diego
MLB (4:05 PM)
Arizona
San Francisco
MLB (Bot 9)
Minnesota
10
Baltimore
9
MLB (4:05 PM)
Seattle
Chicago WSox
MLB (7:05 PM)
Toronto
NY Yankees
MLB (Top 9)
Atlanta
11
Boston
3
MLB (Top 7)
Houston
10
Pittsburgh
4
MLB (Bot 9)
Washington
6
Detroit
4
MLB
Tampa Bay
5
Philadelphia
3
MLB (4:05 PM)
Cincinnati
Cleveland
MLB (4:05 PM)
Los Angeles
Texas
MLB (GAME 2)
San Diego
Oakland
MLB (4:05 PM)
Kansas City
Chicago Cubs
MLB (4:10 PM)
LA Angels
Colorado
NBA (7:30 PM)
San Antonio
New York
NBA (7:30 PM)
Memphis
Detroit
NBA (10:30 PM)
Charlotte
LA Clippers
NBA (8:00 PM)
Milwaukee
New Orleans
NBA (8:00 PM)
Orlando
Houston
NHL (7:00 PM)
Ottawa
Carolina
NHL (7:00 PM)
Pittsburgh
New Jersey
NHL (7:30 PM)
Buffalo
Boston
NHL (7:30 PM)
Montreal
Florida
NHL (8:00 PM)
Minnesota
Nashville
NHL (8:00 PM)
San Jose
Winnipeg
NHL (8:30 PM)
NY Islanders
Chicago
NHL (9:00 PM)
St. Louis
Calgary
NHL (10:00 PM)
Philadelphia
Vancouver
NHL
Arizona
0
Los Angeles
1
NBA
LA Lakers
105
Golden State
108
Updated: Mar 17, 2015 3:03PM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

CSB: Augie's Season Comes To An End

May 17, 2014, 10:41 PM

CSB: Augie's Season Comes To An End
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

No. 23 Augustana College softball never stopped fighting in a 5-4 loss to Southeastern Oklahoma State in the Central Super Regional at Bowden Field on Saturday. Southeastern Oklahoma State (43-18) will represent the Central Region at the NCAA Championships in Salem, Va. next week.

Augustana finishes its season at 46-15, marking the fourth 40-plus win season in the last five seasons, all under the direction of Gretta Melsted. Augustana's lone senior Lindsay Spanton played the final game of her season this afternoon getting a big two-out double in the top of the seventh inning with two outs. Spanton finishes her career at Augustana ranking fifth all-time in doubles, seventh in RBI, first in walks and seventh in on-base percentage.

Freshman shortstop Sarah Kennedy had a big day for the Vikings going 3 for 4 with two solo home runs. Caitlin Nichol hit her 14th home run of the season finishing 1 for 3 with a walk and an RBI. Jordan Schaffer was 2 for 3 with two doubles and an RBI while Carly Peterson finished 2 for 4 with two singles.

Haley Strawn led Southeastern at the plate on the day going 3 for 4 with three singles. Laramie Beal picked up a big hit for the Storm, a two-RBI double in the bottom of the sixth giving her team a two-run lead heading into the final inning. Beal was 2 for 4 with two RBI and a run scored.

Shayna Milam picked up the victory for Southeastern for the second straight day tossing 1.2 innings and striking out two batters. Milam allowed one run on three hits after replacing Mindy McElroy who went 5.1 innings giving three runs on seven hits.

Carley Pickett tossed all six innings for Augustana and was tagged with the loss falling to 17-7 on the season. Pickett allowed five runs on 10 hits while striking out two and walking four.

Augustana jumped out to an early 1-0 advantage after Nichol led off the game with a solo home run down the left field line in the top of the first inning. Southeastern Oklahoma State's Jessica Simmons did the same for her team, leading off the bottom of the second with a solo home run to left field to tie the game at 1-1.

The two teams then played three innings of scoreless softball, in which Southeastern left the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth and Augustana did the same in the top of the fifth.

Southeastern then went on to score two runs on four hits in the bottom of the fifth to take a 3-1 lead. With the bases loaded, Courtney Riddle walked to drive in a run and break the 1-1 tie before Ariana Jones singled on what appeared to be called dead after the batted ball hit the runner going from second to third, and Southeastern was able to score a run on the play to go in front 3-1.

Pickett then got Mindy McElroy to line into a double play to end the inning and the Vikings answered with two runs of their own in the top of the sixth inning to tie the game at 3-3.

Kennedy led off the inning with her first home run of the game, a shot to center field cutting Southeastern Oklahoma State's lead to one at 3-2. After Trautmann lined out sharply to the shortstop, Spanton was hit by a pitch followed by a single by Peterson putting runners on first and second. Pickett then singled to load the bases and Schaffer welcomed Milam with a double off the fence in right center field to score Spanton and tie the game at 3-3.

Southeastern had another answer for the Vikings in the bottom of the sixth getting a two-out two-RBI double by Beal to drive in two runs giving her team a 5-3 lead.

Milam recorded two quick outs in the top of the seventh inning putting the Vikings up against their final out trailing by two runs but Kennedy kept the inning alive with her second home run of the game cutting the lead to 5-4 with two outs in the seventh.

Trautmann then walked on five pitches and Spanton followed with a double moving Emily Heinz, who pinch ran for Trautmann, up to third base. Milam picked up a strikeout for the third out of the inning dashing Augustana's comeback hopes and ending the Vikings' season.

Augustana made its 22nd NCAA Tournament appearance in school history in 2014, including its fifth straight regional appearance. Augustana has hosted an NCAA Super Regional Tournament three times since 2011.


Courtesy: Tim Evans, Sports Information Director, Augustana College

Previous Story

Next Story


Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Former Viking Darren Sharper Sentenced To 9 Years

3/23/2015 12:04 PM

The former safety is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting women in four states. On Monday, Sharper changed his plea in Phoenix via video-confer...

Full Story
Lawsuit Could End Sports' Leagues All-Or-Nothing TV Packages

3/21/2015 2:36 PM

A high-stakes federal case playing out in New York could lead to the end of pro sports' all-or-nothing TV packages that force fans to buy hundreds...

Full Story
Adam Anderson No Longer Golf Coach At Dakota Wesleyan

3/26/2015 5:32 PM

Dakota Wesleyan Athletic Director Curt Hart announced Thursday that Adam Anderson will no longer be men's and women’s golf coach at DWU, eff...

Full Story
Daktronics To Provide 18 Displays For New MN Stadium

3/27/2015 11:19 AM

The main display will measure about 68 feet high by 120 feet wide.

Full Story
NFL Suspending TV Blackouts For 2015 Season

3/23/2015 2:20 PM

The NFL will not block any games from local television during the 2015 season.

Full Story


Events