Sioux Falls, SD. (USF) – The University of Sioux Falls baseball team split a doubleheader with Augustana tonight. These games were delayed a day due to rain and lighting. The Cougars took game 1 7-2 and Augie won game 2 8-7 on a walk-off single in the bottom of the 9th.

GAME ONE – W, 7-2

The Coo took and early lead and never let up in game 1. They scored 3 runs in the 1st and 2 runs in the 2nd inning to take control of the game.

Tyler Cate and Brady Klehr paced USF in hitting and RBI. Both Cougars had 2 hits and 2 RBI to lead the team

Reese Gaber came out of the Coo Bullpen to throw 4.1 innings of shutout baseball. He only gave up 1 hit and had 3 strikeouts in relief of Cole Wright who also had 3 strikeouts.

GAME TWO – L, 8-7

Augustana jumped out to an early lead by scoring 2 runs in the 1st. After scoring 3 more in the 5th, USF turned the tide by scoring 4 runs in the 8th and 1 in the 9th the take the lead. Augie would then win in the bottom of the 9th on a walk-off single to center field.

USF outhit Augustana 14-9 and left 9 men on base. Brady Klehr led the Coo with 3 hits and 2 runs scored. Dane SmallBen SerieIsaac Bonner, and Zach Andreasen all had 2 hits each.

Dane Small had 2 hits with one of those hits being a homerun. He used that to help him lead the Cougars in RBI with 2.

Cole Schumacher got the start and recorded 5 strikeouts in 4.1 innings pitched.


The Cougars will be back in action Sunday April 23 at 1:30PM. They take on Minnesota State Mankato in a doubleheader being played at the Birdcage in Sioux Falls.

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