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April 14, 2012

2012 Season - Weather claims softball with UW-Platteville

Augustana's non-conference double header with Wisconsin-Platteville, which was scheduled for Sunday, April 15, has been cancelled. No make-up date has been set.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The threat of severe thunderstorms in the Quad City area has forced the cancellation of the non-conference softball double header between Augustana and Wisconsin-Platteville for Sunday, April 15. The games were supposed to be played at Carver Field and there is no make-up date scheduled at this time.

Augustana split a College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin double header on Saturday, April 14 at Carver Field. The Vikings beat Elmhurst 4-1 in the opening game behind the complete game performance from sophomore Sarah Hintz (LeRoy HS, LeRoy, Ill.), who moved to 12-2 on the year. Augustana dropped the nightcap 6-0.

Veteran head coach Kris Kistler's team is now 19-7 overall and 4-2 in the CCIW. The Vikings will travel to Galesburg, Illinois on April 18 for a 3:00 p.m. non-conference double header against Knox. Augustana will travel this coming weekend and face North Park on April 21 in Chicago, Illinois and Carthage on April 22 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.