MANKATO, Minn. – Casey Jacobson worked 9.0 innings on the mound for No. 5-seeded Augustana and gave up just one unearned run to help the Vikings advance to the next round of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Tournament with a 3-2 victory over No. 6-seeded Minnesota Duluth Thursday afternoon at Franklin Rodgers Park.
Jacobson moves to 5-5 on the season. He had six strikeouts and allowed nine hits. Leading Augustana offensively on the day was Derek Hansen, who finished 2 for 4 with two RBIs.
Augustana improves to 31-20 overall, while the Bulldogs end their season with a 24-27 mark. The Vikings will play the loser of Thursday night’s game between No. 2-seeded St. Cloud State and No. 4-seeded Winona State at 3:30 p.m. on Friday.
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