Augustana eliminated from DII National Softball Tournament

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LOUISVILLE, Ken. – Samantha Posey hit a walk off solo home run in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift top ranked Valdosta State to a 5-4 win over Augustana at the NCAA Division II National Softball tournament this morning.  The loss eliminated Augustana from the tournament.  Posey’s home run came off of Ashley Meyer who came in the last of the 7th an allowed the tying run to score sending the game to extra innings.  Augustana scored 3 runs in the first inning and held a 4-2 lead until the 6th inning.  Valdosta State outhit the Vikings 12-10 in the game.  The loss ended Augustana’s second with a 55-12 record.  It was the first time since 1998 that Augustana had earned a berth in the DII College Softball World Series.

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