The Augustana baseball team (36-11) is the number two seed in the NCAA Division II Baseball Central Region Tournament and will face #5 Southern Arkansas (27-14). Augustana earned an at-large bid to advance to the field of 42 teams.

Three players for Augustana, Will Olson, Ryan Jares, and Carter Howell have been named to the NCBWA All-Central Region Team. Plus, seven players are represented on the All-NSIC teams.

Augustana lost their first match of the NSIC Finals to Minnesota State on Thursday then rallied for 11 runs to win game two by beating Minnesota Crookston.

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Friday's NSIC Championship round also was a split for the Vikings and the Mavericks.

The Viking s and Muleriders play this Thursday at 7:00 PM in Warrensburg, Missouri in the first round of the NCAA Division II Baseball Central Region Tournament.

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