Alumni update: Voigt hits a big homer

Published 9:04pm Thursday, April 19, 2012

BASEBALL

Brian Voigt, a 2008 Southland grad, gave Augustana College a historic 2-0 win over No. 16 ranked Minnesota State when he belted a two-run walk-off homerun against the Mavericks April 17.

Augustana, a Division II school located in Sioux Falls, S.D., had lost 22 straight games to MSU with its last win coming in 2004.

On the season, Voigt is hitting .273 with 3 homers, 5 doubles, 1 triple and 12 RBIs for the Vikings (21-12 overall).

Chris May, a 2010 Southland grad, is hitting .500 with 2 doubles, 11 RBIs and 18 runs at Riverland Community College (22-9 overall).

May has the seventh highest batting average and the second highest on-base percentage (.621) in NJCAA Division III.

Tyler Krekling, a 2011 Hayfield grad is hitting .368 with 4 doubles, 1 triple 21 RBIs and 25 runs at Riverland Community College.

Mark Harber, a 2009 Austin grad, has played in six games for St. Scholastica this season.

Harber is hitting .143 with an on-base percentage of .250 and has scored two runs.

SOFTBALL

Tayla Jones, a 2011 Blooming Prairie grad, is hitting .267 with 1 double, 2 triples 2 homers, 7 RBIs and 11 runs for Waldorf College (22-22 overall) this season.

Jones was 1-for-3 with a solo homer in Waldorf’s 3-2 loss to Grand View April 17.

Brandi Schammel, a 2011 Southland grad, is pitching at North Dakota State College of Science and she has the second best ERA (0.700) in NJCAA Division III. Schammel is 4-1 in 30 innings pitched, while striking out 32, walking eight and allowing just 18 hits (second in NJCAA Division III) and three earned runs (first in NJCAA Division III).

GOLF

Catherine Wagner, a 2009 Austin grad, finished 13th with 163 strokes at the Illinois Wesleyan University Spring Fling in Norman, Ill. April 15.

Wagner, had the second best score for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s team, which finished third out of 18 teams.

Drew Osier, a 2009 Austin grad, has golfed in seven events for Central Iowa’s men’s team this season and taken first once, while averaging a score of 78.7 strokes.

 


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