Feb 18th, 2013 @ 10:41 am | Author: Casey Olney
The Vikings return to the Metro Dome to face UM Crookston and the University of Winnipeg this Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Vikings of VCSU will take on the Golden Eagles of Minnesota Crookston on Tuesday Feb 19th at the Metro Dome in Minneapolis. Game time is set for 7:30 PM. The Vikings enter the double header with a 1-3 record after their first four game set against Clarke (IA) and the Golden Eagles come in at 0-4 after being swept by Upper Iowa and the University of Mary in their first four games.

Both the Vikings and Golden Eagles struggled scoring runs in their first four games, VCSU enters with a team batting average of .156 and the Golden Eagles enter at .221. The Viking pitchers have an early season ERA of 4.15 while UMC has an ERA of 11.08. A bright spot for the Vikings after the first four games was their defense; VCSU is fielding at .981% compared to .959% for UMC.

On Wednesday the Vikings will play the University of Winnipeg for the first time in program history. This marks the second season of play for U of W and the first of several meetings this season.