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Men’s tennis ready for CCIW tournament

Men’s tennis has been gearing up all year for their biggest meet of the year: the CCIW conference tournament. Their first game will be at 10 a.m. this Thursday against Elmhurst College at home. Although the team’s game on Sunday against Luther College was canceled due to the rain, that…

Men’s tennis aims for CCIW title

The tennis team has its goals set as they’re going through their season. Although the CCIW Conference Tournament isn’t until May 4, that doesn’t stop the team from thinking about it. “Our team goal is to win our conference,” said junior captain Eric Pohl. “That way, we’ll have an automatic…

Men’s tennis season starts Saturday

Coming into the season with ten members, the Augustana men’s tennis team is looking to start their season off with a win against Wabash College and Lake Forest University on Saturday at Wabash. One problem the Vikings may face is a smaller team. Junior captain Samuel Totten said their roster…

Miedema earns 100th victory as head tennis coach

Augustana tennis team head coach Jon Miedema won his 100th game against Illinois Wesleyan on September 10. The women’s team won 9-0 in Bloomington, Illinois to give Miedema the milestone victory. They went on to win 9-0 against Millikin later that day to improve his lifetime record of 101-44. Miedema…

Women’s tennis start 2-0 in CCIW match-ups

The women’s tennis team concluded a successful weekend against two conference rivals, winning both matches 9-0. The team is getting ready to play against CCIW conference rivals in the coming weeks. The Augie women’s team is currently 3-0 in their conference matches, defeating Carroll University, Illinois Wesleyan University and Millikin…

Men's tennis team ready for tournament

The Augustana men’s tennis team will take on  CCIW conference teams during the CCIW Fall Tournament on Sept. 17 at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. The fall tournament is an introduction for many first year players, just as it was for now junior and captain Sam Totten three years ago.…

Sam Totten discusses men's tennis team goals

The Observer sat down with men’s tennis captain and junior Samuel Totten to discuss the team’s season and aspirations. 1. What are some team and personal goals you have for this season? As a team I think our biggest goal is going to be to win conference. We’ve come very…

Men’s tennis ready for CCIW tournament

Men’s tennis is preparing for their conference tournament, which will begin on Thursday and go until Saturday. The meet will be at Wheaton. Senior and captain Austin Schoeck thinks the schedule for this season was tough, but it helped to prepare the team for what is to come. “Overall, the…

Men’s tennis flourishes despite injuries

The men’s tennis team has been using every opportunity throughout the season to better themselves and prepare for the upcoming CCIW conference tournament. After last year’s loss in the finals and this year’s ups and downs, they have emerged ready and more focused than ever. One thing hurting the tennis…

Men's tennis goes 2-1 for opening games

The men’s tennis team started their spring season this weekend, earning two victories over Wabash College and Monmouth College on Saturday at the Quad City Tennis Club. The Vikings won 5-4 over Wabash and 8-1 over Monmouth, although losing to sixth ranked University of Chicago on Sunday. Some of the…