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Smith Talks Track

The Observer sat down with senior track and field captain Isaac Smith to discuss the end of the season and conference hopes. 1. How do you feel about the team’s season so far? “The season has been awesome so far. Both individuals and the team are surpassing expectations and competing…

Men’s track looks for champions

As they’re coming out of the Viking Olympics, which they placed first of 10, and the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse Invitational, which they placed second of 15, the men’s track and field team are gearing up for the Meet of Champions, which is to take place this Saturday at home. Both…

Men’s track trains for meet

Coming off a first place finish in their first meet and having six individual first place finishes in their last meet, the Augustana men’s track team looks to thrive against some big teams this Friday at the Warhawk Invitational at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Senior and captain Eric Demattia said…

Smith talks track and field seasons

The Augustana Observer sat down with men’s track and field captain Issac Smith to discuss his role as a captain and the team’s ambitions for the season. 1. What are team’s goals for the next season?  “Definitely to win indoor and outdoor conference are the big ones. Winning as a…

Augustana inducts new Hall of Fame class

This past Saturday, the Augustana Athletic Department introduced the 21st class into the Tribe of Vikings Hall of Fame during and after the football game. This year’s inductees included Dave Linger, who graduated in 1981, Joe Wheeler who graduated in 1985, Patti Wenig Miller who graduated in 1991, Corey Christenson who…

Men's track claims conference championship

The Augustana men’s track and field team claimed their second conference title this year. The Vikings won 253.5 to North Central’s 250. The Vikings finished first in the steeplechase, the 400 meter hurdles, the 800 meter run, the hammer throw, the 400 meter dash, the 4×100 and the 4×400. The…

Men’s track preps for upcoming meet

Augustana men’s track and field has continued using their first-ever conference win to bolster their efforts in outdoor season as they prepare for their home meet, the Meet of Champions, on April 23. Head coach Paul Olsen said the team is ready to perform well at their home invitational. “First…