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Badawi discusses spring tennis season

The Augustana Observer sat down with lone women’s tennis freshman Zeana Badawi to talk about her experiences with the team. 1. As a freshman, how was your transition into collegiate athletics? “It was a little difficult. In the fall, I was the only freshman on the team so it was…

After first loss, women’s tennis shoots for CCIW win

The Augustana women’s tennis  team looks to wrap up their fall season with a strong performance and possible win at the CCIW Conference Championships this Thursday through Saturday in Hanover Park, Ill.. Augustana heads into the tournament as reigning champions and with a seasonal record of 10-1 and a 7-1…

Women’s tennis look to defeat CCIW rivals

The Augustana women’s tennis team has a full week ahead of them as they will be taking on both North Park University and Elmhurst College in two CCIW matches on Wednesday and Saturday respectively. Despite the challenge, head coach Jon Miedema said this is not too uncommon due to their…

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…

Women’s tennis gets ready for ITA Midwest Regional

The women’s tennis team look to continue the success they’ve had this season at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional in Kalamazoo, MI starting on Friday and ending on Sunday. Head coach Jon Miedema believes the team strength will come from their depth. “We have a deep, talented team” said…

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 earns top finishes

The women’s tennis team got off to a strong start to their season, defeating Grinell 8-1 on Aug. 27 and finishing second in the Wisconsin-Whitewater Invitational. Head coach Jon Miedema was pleased with how the team performed in their first two debuts of the season. “I’m very happy with how…

Women’s tennis falls short of postseason

In a 5-4 loss to Wheaton, the women’s tennis team fell short of their NCAA national tournament aspirations. Men’s and women’s tennis coach Jon Miedema was looking for women’s tennis to play their best and stay relaxed for this important tournament. “We won conference in the fall, then we host…