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Women’s Track and Field prepare for D3 Select Meet

After finishing 4th in the Wisconsin-Whitewater Invitation, the young Vikings keep looking forward as they prepare for the Keck DIII Select Meet on February 3, held in Bloomington, IL. Team chemistry can be a necessary in sports. When talking to Junior, Audrey Hogenkamp, she put great emphasis on the topic.…

Augie alum is on track for professional career

After graduating from Augustana in 2016, former women’s track and field athlete Kayla Bushey has decided to continue her training as a professional athlete in Nashville, Tenn.to qualify for the Olympics in 2020. Bushey realized she wanted to be a professional athlete while studying abroad in Australia through Augustana. “People…

Women’s track prepares for Whitewater

After notching a third place finish in their first meet and five individual wins at the Midwest Invitational this past weekend, the Vikings look to find more success at the University of Whitewater this Saturday. Head coach David Thompson said he is pleased with the team’s results. “We’re off to…

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 track switches to Whitewater

After finishing third in the Meet of Champions, women’s track and field prepares for their upcoming meet at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater on Saturday. The team is working toward peaking (when an athlete performs their best). The team is using this upcoming meet to help them peak for their conference…

Vikings gear up for Grinnell Invite

Augustana’s women’s track and field will travel to the Grinnel Invitational in Grinnell, Iowa on Saturday to get some strong times in before the CCIW Conference meet. This is the first time the Vikings will be going to the Grinnell Invitational. Some teams that will be there are Cornell College,…

Kerschieter hopes to realize underdog potential

The Observer sat down with senior and women’s track and field captain, Bailey Kerschieter. 1. What are some of your goals as an entire team for this season? “Our main goal is to focus on ourselves as a team and not worry about what other teams are doing. We want…

A good run: Whiteside retires after 40 years

After 40 years of unparalleled success as head coach for the Augustana women’s track and cross country teams, Coach Fred Whiteside announced his retirement, effective at the end of the 2015 track and field season. Whiteside graduated from Augustana in 1974 and has been coaching since Augustana women’s athletics first…