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Vikings prepare for crucial series against Illinois Wesleyan

Alex Riddle April 26, 2018

With both teams lying in the middle of the pack in the CCIW Conference, the Vikings will look to take the series against their rival Illinois Wesleyan to continue to climb up in the CCIW standings. Everyone...

Women’s Lacrosse falls short to undefeated Carroll

Alex Riddle April 19, 2018

Still searching for their first conference win, the Vikings come up short against Carroll who is now 13-0 on the season. Preparing for a matchup against an opponent who is undefeated and on top of the...

Men’s Golf Prepares for Augie Invitational

Alex Riddle April 12, 2018

After getting snowed out last weekend at the Illinois Wesleyan Invitational, the Vikings look forward as they prepare for the Augustana Invitational taking place on Friday, April 13th. The Vikings have...

Vikings Sweep Double Header Against Dubuque

Alex Riddle March 29, 2018

After experiencing some crazy snow this weekend, the Vikings were only able to complete 2 out of the 4 scheduled games in the Augustana Invitational, but they were able to come away with 7-6 and 9-0 victories...

Vikings Cruise Past Northwestern

Alex Riddle March 22, 2018

After starting the season 0-3, the Vikings have responded in a big way by winning their last 5 games including a win over Northwestern (MN) where they got the victory 12-3. It is easy for a team to get...

(left to right) Justin Murphy (21) and Dylan Baum (21) kneel to hit the ball during the Vikings match against Mount Mercy on Wednesday night. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Vikings Fall to Mount Mercy in Close Battle

Alex Riddle March 15, 2018

The men's volleyball team knew it would be a tough test when Mount Mercy (14-5) visited the Carver Center Wednesday night, and they were right as the Vikings lost a close 3-1 match to very good Mount Mercy...

Joshua Richardson (21) spikes the ball against Judson players during the Vikings first ever home match in Augustana mens volleyball history. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Vikings to take on Greenville and Benedictine in double header

Alex Riddle February 8, 2018

After the men's volleyball team lost their last four matches, the Vikings look to turn their season around with a double header at home against Greenville and Benedictine on Saturday, February 3rd. this...

Women’s Track and Field prepare for D3 Select Meet

Alex Riddle January 31, 2018

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...

Vikings Prepare For a Clash against Wheaton

Alex Riddle January 25, 2018

After the Augie Swim team competed in the Grinnell Invite, where the men finished 3rd out of 7 teams and the women finished 4th out of 10 teams, the Vikings look ahead to a contest against Wheaton on Sat,...

Vikings look to start season strong at St. Ambrose Invite

Vikings look to start season strong at St. Ambrose Invite

Alex Riddle January 18, 2018

With Augustana being picked to finish 2nd in the CCIW this season, the Vikings look to prove the world wrong as they start their journey to winning a conference championship at the St. Ambrose Invite this...

Alex Sierra, junior, hits the ball at the Aurora University Classic on Sept 5.
Photo by Alex Riddle

Sierra, Men’s golf prepares for Midwest Regional

Alex Riddle September 14, 2017

The Vikings finished 4th out of 20 teams in the Aurora University Classic. Senior captain, Alex Sierra, finished second individually in the invite as a whole. Sierra and the Vikings look to use this win...

Womens Golf Prepares for Highland Classic

Alex Riddle September 7, 2017

After winning 353-360 in a dual meet against Monmouth college, Augustana's girl's golf team had a great start to their opening season. Now, they prepare to continue their success, as they compete in the...

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