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Women’s volleyball celebrates three seniors

Jannae Mehaffey May 4, 2021

With contributions from Nick Gainey The Augustana women’s volleyball team celebrated the end of its delayed season with senior night on April 22. The team honored three seniors: Jessica Nguyen, Taylor...

Women’s Bowling team falls short to Carthage in CCIW tournament, but reminisce on a memorable season

Jannae Mehaffey April 16, 2021

The Augustana women’s bowling team had a very successful 2020-2021 season, going 23-5 and making it to the CCIW championships. Although they fell short, losing to Carthage in the CCIW tournament, they...

Augie Talks: Derek Sandstedt

Jannae Mehaffey April 15, 2021

Derek Sandstedt is a junior offensive lineman on the Augustana Football team. He is an out of state athlete here at Augustana and is an important part of the teams success in the past and in these upcoming...

Track and Field transition from indoor season to outdoor season

Jannae Mehaffey March 23, 2021

This past week, the men’s and women’s track and field team transitioned from their indoor season to their outdoor season. Limited training times due to both COVID-19 and weather complications has been...

Athletic trainers have meaningful impact on athletes

Jannae Mehaffey November 19, 2020

Athletic trainers make a huge difference in sports and are always there for players when they need help. For some of the athletic trainers at Augustana, they knew they wanted to be an athletic trainer...

Augie Talks: Hunter Love

Augie Talks: Hunter Love

Jannae Mehaffey October 30, 2020

Q: What made you decide to join the golf team at Augustana? A: I played all throughout high school, and I figured I might as well enjoy it while it lasts and enjoy these last four years of playing. And...

Knut Erickson Award winners speak out on how to balance academics with sports

Jannae Mehaffey October 25, 2020

The Knut Erickson Academics Award is an award given to the top male and female student athletes who attend the blanket award ceremony every spring. The athletes who qualify for an academic blanket are...

Augustana athletes finding inspiration to play the game they love

Jannae Mehaffey October 21, 2020

Many athletes play their sport because they love the game. But for most, it is not just themselves they play for.  For many athletes, there isn’t just one person that inspires them. When some athletes...

Augie alum standout coaches club volleyball team

Augie alum standout coaches club volleyball team

Jannae Mehaffey October 2, 2020

Amy Blommer, a two sport athlete in volleyball and track, graduated from Augie in 2001. Now, after pursuing a career of sports journalism, she’s back in the Quad Cities and coaching for Iowa Select Volleyball...

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