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Augie Talks with Jill Humecke

Katrina Scheer March 12, 2020

Q: What was going through your head after you won the mile at the CCIW indoor meet? A: “I was so happy! Going into the race, I knew I was going to be in the running for that top spot, but to actually...

Augie Talks Madelynn Marunde

Katrina Scheer March 5, 2020

  Q: How did you take up swimming? A: “I started swimming when I was five years old. My dad had worked with someone who worked at a YMCA swim team. My two older sisters swam too, but they quit. I was...

Swim Teams place 4th and 3rd at CCIW Championships

Katrina Scheer February 27, 2020

The Augustana men’s swim team finished 3rd at CCIW championships while the women followed close behind finishing 4th out of seven teams at Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. The Vikings started off the three-day...

Sophomore Leonardo Panosso keeps his eye on the ball during his match against Coe at the Quad Cities Tennis Club on February 15th, 2020. The Vikings lost the match 4-5.

Men’s Tennis win home meet

Katrina Scheer February 20, 2020

The Men’s tennis team came out 1-1 on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Quad City Tennis Club. The Vikings defeated Rose-Hulman 5-4 before losing to Coe University 5-4 during a home match. At the start of the...

Augustana Cheer Squad pictured cheering on the men’s basketball game Sophomore Michelle Quinn, a member of the Augustana Cheer Squad, cheers loud and proud for the men’s basketball game against the Calvin Knights on November 16, 2019 in the Roy J. Carver Center for Physical Education. The Vikings won the game 70-67.

Cheerleading begins basketball season

Katrina Scheer November 21, 2019

The cheerleading team has moved their season indoors and are ready to take on the challenge of performing in front of a packed Carver Center on Saturday nights.  The team has been practicing and preparing...

Augie Senior Pierson Wofford after getting called on the court, during the game Augustana Vikings vs  UW-Oshkosh Titans at Carver on 9th Nov, third period. Augie lost 67-74.

Men’s Basketball defeated by UW Oshkosh

Katrina Scheer November 14, 2019

The Augustana men’s basketball team fell short during a home game with the score of 67-74 against last years’ national champion, UW-Oshkosh, on Saturday, Nov. 9. The Vikings started off strong as senior...

Augie volleyball celebrates senior night

Katrina Scheer November 7, 2019

The Augustana women’s volleyball team celebrated Senior Day as they split their last two matches of the regular season on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Carver Center. For Augustana’s senior players, this...


Katrina Scheer October 31, 2019

Q: What are the main factors that have motivated you to pursue volleyball in college? A: “When I started playing at a young age, I just wanted to do it for myself because it was fun. My mom encouraged...

Men’s soccer 10-19-19

Katrina Scheer October 24, 2019

Augustana Men’s Soccer team beats Millikin 2-0 while hosting a home game on Saturday, Oct. 19. The Vikings now hold a record of 4-5-2 on the season and 2-2-1 in the CCIW. During the first half, neither...

Augustana Tennis junior, Leraaen Abbot slaps the ball to the other side during their practice on Wednesday October 9, 2019 at the practice courts.

Women’s Tennis 22nd conference win

Katrina Scheer October 17, 2019

The Augustana Women’s Tennis team has tallied a total of 22 straight victories in a row. The Vikings won a total of 9 games this year, including eight conference wins and two regional. Augustana secured...

Augustana sophomore Brooke Harmon serves the first ball of the game against the Carroll University Pioneers in the Roy J. Carver Center for Physical Education on September 25, 2019. Augustana won all three matches (26-24, 25-17, 25-15).

Women’s Volleyball

Katrina Scheer October 3, 2019

The Vikings beat Carroll 3-0 and led the team to another conference victory on Wednesday Sept. 25. Augustana started off with several successful kills leading within the first few minutes of the game....

Anna Fank (bottom left) and her sister, first year Molly Fank (bottom right) carry their teammates and fellow sisterly duo, sophomores and twins Gabriela Arreguin (top left) and Marcela Arreguin (top right). Photo by Ian Murrin.

Sisters in Soccer

Katrina Scheer September 26, 2019

Four teammates on the Augustana Women’s soccer team discuss what challenges and advantages they face having their sisters as teammates. Anna and Molly Fank are both starting center backs from Wheaton...

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