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Men’s volleyball finishes second season with a win

Matthew McKay April 9, 2019

Augustana men's volleyball completed their second season as a program following their win against Trine University on Saturday, April 6. Augustana finished their season with a record of 12-15 and a fifth...

Augustana Vikings Interim Head Coach, Joshua Zolecki, coaches and speaks with the Men’s Volleyball team at their Carver Gym practice.

Men’s volleyball welcomes new head coach

Clint Ugolini March 14, 2019

Augustana's men's volleyball team is two-thirds through their second official season with an overall record of 8-10 and 2-0 in conference. At this point in the season, the team is going through big changes...

Men’s volleyball starts off season with loss at home

Men’s volleyball starts off season with loss at home

Katrina Scheer January 24, 2019

The Augustana men’s first volleyball game of the season started with a loss in a 0-3 home match against Aquinas College on Friday, Jan. 18. During the third match of the night, the Vikings started strong...

Men’s Club Volleyball Competes at Nationals

Clint Ugolini April 19, 2018

This past weekend, Augustana's men's club volleyball team traveled to St. Louis to compete in their Nationals. The team didn't do as well as they wanted, as they were placed in the Divison I bracket. With...

Augie talks with Tyler Rubarts

April 19, 2018

The Augustana Staff sat down with Tyler Rubarts to discuss his success as the men's volleyball oldest player and the season as a whole. 1. How do you feel about the season? The season went great! I think...

(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...

Men’s Volleyball Looks for Home Spark Again

January 31, 2018

Augustana introduced men’s volleyball to its list of sports for the 2017-2018 academic year, and the Vikings got off to a memorable start in the program’s first-ever home match. The inaugural home...

Augustana freshman Richard Baum (#1) dives to make a save during the Vikings match against Judson on Saturday. The match was the first ever in Augustana mens volleyball history. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Men’s volleyball has first varsity match in history

Madison Williams January 18, 2018

In their first official match in Augustana history, the men’s volleyball team fell 3 sets to 0 against Benedictine University on January 12. Since Augustana introduced the club volleyball team in the...

Freshmen Jason Szara plays during mens volleyball practice last week. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Men’s Volleyball gearing up

September 7, 2017

As of this year, Men's Volleyball is a new varsity sport on campus. They have a decent sized team of many freshman, and the team is lead by head coach, Mark Lau. In an interview last year with Lau, he...

New alumni coaches return to Augie

September 9, 2016

New Augustana coaches Mark Lau, the men’s head volleyball coach, and Marty Resner, the women’s bowling coach, have begun their preparations for their coaching positions, hoping to find recruits before...

Augustana adds two varsity sports

April 21, 2016

Augustana announced on Tuesday the college would be adding two varsity sports to the roster: men’s volleyball and women’s bowling. The two new sports bring the total number of varsity-sponsored sports...

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