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The Vikings softball team on their break at the Vikings softball practice in Carver on March 10.
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softball poised to make CCIW run

Anjelica Ortiz March 12, 2020

There is a certain buzz around the Augustana softball diamond as the Vikings have their eyes set on a successful season. The Augustana softball team played their very first games this past Saturday and...

Softball strives for success

Softball strives for success

Clint Ugolini March 21, 2019

Augustana softball has kicked off their season, playing 10 games in Florida during spring break and two more against UW-Platteville in a dome-doubleheader in Loves Park, Illinois. They won eight out of...

Augie Softball splits doubleheader with Millikin

Augie Softball splits doubleheader with Millikin

Matthew McKay April 19, 2018

Augustana came back and won game two of Wednesday's afternoon doubleheader against Millikin. They won 3-2 guided by first-year pitcher, Cecelia Peine. They also game-winning inning sacrifice fly by sophomore,...

First-year Molly Wrenn steps up to bat for the Vikings. Wrenn got two runs for Augustana in their game against Elmhurst. Photo by Tony Dzik.

Vikings Softball Splits Doubleheader

April 12, 2018

The Augustana softball team split its doubleheader on Saturday against CCIW foe Elmhurst, moving the Vikings’ overall record to 15-7 on the season and 2-2 in conference play. Augie, led by sophomore...

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...

Augustana Softball Shines in Florida

Clint Ugolini March 15, 2018

Augustana Softball began their season in Clermont, Florida, following last season where they tied for 6th in the CCIW. They came back to Augustana with a record of 8-2. Senior Shelby Grandt talked about...

Softball seeks better consistency

April 28, 2017

Although the Augustana softball team have struggled with consistency this season, they are looking to make improvements for the remainder of their season. Head softball coach Kristina Kistler said the...

Softball team looks to improve this season

March 24, 2017

The Augustana softball team (5-7) started their 2017 season in Florida over spring break. With a total of twelve games played there, the team, including senior captains Ashley Klauss and Brittany Kellett,...

Rakers reflects on final season

May 6, 2016

The Observer sat down with senior Kendra Rakers and talked about the culmination of the softball season. 1. As a senior, what is the biggest lesson Augustana softball has taught you? “I have learned...

Augie Softball player plays against Millikin. Photo by Janie Le.

Softball goes 1-1 at home

April 22, 2016

Women’s softball has had a tough season as they are 14-18 so far this season. Despite the record, captain and senior Kendra Rakers said wins don’t define a team. “We played great competition and...

Softball team works to place in top three place finish

March 17, 2016

After finishing fourth in the CCIW conference last year, Augustana's softball team has started their year with the expectation of finishing at least third in the conference. So far the season has been...

Vikings stay optimistic heading into conference

April 2, 2015

After finishing the weekend with a pair of one-run losses at the Augustana Invitational, Augustana junior pitcher Ashley Anderson believes this will help the team grow as conference play begins. “We...

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