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Abby Casey runs to victory at Augie

Abby Casey runs to victory at Augie

Clint Ugolini January 24, 2019

The track and cross country teams at Augustana College are full of fantastic athletes that are also competitors in the classroom. One athlete in particular that gets the job done on and off the course...

Augie Talks with Abby Casey

Olivia Hagerty October 18, 2018

1. What does it mean to be CCIW runner of the week for the third time? “It’s an accomplishment and I think I put in a lot of hard work. It is reassuring to know that every single minute and every single...

Cross country first-years run into top seven

Sarah Major September 27, 2018

Ranked tenth in the region entering the week, the Augustana men’s cross country team took third at their home meet, the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational, on Friday, Sept. 21. The women’s team placed sixth...

The Mens XC team does their warmup laps. Photo by Ian Murrin.

Cross Country teams start season strong

Clint Ugolini September 13, 2018

Augustana's cross country teams competed at their second meets of the year on Saturday, September 8th at the Luther All-American Invitational. The men finished fifth out of ten teams, and the women did...

Cross Country Ready for CCIW Championships

October 19, 2017

On October 28th, the men and women's cross country teams head to Warrenville, Illinois for the CCIW Championships. Both teams have had a lot of success this year, finishing among the top schools in their...

Junior Brandon Wilkerson sprints the final leg of his race on Friday. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Augustana cross country teams finish strong at home meet

September 28, 2017

Even with the above 90 degree heat, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams were able to place well at their only regular season home meet for this year. The men placed 6th of 16 teams, and...

The womens cross country team runs through there workout. The team had a meet at Western Illinois last Friday. Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann

Women’s XC has High Hopes after WIU Meet

September 7, 2017

The Women’s Cross Country team plans to hit the ground running for this year’s start of the cross country season. The team competed in Macomb, IL on Friday, September 1 at the WIU Early Bird Invitational,...

Women’s cross country get ready to soar at Eagle Invitational

Matthew McKay October 6, 2016

This Friday will be a venture into unfamiliar territory as the Augustana women’s cross country will compete in the Benedictine Eagle invitational in Warrenville, IL at 4 p.m.. Though this is the Vikings...

Women’s xc prepares for first home meet at Saukie

Matthew McKay September 22, 2016

The women;s cross country team will be competing in its first and only home meet  with close to 50 teams coming to the Quad Cities to compete in the 35th annual Brissman-Lundeen Invitational at Saukie...

Friedrich shares women’s xc aspirations

Sophia Reid September 16, 2016

The Augustana Observer sat down with women’s cross country captain Katrina Friedrich to talk about the team’s season. 1. Who will be your toughest opponent this year? “We are usually concerned about...

Women's cross country finishes sixth at Les Duke Invitational

September 10, 2016

The women’s cross country team returns from the 55th Les Duke Invitational at Grinnell College with a 2:10:57 total time which gave them a sixth-place finish in the fourteen team field. The 6K race was...

Vikings continue on the right foot

October 1, 2015

Coming off a ninth place finish out of the 50 teams at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational, the Vikings new target is their next meet at the Olivet Nazarene Invitational in Bourbonaiss, IL. The Vikings will...

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