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Mens and Womens Track and Field break personal records at the 2020 CCIW Indoor Championships

Margaret Cecilio March 5, 2020

  The Vikings Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams competed in the two-day 2020 CCIW Indoor Championships Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, Feb. d 29. With a team score of 73.5, the Men’s team...

Augie Talks with Mia Lambert

Margaret Cecilio February 27, 2020

Q:  North Park won the last matchup between the two teams, what do you think allowed Augie to win this time? Are you happy with the way you and the Vikings performed overall? A: “We definitely weathered...

Women´s Tennis

Anjelica Ortiz October 31, 2019

The Augustana Women’s Tennis team has completed their fall season, and have finished second overall in the CCIW tournament.  Two individual performers, junior Annie Timm and senior Zeana Badawi turned...

Augie Talks with Coach Mejia

Margaret Cecilio October 24, 2019

Q: Becoming a collegiate coach takes a lot of love and dedication to the sport, what first got you interested in soccer as more than just a hobby or pastime? A: “I grew up with the game. My dad was a...

Augustana senior Madi Glatz attempts an assist during the second match of the game. The Augustana Vikings lost to Millikin by 3-0 (28-26,25-23,25-19) on October, 11, 2019.

Augie Veebz falls to Millikin

Anjelica Ortiz October 17, 2019

The Augustana Women’s Volleyball team took a loss on Friday, Oct. 11 with Millikin sweeping the Vikings in three straight sets. “As a team we felt that it was a defense -oriented game for both sides...

Augie Swimmers Ready to Dive Into Season

Alexis Jones October 17, 2019

The Augustana Men’s and Women’s swimming and diving teams opened up their season last Friday with a dual meet versus St. Ambrose. Despite only practicing for three weeks, the women celebrated a first...

A Q&A with future Tennis champion Annie Timm

Aaron Hanania October 3, 2019

Annie Timm is a Junior member of the women’s tennis team. This week she hopes to hit her 100th win. I sat down with Timm and talked about what’s made her successful. Q: What motivated or inspired you...

The Tribe Gets A Little Bit Bigger

Jack Weeks September 26, 2019

The Tribe of Viking Hall of Fame, one of the greatest honors an Augustana Alumni can receive is being inducted into this ever so exclusive club. The eligibility for nomination comes in five year integrals,and...

Sophomore Morgan Bullen goes to return the ball at the team’s practice on Thursday, March 28 whilre preparing for their matches against Illinois Insitute of Technology and Coe College on Saturday, March 31. Photo by Emma Gannaway.

Women’s tennis maintains win streak

Clint Ugolini April 5, 2019

The Augustana women's tennis team is off to a 15-2 start this 2018-19 season. After being CCIW Champions in the fall, they are looking to continue their strong play into the end of the spring season. Their...

Augie Talks with Alexis Jones

Matthew McKay January 16, 2019

Against Elmhurst, you had a perfect night from the field and scored 26 points. What clicked for you during that basketball game? “I think it was just one of those moments where the game was close...

Women’s Lacrosse falls short to undefeated Carroll

Alex Riddle April 19, 2018

Still searching for their first conference win, the Vikings come up short against Carroll who is now 13-0 on the season. Preparing for a matchup against an opponent who is undefeated and on top of the...

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