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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...

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...

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 Caitlyn Schaffer

Madison Williams March 19, 2019

How does it feel to earn your fifth career CCIW Player of the Week honor? “It’s really exciting. I expected a lot coming into Augie as a freshman and now I’m a senior, so knowing that I’ve...

Women’s Tennis tearing through CCIW

Clint Ugolini October 18, 2018

Augustana's women's tennis team has been unstoppable this year. They are undefeated at 9-0 in their fall season, putting them in first place in the CCIW. They took down two CCIW teams: Elmhurst on Oct....

Caitlyn Schaffer, senior, during Tennis practice on Oct. 4. Photo by Sarah Major.

Women’s tennis team rallies through CCIW play

Sarah Major October 11, 2018

After a weekend full of CCIW competition against Carthage College and Carroll University, the Augustana women’s tennis team sits at 7-0 overall with a 6-0 in conference play. On Saturday, Oct. 6, the...

First-year Annie Timm prepares to hit a forehand to her opponents during her number two doubles match. The Augustana womens tennis team overall lost to Luther College with a score of 9–8. Photo by Tony Dzik.

Augie Tennis takes down Oshkosh, Luther

Matthew McKay April 26, 2018

For the 18th time this season, the Augustana women's tennis team was victorious. This time the Vikings took down both University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and Luther college each by a score of 8-1. The Vikings...

Augie Tennis splits sunday afternoon slate

Matthew McKay March 29, 2018

The Augustana Women’s tennis team made the trip out to Cedar Rapids, Iowa coming off of a three-match losing streak. The Vikings were tasked to take on both Coe and Bethel Sunday afternoon. Augustana...

Women’s tennis looks to continue good start to season

Clint Ugolini March 22, 2018

Augustana women's tennis is off to a great start this year with a record of 14-4 and 8-0 in conference play. They are coming off of a couple losses, so they will attempt to pick it back up in a series...

Sophomore Madeline Lombardi and Senior Lauren Goggin (left to right) congratulate each other after a match during the AQ Tournament last Saturday. Photo by Kevin Donovan.

Women’s tennis earns second national tournament bid

May 3, 2017

It was a clash of two determined women's tennis opponents, the Augustana Vikings and the Wheaton Thunder, in the final round of the CCIW women's tennis teams, but the Viking came out on top in a narrow...

Senior Lauren Goggin watches for a serve from her sister, Dana, before Saturdays home tennis match. Photo by Alex Halterman.

Goggin twins reflect as end of the season nears

April 5, 2017

A little longer than a month remains in the Augustana women’s tennis season. Once the season ends, it will see the end of the Dana and Lauren Goggin era. The senior twins from Buffalo Grove, Ill. will...

Badawi discusses spring tennis season

Badawi discusses spring tennis season

March 25, 2017

The Augustana Observer sat down with lone women’s tennis freshman Zeana Badawi to talk about her experiences with the team. 1. As a freshman, how was your transition into collegiate athletics? “It...

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