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Augustana wrestling ready for the win

Augustana wrestling ready for the win

Margaret Cecilio March 16, 2021

Augustana’s wrestling program has seen a huge turn around during the 2020-2021 season. After losing six senior wrestlers last season and gaining nine first-years this fall, the team is making a name...

Augustana adds three new sports for 2021-2022 school year

Augustana adds three new sports for 2021-2022 school year

Matthew McKay April 14, 2020

At the start of the 2021 school year, Augustana sports fans will have three new teams to support. Augustana athletics has officially announced the addition of women's wrestling and men's and women's water...

174 lb senior Josh Bush pinned John Marsh of Cornell at a time of  1:34 and flexed in celebration at the Roy J. Carver Center on Wednesday February 19, 2020.

Wrestling Looks to use Momentum from Thrilling Senior Night Victory

Alexis Jones February 27, 2020

“Two, Two, Two” chanted the Carver crowd at last Wednesday’s home wrestling meet against Cornell College. Even though it was senior night for the men, all eyes were on Freshman Daniel Skold. Going...

Augustana Wrestler’s Optimistic About Upcoming Season

Alexis Jones October 31, 2019

The Augustana wrestling team gears up to start the 2019-20 season at the Rochester Technical College Open this Saturday, Nov. 2.  The Vikings will travel to Rochester, Minnesota to compete against an...

Jones takes second at 285 pound nationals

Matthew McKay March 20, 2019

After three periods of the NCAA Division III 285 pound wrestling championship, Augustana's Adarios Jones was locked in a 7-7 tie against Lycoming's Garrett Wesneski. It came down to a one minute sudden...

Senior Matt Sears attempts to roll his opponent over. Sears won his match against UW Platteville with a score of 4–3. Photo by Tony Dzik

Augustana wrestling loses lead on senior night

Matthew McKay February 8, 2018

Friday evening marked senior night and was the final dual meet of the season for the Vikings. The Vikings wrestled in front of a packed carver center but fell short by a score of 27-21 to the visiting...

Junior Dale Charlier attempts to hold his opponent by hanging on to his leg and arm. Charlier won his individual match with a score of 4–2. Photo by Tony Dzik

Vikings fall to 1-10 on the season

Matthew McKay January 25, 2018

Friday evening the Augustana Wrestlers hosted University of Wisconsin-Platteville for a dual meet. The Vikings looked to snap their streak of seven consecutive losses in dual meets but were unsuccessful...

Senior Brendan Gould and freshman Josh Diehl train together at their wrestling practice. Photo by Tony Dzik.

Augustana Wrestling Looks To Fulfill High Season Expectations

December 7, 2017

This past Thursday, November 30th, Augustana's wrestling team faced off against Central and Simpson. They fell to the Dutch 12-28, while defeating the Storm 27-17. Following the loss to Central, Coach...

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Freddy Terranova (bottom) wrestles against a Coe College opponent during the Vikings home meet last Thursday. Augustana lost to Coe 10-33. They will compete at 7 p.m. this Friday at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Wrestling aims for two more wins

January 20, 2017

When the Augustana wrestling team left for Christmas break they had a record of 5-2 in dual meets, but since then, the Vikings have dropped to 7-5 with two meets remaining. According to senior captain...

Timmons talks goals for wrestling team season

Sophia Reid December 3, 2016

The Augustana Observer sat down with junior men’s wrestling team member Trace Timmons to talk about his and the team’s goals for the season. 1. Who do you think will be your toughest opponent? “Central...

Men’s wrestling season close to beginning

Matthew McKay October 21, 2016

The Augustana wrestling team is just under a month away from their first meet, and the Vikings are ecstatic to make a change from recent years. Senior Matt Sears said this year can be a turning point for...

Augustana inducts new Hall of Fame class

October 6, 2016

This past Saturday, the Augustana Athletic Department introduced the 21st class into the Tribe of Vikings Hall of Fame during and after the football game. This year’s inductees included Dave Linger,...

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