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Izzy Anderson hits 1000 point career mark

Katrina Scheer January 29, 2019

As an athlete, breaking a record is a goal that every athlete hopes to achieve. For senior basketball star Izzy Anderson, breaking just one record wasn’t enough. Over the course of four years, Anderson...

Women’s basketball progresses with three game win streak

Katrina Scheer November 29, 2018

The Augustana Women’s basketball team has started their 2018-2019 season with a record of 3-2. They started the season with two losses, but are now on a three game win streak. Throughout the past few...

Women’s basketball gives back

Women’s basketball gives back

January 26, 2017

This season isn’t just about breaking records for Augustana’s women’s basketball team; it’s also about giving back to the community, particularly to those affected by cancer. Beginning at 5 p.m....

Augie Basketball Team cheer each other up before the game begins. Photo by Janie Le.

Women’s basketball topples Illinois Wesleyan 83-73

January 19, 2017

Coming into last night's game against Illinois Wesleyan University, the Augustana women's basketball was in a three-way tie for first place in the CCIW with the Titans and Wheaton College. The Vikings...

Sophomore Corrie Reiley shoots a free throw in her game against Coe College. Augie won 103-94. Photo by Tawanda Mberikwazvo.

Women's basketball improves to 8-0 after a strong third quarter

December 15, 2016

Entering the second half with a tie game, the women’s basketball team came out of the locker room reenergized as they went on a 21-8 run against Carthage College and earned their eight straight win at...

Senior guard Jennifer VanWatermeulen goes up for a shot during the womens basketball game against North Park on Saturday Dec. 3. The Vikings won 88-85 and contnued their historic start of 6-0. Photo by Tawanda Mberikwazvo.

Strong fourth period performance earns women's basketball 6-0 start

December 4, 2016

Despite falling behind the North Park University Vikings for most of the game, the Augustana Vikings rallied back and defeated North Park at home. The score was 88-85 and the Vikings improved their historic...

Mediacom to broadcast three basketball games

December 1, 2016

Usually in order to see an Augustana basketball game, spectators have to travel to the Carver Center or the opposing team’s basketball court to watch, but for three games, spectators can watch taped...

Augustana defeats Coe College 103-94

November 30, 2016

For the first time in Augustana women’s basketball history, the team earned the 5-0 start after the team took on Coe College last night at the Roy J. Carver Center and won 103-94. The Vikings had the...

Sophomore Corrie Reiley prepares to shoot the ball during the Vikings win over Coe College on Tuesday Dec. 3. The Vikings won 103-94 and made history, earning the programs first 5-0 start to a season.

Women’s basketball makes history with 5-0 start to season

November 29, 2016

After winning a closely contested game against Coe College on Tuesday, the Augustana women’s basketball team made history, earning a program best 5-0 start to their season. In a huge team effort with...

Corrie Reiley is gaurded by Alina Lehocky of Illinois Weselyan and looks for an open teammate. Photo by LuAnna Gerdemann.

Viking's rally falls short against Wesleyan, lose 73-70

January 20, 2016

The women’s basketball team lost their conference match-up against Illinois Wesleyan 73-70, bringing their record to 7-10 in the normal season and 2-4 in conference games. The Wesleyan defense was tough...

Pezzopane back at action after injury

December 10, 2014

Standing at 6’0’’ it is no surprise that Marissa Pezzopane, known as Pezzy to her teammates, is currently the leading scorer of the Augustana basketball team. Pezzopane has scored 96 points so far...

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