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Augustana women’s lacrosse fight till the end

Ameliese Baehr-Ross March 6, 2021

The Augustana Vikings women's lacrosse team lost their battle against the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWLX) with a final score of 11-14 on March 6 at home. The Vikings and the Eagles have not faced...

Senior spring athletes cope with the cancellation of their final season

Senior spring athletes cope with the cancellation of their final season

Madison Williams April 28, 2020

Senior night is a night dedicated to showcasing the accomplishments of senior athletes each year in college sports. This is an unbreakable tradition, until this year.  When Division I schools started...

Women’s lacrosse starts 0-2 in CCIW

Clint Ugolini April 9, 2019

The Augustana women's lacrosse team is looking to build off of last season's 8-7 overall record while going 2-4 in conference. Last year was a bit of a drop-off after the team went undefeated in conference...

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...

Augie Talks with Bailey Aasen

March 29, 2018

The Observer sat down with junior, Bailey Aasen, to discuss her success on the women's lacrosse team. Aasen most recently won CCIW offensive player of the week. 1. How does it feel to win offensive player...

(From left to right) Sophomores Abbie Hoeg and Emily Lucnik, freshman Tracey Keane and sophomore Bailey Aasen run towards a ground ball during practice. The Vikings will be playing Colorado College Saturday and Hamline University on Sunday.  Photo by Luanna Gerdemann.

Women’s lax hits a season stride

April 26, 2017

Despite beginning the season 0-4, the Augustana women’s lacrosse has hit a strong midseason stride as they have earned nine victories and one loss since the 0-4 start. Five of those victories have also...

Olivia Mayer works on passing drills at practice. Mayer won two CCIW Offensive Player of the Week awards. Photo by Lu Gerdemann.

Mayer discusses CCIW Offensive Player of the Week awards

April 21, 2017

The Observer sat down with senior lacrosse player Olivia Mayer to discuss the two CCIW Offensive Player of the Week awards she  earned in two consecutive weeks. 1. How did it feel to earn CCIW player...

Augustana Athletics announces women's lacrosse coach

July 12, 2016

The Augustana Athletic department finished its search for a new head women’s lacrosse coach after hiring Caroline Durham, who coached previously at Hanover College. Durham replaced Meredith Newman as...

Augustana continues search to hire new lax coach

June 21, 2016

Augustana is still in the process of finding a new coach for women's lacrosse. This search coming after the resignation of Meredith Newman this past spring. Former women’s head lacrosse coach, Meredith...

Women’s lacrosse prepares for conference

April 14, 2016

The women’s lacrosse team remains 10-1 on the season and looks to continue their eight game win streak into this week’s competition against the University of Dubuque and CCIW rival, Carthage College. The...

Women’s Lacrosse has started off their season with six wins and only one loss. Women’s Lacrosse head coach Meredith Newman is ready for her team to set themselves as the best in the Midwest.

Women’s Lacrosse Season Starts Strong

March 23, 2016

Women’s Lacrosse has started off their season with six wins and only one loss. Women’s Lacrosse head coach Meredith Newman is ready for her team to set themselves as the best in the Midwest. “We’re...

Duncan discusses DIII tourney aspirations

February 10, 2016

The Observer sat down with senior captain Cori Duncan to discuss the women’s lacrosse team’s goals for the upcoming season. 1. What are some of the acrosse team’s goals and expectations for this...

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