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First-year Kyliah Shirley keeps a strong follow-through at one of the Augie Vikings Matches this past fall.

Women’s Tennis bows out of the CCIW third place to Millikin

Silas Gilklay November 4, 2021

Augie edged closer to the latter stages of the CCIW competition with an excellent performance against Carthage in a close match but could not retain that streak when they faced North Central and Millikin....

Men’s lacrosse beats Carroll on senior day

Sydney Krueger April 28, 2021

The Viking men’s lacrosse team took on Carroll at home on Saturday, April 17, for their senior day. The Vikings were able to come together for an important team win, shutting Carroll down 17-3. The honored...

Vikings mens volleyball on a 4 match win streak

Vikings men’s volleyball on a 4 match win streak

Sydney Krueger March 12, 2021

The Vikings men’s volleyball team took on the Loras Duhawks at home on March 2, leaving the Carver Center with a hard fought four-set win. The Vikings are currently on a roll, winning their fourth straight...

Vikings Thunderstruck at Wheaton

Nick Gainey March 11, 2021

The Augustana men’s basketball team traveled to King Arena on March 9 to face the Wheaton Thunder in a CCIW tournament semifinal. The Thunder entered the game ranked #3 in the d3hoops.com national poll...

Athletes wait for a highly anticipated sports season

Sydney Krueger November 19, 2020

Augustana College sent out tighter COVID-19 restrictions on Friday, Nov. 6 as the college changed it’s COVID-19 alert level from level two to level three. The new guidelines entail that all varsity,...

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...

Augustana Vikings Interim Head Coach, Joshua Zolecki, coaches and speaks with the Men’s Volleyball team at their Carver Gym practice.

Men’s volleyball welcomes new head coach

Clint Ugolini March 14, 2019

Augustana's men's volleyball team is two-thirds through their second official season with an overall record of 8-10 and 2-0 in conference. At this point in the season, the team is going through big changes...

Augie Talks with Grace Sigler

Sarah Major November 29, 2018

When did you start playing soccer? "I started playing soccer when I was eight years old, like every other little kid. I started on a parks and rec team and then around the age of 12 I started playing...

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...

First-year Molly Wrenn steps up to bat for the Vikings. Wrenn got two runs for Augustana in their game against Elmhurst. Photo by Tony Dzik.

Vikings Softball Splits Doubleheader

April 12, 2018

The Augustana softball team split its doubleheader on Saturday against CCIW foe Elmhurst, moving the Vikings’ overall record to 15-7 on the season and 2-2 in conference play. Augie, led by sophomore...

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