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Track & field: Cross country teams announce staffing and program changes

Carly Davis October 28, 2021

Aug. 11, David Thompson, former Augustana women’s cross country coach, announced his resignation from the position to team members via email. Thompson also said he would start as NYU’s head coach of...

From national champion to coach

Ameliese Baehr-Ross October 26, 2020

David Thompson has been the head women's cross country and track coach for almost seventeen years. Thompson was a three time national champion in college in track and field. He started coaching at North...

Track teams compete in Nationals and gains records

March 15, 2018

Over the past weekend, the Augustana men’s and women’s track and field teams participated in the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. Both teams had participants...

Junior Brandon Wilkerson sprints the final leg of his race on Friday. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Augustana cross country teams finish strong at home meet

September 28, 2017

Even with the above 90 degree heat, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams were able to place well at their only regular season home meet for this year. The men placed 6th of 16 teams, and...

Sydney Zaragoza 18 runs the 60m dash during the first meet of the season at University of Dubuque. Photo by Lu Gerdemann.

Women’s track prepares for Whitewater

January 26, 2017

After notching a third place finish in their first meet and five individual wins at the Midwest Invitational this past weekend, the Vikings look to find more success at the University of Whitewater this...

Vikings gear up for Grinnell Invite

February 10, 2016

Augustana’s women’s track and field will travel to the Grinnel Invitational in Grinnell, Iowa on Saturday to get some strong times in before the CCIW Conference meet. This is the first time the Vikings...

Vikings continue on the right foot

October 1, 2015

Coming off a ninth place finish out of the 50 teams at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational, the Vikings new target is their next meet at the Olivet Nazarene Invitational in Bourbonaiss, IL. The Vikings will...

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