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Men's track and field enter outdoor season with high expectations

March 23, 2016

This Thursday, the men's track and field team is hoping to use their CCIW Indoor Conference meet win to propel them to greater expectations as they compete at home in the Augustana Spring Opener meet. Head...

In 100 Words

February 6, 2016

“When people learn I’m from south of the Mason Dixon line, the immediate follow-up question is ‘Why don’t you have an accent?’ I appreciate the fact that your education has enabled you to surmise...

Men's Cross Country to race at National Meet

November 20, 2015

The men's cross country team will compete with thirty-two teams from all over the nation at the NCAA National Cross Country  in Winneconne, Wisconsin at 12 p.m on Nov. 20. Captain Keith Sands has been...

Paul Olsen enters 50th year of cross country coaching

September 11, 2015

After earning a second and first place at two invitationals, head men’s cross country coach Paul Olsen reflects on his 50th season as head coach. “I first came here and thought I’ll be here for a...

(Left to right) Senior Keith Cline, senior Bryan Long and junior Jeremy Lang run during the Brissman/Lundeen Invitational at Saukie Golf Course in Rock Island, IL on Sept. 26.
Photo by Hoang Nguyen.

Augustana men’s XC continues to rise

October 3, 2014

The Augustana cross country team has been advancing throughout the year meet by meet. Before the year started, the team was not ranked in the national polls, but after their first meet, the team was ranked...

Vikings to be tested at ONU Invitational

September 11, 2014

The Augustana men’s cross country team has started out the year strong as they take a second place finish at Western Illinois Universities Early Bird Cross Country Invitational, while having two top...

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