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Senior Emily Schipper delivers a spike during the recent match between Augustana College Vikings and Elmhurst University Bluejays on Oct. 11 at the Roy J. Carver Center for Physical Education. The Augustana College womens volleyball team won in four sets.

After 20 years, women’s volleyball defeats Carthage

Dhwani Parekh October 19, 2023

The women’s volleyball team has seen more success this year than in previous years, setting new standards for the team. On Oct. 4, the women’s volleyball team defeated Carthage College for the first...

Members of the Augustana College’s Women’s Volleyball Team practice in the Roy J. Carver Physical Education Center.

Women’s Volleyball team sets up a big season

Timothy Wallis September 22, 2023

The Augustana Women’s Volleyball team has started their season by making history. By defeating Coe College, ranked number 23 in the country, the group moved to 6-0 for the season. The team's 6-0 start...

Women’s soccer and women’s volleyball impress in 2022

Said Nonoal November 10, 2022

After ending the 2021 season with a record of 11-21, the women’s volleyball team was able to improve their ranking to 17-12 in 2022, ranking 5th among their CCIW counterparts. One of the more impressive...

Fall sports approach the midpoint of the season

Said Nonoal October 6, 2022

It is officially October, and that means that the fall athletics seasons are in full swing, as Augustana athletic teams are approaching the midpoint of their seasons. The men’s water polo team has...

Volleyball earns first CCIW win against Elmhurst

Katrina Scheer October 11, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 4, the Augustana women's volleyball team (11-10) hosted a game against Elmhurst College. The Vikings beat the Bluejays 3-1, which led the team to their first conference victory of the...

Freshman Morgan Anderberg delivers a pass to the setter during womens volleyball practice.

Women’s volleyball warms up for double games

September 14, 2017

Currently at a 3-5 record, the women’s volleyball team is preparing for their back to back games against Central and Dominican this Friday. The team has some experience in playing both competitors and...

Sophomore Danielle Janacek bumps the ball during a practice drill. The Vikings will play two CCIW games this week. Photo by: Alia McMurray

Volleyball sets sights for 3-1 in CCIW

Madison Williams October 6, 2016

The Augustana volleyball team currently has a 1-1 record in conference and are hoping to go 3-1 after their upcoming matches against Elmhurst College and Illinois Wesleyan University this week. The Vikings...

Women’s Volleyball wins Viking Classic

September 22, 2016

The women’s volleyball team concluded a strong weekend as they won the Viking Classic and earned four wins to move to 9-3 for the season. The Vikings defeated Illinois College and Wisconsin Lutheran...

Vikings volleyball set for Elmhurst

Vikings volleyball set for Elmhurst

October 8, 2015

Elmhurst College, CCIW rival, and the Augustana women’s volleyball team will battle on High School Night at the Carver Center on Friday. The last conference game the Vikings played was against North...

Volleyball falls to Wheaton

October 30, 2014

A loss to Wheaton on Tuesday made it unlikely Augustana’s volleyball team will make it to conference this year. In the CCIW, Augustana’s record is 3-4, which makes the college ranked sixth. Only the...

Volleyball faces off against Carthage

October 17, 2014

Augustana volleyball has shown how much it has improved this year and looks to continue that in the final third of the season. “All of our losses are from teams that are ranked or one of the top teams...

Junior wrestler Jimmy Panozzo is lifted by his teammates during volleyball’s first home conference match against Illinois Wesleyan.
Photo by Linnea Ritchie.

Wrestlers boost spirit at volleyball home matches

October 15, 2014

From cheering to dressing up, Augustana’s wrestling team has supported women’s volleyball over the past three years and vice versa. On Oct. 7, the wrestlers went to the game in an array of pink clothing,...

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