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Women’s basketball finishes the regular season and prepares for the conference tournament

Timothy Wallis February 22, 2024

The Augustana women’s basketball team has just finished their regular season with a 72-46 loss against number 19-ranked Carroll on Saturday, Feb 17. The team is coming off of a 19-9 season last year,...

Beinborn shoots her way into records by achieving a 1000-point career

Santiago Cuevas December 7, 2023

Fifth-Year Macy Beinborn has joined history by becoming the 14th player in the women’s basketball program to achieve a 1000-point career. On Nov. 26, Beinborn achieved a 1000-point career at Augustana...

Augustana College’s Senior Corey Whitlockshoots shoots a 3-pointer while UW Platville’s Sarah Mueller blocks on Nov. 16. The Vikings were defeated, falling to the Pioneers by a score of 83-74.

Shooting beyond the arc: Basketball teams looking for a successful season

Medin Sehic November 23, 2023

The ball is on the court again as the men’s and women’s basketball teams are starting off their seasons. The weekend of Nov. 18, the men’s team had a couple of losses against Crown University and...

Ubuntu for the women’s basketball team

Said Nonoal November 24, 2022

“Ubuntu” in Swahili means, “I am because of who we are.” This is the philosophy women’s basketball head coach Mark Beinborn instills in his players.  “We're gonna have players that are...

Women’s basketball team heads into conference play

December 7, 2017

Although starting out the season 4-0, the Augustana women’s basketball experienced their first loss this season against Wisconsin-Whitewater. The Vikings are using this loss as motivation to improve...

Vikings set to take on COE in Home Opener

November 20, 2017

After finishing men's basketball's last season 17-9, including a 10-2 home record, the Vikings look to start off their season strong when they take on COE at the Carver Center on Friday September 19th. When...

Augie Basketball Team cheer each other up before the game begins. Photo by Janie Le.

Women’s basketball topples Illinois Wesleyan 83-73

January 19, 2017

Coming into last night's game against Illinois Wesleyan University, the Augustana women's basketball was in a three-way tie for first place in the CCIW with the Titans and Wheaton College. The Vikings...

Sophomore Corrie Reiley shoots a free throw in her game against Coe College. Augie won 103-94. Photo by Tawanda Mberikwazvo.

Women's basketball improves to 8-0 after a strong third quarter

December 15, 2016

Entering the second half with a tie game, the women’s basketball team came out of the locker room reenergized as they went on a 21-8 run against Carthage College and earned their eight straight win at...

Sophomore Corrie Reiley shoots a free throw in her game against Coe College. Augie won 103-94. Photo by Tawanda Mberikwazvo.

Corrie Reiley makes early mark on Augustana

Madison Williams December 7, 2016

As a sophomore, Corrie Reiley has made a name for herself on the Augustana women’s basketball team. Being only 5’4”, she has had to overcome many obstacles to get to the place she is at now. So far,...

Senior guard Jennifer VanWatermeulen goes up for a shot during the womens basketball game against North Park on Saturday Dec. 3. The Vikings won 88-85 and contnued their historic start of 6-0. Photo by Tawanda Mberikwazvo.

Strong fourth period performance earns women's basketball 6-0 start

December 4, 2016

Despite falling behind the North Park University Vikings for most of the game, the Augustana Vikings rallied back and defeated North Park at home. The score was 88-85 and the Vikings improved their historic...

Augustana defeats Coe College 103-94

November 30, 2016

For the first time in Augustana women’s basketball history, the team earned the 5-0 start after the team took on Coe College last night at the Roy J. Carver Center and won 103-94. The Vikings had the...

Sophomore Corrie Reiley prepares to shoot the ball during the Vikings win over Coe College on Tuesday Dec. 3. The Vikings won 103-94 and made history, earning the programs first 5-0 start to a season.

Women’s basketball makes history with 5-0 start to season

November 29, 2016

After winning a closely contested game against Coe College on Tuesday, the Augustana women’s basketball team made history, earning a program best 5-0 start to their season. In a huge team effort with...

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