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Why Augie Athletics is valuable to students

Hailey Glasnovich October 29, 2022

Augustana College is part of the NCAA Division III athletics program. This is different from Division I and II schools because the NCAA prohibits athletic scholarships to athletes attending Division III...

Augie women wrestlers hungry for more

Abhib Lal Amatya November 18, 2021

Augustana women's wrestling team kicked off their inaugural season by participating in an invitational tournament hosted by UWSP on Nov. 6, 2021. Coach Toney Willeart believes this first match has given...

NCAA offers all athletes an extra year of eligibility

Margaret Cecilio November 19, 2020

The NCAA Division three recently announced that athletes who are unable to play 50% or less of their season competitions, due to cancelation from COVID-19, are granted an additional year of eligibility....

174 lb senior Josh Bush pinned John Marsh of Cornell at a time of  1:34 and flexed in celebration at the Roy J. Carver Center on Wednesday February 19, 2020.

Wrestling Looks to use Momentum from Thrilling Senior Night Victory

Alexis Jones February 27, 2020

“Two, Two, Two” chanted the Carver crowd at last Wednesday’s home wrestling meet against Cornell College. Even though it was senior night for the men, all eyes were on Freshman Daniel Skold. Going...

SAAC group gives student-athletes voices

Olivia Hagerty January 23, 2019

 Augustana’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) has officially made its return to the athletic community this year.   The NCAA’s SAAC is found in all three divisions: Division I, Division...

Behind the Scenes of NCAA Basketball Games

March 17, 2015

Before the lights of the Roy J. Carver Center could flicker on and the NCAA Division III tournament games started, there was much preparation behind the scenes to be made for the spectators and players for...

Junior Griffin Pils jumps into the arms of fellow student Frankie Kalble while celebrating seconds after the game ended. Photo by Hoang Nguyen.

Men's basketball victory over DePauw

March 7, 2015

On March 7, the men's basketball team was victorious in their first NCAA match up 68-66 against DePauw.

Bradley bound for men’s basketball

November 5, 2014

Augustana's men's basketball ventures to Bradley Nov. 6 to play their second game of the year, thus looking to continually progress as a team, rather than solely focusing on the competition. “It hasn’t...

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,...

Mentoring program succeeding

September 23, 2014

The Faculty Mentor Program is new to Augustana this year with John Delaney, faculty athletics representative, as head of the program. Delaney’s main role is to serve as a liaison between faculty and...

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