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Defending the goal: Ups and downs for the women’s soccer team

Medin Sehic November 9, 2023

The Augustana Women’s soccer team’s season came to a close after a recent defeat. Last Saturday, Oct. 28, the Vikings were defeated 1-0 in overtime by Millikin University in the CCIW quarterfinals.  This...

Game day excitement felt through inter-squad soccer scrimmage

Margaret Cecilio October 26, 2020

The intense energy that comes along with a sports game is irreplaceable. However, given the circumstances of competition seasons being up in the air, teams on campus are trying out alternative ways to...

Women’s Soccer Fights into Overtime in CCIW tournament Semi-Finals and Finals

Margaret Cecilio November 14, 2019

The Augustana women’s soccer team rounded out the 2019 season, defeating Wheaton in shoot-outs for semi-finals. The Vikings advanced to the CCIW championship against Illinois Wesleyan where the run fell...

Augie Talks with Coach Mejia

Margaret Cecilio October 24, 2019

Q: Becoming a collegiate coach takes a lot of love and dedication to the sport, what first got you interested in soccer as more than just a hobby or pastime? A: “I grew up with the game. My dad was a...

Augustana College second-year Jenna Dvorak defends the ball from North Central second-year Nicole Durkee during their game on Wednesday.  Augustana won 3-0.

Women’s soccer defeats North Central

Sarah Major October 4, 2018

In their second CCIW match of the season, the Augustana women’s soccer team defeated North Central 3-0. With the win, the team moved to 1-0-1 in conference play. It was their first victory over North...

Jenna Dvorak (Soph, #13) and Anna Frank (Jr, #28)

Women’s soccer kicks off to a strong start

Sarah Major September 20, 2018

Sitting at 6-1 to begin their season, the Augustana women’s soccer team is already showing improvement from the 2017 season that saw them start the season 2-3. With wins over six non-conference teams,...

Augustana Women’s soccer prepares for a game. Photo by Madison Williams

Women’s soccer prepares for redeeming season

September 14, 2017

Coming off a tough end of the season last year, the Augustana women’s soccer team (2-0) is ready to fulfill their usual goals for the season with a better sense of confidence. The team unfortunately...

Behind Kerri Skotnicki, soccer captain

September 25, 2014

Many successful athletes have had parents involved throughout their athletic career such as Kevin Durant, who was this year’s NBA MVP. Another athlete that has had her parents right behind her is the...

Italy helps women's soccer

September 11, 2014

This summer the women’s soccer team traveled to Italy to play two games and ended their trip with a win and tie. At this point in their season, Italy is serving as a lasting experience and a learning...

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