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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...

Basketball at Augustana scores high throughout season

Molly Sweeney March 2, 2023

The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Augustana have finished their seasons, with records broken on both sides. For the first time in the program’s history, Augie women’s basketball competed...

First week of practice turns into two weeks in quarantine

Margaret Cecilio October 9, 2020

After their first week of practice, a member of the women’s basketball team tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the whole team moved into a two week quarantine. Augustana’s athletic teams have...

Augie Talks with Alexis Jones

Matthew McKay January 16, 2019

Against Elmhurst, you had a perfect night from the field and scored 26 points. What clicked for you during that basketball game? “I think it was just one of those moments where the game was close...

Women’s basketball players receive season awards

Morgan Clark April 26, 2018

The women’s basketball team ended this year’s season by winning against North Central ending their season with 15-10 record. There were several members from the team that gained letters and awards...

Junior Meghan Stovall prepares to make a free throw to push the Vikings ahead of North Central College. Photo by Tony Dzik

Women’s Basketball preps to compete against Elmhurst

Morgan Clark February 8, 2018

The women’s basketball team has had a great season having a record of 12-9 so far. Augie will compete next against their CCIW competitor, the Elmhurst Bluejays. As the season is coming to an end, the...

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...

VanWatermeulen discusses women’s basketball season

March 18, 2017

The Augustana Observer sat down with senior captain Jennifer VanWatermeulen to discuss the women’s basketball team’s record setting season. 1.What are some of your thoughts on the season now that it...

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

Women’s basketball reflects on season so far

February 2, 2017

The Augustana women’s basketball team (13-6, 6-4) is nearing the end of their historic 2016-17 season. The Vikings are looking to continue to improve in their final six games of the season. Head coach...

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,...

Women's basketball takes a loss against Carthage on Senior Night

Women's basketball takes a loss against Carthage on Senior Night

February 7, 2016

Despite their fourth quarter efforts, the Vikings lost to Carthage at the Carver Center with a final score of 65-72 on the night. The game began by recognizing three Augustana seniors: forward Marissa...

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