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Senior Emma Odle competing at the NCAA Midwest Regional Meet in Waverly, Iowa on Nov. 11.

Ready, set, go: Cross Country sends two individuals to nationals

Medin Sehic November 16, 2023

This past weekend, the men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the Midwest Regionals in Waverly, Iowa.  The men’s team placed 12th and the women’s team placed 13th. Both teams also...

First-Year Kenzie Meirhaeghe performs her explosive vertical jump to get ready for the match.

New coaching brings success to cross country

Elisabeth Ruggiero October 5, 2023

The women's cross country team has gone through multiple head coaching changes in the last four years, bringing to mind the old adage that the only constant in the program is change. But, despite the lack...

Junior Brandon Wilkerson sprints the final leg of his race on Friday. Photo by Kevin Donovan

Augustana cross country teams finish strong at home meet

September 28, 2017

Even with the above 90 degree heat, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams were able to place well at their only regular season home meet for this year. The men placed 6th of 16 teams, and...

Friedrich shares women’s xc aspirations

Sophia Reid September 16, 2016

The Augustana Observer sat down with women’s cross country captain Katrina Friedrich to talk about the team’s season. 1. Who will be your toughest opponent this year? “We are usually concerned about...

Women's cross country finishes sixth at Les Duke Invitational

September 10, 2016

The women’s cross country team returns from the 55th Les Duke Invitational at Grinnell College with a 2:10:57 total time which gave them a sixth-place finish in the fourteen team field. The 6K race was...

Vikings continue on the right foot

October 1, 2015

Coming off a ninth place finish out of the 50 teams at the Brissman-Lundeen Invitational, the Vikings new target is their next meet at the Olivet Nazarene Invitational in Bourbonaiss, IL. The Vikings will...

Junior Suzie Brashler runs towards the finish during Augustana’s home meet, the Brissman/Lundeen Invitational, on the fields of Saukie Golf Course.
Photo by Hoang Nguyen.

Women's XC prepares for conference

October 19, 2014

Augustana’s women’s cross country season is starting to come to an end.  The team has one more meet in West Salem, Wisconsin at the UW-LaCrosse Invite, and after that they have the CCIW championship...

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