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Womens soccer coach Scott Mejia explains a drill at the beginning of practice at Thorson-Lucken Field on Wednesday,
Oct. 14, 2020.

Coaches share their experiences in honor of national coaches day

Stuti Shrestha October 23, 2021

Oct. 6, National Coaches Day, several Augustana coaches reflected on their experience of being a college coach. Football head coach Steve Bell knew he wanted to coach when he was in college.  “My...

Junior Grace Loverde takes a swing during competition last year. Photo credits belong to the Augustana Athletic Department.

Women’s golf makes history

Jannae Mehaffey October 11, 2021

The women’s golf team has broken numerous school records and had an incredible start to their season, coming in first place in their first three tournaments.  Senior Rylie Schurter said she is very...

Women’s Golf Takes On CCIW Championships

October 12, 2017

Augustana's women's golf team headed to West Chicago for the CCIW Championships October 5th, 6th, and 7th, for their last tournament of the season. Preparation for this tournament started at the beginning...

Womens Golf Team Launches New Fundraiser

Women’s Golf Team Launches New Fundraiser

September 7, 2017

Insomnia Cookies is a bakery chain that delivers cookies to students on large college campuses across the nation, and this is what inspired the Augustana women's golf team to start their new fundraising...

Woman's golf finish fifth at CCIW Championships

October 13, 2016

Freshmen led the way for the women’s golf team as three freshmen scored in the top five for the Vikings. One of the freshmen was Melanie Loeffler, who led the team to a 5th place finish out of seven...

Doherty chips in golf perspective

October 23, 2015

1. What are some team goals this season? “Some of our team goals were to finish in third or fourth place in the conference tournament, for everyone to learn how to “eat their elephant” meaning to...

Women’s golf wins first home tournament

Women’s golf wins first home tournament

September 3, 2015

Women's golf notched their first home tournament win of the 2015 season against St. Ambrose and Monmouth on Sunday, Aug 30., giving the young team a boost for future success. This season the Vikings carry...

Junior Samantha Barlage chips a ball out of the sand trap and onto the green. Barlage’s average score of 88.5 is leading the team as they go into the CCIW tournament Oct. 2 through 4.
Photo by Andrew Skalak.

Women’s golf conference play preview

October 1, 2014

Perspective and optimism are the two keys to success for the women’s golf team as they gear up for  the CCIW Championships, said captain Kaitlyn Czerwonka and junior Caitlin Doherty. This is the team’s...

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