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Augustana On Brink Of College World Series After Beating Central Missouri

Vikings Head To Central Region Championship With 9-6 Win

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The Augustana baseball team’s magical season adds another chapter by defeating Central Missouri (39-16), 9-6, on Saturday night in Magnolia, Ark. With the victory, the Vikings will play for the Central Region Championship on Monday, May 21 at 12 p.m.   The Vikings move to 47-8 on the season and are 3-0 in the Central Region tournament…

Augie Baseball Wins Again at Central Region

Augie Baseball Wins Again at Central Region

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Senior Jacob Blank struck out the first batter of Friday’s NCAA Central Regional game to set an Augustana record with 210 strikeouts, and even though he did not figure in the decision, he did contribute to a 4-2 win over Emporia State to send the Vikings into Saturday with a perfect 2-0 mark in the tournament. The…

Augie Beats Pittsburg State at Central Regional

Augie Beats Pittsburg State at Central Regional

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The 5th seeded Augustana baseball team (45-8) took down 4th seeded Pittsburg State (33-20) in the first game on the Central Regional in Magnolia, Ark. on Thursday, 9-4. With the win, the Vikings move to the winner’s bracket and guarantee their stay in Arkansas to go to at least Saturday. It was also Augustana’s second NCAA tournament…

Augie Women in 10th at D-II Golf Tourney

Augie Women in 10th at D-II Golf Tourney

HOUSTON — In the first round of the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championship, Augustana sits in tenth place from the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston. The Vikings, who shot a combined 18-over-par (306) are just three strokes shy of being inside the top eight after day one. The University of Indianapolis is two-under-par and is in first place,…

Augie Baseball Confident Heading to Central Region

Augie Baseball Confident Heading to Central Region

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 5th seeded Augustana baseball team (44-8) will open Central Region action against 4th seeded Pittsburg State (33-19) at Walker Stadium at Goodheart Field in Magnolia, Ark. on Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. The Vikings earned a spot in the Central Regional after winning the NSIC Tournament on May 12 and were selected at the…

Augustana Baseball Heads To Regional In Arkansas Ready To Do Damage

Vikings To Face Pittsburg State Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS – The Augustana baseball team has earned the No. 5 seed in the NCAA Central Regional and will play No. 4 seed Pittsburg State (33-18) in Magnolia, Ark. on Thursday, May 17 at a time to be determined later. This is the Vikings third appearance in the NCAA Tournament and their first since 2014.   Augustana clinched an automatic…

Augustana Wins 2018 NSIC Baseball Tournament Championship

Vikings Edge Concordia-St. Paul 10-9 In Title Game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – What a season for the Augustana baseball team and the best part… it isn’t over yet. The Vikings (44-8) won the 2018 NSIC tournament championship by defeating Concordia-St. Paul (26-16), 10-9, at Karras Park on Saturday afternoon.   With the victory, Augustana has secured its first NCAA tournament berth since 2014 by claiming the NSIC automatic…

Strong Field Day For USF & Augustana To Conclude NSIC Championship

Mankato Men, Mary Women Win Titles

WINONA, MN  —  The final day of the NSIC Track & Field Championships was a strong one in the field for Augustana and Sioux Falls. Augie’s Jake Huber took the shot put with a toss of 52 feet, ten & 3/4 inches while Sioux Falls Kimberly Peterson cleared a meet record 13 feet, nine and 3/4 inches to win the…

Augie Softball Eliminated at Regional after 2 losses

Augie Softball Eliminated at Regional after 2 losses

Game Two Friday MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Augustana’s NCAA Central Regional run came to an end on Friday night under the lights at Dawson Field in Magnolia, Ark., as Minnesota State used a three-run fifth inning to build a 5-1 lead over the Vikings that they could not overcome in an 8-4 loss to the defending national champions. The loss ends…

Augie Walks into NSIC Championship

Augie Walks into NSIC Championship

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Patience was key for the Augustana baseball team (43-8) to clinch a spot in the NSIC Tournament Championship and the team showed plenty of it in Friday’s win over Concordia-St. Paul (25-15). The Vikings used 10 walks to outlast the Golden Bears, 8-4, at Karras Park and secure a spot in the NSIC Championship on Saturday. The…

Augie Golfers Confident Headed to Nationals

Augie Golfers Confident Headed to Nationals

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Augustana women’s golf team won the Super Regional Wednesday at a course they had previously played and went to St. Charles with plenty of confidence as a result. Ironically they will head to Houston for the NCAA National Tournament with that same feeling according to NSIC Coach of the Year Peggy Kirby. They will also be…

Augie Homers way Past St. Cloud For 42nd Win

Augie Homers way Past St. Cloud For 42nd Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The No. 2 seed Augustana baseball team (42-8) have proven that the stage isn’t too big this season. On Thursday, the Vikings took down No. 3 seed St. Cloud State in the NSIC tournament, 5-2, earning their school record 42nd win of the season. The Vikings trailed early, but immediately answered to tie the game and…

Augie Women Win Super Regional Golf Title

Augie Women Win Super Regional Golf Title

ST. CHARLES, MO. — A team final round of 292, which was the lowest round of any team in the entire tournament, carried the Augustana women’s golf team to a first place finish at the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Super Regional Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings shot four over par on the day and shot 26 over par (890) over…

Kirby Wants Her Vikings to Trust Their Short Games

Kirby Wants Her Vikings to Trust Their Short Games

ST. CHARLES, MO. — An excellent second round lifted the Augustana women’s golf team into a tie for the lead at the NCAA Division II Super Regionals from the par 72 Missouri Bluffs Golf Club Tuesday. As a team, the Vikings shot 8-over par (296) and are 22-over par (598) after two rounds and are tied with tournament host Lindenwood…

Vikes Women’s Golfers Happy to be at Regions Again

Vikes Women's Golfers Happy to be at Regions Again

ST. CHARLES, MO. — After the first round of the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Super Regionals from the par 72 Missouri Bluffs Golf Club in St. Charles, Mo., the Augustana Vikings sit in second place Monday afternoon. As a team, the Vikings shot 14-over par (302) at the 18-hole, 6084 yard course, just one shot behind Arkansas Tech, who’s…

Winona’s Walkoff Grand Slam Dashes Augie’s NSIC Title Dream

Vikings Battle To Championship But Fall 8-5

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Trailing No. 2 seed Augustana 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh in the NSIC Championship game, top-seed Winona State got an unearned run to cut the lead to 5-4, and then got a walk-off grand slam from McKenna Larsen to secure the 8-5 win, and the league’s automatic bid the NCAA Central Regional Tournament.  …

Wayne State Denies Augustana Regular Season NSIC Crown

Vikings Swept In Home Finale 9-5 and 11-8

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The No. 11 Augustana baseball team (40-8, 26-8 NSIC) fell twice to Wayne State (20-24, 18-16 NSIC) on Sunday at Karras Park to conclude the regular season.   The Vikings dropped game one, 9-5, and fell in game two in 10 innings, 11-8. The Vikings and Wildcats split the four-game series after Augustana won both games…