Colleges – Augustana

Augie’s Long Distance Barrage Buries Mary

Viking Men Win 114-81

SIOUX FALLS, SD – Nine different Vikings hit at least one 3-pointer, as Augustana hit 22 triples for the game, which sets a new single-game record. Couple that with a pair of double-digit first half runs and the Augustana men’s basketball team cruised to a comfortable 114-81 win over U-Mary on Saturday night at the Sioux Falls Arena. The win…

Augie Grapplers Beat Northwestern As Part Of 3-1 Day At Duals

Vikings Beat Red Raiders 35-6

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana wrestling team turned in a solid day, as the Vikings hosted four duals at the Augustana Duals. Even with the Vikings being open at 133 pounds during the Augie Duals, Augustana went on to take three out of the four duals at the Elmen Center on Saturday.   Augustana kicked off the duals with…

Augustana Women Roll While Men Stunned By Minot

Viking Women Win 83-52 While Men Fall 78-75

WOMEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A big run to start the second half and a balanced attack throughout propelled the Augustana women’s basketball team to a comfortable 83-52 win over Minot State on Friday in the Vikings Northern Sun home-opener at the Sioux Falls Arena.                     The win keeps the Vikings perfect on the season, as they move to…

Schaefer scores 30 and Augie rolls past Doane

Schaefer scores 30 and Augie rolls past Doane

SIOUX FALLS – Senior Steven Schaefer poured in a game- and career-high 30 points, freshman Jameson Bryan added a career-best 16 and freshman Matt Cartwright a career-high 12, as the Augustana men’s basketball team rolled to a 111-72 win over Doane on Wednesday afternoon at the Elmen Center.  The Vikings improve to 4-2 with the win, while the Tigers head…

Reiss’ 41 Kills Leads SMSU To Five Set Semifinal Win Over Augie

Mustangs Advance To NSIC Tournament Championship

St. PAUL, Minn.- Taylor Reisshad another record setting day as she racked up a career-high 41 kills with a .367 hitting percentage in a thrilling 25-22, 23-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-8 win for Southwest Minnesota State over Augustana in the first of two NSICsemifinal matches on Saturday afternoon in the Gangelhoff Center. Reiss, who tied an NSIC Tournament record for kills in…

O’Farrells Lead Augie Women to easy win

O'Farrells Lead Augie Women to easy win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Using a 10-0 run to start the game, the Augustana women’s basketball team raced out to a 23-point first half lead and never looked back, taking down William Penn 94-54 Thursday night at the Elmen Center. The Vikings (2-0) used balanced scoring across the floor as 10 different players scored, five of them scoring in double…

Spencer scores 33, but Augie men fall to Graceland

Spencer scores 33, but Augie men fall to Graceland

SIOUX FALLS – Augustana senior Jordan Spencer poured in a game-high 33 points and the Vikings got 20 more from fellow senior Marcus Asmus, but Graceland erupted from 3-point range, finishing 18 of 30 from beyond the arc to secure a 93-81 win on Thursday night at the Elmen Center. The loss drops the Vikings to 3-1, while Graceland returns…

Dykman leads Augustana Men to OT win over Peru State

Dykman leads Augustana Men to OT win over Peru State

SIOUX FALLS – Ten days after capping a perfect 2-0 weekend at the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic, the Augustana men’s basketball team opened its home schedule with a hard fought 97-94 win over Peru State, thanks to double-doubles from both Jordan Spencer and Adam Dykman. The Vikings improve to 3-0 with their 20th consecutive home-opening win, while…

Augie Women Tip-Off Season with Win over Truman State

Augie Women Tip-Off Season with Win over Truman State

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Junior Shelby Selland’s 17 points and career-high 12 rebounds guided the Augustana women’s basketball team to a season-opening 72-57 win over Truman State Monday night at the Elmen Center. Logan O’Farrell added 14 points, five rebounds and had a game-high five steals, just two steals away from matching her career-high. The Vikings (1-0), got off to…

Machacek Has Been a Keeper for Augustana Soccer

Machacek Has Been a Keeper for Augustana Soccer

It takes little bit of insanity to play goalie. “You don’t have a helmet. You don’t have shoulder pads. You have a pair of flimsy gloves and you’re going to go as hard as you can with your hands at the ball which is at someone’s foot and they’re going as fast as they can trying to strike that ball….

Machacek’s 14th Shutout Leads Augie to Region Finals

Machacek's 14th Shutout Leads Augie to Region Finals

WARRENSBURG, Mo. – The No. 4 seed Augustana women’s soccer team (14-3-5) played No. 5 seed Bemidji State (15-1-4) to their second tie against each other on the season, but the Vikings prevailed 5-3 in the shootout to advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament. For the first time in school history Augustana was faced with the task…

Augie Loses Season Finale at Winona State

Augie Loses Season Finale at Winona State

WINONA, Minn. – The final game of the 2017 season got off to an ominous start, as No. 17 ranked Winona State returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown, and even though the Vikings answered with a quick touchdown, the Warriors capitalized on their opportunities throughout the game to secure a 52-21 win. With the loss, the Vikings…

Augie Soccer Team Excited to make Central Region Tourney

Machacek, Barkus are pumped that the Vikings season continues Friday

Taylor Machacek’s brilliant career is extended for at least one more game as the Augustana soccer team heads to Missouri and the Central Region Tournament on Friday against Bemidji State. The winner then plays unbeaten Central Missouri. This was a goal all season long for this team and their record-setting goalie and her head coach Brandon Barkus are very excited…

Augie Soccer Team Makes Central Region

Augie Soccer Team Makes Central Region

INDIANAPOLIS – The Augustana women’s soccer team earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA Central Regional and will play No. 5 seed Bemidji State (15-1-3) in Warrensburg, Mo. on Friday, Nov. 10 at a time to be determined later. This will be the Vikings fourth appearance in the NCAA tournament and their third in the last four seasons. Augustana…

Mankato Foils Augustana Again In NSIC Soccer Championship

Vikings Lose 13th Straight Against Mavericks 2-0

MANKATO, Minn. – Top seeded Minnesota State won its sixth NSIC Women’s Soccer Tournament as they defeated third seeded Augustana 2-0 at the Pitch in Mankato, Minnesota. With the win the Mavericks earn the NSIC’s automatic qualification to the NCAA Central Region Tournament. Minnesota State’s Alesha Duccini scored at the 9:22 mark as she earned NSIC Women’s Soccer Tournament MVP…

College Wrestling Season Begins With Daktronic Open

SDSU And Augustana In Action

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The college wrestling season is underway. Both Augustana and host South Dakota State were in action at the Daktronics Open on Sunday at Frost Arena in Brookings.  Nate Rotert was the lone local champion, winning his second straight Daktronics Open title for SDSU at 197 pounds. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Augustana Wins Home Finale Against Concordia-St. Paul

Vikings Send Seniors Out With 28-13 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Career day’s from Augustana quarterback Kyle Saddler and receiver Jake Welsheimer paved the way for a Viking victory, 28-13, over Concordia-St. Paul Saturday afternoon on Senior day at Kirkeby Over Stadium.   Saddler, a true freshman out of Frisco, Texas, completed a career-high 24 passes on 40 attempts for 302 yards and three touchdowns through the air….

Augie Advances to NSIC Semi’s in Soccer

Augie Advances to NSIC Semi's in Soccer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The No. 3 seed Augustana women’s soccer team (13-2-4) started its postseason off in thrilling fashion with a goal in the 88th minute to edge past the No. 6 Concordia-St. Paul (10-8-1), 2-1, in the first round of the NSIC tournament on Wednesday at Morstad Field. Senior Mackenzie Main’s second goal of the season was a…

Augie falls to Wayne State despite 19 kills from Lauren Waite

Augie falls to Wayne State despite 19 kills from Lauren Waite

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana volleyball team fought hard, but dropped a tough 3-1 match to No. 22 Wayne State on Halloween night at the Elmen Center. After the first two sets, the match was tied at one apiece. The Wildcats took the first set 25-17 while the Vikings took the second set 25-18. Wayne State countered back to…

Tymkowicz Honored by NSIC

Tymkowicz Honored by NSIC

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana senior Samantha Tymkowicz was named the NSIC Offensive Player of the Week the league office announced on Monday. Tymkowicz, a Sioux City, Iowa native, recorded four goals this past weekend including her first career hat trick against USF on Friday. Tymkowicz concluded the weekend with a goal against SMSU. Tymkowicz is tied for third in the…