Colleges – Augustana

2018 NSIC Men’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

All Four Local Teams Will Host Opening Round Games

BURNSVILLE, MN  —  All four local NSIC men’s basketball teams will host during the opening round of the 2018 NSIC Men’s Basketball Tournament which begins on Wednesday. Northern Division & Outright NSIC Champion Northern State (27-3, 20-2) is the Northern Division top seed and will host Concordia-St. Paul at the Barnett Center at 8 PM. Southern Division Champion Southwest Minnesota…

2018 NSIC Women’s Basketball Tournament Bracket

All Three South Dakota Teams To Host Opening Round Games

BURNSVILLE, MN  —  All three of South Dakota’s NSIC women’s basketball teams will host their opening round games in the 2018 NSIC Tournament beginning on Wednesday. Southern Division Champion & Co-NSIC Champion Augustana (23-3, 19-3) is the Southern Division top seed and will host Bemidji State at the Sioux Falls Arena at 6 PM. Northern Division & NSIC-Co Champion Northern…

Mustang Men Outlast Augustana

SMSU Wins In Sioux Falls 81-77

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Southwest Minnesota State pushed its winning streak to five straight and pulled to within one game of Minnesota State in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division standings, after earning a hard-fought 81-77 victory over Augustana on Saturday night at the Sioux Arena.   SMSU and Minnesota State will meet next Friday night at the R/A…

Augie Women Bounce Back Against SMSU

Deliver Dave Krauth 599th Career Win With 77-58 Victory

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — On senior day, with alumni in the building, the fifth-ranked Augustana women’s basketball team routed Southwest Minnesota State 77-58 Saturday afternoon inside the Sioux Falls Arena.   The Vikings improved to 22-2 overall and 18-2 in the NSIC and Dave Krauth earned his 599th victory as a college head coach. With the win the Vikings have…

USF Sweeps Augie at SF Arena

USF Sweeps Augie at SF Arena

SIOUX FALLS… The University of Sioux Falls basketball teams earned a sweep of cross-town rival Augustana Friday night at the Sioux Falls Arena. Mariah Szymasnski scored 23 points as the Coo built a big early lead in the women’s game. Shelby Selland rallied the Vikes with 18 points and 9 rebounds. But USF prevailed 64-59 in overtime, handing Augie just…

Barkus Signs 11 for Augustana Women’s Soccer

Barkus Signs 11 for Augustana Women's Soccer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana soccer head coach Brandon Barkus announced that Augustana will welcome 11  student-athletes to the Vikings in the fall of 2018. Wednesday is the first day of the signing period for all NCAA soccer programs. Ashleigh Aarbo (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Gabrielle Bowyer (Mankato, Minn.),  Sophia Connelly (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Kenzie Geiger (Ankeny, Iowa), Morgan Keirstead (Savage,…

Augustana Football Recruits

Augustana Football Recruits

SIOUX FALLS – Augustana head football coach Jerry Olszewski announced the addition of 27 student-athletes to the incoming class on National Signing Day 2018, all of whom signed national letters of intent, indicating their plans to enroll at Augustana and compete for the Vikings football team. “First, I want to officially welcome all the commits and their families to the…

Augie Wrestlers Beat Mary In Home Finale

Vikings Still Unbeaten In NSIC After 26-10 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana wrestling team (11-2, 6-0 NSIC) turned it on late to defeat U-Mary, 26-10, in its final home dual of the 2017-18 season.   After falling behind 10-9 after 165 pounds, the Vikings earned a string of bonus point victories to put the dual out of reach. Lukas Poloncic and Aero Amo picked up tech…

Augie wrestlers stay perfect in NSIC

Augie wrestlers stay perfect in NSIC

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana wrestling team honored its five seniors with a dominating victory over Minot State at the Elmen Center on Friday night. Augustana earned six bonus point victories en route to a 36-3 win on Senior Night. Senior Oscar Ramirez Jr. and Aero Amo led the charge for the Vikings. At 149 pounds, Ramirez Jr. pinned…

Augustana Women Edge St. Cloud In OT While Men Struggle In Defeat

Viking Women Win 76-74 While Men Lose 80-63

WOMENS’ RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– With two seconds remaining in the contest, sophomore guard Abby Hora drained two free throws to secure a 76-74 overtime victory for the Augustana women’s basketball team over St. Cloud State Saturday afternoon at the Sioux Falls Arena.   The Vikings are now 19-1 overall and 15-1 in the NSIC and have a perfect 11-0…

Augustana Dunks Duluth In Doubleheader Sweep

Women Win 69-46 & Men Win 85-65

WOMEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Tenacious defense, multiple runs and balanced scoring drove the No. 8 Augustana women’s basketball team to a 69-46 victory over Minnesota Duluth Friday night at the Elmen Center.   The win gives the Vikings an 18-1 overall record, including a 14-1 record in the NSIC and keeps Augustana undefeated while playing on their home…

Augustana Women Run Away From Winona

Vikings Win 91-71

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Connecting on a perfect 7-for-7 from the field, including 4-for-4 from long range, the Augustana women’s basketball team sprinted out of the gates and cruised to a 91-71 win over Winona State Saturday afternoon at the Sioux Falls Arena.   Saturday’s victory marked the ninth consecutive win at home for the Vikings and improves their record…

Augustana Sweeps Upper Iowa

Women Roll 102-55 While Men Win 86-69

WOMENS’ RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Five players scoring in double-figures helped the Augustana women’s basketball team to a dominating 102-55 victory over Upper Iowa Friday night inside the Sioux Falls Arena. The victory gave the Vikings (16-1, 12-1 NSIC) their eighth straight victory at home and the 102 points was the most points scored in a game this season….

Augie Beats SMSU in NSIC Wrestling

Augie Beats SMSU in NSIC Wrestling

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana wrestling team improved to 7-2 in duals on the season and moved to 2-0 in NSIC duals with a 27-9 victory over SMSU in the Elmen Center on Thursday night. The Vikings went young against the Mustangs with half of their starters being underclassmen and only two seniors in the top group. The team…

Larscheid Resigns as AD at Augustana

Larscheid Resigns as AD at Augustana

SIOUX FALLS, SD…Augustana University today announced that Slade Larscheid has decided to step down as director of athletics in order to spend more time with his family and pursue other opportunities. In announcing the news to the campus community, Augustana President Stephanie Herseth Sandlin thanked Larscheid for his vision and commitment. “Under Slade’s leadership, Augustana athletics has reached new heights,”…

Northern State Men Pull Away From Augie

Wolves Win 89-78

Aberdeen, S.D. – The No. 9 Northern State University men’s basketball team rolled to their 17th consecutive win on Saturday evening, defeating Augustana University 89-78. The Wolves are now 18-1 overall and 12-0 in league action, sitting atop both the overall and North Division standings.   Northern led 42-40 at the half, and notched another 47 points in the second…

Augustana Women Roll At Northern State

Vikings Respond From First Loss With 77-64 Road Win

ABERDEEN, S.D. — After stubbing their toe in a 75-64 road loss to MSU Moorhead on Friday night, the No. 11 Augustana women’s basketball regrouped and refocused as the Vikings earned a dominating 77-64 victory over No. 20 Northern State Saturday night inside Wachs Arena.   Augustana improves to 15-1 overall and 11-1 in the NSIC, while the Wolves drop…