Colleges – Augustana

NSIC Day 3 Features records from USF’s Wright and Northern’s Kastigar

NSIC Day 3 Features records from USF's Wright and Northern's Kastigar

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Minnesota State extended its lead at the 2019 NSIC Swimming & Diving Championships after day three as five more event finals took place on Friday night from the Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Minnesota State, the defending NSIC Champions, have 634 points and hold a 14.5 point lead over St. Cloud State (619.5)…

Poloncic Wins Match, but Augie Falls to #1 St. Cloud

Poloncic Wins Match, but Augie Falls to #1 St. Cloud

SIOUX FALLS — After falling into an early hole in Thursday’s regular season finale against top-ranked St. Cloud State, No. 12 Lukas Poloncic got No. 14 ranked Augustana on the board, and even though the Vikings fell in the dual, 31-3, Poloncic improved to 8-1 in duals and sits at 7-1 in NSIC action. The loss sends the Vikings to the postseason with a…

Augie’s Fabulous Freshman Winning Despite Youth

Augie's Fabulous Freshman Winning Despite Youth

SIOUX FALLS, SD… On any given night four freshman could be starting for Augustana. “We can win we can lose. We can win big we can lose big.. You never know. If there were odds makers for Division II basketball we would be driving Vegas nuts because there is no way of predicting how this team is going to play,” says…

Augustana Men Rally To Get Doubleheader Split With St. Cloud State

Viking Men Win 92-91, Women Fall 68-43

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Looking to stop a slide, the Augustana men’s basketball team made a statement on Saturday night in front of more than 2,000 fans at the Sioux Falls Arena. Led by career-best performances from a pair of freshman, the Vikings picked up a 92-91 win over St. Cloud State. The Vikings improve to 14-10 (10-8), and…

Duluth Sweeps Augie in NSIC Doubleheader

Duluth Sweeps Augie in NSIC Doubleheader

Women SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Despite their efforts on both ends of the court, the Augustana women’s basketball team fell to Minnesota Duluth Friday night, 69-45. The Vikings move to 19-6 (11-6 NSIC) and the Bulldogs are now 15-5 (14-3 NSIC). Leading the way for the Augustana women’s basketball team was Lynsey Prosser with 22 points in the loss. Prosser…

Augustana Signs 23 on National Letter of Intent Day

Augustana Signs 23 on National Letter of Intent Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana head football coach Jerry Olszewski announced the addition of 23 student-athletes to the 2019 signing class. The newest Vikings represent 13 states and feature 12 offensive players, 10 defensive players, and one kicker/punter. All 23 student-athletes have signed national letters of intent, indicating their plans to enroll at Augustana this fall and compete for the Vikings football team. Click here…

Despite Big Dunks Augie Men Fall At Mary

Vikings Lose 101-87

BISMARCK, N.D. — With a bounce-back win on their mind, the Augustana men’s basketball team got off to a strong start on Saturday night at the McDowell Activity Center. However, a hot-shooting Marauder team took off in the second half and an Augustana comeback bid fell short in a 101-87 loss. Augustana is now 13-9 (9-7 NSIC) and U-Mary moves to…

9th-Ranked Mankato Wrestlers Edge Augustana

9th-Ranked Mankato Wrestlers Edge Augustana

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Augustana made a habit of turning upset wins into dual wins, and even though the Vikings started Friday’s dual with No. 9 Minnesota State with an upset win by Lukas Poloncic at 174 lbs., the Vikings could not hold off the Mavericks in a 20-10 loss at the Elmen Center. The loss snaps Augie’s win streak at four, and…

Augustana Falls To Mankato Despite Schaefer’s Big Game

Vikings Fall 79-73

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Trailing by seven points at halftime, the Augustana men’s basketball team used a 50-point second half to spark a comeback, but ultimately came up short in a 79-73 loss to Minnesota State. Augustana moves to 13-7 (9-5 NSIC South) and Minnesota State is now 14-6 (10-4 NSIC South). The Vikings were led by a phenomenal performance from…

Viking Women Rally To Edge Mankato

Augustana Wins Sunday Matinee 68-66

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Abby Hora sank a pair of free throws with 16 seconds left to help Augustana deliver a 68-66 come-from-behind victory over MSU-Mankato on Sunday afternoon at the Sioux Falls Arena. The Vikings improve to 18-5 overall and 10-4 in the NSIC. Hora scored 11 for the Vikings while teammates Hana Metoxen and Vishe Rabb each led…

Billeter Picks Up 300th Win With Augie In Vikings Split With Concordia-St. Paul

Augie Men Win 78-70 While Women Lose 77-55

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — On December 3, 2003, an 18-point win over Minnesota Crookston gave Tom Billeter his first career win at Augustana. Fast forward 16 years and 472 games, and the Viking head coach has won 300 games on the Augustana sideline. Tied at 41 at halftime, Augustana men’s basketball used a strong second-half performance on both ends of the court…

Augustana Men Bounce Back At Moorhead While Women Fall

Viking Men Win 87-82, Women Lose 79-61

MEN’S RECAP MOORHEAD, Minn. — Looking for a bounce-back win on the road, the Augustana men’s basketball team used an impressive performance on both ends of the court for an 87-82 win over Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday.  Augustana improves to 12-6 (8-4 NSIC South) and snaps MSU Moorhead’s seven-game win streak. The Dragons drop to (14-6, 8-4 NSIC North). Augustana,…

Augustana Women Hang On In Aberdeen While Northern State Men Cruise

Viking Women Win 75-66, Wolves Men Win 97-66

WOMEN’S GAME ABERDEEN, S.D. — Coming off a pair of wins at home, the Augustana women’s basketball team hit the road and started the weekend with a 75-66 win over Northern State. The victory extended the Vikings win streak to four straight, and improved their record to 17-4 overall on the year and 9-2 in NSIC play. Northern State dropped to…

Augustana Wrestlers Get Big Win over MSU-Moorhead

Augustana Wrestlers Get Big Win over MSU-Moorhead

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Ethan Cota started the night with an upset win at 125 lbs., and the Vikings never looked back in a 27-12 win over MSU Moorhead on Thursday in Northern Sun Conference wrestling action at the Elmen Center.Along with posting their 15th straight win over MSUM, including all 11 NSIC meetings, the win boosts the Vikings dual record to 2-1…

HIGHLIGHTS: Augustana Splits Doubleheader with Winona St.

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Coming off a nearly 30-point win on Friday night, the Augustana women’s basketball  completed their home sweep with a 75-65 win over Winona State on Saturday. The Vikings improve to 16-3 (7-2 NSIC) while the Warriors drop to 7-7 (5-5 NSIC).   Augustana was led by a career-high performance from Lynsey Prosser. The senior dropped…

HIGHLIGHTS: Augie Sweeps Upper Iowa in Doubleheader

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Ignited by a strong start, including holding Upper Iowa to just one point in the opening quarter, the Augustana women’s basketball team ran past Upper Iowa 79-45. In the win, the Vikings  improve to 15-3 (7-2 NSIC) while the Peacocks drop to 3-14 (0-9 NSIC). Making her first collegiate start Vishe’ Rabb poured in  a showout performance, dropping a…

Augie Wrestlers Pin DWU

Augie Wrestlers Pin DWU

SIOUX FALLS – The first home dual of the season didn’t last long for Augustana wrestling, as the Vikings dispatched Dakota Wesleyan in less than an hour for a 54-0 win. The Tigers forfeited five of the 10 matches, while the Vikings earned extra points in four of the five remaining matches to secure the win at the Elmen Center. Augustana head coach Jason…

Evans & Sioux Falls Shoot Down Augustana

Cougars Win 77-73 Thriller Over Viking Men

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Senior guard Trevon Evansscored a season-best 33 points and hit two clutch free throws with four seconds to left to rally the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (10-4, 5-3 NSIC) past city rival Augustana (10-4, 6-2 NSIC), 77-73, before 1,738 in a packed Stewart Center on Saturday night. “This just feels great,” said Evans, who…