Colleges – Augustana

Augie Men and Women Get Home Sweep in Hoops

Augie Men and Women Get Home Sweep in Hoops

Augie Men and Women Get Home Sweep in Hoops Men’s Recap SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana men’s basketball team closed the non-conference portion of its schedule with an 88-48 win over Nebraska Christian Monday night inside the Elmen Center. The Vikings shot 47.5 percent from the field in the win to improve to 5-1 on the season. Nebraska Christian…

NCAA SOCCER TOURNAMENT-Augie Can’t Break Through Against Mankato

Vikings Season Ends With 1-0 Loss

MANKATO, Minn. — The Augustana women’s soccer team finished a fantastic 2019 campaign at 16-5-1 after a 1-0 loss to Minnesota State on Sunday afternoon in Mankato, Minnesota, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. “It was an amazing year,” head coach Brandon Barkus said. “I’m super proud of this group! I would not change the experience of this…

NCAA D2 PLAYOFFS: Augustana Blanked By CSU-Pueblo

Vikings Season Comes To An End With 17-0 Playoff Defeat

PUEBLO, Colo. – The Augustana football season came to an end Saturday afternoon in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Playoffs. The Vikings fell 17-0 to No. 9 nationally and No. 4 in Super Region Four Colorado State – Pueblo.   The Vikings, the fifth seed in the Super Region, conclude their season 9-3 overall, tying for the…

NSIC VB TOURNAMENT: Augie Falls To Duluth, Northern State Stunned By Upper Iowa

Vikings Fall 3-1, Wolves Upset 3-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The University of Minnesota Duluth opened up the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference on Friday afternoon, squaring off against Augustana (S.D.) University in the first round. UMD was the home team, being seeded No. 2 in the tournament, while Augustana (S.D.) came into the tournament being in the No. 7 spot. The Bulldogs would take down the…

Augustana Boots Central Oklahoma In NCAA Tournament

Vikings Win 2-1

MANKATO, Minn. — The Augustana women’s soccer (16-4-1) team fought through frigid air and sub-freezing temperatures on Friday afternoon when it defeated the Central Oklahoma Bronchos (14-5-3) 2-1 in the first round of the Central Region bracket of the NCAA Tournament.   After a defensive battle for most of the first half, Augustana got on the scoreboard in the 38th…

Augie’s Olszewski Honored by NSIC For Second Time

Augie's Olszewski Honored by NSIC For Second Time

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Augustana head football coach Jerry Olszewski is the NSIC Coach of the Year after guiding the Vikings to a 9-2 regular-season record the league announced Wednesday. In the same release, four Vikings earned NSIC South Division All-Conference First Team honors while four others earned second-team accolades. Olszewski, in his seventh season with Augustana, earns the league’s top…

Augie Women Beat Midland 64-56 as Sees, Hora Lead Way

Augie Women Beat Midland 64-56 as Sees, Hora Lead Way

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In its home opener, the Augustana women’s basketball team defeated Midland 64-56 Tuesday night inside the Elmen Center. With the win, the Vikings move to 2-0 on the season while Midland, who played the game as an exhibition, remains at 3-4. For the second-straight game, the Vikings jumped out to a fast start, leading 13-5 after a Camryn…

Barkus Likes His Tourney-Bound Augie Soccer Team

Barkus Likes His Tourney-Bound Augie Soccer Team

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Augustana soccer team goes after it’s 16th win of the season Friday afternoon in Mankato when they play Central Oklahoma. The Vikings won 14 games during the regular season and advanced to the NSIC semi’s with a win over SMSU. Head coach Brandon Barkus likes his team as they advance to the NCAA D-II tournament. “We’re…

PLAYOFF BOUND! Augustana Celebrates Return To NCAA Division Two Postseason

Vikings To Play At CSU-Pueblo Saturday At 2 PM CST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  By virtue of their 9-2 regular season, the Augustana Viking football team had the luxery of knowing they were guaranteed a spot in the NCAA Division Two playoffs. Which allowed them the luxery of celebrating their playoff return with family and fans during the selection show. Nearly the entire bracket was revealed before Augie finally got a…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 12 SEASON FINALE (11-17-19)!

Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From Championship Week In Prep & College Football!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Bell Tolls for South Dakota prep football champions in the season finale of Gridiron Greatness! Click on the video viewer to re-live some of the best sights, sounds and moments from championship week as well as college and prep football throughout South Dakota, Northwest Iowa & Southwest Minnesota! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Augustana, Colleges…

Augustana Wraps Up Playoff Spot With Big Win Over SMSU

Vikings Win 45-21 To Finish 9-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana football team completed its 2019 home slate with a perfect 6-0 record after topping Southwest Minnesota State 45-21 Saturday afternoon inside Kirkeby-Over Stadium. The Vikings, holding a 9-2 record, await their opponent in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Playoffs which begin Saturday, Nov. 23.   Augustana jumped all over the Mustangs…

Augie Knocked Out of NSIC Tournament

Augie Knocked Out of NSIC Tournament

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Augustana women’s soccer team (15-4-1) suffered its second loss of the season to the Minnesota State Mavericks (16-3-1) on Friday afternoon in the NSIC Tournament semifinal match by a score of 3-0 in St. Paul, Minnesota.  The first half of the match was largely a defensive tilt with few scoring opportunities for both teams. The…

Augustana Wins In Dramatic Fashion At Winona State

Touchdown With 41 Seconds Left Gives Vikings Key 26-25 Win

WINONA, Minn. – Senior quarterback Zach Masoli led the Augustana football team on an 8-play, 70-yard game-winning drive Saturday afternoon at Winona State. The Vikings escaped with a 26-25 victory to keep the playoff picture alive. Augustana improves to 8-2 on the season, holding sole possession of second place in the south division and overall NSIC standings. Winona State, who…

Augie Soccer Team Wraps Up Regular Season With Shutout

Augie Soccer Team Wraps Up Regular Season With Shutout

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana women’s soccer team finished its regular season in the same fashion that it began the season, a 2-0 win at Morstad Field Friday afternoon. This time, the victory came over the Wildcats of Wayne State while clinching the No. 2 seed of the NSIC Tournament. In the process, freshman Josie Arduser set the single-season record…

Augustana Sweeps USF in Volleyball

Augustana Sweeps USF in Volleyball

SIOUX FALLS, S.D — The Augustana volleyball team continued its hot streak with a sweep over cross-town rival Sioux Falls. The Vikings (17-8, 10-6 NSIC) have now won a season-high five matches in a row while the Cougars (14-10, 6-10 NSIC) have dropped their past five matches. With the win, head coach Jennifer Jacobs earns her 50th-career win. Sioux Falls was looking to…

Augie Women Beat Morris in Exhibition 91-56

Augie Women Beat Morris in Exhibition 91-56

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana women’s basketball team defeated Minnesota Morris 91-56 in an exhibition game that saw all 17 players dressed get in on the action Monday night inside the Elmen Center. The Vikings had three players finish with double-digit points led by Vishe’ Rabb with 18. Lauren Sees with 13 and four assists while Abby Hora had 10 points. The game was the first…

Augie Soccer Upsets #15 Concordia-St. Paul

Vikings Win 3-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana women’s soccer team (13-3-1) handed Concordia-St. Paul (14-1-2) its first loss of the season on a rainy Sunday afternoon match at Morstad Field.   The Vikings wasted no time and jumped on the Golden Bears quickly. In just the second minute of the game, forward Morgan Keirstead sent a perfectly placed ball with her right…

Augustana Pulls Out Late Win Over Concordia To Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Vikings win 21-20

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Jarod Epperson touchdown with under a minute remaining pushed the Augustana football team to a 21-20 victory over Concordia-St. Paul Saturday inside Kirkeby-Over Stadium. Augustana, ranked seventh in the Super Region Four rankings, improves to 7-2 overall while the Golden Bears fall to 5-4. The Vikings remain undefeated inside K-O Stadium in 2019 with a…

Augustana Rolls In Exhibition Finale & First Home Game In Sanford Pentagon

Vikings Defeat Concordia-Moorhead 88-58

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana men’s basketball team opened play at the Sanford Pentagon Friday night with an 88-58 victory over Concordia College in exhibition action. The contest was the first action for the Vikings on their new home floor of Heritage Court inside the Sanford Pentagon.   The Vikings shot a blistering-hot 57.1 percent from the field in…