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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…

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…

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 Soccer Team Advances to NSIC Semi’s Friday

Augie Soccer Team Advances to NSIC Semi's Friday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Cold winds and sub-freezing temperatures at Morstad Field were not enough to cool off the Augustana women’s soccer team (15-3-1) on Wednesday afternoon. The Vikings defeated the Mustangs of Southwest Minnesota State (11-7) 3-1 to advance to the NSIC Tournament semifinal match on Friday against Minnesota State in St. Paul, Minnesota. After a first half that featured…

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…

More Misery For Augie Soccer Against Mankato

Vikings Suffer 15th Consecutive Loss To Mavericks

MANKATO, Minn. — The Augustana women’s soccer team (12-3-1) couldn’t recover from an early two-goal deficit against the Minnesota State Mavericks (14-2-0) and ultimately fell 2-1 in Mankato, Minnesota on Friday afternoon. Minnesota State scored just three minutes into the contest when Nadia Lowery knocked in her fifth goal of the season. Just over 10 minutes later, Jenny Veter scored…

Augie Men Cruise In Exhibition Opener

Vikings Beat NAIA Cornell 110-61

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana men’s basketball team saw all 15 players dressed score in a 110-61 victory Sunday afternoon over Cornell College in exhibition action inside the Elmen Center.   The Vikings led for 39:19 of the game and dominated the paint with 52 points while scoring 30 points off 21 forced turnovers.   Junior Matt Cartwright led…

Augie Mauls Minot

Vikings Roll 51-6

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Jarod Epperson had touchdowns of 94 and 82 yards as the Augustana football team ran away from Minot State 51-6 Saturday afternoon inside Kirkeby-Over Stadium. The true freshman totaled 238 all-purpose yards as the Vikings improve to 4-0 at home in 2019.   “I thought we played really well in all three phases,” head coach Jerry…

Billeter Likes Chemistry on Young Augie Team

Billeter Likes Chemistry on Young Augie Team

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Augustana men’s basketball quite often had 5 freshmen on the floor at the same time last year. The loss of A.J. Plitzuweit who transferred to USD will be felt, but this is still a very young and talented team. And head coach Tom Billeter really likes what he’s got with this group. “We have really good…

Great Eight Straight Wins For Augustana Soccer After Victory Over Moorhead

Vikings Win On Senior Day 3-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana women’s soccer team (11-1-1) got off to a hot start on Sunday’s Senior Day affair as it defeated the MSU Moorhead Dragons (4-4-4) 3-0.   The Vikings scored just one minute and 14 seconds into the contest when senior forward Claire Dahm sent a beautiful shot to the top of the net for a 1-0…

Augustana Soccer Team Wins 7th Straight

Augustana Soccer Team Wins 7th Straight

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana women’s soccer team (10-1-1) showed no shortage of offense on Friday afternoon when it defeated the Wolves of Northern State (3-8-0) 5-1.  After going 749:43 minutes of game time without allowing a goal, Augustana surrendered a goal to Mallory Schoenhard in the 13th minute of Friday’s match to give Northern State a 1-0 lead….

Springer’s Big Night Leads USF Past Augie in NSIC Volleyball

Springer's Big Night Leads USF Past Augie in NSIC Volleyball

USF Recap SIOUX FALLS- The University of Sioux Falls volleyball team earned a much earned win on Tuesday when they faced in-city rival Augustana at the Stewart Center. It took five sets, but the Cougars emerged victorious (25-15, 25-23, 18-25, 18-25, 15-10) behind a career night by senior KaSandra Springer. Springer in the first set hit .714 (5K-0E-7TA) and finished the night…

Augie Soccer Runs Unbeaten Streak To Nine With Victory Over Upper Iowa

Vikings Win 2-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Augustana women’s soccer team (9-1-1) controlled all 90 minutes of soccer on Sunday when it defeated the Peacocks of Upper Iowa (2-6-3) 2-0. Augustana got off to a fast start offensively as it scored just eight minutes into the match. Senior midfielder Peyton Stenzel sent a corner kick off the foot of Morgan Keirstead who…