Augsburg honors alumni

alumni_awardsAugsburg honored several alumni during last week’s Homecoming festivities including the men’s soccer MIAC championship team from 1973 (pictured with current men’s soccer coach Greg Holker, athletic director Jeff Swenson, and President Pribbenow), nine new inductees into the Athletic Hall of Fame, two first decade awardees, and two distinguished alumni. Congratulations to all!

2008 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Greg Chmelik ’87 Wrestling, Football

Mike Colehour ’78 Hockey

Julie Hanson ’93 Basketball, Softball Continue reading “Augsburg honors alumni”

Auggie fall sports wrap-up

fall_sportsThe Augsburg fall sports season has come to an end, with several teams showing strong improvement in both overall records and individual accomplishments.

The Auggie football team, under third-year head coach Frank Haege, finished 5-5 overall (3-5 MIAC), marking the first time Augsburg had reached the .500 mark since 2003 (5-5 overall, 4-4 MIAC). With its five victories this season, Augsburg also eclipsed its number of wins from the previous three seasons combined (4-26). Along the way, the Auggies claimed several huge victories, including a 14-13 triumph at No. 10-ranked Wartburg (Iowa) on Oct. 6, and a 44-38 win over Gustavus on Oct. 27, breaking a nine-game losing streak to the Gusties. Continue reading “Auggie fall sports wrap-up”