Augustana (South Dakota) Vikings

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This article is about the athletics teams of Augustana College in South Dakota. For the similarly named athletics teams of Augustana College in Illinois, see Augustana (Illinois) Vikings.
Augustana Vikings
University Augustana College
Conference Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Bill Gross
Location Sioux Falls, SD
Varsity teams 14
Football stadium Kirkeby-Over Stadium
Basketball arena Elmen Center
Baseball stadium Karras Park
Soccer stadium Morstad Field
Other arenas Sanford Gymnasium
Nickname Vikings
Colors
     Navy Blue       Gold
Website www.goaugie.com

The Augustana Vikings are the athletic teams that represent Augustana College, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Vikings compete as members of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference for all 14 varsity sports. The Vikings joined the NSIC from the North Central Conference, which folded in 2008.

Varsity Sports[edit]

List of Teams[edit]

Football[edit]

Kirkeby–Over Stadium, seats over 6,500 fans

On September 26, 2007, it was officially announced that Bob and Kari Hall were making a $7.1 million donation for an on-campus football stadium. The stadium is to bear the name Kirkeby–Over Stadium in honor of Kari Hall’s parents. Construction began on November 12, 2007[1] with the official groundbreaking taking place on November 16, 2007. Augustana College recently completed the Hall Football Complex; complete with its own locker rooms, weight room, and football meeting rooms. This makes Augustana College one of the premier Division II Colleges in the area in terms of facilities. The head football coach is Jerry Olszewski.

Wrestling[edit]

In 2004-2005, Augustana wrestlers finished second in the NCAA Division II championship, the wrestlers also took second in the NCAA Division II championship in 2009-2010. The Elmen Center serves as the home court for the men's and women's basketball teams, the volleyball team, and wrestling team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Site Work on Kirkeby-Over Stadium to Begin Monday". Augie.edu. Retrieved 2013-02-11. 

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