The viking world
THE WAY OF THE VIKING IS TO WIN AT EVERYTHING. THE BEAUTY OF DIVISION III? YOU CAN BE A GREAT ATHLETE WITHOUT SACRIFICING STUDIES—AND VICE VERSA.
A charter member of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), the Vikings have won 190 CCIW team championships, won four NCAA Division III team championships, and have qualified more than 250 teams for national competition.
Since 2000, more than 25 Vikings teams have traveled internationally, playing teams in Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Sweden and Trinidad and Tobago. On these trips, athletes improve their skills and gain global perspective during an experience they will never forget.
MEN’S VARSITY SPORTS
Baseball Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Lacrosse Soccer Swimming Tennis Track & Field (indoor/outdoor) Volleyball Wrestling
WOMEN’S VARSITY SPORTS
Basketball Bowling Cross Country Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis Track & Field (indoor/outdoor) Volleyball
Badminton Baseball Basketball Bowling Cheerleading Chess Crew Dance Company Equestrian Fencing Fishing Ice Hockey (men’s) Martini Swingers Multicultural Dance Club Paintball Poms Squad Quidditch Rugby (men’s) Soccer Softball Step Club Ultimate Frisbee Volleyball Water Polo
THE AUGUSTANA ADVANTAGE
The Vikings are #1in Illinois for Academic All-Americans and in the top 10 in the nation, in the company of Alabama, Emory, Nebraska and Nebraska Wesleyan, Notre Dame, MIT, Penn State, Stanford and Washington University.
“As a senior in high school, I was looking for a college with quality academics, where I could continue with athletics and music. AUGUSTANA WAS THE PERFECT FIT. My peak experience was seeing my name on the first-team Academic All-America list in the fall, which was my number one goal since arriving on campus as a freshman. I went through a lot of ups and downs as an athlete, so it was a great feeling when my hard work won out in the end.”
Michael Daniels ’17 accounting and business administration–finance