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August 10, 2009

2009 Season - Football hosts annual "Media Day"

The Augustana Vikings football team will host its annual “Media Day” on Monday, August 17 at Ericson Field. The festivities will begin at 1:30 p.m. Head coach Jim Barnes and the Augustana players will be available for pictures and interviews. Please direct any special requests to Dave Wrath, associate director of athletics/media & alumni relations.

The Vikings, who were 7-3 a year ago and 5-2 in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, began pre-season camp on Wednesday, August 12 in preparation for the season opening game on Saturday, September 5 against Coe in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The first home game is Saturday, September 12 against Greenville at 6:00 p.m. Barnes will welcome over 150 players to the Augustana campus in preparation for the 2009 campaign.