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Men's Track and Field News

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Men's track wins academic recognition

The Augustana men's track & field team enjoyed an outstanding season in 2013 in terms of competition. Obviously Paul Olsen's squad also did tremendous work in the classroom as well and the Vikings were honored by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) both as a team and individually.

Image: Paul Olsen elected to USTFCCCA Hall of Fame

Paul Olsen elected to USTFCCCA Hall of Fame

Augustana men's cross country and track & field head coach Paul Olsen will be inducted into the United States' Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Hall of Fame this year. Olsen will be in a class with five other coaches: Ron Allice (USC, Cal Poly Pomona, Long Beach State and Long Beach City College), Al Cantello (Navy), Dennis Craddock (North Carolina and Virginia), Curtis Frye (South Carolina) and Jim Hunt (Humboldt State, UC Davis and Sierra College).

Image: Four more Vikings named Academic All-American

Four more Vikings named Academic All-American

Add four more Augustana athletes to the school's growing list of Academic All-America selections. Seniors Greg Patton and Jonathan Smith, junior Josh Eisenberg and sophomore David Voland were named to the Capital One Academic All-America team in men's track & field/cross country, it was announced today.

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2013 MEN'S TRACK & FIELD OUTDOOR REVIEW

A second-place finish by Augustana's 4x400 relay team at the 2013 NCAA Division III Championships capped off the outdoor season for Coach Paul Olsen's track & field team. The 4x100 relay also earned All-America status, as did senior Alex Rindone in the 400 and sophomore David Voland in the 400 hurdles. The Vikings finished in 18th place as a team. Rindone also won two individual events and anchored a pair of winning relays at the CCIW Championships, earning Track Athlete of the Meet honors.

Image: Four Vikings grab Academic All-District recognition

Four Vikings grab Academic All-District recognition

Augustana dominated the selections on the Capital One Men's Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-District Team that was announced today. Four Vikings were among the 10 first team honorees in District Seven, which includes the states of Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. The Capital One Academic All-District team is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

 

Scores

3.8.2013
Augustana vs. NCAA Nationals
Patton, Rindone make 400 finals

3.2.2013
Augustana vs. UW-Pointer Qualifier
1600 relay runs nation's best

2.23.2013
Augustana vs. CCIW Championships Day 2
2nd of 8

2.22.2013
Augustana vs. CCIW Championships Day 1
2nd of 8

2.14.2013
Augustana vs. Augie Invite
1st of 5

2.9.2013
Augustana vs. Grinnell Invitational
1st of 10

2.1.2013
Augustana vs. Converse Invitational
5th of 9

1.26.2013
Augustana vs. Olivet Nazarene Invitational
1st of 8

1.19.2013
Augustana vs. Midwest Invitational
10 event winners

1.12.2013
Augustana vs. Spartan Invite
1st of 5