In a couple of weeks, nearly 300 student-athletes will arrive on campus to prepare for competition this fall. Soccer teams have the first home openers Aug. 30.
Prestigious national awards have been given to two of our most accomplished 2019 student-athletes:
• Brandon Wilkerson ’19 (cross country/track & field) is our 176th Academic All-American! Augustana is 10th nationally for its number of Academic All-Americans. In men’s track and field, we are No. 1 in the nation.
• Wilkerson and Mike Powers ’19 (baseball) both earned an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship for their athletic and academic success.
Two new coaches will be joining us:
• Mike Ducey, well known on the Quad-Cities volleyball scene, is the men's volleyball coach as the program moves into its third year.
• Owner of eight perfect games, Seth Tegtmeier will lead the women’s bowling team as it begins its third year of competition.
Mike Zapolski, Director of Athletics