With a total of 21 letter winners returning from 2012, including nine starters, optimism is high around the 2013 Augustana men's soccer program. Head coach Brenton Joseph has stressed since last season that preparation will be the key to success this year and he thinks his core group of eight seniors have taken that to heart.
Augustana men's head soccer coach Brenton Joseph looks to improve upon a 6-9-3 record with 21 returning letterwinners, including 9 starters.
A flurry of home games on the front end and then at the back mark the 2013 Augustana men's soccer schedule for head coach Brenton Joseph. The Vikings, who went 6-9-3 last year, will play three of their first four games at Thorson-Lucken Field and five of the final six at home as will.
Augustana completed the 2012 men's soccer season with an overall record of 6-9-3 and a CCIW mark of 2-4-1, finishing in sixth place. Junior midfielder Matt Shipon earned second team All-CCIW recognition, while junior goalkeeper Tyler Cowherd (Bettendorf HS, Bettendorf, Iowa) was selected as the Vikings' Most Valuable Player.
Junior goalkeeper Tyler Cowherd has been chosen as the most Valuable Player for the 2012 Augustana men’s soccer team. The Vikings finished the 2012 campaign with a 6-9-3 overall record and a 2-4-1 mark in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin.