Watch Live Coverage of Historic Viking Playoff Game
Thursday, December 2, 2010
In a year that marks Augustana’s 150th anniversary, the Vikings are set to make history of their own on Saturday, taking on the No.1-ranked Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs in a highly anticipated NCAA quarterfinal matchup. The kickoff starts at Noon at James A. Malosky Stadium. Watch the game live at www.goaugie.com.
The Vikings head to the game following a 38-6 win over No. 6-ranked Grand Valley State in a second-round playoff game last Saturday, the same day the Bulldogs picked up a 20-17 overtime victory over St. Cloud State.
The winner of Saturday's game heads to the semifinals to face either Central Missouri or Northwest Missouri State.
Football Program Featured
Augustana football was recently featured in a Life to the Max program that aired last month on WCCO-TV in Minneapolis and on the Midco Sports Network.
The segment, "Vikings of the South," highlighted the team's recent visit to the Shriners Hospital, St. Paul, and explored the history and recent success of the Augustana football program. In addition to vintage Viking football footage, the segment includes interviews with players Tyler Schulte and Dan Schoen, Professor Emeritus and former coach Dr. Ken Kessinger, Athletic Director Bill Gross, Football Coach Mike Aldrich and President Rob Oliver.