SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The nation’s longest home win streak was extended by two on Thursday as the Augustana softball team swept Upper Iowa. The Vikings claimed game one in walk-off fashion, 3-2, and then earned a run-rule 10-2 victory in game two.
The win pushes Augustana’s record to 34-7 on the year and 18-2 in the NSIC. The wins also push the Vikings’ home winning streak to 39 games, a streak that started in the 2019 season. The Vikings are also riding a 15-game winning streak in all games.
In addition, Ashley Mickschl tied the school record for career victories with her 104th win in the circle.
Up Next: Augustana is slated to face Bemidji State and Minnesota Crookston on the weekend.
LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history
Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.
Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.