Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros

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Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros
University California State University, Dominguez Hills
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Patrick Guillen
Location Carson, CA
Varsity teams 9
Basketball arena Torodome
Baseball stadium Toro Field
Soccer stadium Toro Stadium
Nickname Toros
Colors
     Cardinal       Gold
Website www.gotoros.com

The Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros (also CSU Dominguez Hills Toros, CSUDH Toros, and California State-Dominguez Hills Toros) are the athletic teams that represent California State University, Dominguez Hills, located in Dominguez Hills, California, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Toros compete as members of the California Collegiate Athletic Association for all 9 varsity sports.

The men's soccer team plays at Toro Stadium (capacity 3,000). Other sports venues for the university are the Torodome (capacity 3,602) for basketball and volleyball; Toro Field (capacity 300) for baseball; and Toro Diamond (capacity 300) for softball. Select home games are nationally televised live via Internet TV. Even though the StubHub Center, home of the Los Angeles Galaxy is located on the campus of CSUDH, the Toros do not play there.

Varsity Sports[edit]

Teams[edit]

Baseball[edit]

In August 2013, former Toros baseball player Kevin Pillar became a major leaguer, for the Toronto Blue Jays.[1]

Soccer[edit]

The men’s soccer won its second national NCAA Division II championship in a match against Dowling College on Dec 7, 2008 at the University of Tampa’s Pepin Stadium. The women's soccer team won a NCAA Division II title in 1991. The women's track & field team won the NCAA Division II 4x400 meter relay national championship in 2011.

Track & Field[edit]

The university's most notable athlete alumna is the fastest woman in the world, sprinter Carmelita Jeter (Class of ’06, B.A., kinesiology), who is a 2012 Olympic bronze, silver and gold medalist.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California State University Dominguez Hills Baseball Players". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved October 20, 2013. 

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