Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes
|Cal State San Bernardino Coyotes|
|University||California State University, San Bernardino|
|Conference||California Collegiate Athletic Association|
|Athletic director||Kevin Hatcher|
|Location||San Bernardino, CA|
|Basketball arena||Coussoulis Arena|
|Baseball stadium||Fiscalini Field|
In 2009, CSUSB intercollegiate athletics celebrated its 25th anniversary. Established in 1984, the program offers men's and women's basketball and soccer, men's golf and baseball and women's softball, tennis, cross country, water polo, volleyball and consisting of cheer and song the Coyote Spirit Squad. The school's athletic mascot is the Coyote and the school colors are blue (Pantone 300) and black.
The Coyotes play in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) in the NCAA's Division II. The men's and women's basketball and women's volleyball teams play in the James & Aerianthi Coussoulis Arena, and the baseball team plays at Arrowhead Credit Union Park in Downtown San Bernardino.
Since 1984, the Coyotes have taken many local and regional championships and regularly finish high up in national tournaments. The men’s soccer team went to the NCAA Division III national semifinals in 1987 and captured the university’s first NCAA Division II California Collegiate Athletic Association title in 1991. In 1997, Scott Householder grabbed the university’s sole national championship to date with a 273 for 72 holes, a record that still stands. Men’s golf has finished third in the national tournament three times in its history.
The men’s baseball team took West Region titles in 1990 and 1991. The men’s basketball team has won three West Region titles, eight CCAA championships, and has made one appearance in the NCAA Division II national semifinals. The CSUSB women’s volleyball team has won six CCAA and three West Region titles, has gone to the NCAA Division II semifinals three times, in 2003, in 2008, when it advanced to the finals, and in 2009.
- http://csusbathletics.com/sports/2008/1/23/GEN_0123081158.aspx?tab=_facilities Accessed November 15, 2011