Hofstra Pride

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Hofstra Pride
University Hofstra University
Conferences Colonial Athletic Association
EIWA (Wrestling)
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Jeffrey A. Hathaway
Location Hempstead (town), NY
Varsity teams 17
Basketball arena Hofstra Arena
Baseball stadium University Field (Hofstra)
Other arenas Mack Sports Complex (5,000+)
Nickname Pride
Fight song March On, Hofstra
     Blue       White       Gold
Homepage GoHofstra.com

The Hofstra Pride (formerly the Hofstra Flying Dutchmen) are composed of 17 teams representing Hofstra University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, and tennis. Men's sports include baseball and wrestling. Women's sports include volleyball, field hockey, and softball. The Pride compete in the NCAA Division I and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association in most sports.[1]


Men's Women's
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Cross Country Field Hockey
Golf Golf
Lacrosse Lacrosse
Soccer Soccer
Tennis Softball
Wrestling (EIWA) Tennis

The school formerly had a football team from 1937 to 2009.


The Hofstra University Pride Wrestling team competes in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association in the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. Rob Anspach, who became the 11th Head Wrestling Coach in Hofstra history on March 25, 2011, is in his 3rd season as the head wrestling coach of the Pride in 2013-14, and his 12th year on the Hofstra staff.[2] The Pride wrestling team competes on campus in the Mack Sports Complex. Former Pride wrestler Chris Weidman was a 2-time NCAA Division I All-American (6th in 2006 & 3rd in 2007, both at 197lb) and is now the current UFC Middleweight Champion.


  1. ^ "GoHofstra.com - The Official Website of Hofstra Pride Athletics". gohofstra.com. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  2. ^ "HU Wrestling". Hofstra University Athletics. Retrieved 2014. 

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