Holy Names Hawks
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|Holy Names Hawks|
|University||Holy Names University|
|Conference||Pacific West Conference
Western Water Polo Association (water polo)
|NCAA||Division II (candidate)|
|Athletic director||Greg Sempadian|
|Basketball arena||Tobin Gymnasium|
|Baseball stadium||Laney College's Field of Dreams|
The Holy Names Hawks (also HNU Hawks) are the 14 varsity athletic teams that represent Holy Names University, located in Oakland, California, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Hawks compete as transitional members of the Pacific West Conference until they become full NCAA members after transitioning from the NAIA's California Pacific Conference in 2012.
HNU Athletics was established in 1994 and is an integral part of the university, having positive impacts on hundreds of students in its nearly two decades; the department realizes success through intercollegiate competition, academic pursuits, and an emphasis on the full development of one’s potential.