Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves
|Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves|
|University||Alcorn State University|
|Conference||Southwestern Athletic Conference|
|Athletic director||Derek Horne|
|Football stadium||Jack Spinks Stadium|
|Basketball arena||Davey Whitney Complex|
|Baseball stadium||Foster Baseball Field at McGowan Stadium|
|Colors||Purple and Gold|
The Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves represent Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi in intercollegiate athletics. They field fifteen teams including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, tennis, and track and field; women's-only soccer, softball, and volleyball; and men's-only baseball and football. The Braves compete in NCAA Division I and are members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
|Track & Field||Track & Field|
War Chant Tradition
Alcorn State's "Sounds of Dyn-O-mite" plays the tune of the "War Chant" while Alcorn fans do a chopping motion with one arm known as the Tomahawk Chop. Fans end the tune with a coordinated high pitch chant.
- The Alcorn State University Identity Standards and Editorial Stylebook (PDF). Retrieved April 23, 2017.