Ave Maria Gyrenes

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Ave Maria University Gyrenes
University Ave Maria University
Association NAIA
Conference The Sun Conference
Athletic director John Lamanna
Location Ave Maria, Florida
Mascot Jax the Gyrene
Nickname Gyrenes
Colors Tanzanite Blue and Kelly Green
Website www.avemariagyrenes.com

The Ave Maria University Gyrenes are the athletic teams for Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, Florida.

The university is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA),[1] primarily competing in The Sun Conference, formerly known as the Florida Sun Conference (FSC).[2] In the spring of 2016, the Gyrenes joined the Mid-South Conference for football.[3] Ave Maria has also maintained a membership in the USCAA[4]


  1. ^ "Schools". NAIA.ORG. NAIA. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Members". Thesunconference.com. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
  3. ^ Wilson, Michael (25 February 2016). "Local teams officially join Mid-South football conference". The Lakeland Ledger. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.theuscaa.com/members/ave_maria/info?preview=true

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Coordinates: 26°20′11″N 81°26′17″W / 26.336336°N 81.438053°W / 26.336336; -81.438053