Benedictine Ravens

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Benedictine Ravens
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University Benedictine College
Conference Heart of America Athletic Conference
NAIA Division I
Athletic director Charles Gartenmayer
Location Atchison, Kansas
Varsity teams 15
Football stadium O'Malley Field at Larry Wilcox Stadium
Basketball arena Ralph Nolan Gymnasium
Baseball stadium Laughlin Field at Olsen Stadium
Softball stadium Asher Sports Complex
Soccer stadium John Casey Soccer Center
Mascot Rocky
Nickname Ravens
Fight song Raven Fight Song
Colors Red and Black
         
Website www.ravenathletics.com

The Benedictine Ravens are the official sports teams of Benedictine College located in Atchison, Kansas. They participate in the NAIA and in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC).[1]

Sports[edit]

Facilities[edit]

  • The Ballpark at Benedictine: Baseball[2]
  • BC Softball Field: Softball[2]
  • The Haverty Center: Practice facilities, Cheer offices[2]
  • John Casey Soccer Center: Soccer[2]
  • Laughlin Track at Larry Wilcox Stadium: Track and Field[2]
  • Mother Teresa Center: Athletic Training Facility[2]
  • O'Malley Field at Larry Wilcox Stadium: Football[2]
  • Ralph Nolan Gymnasium: Basketball and Volleyball[2]

Mascot[edit]

The mascot "Rocky" is associated with St. Benedict, as legend has it a raven would bring the sixth-century saint food during his time as a hermit in the mountains near Subiaco, Italy. The legend also has the raven saving St. Benedict from eating poisoned bread.

Fight Song[edit]

The "Raven Fight Song" is the official fight song for the Benedictine Ravens. The lyrics are listed below:[3]

Lyrics

Ravens are flying high in the sky,
Cheer them on their way.
Hey! Hey! Hey!
Shout out the black and red battle cry,
Victory always.
Sons of grand ole' St. Benedict,
Raise your banners high.
Soaring onto glory.
Faithful to the story,
Ravens always fly on high!

Notable alumni[edit]

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