LIU Post Pioneers

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LIU Post Pioneers
University C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University
Conference East Coast Conference
Northeast-10 Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Bryan Collins
Location Brookville, New York
Varsity teams 19
Football stadium Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium
Basketball arena Pratt Recreation Center
Baseball stadium LIU Post Baseball Field
Softball stadium LIU Post Softball Complex
Soccer stadium Pioneer Soccer Park
Nickname Pioneers
Colors Green and Gold[1]

The LIU Post Pioneers (also Long Island–Post Pioneers and formerly the C.W. Post Pioneers) are the athletic teams that represent the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, located in Brookville, New York, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Pioneers compete as members of the East Coast Conference for most sports; the football team is an affiliate of the Northeast-10 Conference. LIU Post has been a member of the ECC since 1989, when the league was established as the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference.

Varsity teams[edit]


The Pratt Center is also a venue for Nassau County and New York State high school basketball playoff games, both men's and women's, along with the Clark Center at the State University of New York College at Old Westbury.



  • 1958–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1974, 1978–1985: NCAA Division II
  • 1975–1977, 1986–1992: NCAA Division III
  • 1993–present: NCAA Division II

Football conferences[edit]

National championships[edit]


Association Division Sport Year Opponent Score
NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse[2] 2001 West Chester 13–9
2007 15–7
2012 17–16
2013 Limestone 10–7

Individual sports[edit]


LIU Post won three NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse Championships. Their first title came in 1996 when they defeated Adelphi 15–10 in the championship and their second came in 2009 when they defeated Le Moyne 8–7 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The third title came in 2010 when they defeated Le Moyne 14–9 in a rematch of the 2009 title game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

The LIU Post women's lacrosse team had a perfect, undefeated season and won the NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse Championship in 2007.

Sports clubs[edit]

LIU Post is the only college campus on Long Island to maintain an Equestrian Center for horseback riding.[citation needed]

LIU Post has a nationally ranked ACHA ice hockey club team that competes in the Great Northeast Collegiate Hockey Conference.[citation needed]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ LIU Post Athletic Brand Guidelines (PDF). May 30, 2017. Retrieved August 22, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Division II Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved January 10, 2016. 

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