Cal Poly Pomona Broncos

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Cal Poly Pomona Broncos
Logo
University California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Brian Swanson
Location Pomona, California
Basketball arena Kellogg Arena
Baseball stadium Scolinos Field [1]
Mascot Billy Bronco
Nickname Broncos
Fight song William Tell Overture
Colors Green and Gold[2]
         
Website www.broncoathletics.com

The Cal Poly Pomona Broncos or Cal Poly Broncos[3][4] are the athletic sports teams for the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona). Cal Poly Pomona has 10 varsity sports teams and offers student participation in a wide range of sports including soccer, volleyball, track and field, basketball, softball, and baseball. Cal Poly Pomona participates at the NCAA's Division II (DII) level in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The Broncos have 65 CCAA championships[5] and 14 NCAA National Championships.[6]

Teams[edit]

Men Women
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Cross Country Soccer
Soccer Track & Field
Track & Field Volleyball

While in existence, the Broncos' softball team appeared in seven Women's College World Series, in 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1985, 1988 and 1989.[7]

Championships[edit]

Cal Poly Pomona's Men's Basketball Team playing against the USC Trojans at Galen Center

NCAA National Championships (14)[edit]

Cal Poly Pomona has won NCAA Division II championships in the following events:

Sport NCAA National
Championships
Seasons
Men's Baseball 3 1976, 1980, 1983
Men's Basketball 1 2010
Women's Basketball 5 1982, 1985, 1986, 2001, 2002
Men's Cross Country 1 1983
Women's Tennis 4 1980, 1981, 1991, 1992
Total 14

CCAA Regular Season Championships (65)[edit]

Cal Poly Pomona has won CCAA regular season championships in the following events:

  • Men's sports (28):
    • Men's Water Polo (5) - 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
    • Men's Baseball (8) - 1976, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1991, 2015, 2016
    • Men's Basketball (5) - 1980-81, 2004–05, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2012–13
    • Men's Cross Country (5) - 1983, 1985, 1994, 1996, 1997
    • Men's Outdoor Track & Field (3) - 1972, 1997, 1998
    • Men's Soccer (1) - 2014
  • Women's sports (37):
    • Women's Basketball (19) - 1981-82, 1982–83, 1983–84, 1984–85, 1985–86, 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1996–97, 1997–98, 1999–00, 2000–01, 2001–02, 2013–14
    • Women's Soccer (2) - 1991, 1999
    • Women's Tennis (11) - 1983, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2003
    • Women's Outdoor Track & Field (2) - 1997, 1998
    • Women's Volleyball (3) - 1981, 1990, 2005

CCAA Tournament Championships (6)[edit]

Cal Poly Pomona has won CCAA tournament championships in the following events:

  • Men's sports (5):
  • Women's sports (1):
    • Women's Basketball (1) - 2010–11

Club sports[edit]

There are currently 7 club sports at Cal Poly Pomona.[8]

All student may only participate in any clubs/activities with a 3.0 or higher

Previously, there was a Cal Poly Pomona Men's Club Volleyball team. Team Coach was Coach Rosie Wegrich. Players: Huey Long, Herwin Samson, Burton Pang, Matt Florido, Jonathan Cooper, Arnold Dichosa, Brian Bingman,

Bronco Pep Band[edit]

The Bronco Pep Band Victory Arc at the CCAA Division II Basketball Tournament

The Bronco Pep Band is a student-run band at the university. The band is currently a group within the Athletic Department.

Cal Poly Pomona music department student Daniel Sandt became the first director of what became known as "Bronco Pep Band version 2.0".[9]

Directors[edit]

  • Daniel Sandt (2002–2005)
  • Steven Corral (2005–2009)
  • James Rodriguez (2009-2012)
  • Branden Herron (2012-2014)
  • Ramiro Castañeda (2014-2016)
  • Kingsley Hickman (2016-Current)

Fight song[edit]

The first fight song[edit]

Song of the Viking[10]
Words by Jerry Voorhis, Sung to the tune of The Maine Stein Song

The new fight song[edit]

Cal Poly Pomona Fight Song[11]
Words sung to the trio section of John Phillip Sousa's Solid Men to the Front.

Unofficial Fight Song[edit]

The finale of the overture to the opera William Tell has served as the university's fight song.[12]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Cal Poly Pomona Web Colors". Retrieved 2016-08-13. 
  3. ^ [2][dead link]
  4. ^ "Cal Poly Broncos Open '10 Season With Win Over SFU". Stryker-Indigo. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Accessed May 7th, 2015
  6. ^ Accessed May 7th, 2015
  7. ^ Plummer, William; Floyd, Larry C. (2013). A Series Of Their Own: History Of The Women's College World Series. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States: Turnkey Communications Inc. ISBN 978-0-9893007-0-4. 
  8. ^ Harper, Kyleena. "California State Polytechnic University - Pomona - Athletics - Niche". College Prowler. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  9. ^ Bronco Pep Band History
  10. ^ "Special Collections & University Archives - Voorhis Vikings". Csupomona.edu. 2012-01-10. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  11. ^ "Cal Poly Pomona - Bronco Pep Band". Csupomona.edu. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  12. ^ "Bronco Pep Band unofficial song". Retrieved 2008-09-02. 

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