Clarion Golden Eagles
|Clarion Golden Eagles|
|University||Clarion University of Pennsylvania|
|Conference||Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC)|
Mid-American Conference (MAC) (wrestling only)
Division I (wrestling only)
|Athletic director||Wendy Snodgrass|
|Football stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|Basketball arena||Waldo S. Tippin Gymnasium|
|Colors||Blue and Gold|
The Clarion Golden Eagles are the athletic teams that represent the Clarion University of Pennsylvania, located in Clarion, Pennsylvania, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Golden Eagles are members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) for 13 of 14 varsity sports; the wrestling team competes in the Mid-American Conference (MAC) as a member of the NCAA's Division I. The Golden Eagles have been a member of the PSAC since its foundation in 1951.
Notable former Golden Eagles include Kurt Angle NCAA Division I Wrestling Champion and Olympic Wrestler; former UFC Champion Frankie Edgar who was a four-time NCAA Division I tournament qualifier; Reggie Wells, NFL offensive lineman; Cy Young winner Pete Vukovich; and Men's NCAA Division I Basketball Champion Coach at Kentucky John Calipari, a point guard for Clarion University from 1980-1982.
- 1908–1950: Independent
- 1951–present: Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
List of teams
Men's sports (6)
Women's sports (8)
|NCAA||Division II||Women's Swimming and Diving (3)||1984||UC Irvine||262–212|
|1986||Cal State Northridge||428–283|
Clarion has made one appearance in the NCAA Division II football playoffs; their record is 2–1.
- Clarion University Brand Manual (PDF). Retrieved February 8, 2017.
- "NCAA Division II Women's Swimming and Diving Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
- "1996 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved December 31, 2015.