Menlo Oaks

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The Menlo Oaks refers to the sports teams of Menlo College in Atherton, California. The program competes in the California Pacific Conference in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and provides competitive activities for men and women enrolled at the college.[1]

List of sports[edit]

Men's: Baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, wrestling

Women's: Basketball, golf, soccer, softball, volleyball, wrestling

Football[edit]

Originally a junior college program, the Menlo Oaks football team played at the four-year level from 1986 to 2014.[2][3] On February 1, 2015, the Menlo Board of Trustees voted to end the college's football program and cited financial viability issues as a major reason.[2]

Three Menlo football players have played in the NFL: Burt Delavan, Nate Jackson, and Kaulana Park.[4]

From 2006 to 2010, Menlo played in the Northwest Conference, an NCAA Division III conference. From 2011 to 2014, Menlo was an NAIA independent school.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Menlo (Calif.)". DakTronics 3000. Daktronics, Inc. Retrieved September 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Eymer, Rick (February 2, 2015). "Traveling, financial concerns blitz Menlo College football". Palo Alto Online. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  3. ^ Menlo Football Record Book, p. 9.
  4. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/schools/menlo/

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