Montevallo Falcons

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Montevallo Falcons
University University of Montevallo
Conference Gulf South Conference
Great Lakes Valley Conference (lacrosse)
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Mark Richard
Location Montevallo, Alabama
Varsity teams 17
Basketball arena Trustmark Arena
Baseball stadium Kermit A. Johnson Field
Softball stadium University of Montevallo Softball Stadium at Orr Park
Soccer stadium Varsity Field
Lacrosse stadium University of Montevallo Track and Field Facility
Mascot Freddie Falcon
Nickname Falcons
Colors Purple and Gold[1]

The Montevallo Falcons are the athletic teams that represent the University of Montevallo, located in Montevallo, Alabama, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Falcons compete primarily as members of the Gulf South Conference where fourteen of Montevallo's sports belong. Rivals include UWA, AUM, UAH, and UNA. The track and field teams are independents while the lacrosse program is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

The Falcons were members of the Gulf South Conference from 1995 until 2009. They then competed in the Peach Belt Conference until re-joining the GSC before the 2017–18 academic year.[2]

Varsity teams[edit]

List of teams[edit]

Individual teams[edit]

Men's basketball[edit]

  • Trustmark Arena [1]
  • 2004 GSC Champion
  • 2004 NCAA South Region Finalist
  • 2005 GSC Champion
  • 2005 NCAA South Region Finalist
  • 2006 NCAA South Region Champions
  • 2006 NCAA Elite Eight Quarter finalists
  • 2007 GSC Champion
  • 2007 NCAA South Region Champions
  • 2007 NCAA Elite Eight Quarter finalists
  • 2010 NCAA Southeast Region Finalist
  • 2011 NCAA Southeast Region Tournament
  • 2012 PBC Tournament Champion
  • 2012 NCAA Southeast Region Champions
  • 2012 NCAA Division II National Finalist
  • 2013 NCAA Southeast Region Tournament
  • 2014 NCAA Southeast Region Finalist
  • 2015 PBC Regular Season Champion
  • 2015 PBC Tournament Champion
  • 2015 NCAA Southeast Region Finalist
  • The men's basketball team is led by Coach Danny Young and Assistant Coach Nathan Kennedy. Young, a native to Phoenix, Arizona, has brought considerable success to Montevallo's program after his arrival in 2003. He was named the Gulf South Conference East Division Coach of the Decade for 2000–2010, Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year for 2015 and Southeast Region Coach of the Year for 2015.[3]

Men's baseball[edit]

Kermit Johnson Field [2]

  • 2006 NCAA South Central Region Champions
  • 2006 NCAA National

Men's soccer[edit]

Varsity Field [3]

1999 GSC Champions[edit]

Men's cross country[edit]

The men's cross country team was founded in 2010. Michael Marquardt was coach for the inaugural season, and was succeeded by current coach Tommy Barksdale.


In 2013, the board of trustees voted to start a women's softball program during the 2014–2015 competition season. This addition will bring the number of university sports offered to 13. Also in 2014 a track stadium will be built for the women's and newly formed men's track and field team in the fall.[4]


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