Northern Arizona Lumberjacks

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Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
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UniversityNorthern Arizona University
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
Western Athletic Conference (women's swimming and diving)
NCAADivision I
Athletic directorMike Marlow
LocationFlagstaff, Arizona
Varsity teams15
Football stadiumWalkup Skydome
Basketball arenaWalkup Skydome
Soccer stadiumMax Spilsbury Field/Lumberjack Stadium
Other arenasJ.C. Rolle Activity Center (men's and women's basketball)
Douglas J. Wall Aquatic Center (swimming and diving)
NicknameLumberjacks
ColorsBlue and Gold[1]
         
Websitewww.nauathletics.com
Big Sky Conference logo in Northern Arizona's colors

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (also NAU) are the varsity athletic teams representing Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona in intercollegiate athletics. The university sponsors 15 teams including men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country and track & field, men's and women's tennis, women's golf, women's soccer, women's swimming and diving, women's volleyball and football. The Lumberjacks compete in NCAA Division I and are members of the Big Sky Conference[2] with the exception of the women's swimming and diving team which is an affiliate member of the Western Athletic Conference.[3]

Teams[edit]

Individual teams[edit]

Men's Women's
Basketball Basketball
Cross Country Cross Country
Football Golf
Tennis Soccer
Track & Field (indoor) Swimming & Diving
Track & Field (outdoor) Tennis
Track & Field (indoor)
Track & Field (outdoor)
Volleyball

National championships[edit]

Team (3)[edit]

Association Division Sport Year Opponent Score
NCAA Division I Cross Country 2016 Stanford 125–158
Cross Country 2017 Portland 74–127
Cross Country 2018 BYU 83-116

Olympians[edit]

Athlete Event Year Team
Maya Benzora Long Jump 1984  Israel
Victor Castillo Long Jump 2004  Venezuela
Angela Chalmers 3,000m 1988, 1992  Canada
Diego Estrada 10,000m 2012  Mexico
Samantha George 4x400 2000  Canada
Lopez Lomong 1,500m, 5,000m 2008, 2012  United States
Andrew Mavis Basketball 2000  Canada
David McNeill 5,000m 2012  Australia
Amin Nikfar Shot Put 2008, 2012  Iran
Kristian Pettersson Throws 2000  Sweden
Anna Soderberg Discus 2000, 2004, 2008  Sweden
Georgina Toth Hammer 2008  Cameroon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Northern Arizona University Visual Identity Guide" (PDF). Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  2. ^ "Big Sky Conference - Member Institutions". Bigskyconf.com. Retrieved 2015-12-02.
  3. ^ http://www.wacsports.com/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=10100&SPID=4116&SPSID=45926

External links[edit]