Southern Utah Thunderbirds

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Southern Utah Thunderbirds
University Southern Utah University
Conference Big Sky Conference
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Ken Beazer
Location Cedar City, Utah
Varsity teams 15
Football stadium Eccles Coliseum
Basketball arena Centrum Arena
Soccer stadium Thunderbird Park Complex
Nickname Thunderbirds
Colors Scarlet and White[1]

The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are the varsity athletic teams representing Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah in intercollegiate athletics. The university sponsors fifteen teams including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, tennis, and track and field; women's-only gymnastics, soccer, softball, and volleyball; and men's-only football. The baseball program was dropped after the 2011–12 season.[2] The Thunderbirds compete in NCAA Division I and joined the Big Sky Conference on July 1, 2012 after departing from The Summit League.[3]


Varsity sports[edit]

Men's Women's
Basketball Basketball
Cross Country Cross Country
Football Golf
Golf Gymnastics
Tennis Soccer
Track & Field Softball
Track & Field


  1. ^ "Academic Style Guide". Retrieved 2016-03-29. 
  2. ^ "College baseball: Southern Utah mourns, celebrates dropped program | The Salt Lake Tribune". Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  3. ^ "Big Sky Conference - Member Institutions". 2012-07-01. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 

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