Western Oregon Wolves
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|Western Oregon Wolves|
|University||Western Oregon University|
|Conference||Great Northwest Athletic Conference|
|Athletic director||Barbara Dearing|
|Football stadium||McArthur Field|
|Basketball arena||Physical Education Building|
|Baseball stadium||WOU Baseball Field|
|Colors||Red, Black, White, and Grey
The Western Oregon Wolves (also WOU Wolves) are the 13 varsity athletic teams that represent Western Oregon University, located in Monmouth, Oregon, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Wolves compete as members of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.
On April 26, 2008, Sara Tucholsky, a reserve outfielder on the Wolves softball team (2005–08), hit the first home run of her college career in a victory over Central Washington University, but injured her knee rounding first base; Central Washington's Mallory Holtman and Liz Wallace carried Tucholsky around the rest of the bases to home plate. This act of sportsmanship was heavily covered by national media outlets, and resulted in Tucholsky, Holtman, and Wallace's winning the Best Moment award at the 2008 ESPY Awards.
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- Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association