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Central Connecticut Blue Devils
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University Central Connecticut State University
Conference Northeast Conference
NCAA Division I FCS
Athletic director Brian Barrio
Location New Britain, Connecticut
Varsity teams16
Football stadium Arute Field
Basketball arena William H. Detrick Gymnasium
Baseball stadium Balf-Savin Field
Soccer stadium Central Connecticut Soccer Field
NicknameBlue Devils
ColorsBlue and White [1]
         
Website www.ccsubluedevils.com

The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are composed of 16 teams representing Central Connecticut State University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and track and field. Men's sports include baseball and football. Women's sports include volleyball, lacrosse, swimming & diving, and softball. The Blue Devils compete in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Northeast Conference. [2]

Teams

Men's sports Women's sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross country
Cross country Golf
Football Lacrosse
Golf Soccer
Soccer Softball
Track & field Swimming & Diving
Track & field
Volleyball
† – Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor.

Facilities

Sport Facility Capacity
Baseball Balf-Savin Field
Basketball William H. Detrick Gymnasium 2,654
Cross Country Stanley Quarter Park
Football Arute Field
Golf Stanley Golf Course
Lacrosse Arute Field
Soccer CCSU Soccer Field 1,000
Softball CCSU Softball Field
Swimming & diving Jack Suydam Natatorium
Track & field CCSU Track & field
Volleyball William H. Detrick Gymnasium 2,654

Notable alumni

Baseball

Basketball

  • Corsley Edwardscenter and forward, New Orleans Hornets
  • Keith Closs – center, Los Angeles Clippers
  • Bob Zuffelato - currently a scout for the Toronto Raptors; former director of basketball operations Toronto Raptors; head coach of Boston College (1971-77) and Marshall University (1979-83); former NBA assistant coach for the Mavericks, Warriors, and Timberwolves

Football

References

  1. ^ CCSU Identity Manual (PDF). May 1, 2011. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Central Connecticut State Athletics". ccsubluedevils.com. Retrieved 2012-06-17.

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