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Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
Logo
University Northern Arizona University
Conference Big Sky Conference
Western Athletic Conference (women's swimming and diving)
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Lisa Campos
Location Flagstaff, Arizona
Varsity teams15
Football stadium Walkup Skydome
Basketball arena Walkup Skydome
Soccer stadium Max Spilsbury Field/Lumberjack Stadium
Other arenas J.C. Rolle Activity Center (men's and women's basketball)
Douglas J. Wall Aquatic Center (swimming and diving)
NicknameLumberjacks
ColorsBlue and Gold [1]
         
Website www.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

Individual teams

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

Team (2)

Association Division Sport Year Opponent Score
NCAA Division I Cross Country 2016 Stanford 125–158
Cross Country 2017 Portland 74–127

Olympians

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

  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

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