Southern Utah Thunderbirds Article

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Southern Utah Thunderbirds
University Southern Utah University
Conference Big Sky Conference
NCAA Division I / FCS
Athletic director Debbie Corum
Location Cedar City, Utah
Varsity teams17 (7 men's and 10 women's)
Football stadium Eccles Coliseum
Basketball arena America First Events Center
Soccer stadium Thunderbird Park Complex
Nickname Thunderbirds
ColorsScarlet and White [1]
Big Sky Conference logo in Southern Utah's colors

The Southern Utah Thunderbirds are the varsity athletic teams representing Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah in intercollegiate athletics. The university sponsors seventeen teams including seven men’s sports: basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, and track and field and ten women's sports: basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.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

A member of the Big Sky Conference. SUU sponsors teams in seven men's and ten women's NCAA sanctioned sports. [4]

Men's sports Women's sports
Basketball Basketball
Cross country Cross country
Football Golf
Golf Gymnastics
Tennis Soccer
Track and field Softball
Track and field
† – Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor


  1. ^ "SUU Font & Color | Marketing Communications". Retrieved June 3, 2017.
  2. ^ "College baseball: Southern Utah mourns, celebrates dropped program | The Salt Lake Tribune". Retrieved March 12, 2014.
  3. ^ "Big Sky Conference - Member Institutions". July 1, 2012. Retrieved March 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "Southern Utah Thunderbirds". Southern Utah University. Retrieved December 17, 2016.

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