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Bethune-Cookman Wildcats

 

Bethune-Cookman Wildcats

Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
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University Bethune-Cookman University
Conference MEAC
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Lynn W. Thompson
Location Daytona Beach, FL
Varsity teams 15 (7 men's, 8 women's)
Football stadium Municipal Stadium
Basketball arena Moore Gymnasium
Baseball stadium Jackie Robinson Ballpark
Other arenas LPGA International
Sunnyland Park
City Island Tennis Center
Ormond Lanes
Mascot Wil D Cat
Nickname Wildcats
Fight song Let's Go Wildcats
Colors
     Maroon       Gold
Website .com.cstvbccathletics

The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats are the athletic teams that represent Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. They compete as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I level (Football Championship Subdivision) primarily competing in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) for all sports.

Bethune-Cookman fields 15 teams, 7 men's and 8 women's, and have won 31 MEAC titles; 14 in baseball, 1 in bowling, 1 in men's cross country, 2 in women's cross country, 3 in football, 2 in women's indoor track and field, 6 in softball and 2 in women's tennis in history of their athletic program

Contents

  • Baseball 1
  • Softball 2
  • Football 3
  • Men's Basketball 4
  • Golf 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Baseball

Athletic Director Lynn W. Thompson announced on July 26, 2011 that Jason Beverlin, the pitching coach at Tennessee for the past two seasons, would become the Wildcats' new head baseball coach. Beverlin replaced Mervyl Melendez, Under Melendez, the baseball team has achieved recent success, including five consecutive MEAC championships from 2000–2004, and six more from 2006-2011. In 2006, one of his players was credited with Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and Pitcher of the Year accolades. Melendez was voted MEAC Coach of the year 2000 and 2001. The Wildcats under Melendez have made regional appearances in every year from 2000–2004 and 2006-2011. Bethune-Cookman also claimed tournament championships in 1999 under coach Richard Skeel and in 2012 in Beverlin's first season.

Softball

Laura Watten is the head coach for the Lady Wildcats softball team.

Football

Terry Sims is the head football coach for the Wildcats.

Men's Basketball

Golf

The men's and women's Wildcat golf teams are coached by Lortiz Clark (Head Coach) and Jack McClairen (Assistant Coach). The teams use Indigo Lakes Golf Club and LPGA International as their home fields during competitions.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ Men's Golf at Bethune-Cookman University
  2. ^ Women's Golf at Bethune-Cookman University

External links

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