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Adams State Grizzlies
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UniversityAdams State University
ConferenceRocky Mountain Athletic Conference
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorJustin Boyd; Katelyn Smith
LocationAlamosa, Colorado
Varsity teams19
Football stadiumRex Stadium
ArenaPlachy Hall
Baseball stadiumASU Baseball Field
Soccer stadiumASU Soccer Field
NicknameGrizzlies
ColorsGreen and white[1]
   
Websiteasugrizzlies.com

The Adams State Grizzlies are the athletic teams that represent Adams State University, located in Alamosa, Colorado, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Grizzlies compete as members of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference for all 19 varsity sports.

Varsity sports

Teams

National championships

Team

The Grizzlies have won 38 team national championships, the second most of any Division II athletics program.

Association Division Sport Year Opponent/Runner-up Score
NCAA Division II Men's Cross Country (12)[2] 1992 Western State 15–56
1993 Edinboro 25–103
1994 Western State 55–73
1998 Western State 68–74
2008 Western State 67–88
2009 Western State 23–85
2010 Western State 57–102
2012 Colorado Mines 34–102
2013 Grand Valley State 54–104
2014 Grand Valley State 69–127
2016 Grand Valley State 54–79
2017 Grand Valley State 44–64
Women's Cross Country (19)[3] 1992 Western State 64–99
1993 Cal Poly–San Luis Obispo 75–106
1994 Western State 47–55
1995 Abilene Christian 62–143
1996 Western State 35–94
1997 Western State
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37–106
1998 Western State 56–79
1999 Western State 23–47
2003 Western State 38–101
2004 Edinboro 31–101
2005 Grand Valley State 54–69
2006 Western State 94–101
2007 Seattle Pacific 63–178
2008 Grand Valley State 79–102
2009 Grand Valley State 73–81
2015 Grand Valley State 83–97
2017 Mary (ND) 126–137
2019 Grand Valley State 23–87
2021 Grand Valley State 59–79
Men's Indoor Track and Field (2) 2010 St. Augustine's 89–72 (+17)
2015 Findlay 45–40 (+5)
Women's Indoor Track and Field (4) 2008 St. Augustine's 55–48 (+7)
2014 Johnson C. Smith 67–59 (+8)
2017 Grand Valley State 47–39 (+8)
2019 Grand Valley State 87–64 (+23)
Men's Outdoor Track and Field (1) 2012 Lincoln (MO) 77–73 (+4)

Individual sports

Cross-country and track

Main article: Adams State Grizzlies cross country

The Grizzly track and cross-country teams are coached by Damon Martin, winner of 20 National Coach of the Year awards. ASU's Men's cross-country team was the first team in history to record a perfect score at the National Championships in 1992. This was the first year Adams competed in NCAA Division II, after previously competing in the NAIA. The women's cross-country team won 15 National Championships between 1992 and 2009. 2016 World Indoor Champion Boris Berian ran for Adams during the 2012 track seasons, winning national championships for the 800m both indoors and outdoors.[4]

Football

The Adams State football team in action against the Texas A&M–Commerce Lions in 2015
The Adams State football team in action against the Texas A&M–Commerce Lions in 2015

Jarrell Harrison is the head coach of the Adams State Grizzlies football team.

Conferences

Non-NCAA sports

Teams

References

  1. ^ "Logo Guidelines and Download – Public Relations & Marketing". Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "NCAA Division II Men's Cross Country Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  3. ^ "NCAA Division II Women's Cross Country Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  4. ^ "Boris Berian at Adams State". Track & Field Results Reporting System (TFRRS). DirectAthletics, Inc. Retrieved 21 March 2016.