Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes
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UniversityGeorgia Southwestern State University
ConferencePeach Belt Conference
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorMike Leeder
LocationAmericus, Georgia
Varsity teams10
Basketball arenaStorm Dome
Baseball stadiumHurricane Stadium
Softball stadiumLady 'Canes Softball Field
Soccer stadiumGSW Soccer Field
NicknameHurricanes
Websitewww.gswcanes.com

The Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes (also Georgia Southwestern or GSW) are the athletic teams that represent Georgia Southwestern State University, located in Americus, Georgia, in intercollegiate sports at the Division II level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), primarily competing in the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) since the 2006–07 academic year.[1]

Georgia Southwestern State competes in ten intercollegiate varsity sports: Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, golf and soccer; while women's sports include basketball, cross country, soccer, softball and tennis. Club sports include eSports.

Former sports

Football was played at the university between 1983 and 1989.[2] The men's tennis program was discontinued in 2019, while men's cross country was added.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Georgia Southwestern". Georgia Southwestern. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  2. ^ Arey, Charles. "Discontinued Smaller College Teams". nationalchamps.net. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
  3. ^ "GSW will add men's cross country but cancel men's tennis". Retrieved 8 May 2020.