BYU–Hawaii Seasiders

The BYU–Hawaii Seasiders (also Brigham Young–Hawaii Seasiders and BYUH Seasiders) were the 11 varsity athletic teams that represented Brigham Young University–Hawaii, located in Laie, Hawaii, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Seasiders competed as members of the Pacific West Conference before dropping their athletic program after the 2016-17 season.

BYU–Hawaii Seasiders
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UniversityBrigham Young University–Hawaii
ConferencePacific West Conference
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorKen Wagner
LocationLaie, Hawaii
Varsity teams11
Basketball arenaGeorge Q. Cannon Activities Center
Softball stadiumBYUH Softball Field
Soccer stadiumBYUH Soccer Field
Other arenasBYUH Tennis Courts
NicknameSeasiders
ColorsCrimson and Gold[1]
         
Websitebyuhawaiisports.com

HistoryEdit

The school won eleven NCAA National Championships two women's volleyball and nine tennis championships (two men's and seven women's). In its early days, BYU-H also won a National Rugby Championship in 1967, as declared by the Los Angeles Rugby Union.[2] Basketball and volleyball games were held in the George Q. Cannon Activities Center. The campus also holds nine tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, and soccer and softball fields.[3] Most conference home games in volleyball and women's basketball as well as additional home games in men's basketball were broadcast live around the world on BYUtv Sports. The Seasiders ended their athletic programs after the 2016-17 season.[4][5][6]

Varsity SportsEdit

Men's sports Women's sports
Basketball Basketball
Cross Country Cross country
Golf Soccer
Soccer Softball
Tennis Tennis
Volleyball
* Finished with 11 Varsity Sports

National championshipsEdit

Team (11)Edit

Association Division Sport Year Opponent/Runner-Up Score
NCAA Division II Women's Tennis[7] 1999 Armstrong Atlantic State 5–1
2000 Lynn 5–0
2002 Armstrong Atlantic State 5–1
2003 Barry 5–3
2004 Barry 5–1
2006 Armstrong Atlantic State 5–3
2007 West Florida 5–0
Women's Volleyball 1999 Tampa 3–0
2002 Truman State 3–0
Men's Tennis 2002 Drury 5–4
2003 Hawaii Pacific 5–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BYU–Hawaii Graphic Identity Guidelines (PDF). Retrieved June 11, 2016.
  2. ^ "BYU-H Sports". BYU–Hawaii. Archived from the original on 2008-07-05. Retrieved 2008-07-07.
  3. ^ "Athletic Facilities". BYU–Hawaii. Archived from the original on 2013-02-02. Retrieved 2013-03-07.
  4. ^ "Report: BYU-Hawaii to phase out athletics over three years". Deseret News. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  5. ^ "BYU-Hawaii officially announces plan to phase out athletic program in three years". Deseret News. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  6. ^ "BYU-Hawaii to phase out athletics over 3 years". KSL. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
  7. ^ "Division II Women's Tennis Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 15, 2016.

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