Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves

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Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves
University Alcorn State University
Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Derek Horne
Location Lorman, Mississippi
Varsity teams 15
Football stadium Jack Spinks Stadium
Basketball arena Davey Whitney Complex
Baseball stadium Foster Baseball Field at McGowan Stadium
Nickname Braves
Colors Purple and Gold[1]

The Alcorn State Braves and Lady Braves represent Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi in intercollegiate athletics. They field fifteen teams including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, tennis, and track and field; women's-only soccer, softball, and volleyball; and men's-only baseball and football. The Braves compete in NCAA Division I and are members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference.[2]


Men Women
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Cross Country Golf
Football Soccer
Golf Softball
Tennis Tennis
Track & Field Track & Field

War Chant Tradition

Alcorn State's "Sounds of Dyn-O-mite" plays the tune of the "War Chant" while Alcorn fans do a chopping motion with one arm known as the Tomahawk Chop. Fans end the tune with a coordinated high pitch chant.


  1. ^ The Alcorn State University Identity Standards and Editorial Stylebook (PDF). Retrieved April 23, 2017. 
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External links

  • Official website
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