Monmouth Hawks

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Monmouth Hawks
University Monmouth University
Conference Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (most sports)
Big South Conference (football)
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (bowling)
NCAA Division I
Athletic director Marilyn McNeil
Location West Long Branch, New Jersey
Varsity teams 23
Football stadium Kessler Field
Basketball arena OceanFirst Bank Center
Baseball stadium Monmouth Baseball Field
Nickname Hawks
Colors Midnight Blue and White[1]

The Monmouth Hawks refer to the 23 sports teams representing Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The Hawks compete in the NCAA Division I and are members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, joining on July 1, 2013.[2] The football team became an FCS Independent for the 2013 season, and moved to the Big South Conference on July 1, 2014.[3] The women's bowling program was a charter member of the Southland Bowling League, a single-sport conference formed in January 2015,[4] but moved that sport to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference after the 2017–18 season.[5]


Monmouth sponsors teams in ten men's and eleven women's NCAA sanctioned sports:[6]

  1. ^ Football competes in the Big South Conference.
  2. ^ Bowling competes in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
  3. ^ The MAAC will drop field hockey at the end of the 2018 season. Monmouth will move that sport to the America East Conference.


  1. ^ "Monmouth University Athletics Quick Facts". December 28, 2006. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
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  4. ^ "New Southland Bowling League Established" (Press release). Southland Conference. January 20, 2015. Retrieved March 15, 2015.
  5. ^ "Bowling Accepts Invitation to Join MEAC" (Press release). Monmouth Hawks. June 19, 2018. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
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External links

  • Official website
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