Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish

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Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish
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University Palm Beach Atlantic University
Conference Sunshine State Conference
NCAA Division II
Location West Palm Beach, Florida
Varsity teams 17
Basketball arena Rubin Arena
Baseball stadium Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus
Nickname Sailfish
Colors Navy Blue and White
         
Website pbasailfish.com

The Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish are the athletic teams that represent Palm Beach Atlantic University, located in West Palm Beach, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Sailfish compete in the Sunshine State Conference, and have 17 varsity sports. They have been members of the SSC since 2015.[1]

History

As of August 2017, PBA is a member of the Sunshine State Conference, NCAA Division II. School colors are navy blue and white. The new Marshall and Vera Lea Rinker Athletic Campus has soccer, lacrosse, baseball, softball, tennis, and running trails as well as a new state of the art weight and training rooms. The new 34,000 sq ft (3,200 m2) building houses locker rooms, meeting rooms as well as athletic offices.[2]


Men's sports Women's sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross country
Cross country Golf
Golf Lacrosse
Lacrosse Rowing
Rowing Soccer
Soccer Softball
Tennis Tennis
Volleyball

Facilities

Greene Complex for Sports and Recreation

The Greene is home to the Sailfish men's and women's basketball teams and the volleyball team. It's also the training and treatment center for other PBA athletic teams. There are four locker rooms located in the building along with a unique team room just off the Rubin Arena floor. Staff members for the athletic department and campus recreation department call this building home.

Rubin Arena

This 2,000 seat arena is the home of the Sailfish men’s and women’s basketball teams as well as the women’s volleyball team. The Rubin Arena has two levels of seating that surround the main floor that feature a full-length basketball court for varsity contests, the ability to occupy two volleyball courts, as well as auxiliary basketball goals that lower from the ceiling. This multi-use facility also is equipped with an electrically lowered batting cage in the west mezzanine that can be used for off-season training for the Sailfish baseball and softball teams. The arena also features a unique side room known as “The Team Room” where various athletic teams gather either during games (pregame, halftime, etc.) or for film-review or devotional times as a part of their practice sessions.

Mitch Gornto Tennis Center

The Palm Beach Atlantic men's and women's tennis teams play in the Mitch Gornto Tennis Center. The center has 13 fully lighted courts with shaded seating available in multiple sections of the facility.

References

  1. ^ "Sunshine State Conference Expands to 11 Institutions" (Press release). Sunshine State Conference. August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ http://www.pba.edu/rinker-athletic-campus

External links

  • Official website
  • Athletics website

Coordinates: 26°42′13″N 80°03′05″W / 26.7036016°N 80.0513967°W / 26.7036016; -80.0513967

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