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Cal Poly Pomona Broncos

Cal Poly Pomona Broncos
Logo
University California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Conference California Collegiate Athletic Association
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Brian Swanson
Location Pomona, CA
Basketball arena Kellogg Gym
Baseball stadium Scolinos Field[1]
Mascot Billy Bronco
Nickname Broncos
Fight song William Tell Overture
Colors
     Green       Gold
Website .com.broncoathleticswww

The Cal Poly Pomona Broncos or Cal Poly Broncos[2][3] are the athletic sports team for the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona). Cal Poly Pomona has 12 varsity sports teams and offers student participation in a wide range of sports including soccer, volleyball, track and field, basketball, softball, baseball, and tennis. Cal Poly Pomona participates at the NCAA's Division II (DII) level in the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA). The Broncos have 61 CCAA championships[4] and 14 NCAA National Championships,.[5]

Contents

  • Championships 1
    • NCAA national championships (14) 1.1
    • CCAA championships (63) 1.2
  • Club sports 2
  • Bronco Pep Band 3
    • Directors 3.1
  • Fight song 4
    • The first fight song 4.1
    • The new fight song 4.2
    • Unofficial Fight Song 4.3
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Championships

Cal Poly Pomona's Men's Basketball Team playing against the USC Trojans at Galen Center

NCAA national championships (14)

Cal Poly Pomona has won NCAA Division II championships in the following events:

Sport NCAA National
Championships
Seasons
Men's Baseball 3 1976, 1980, 1983
Men's Basketball 1 2010
Women's Basketball 5 1982, 1985, 1986, 2001, 2002
Men's Cross Country 1 1983
Women's Tennis 4 1980, 1981, 1991, 1992
Total 14

CCAA championships (63)

Cal Poly Pomona has won CCAA championships in the following events:

  • Men's sports (26):
    • Men's Water Polo (5) - 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978
    • Men's Baseball (7) - 1976, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1885, 1988, 1991
    • Men's Basketball (6) - 1980-1981, 2004–2005, 2008–2009, 2009–2010, 2012-2013, 2013–2014
    • Men's Cross Country (5) - 1983, 1985, 1994, 1996, 1997
    • Men's Outdoor Track & Field (3) - 1972, 1997, 1998
  • Women's sports (37):
    • Women's Basketball (19) - 1981-1982, 1982–1983, 1983–1984, 1984–1985, 1985–1986, 1986–1987, 1987–1988, 1988–1989, 1989–1990, 1990–1991, 1991–1992, 1992–1993, 1993–1994, 1996–1997, 1997–1998, 1999–2000, 2000–2001, 2001–2002, 2013–14
    • Women's Soccer (2) - 1991, 1999
    • Women's Tennis (11) - 1983, 1985, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2003
    • Women's Outdoor Track & Field (2) - 1997, 1998
    • Women's Volleyball (3) - 1981, 1990, 2005

Club sports

There are currently 7 club sports at Cal Poly Pomona.[6]

All student may only participate in any clubs/activities with a 3.0 or higher

Bronco Pep Band

The Bronco Pep Band Victory Arc at the CCAA Division II Basketball Tournament

The Bronco Pep Band is a student-run band at the university. The band is currently a group within the Athletic Department.

Cal Poly Pomona music department student Daniel Sandt became the first director of what became known as "Bronco Pep Band version 2.0".[7]

Directors

  • Daniel Sandt (2002–2005)
  • Steven Corral (2005–2009)
  • James Rodriguez (2009 - 2012)
  • Branden Herron (2012 - 2014)
  • Ramiro Castaneda (2014 - Current)

Fight song

The first fight song

Song of the Viking[8]
Words by Jerry Voorhis, Sung to the tune of The University of Maine Stein Song

The new fight song

Cal Poly Pomona Fight Song[9]
Words sung to the trio section of John Phillip Sousa's Solid Men to the Front.

Unofficial Fight Song

The finale of the overture to the opera William Tell has served as the university's fight song.[10]

Cesare Sodero's band performs part 3 (Ranz des vaches) of the overture in 1914.

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See also

References

  1. ^ Accessed September 13, 2008
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Cal Poly Broncos Open '10 Season With Win Over SFU". Stryker-Indigo. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Accessed September 11, 2008
  5. ^ Accessed September 11, 2008
  6. ^ Harper, Kyleena. "California State Polytechnic University - Pomona - Athletics - Niche". College Prowler. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  7. ^ Bronco Pep Band History
  8. ^ "Special Collections & University Archives - Voorhis Vikings". Csupomona.edu. 2012-01-10. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  9. ^ "Cal Poly Pomona - Bronco Pep Band". Csupomona.edu. Retrieved 2014-08-27. 
  10. ^ "Untitled Page".  

External links

  • Cal Poly Pomona Athletics website
  • ESPN - Cal Poly Pomona Broncos
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