Lock Haven Bald Eagles

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Lock Haven Bald Eagles
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University Lock Haven University
Conference Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC)
Mid-American Conference (MAC) (wrestling only)
Atlantic 10 Conference (A10) (field hockey only)
NCAA Division II, Division I
Athletic directorTom Gioglio
Location Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
Varsity teams21
Football stadium Hubert Jack Stadium [1]
Basketball arenaThomas Fieldhouse
Baseball stadiumWatkins Field
Softball stadiumLawrence Field
Lacrosse stadiumCharlotte E. Smith Field
Wrestling arenaThomas Fieldhouse
NicknameBald Eagles
ColorsCrimson and White [2]
         
Website www.golhu.com

The Lock Haven Bald Eagles are the intercollegiate sports teams of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania, located in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. LHU participates in NCAA Division II as a member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) for most sports. Field hockey and wrestling participate in NCAA Division I as members of the Atlantic 10 Conference and Mid-American Conference (MAC) respectively. [3]

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Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania (LHU) is a public university in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. Lock Haven University is one of the fourteen members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The main campus consists of 200 acres (81 ha), and the branch campus covers 12.9 acres (5.2 ha). It offers 69 undergraduate programs and 4 graduate programs.

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania City in Pennsylvania, United States

Lock Haven is the county seat of Clinton County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Located near the confluence of the West Branch Susquehanna River and Bald Eagle Creek, it is the principal city of the Lock Haven Micropolitan Statistical Area, itself part of the Williamsport–Lock Haven combined statistical area. At the 2010 census, Lock Haven's population was 9,772.

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On Saturday, September 29, 2012, Lock Haven lost to the Shippensburg Raiders by a score of 49-6. With the loss Lock Haven took sole possession of the all-time NCAA Division II Football consecutive losing streak record at 47 games, [4] with their last win occurring on November 3, 2007. The previous record of 46 was held by the Minnesota-Morris Cougars (who have since reclassified to Division III); that streak ran from November 14, 1998 - September 20, 2003. On November 10, 2012, the Lock Haven Bald Eagles defeated the Cheyney Wolves by a score of 15-7, ending their record losing streak at 52 games.

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Sports

Championships

Team National Championships:

Field Hockey1981, 1982, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1995, 2000
Lacrosse1979
Softball2006, 2009
Soccer (M)1977 (Division III), 1978 (Division III), 1980
Wrestling (M)1961 (NAIA), 1963 (NAIA), 1966 (NAIA), 1967 (NAIA)

Individual National Championships:

Wrestling (M)Gus DeAugustino 1953
Wrestling (M) Gray Simons 1960, 1961, 1962
Wrestling (M)Fred Powell 1964
Wrestling (M)Bill Blacksmith 1966
Wrestling (M)Ken Melchior 1968
Wrestling (M) Cary Kolat 1996, 1997

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