San Diego Toreros

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San Diego Toreros
San Diego Toreros logo.svg
University University of San Diego
Conference West Coast Conference, Pioneer Football League
NCAA Division I (FCS)
Athletic director Bill McGillis
Location San Diego, California
Varsity teams17
Football stadium Torero Stadium
Basketball arena Jenny Craig Pavilion
Baseball stadium Fowler Park
NicknameToreros
ColorsNavy, white, and Toreros blue [1]
              
Website www.usdtoreros.com

The San Diego Toreros are the 17 teams representing the University of San Diego of San Diego, California in intercollegiate athletics. The Toreros compete in NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and are members of the West Coast Conference for most sports.

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Sports sponsored

Men's sportsWomen's sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross country
Cross countryRowing
Football Soccer
GolfSoftball
RowingSwimming and diving
Soccer Tennis
TennisOutdoor track and field
Volleyball

Louise Lieberman has been the San Diego Toreros women soccer team's head coach since 2017, when she was hired as the fourth coach in team history. [2] [3]

National championships

Individual

AssociationDivisionSportYearEventIndividual(s)Score
NCAA Division I Women's Tennis [4] 1999 Singles Zuzana Lešenarová

Notable Athletes

Notable non-varsity teams

Rugby

The University of San Diego Rugby Football Club was founded in 1980. [5] USD plays college rugby in Division 1-AA in the Gold Coast Conference. They are coached by Andrew Castle. In the 2013–14 season, USD finished 7–1 in conference play and qualified for the D1-AA national playoffs, where they defeated Brown 55–28 and West Virginia 34–14, before losing to the eventual champion Central Florida in the semifinals. [6] USD Rugby plays its home games at Manchester Field.

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References

  1. "Color Palette - USD Brand - University of San Diego" . Retrieved February 11, 2018.
  2. "Louise Lieberman Named USD Women's Soccer Head Coach". University of San Diego Athletics. December 30, 2016.
  3. Noah Hilton (October 5, 2017). "Lieberman brings lofty goals to USD". The USD Vista.
  4. "NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  5. History, USD Toreros Rugby. Retrieved October 9, 2014.
  6. 2013-14 Men's DI-AA College National Championship. Retrieved October 9, 2014.