Angelo State University - Athletics


Angelo State University's sports teams participate in the NCAA DII Lone Star Conference. Attendance and support of ASU athletics is high, in DII attendance at ASU athletic games has ranked in the Top 20 schools in the nation 15 times in the last 20 years.

National highlights include Angelo State University's 1957 Rams Basketball NJCAA National Championship, 1978 Football NAIA Division I National Championship, 2004 Rambelles NCAA Softball Division II National Championship, and the 2010 Rambelles NCAA Division II National Track and Field Championship. Angelo State University fields 13 men's & women's varsity sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, indoor track & field, soccer, softball, track & field and volleyball.

The Rams football team plays its home games at San Angelo Stadium located one block south of the main campus, which holds over 17,500 people and is the third largest facility in all of NCAA Division II American football. The stadium recently added a $7m field house facility.

The Rams' and Rambelles' basketball teams, as well as the Rambelles' volleyball team, play at Stephens Arena located inside the Junell Center. The arena accommodates audiences of up to 6,500, the fourth largest in all NCAA Division II athletics, and features a 9x12 foot video screen, the largest of its kind in the Lone Star Conference.

The Rams Baseball team plays at Foster Field. Built in 1999 The $4.5m field features 4,200 permanent seats making it the largest on campus Baseball stadium in NCAA Division II. It also includes a Triple-A lighting system and a 82-foot (25 m) wide, 21 feet (6.4 m) high LED scoreboard complete with a high-definition video screen, making it also the largest in Division II. The on campus field is shared with the local minor league San Angelo Colts.

The Rams track and field team compete at the LeGrand Sports Complex. The complex features a 400-meter all-weather track with 200-meter straightaway, throwing areas, full press box facilities and seating for 3,000 people. The facility has been the site for the 1988, 1991, 1992, 2002 and 2009 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

The Rambelles softball field was completed in 2001. The field features two dugout facilities that include team bathrooms and washrooms, team benches, bag and bat storage areas. The field also includes a pressbox overlooking home plate with seating for six, a concession stand as well as a complete sound and public address system and a deluxe inning-by-inning scoreboard and a mini-athletic training facility with an area for pre-game preparation and injury treatment at the field.

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