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Lincoln Blue Tigers
Lincoln Blue Tigers
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UniversityLincoln University
ConferencesThe MIAA (primary)
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorJohn Moseley
LocationJefferson City, Missouri
Varsity teams9
Football stadiumDwight T. Reed Stadium
Basketball arenaJason Gymnasium
Baseball stadiumLU Baseball Field
MascotStripes
NicknameBlue Tigers
Fight song"LU Fight Song"
ColorsNavy Blue and White[1]
         
Websitewww.lubluetigers.com
Lincoln wordmark.svg
MIAA logo in Lincoln's colors

The Lincoln Blue Tigers are the sports teams of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. The Blue Tigers participate at the NCAA Division II level in Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA). Lincoln competed in the MIAA from 1970 to 1999 when it left due to not sponsoring a football team since 1989. The university competed in the Heartland Conference from 1999 to 2010, of which, Lincoln is a founding conference member. The school revitalized its football program and reentered the MIAA in 2010.[2]

Sports sponsored

Men's sports Women's sports
Basketball Basketball
Football Bowling
Golf Cross country
Track and field+ Golf
Softball
Track and field+
Volleyball
+ - Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor

Women's track and field

The Lincoln Blue Tigers women's track and field team made NCAA Division II history by winning the Outdoor Track and Field Championships five consecutive times, from 2003 to 2007. They won a sixth title in 2009 and a seventh in 2014.[3][4]

National championships

The Blue Tigers have won fourteen NCAA Division II team championships.

Team

Association Division Sport Year Opponent/Runner-up Score
NCAA (14) Division II (14) Women's Indoor Track and Field (5) 2004 Adams State 62-58 (+4)
2006 Abilene Christian 87-50​ (+36​)
2009 Grand Valley State 100​-48 (+52​)
2010 Ashland
Grand Valley State
56-47 (+9)
2016 Hillsdale 60-58 (+2)
Women's Outdoor Track and Field (9) 2003 St. Augustine's 98-67 (+31)
2004 Adams State 85-81 (+4)
2005 Cal State Bakersfield 108-53 (+55)
2006 Abilene Christian 93-86 (+7)
2007 Abilene Christian 82​-69 (+13​)
2009 Adams State 85-82 (+3)
2014 Johnson C. Smith 64-59 (+5)
2018 Saint Augustine's 60-48​ (+11​)
2019 Adams State 64-54 (+10)

Songs

Fight song

Lincoln University doesn't have a name for their fight song, but it is sung to the tune of The Washington And Lee Swing.[5]

Alma mater

Sung to the tune of "Ach wie ist's möglich dann", an old German folk song published in 1827 and variously credited to Georg Heinrich or Friedrich Silcher Kuchen, Lincoln's fight song is called Lincoln, O, Lincoln. (The West Point and Wake Forest alma maters also use the same tune.)[5]

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ This Is Lincoln. A guide to branding our Lincoln University. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ Lincoln returns to MIAA - St. Joseph News-Press - February 2, 2009[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "DII Women's Outdoor Track & Field". NCAA.com.
  4. ^ "Lincoln University of Missouri Blue Tigers - Lincoln University Track & Field to be Inducted Into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame". Lincoln University.
  5. ^ a b "Lincoln University Songs". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved .

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