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The University of South Alabama Jaguars compete in NCAA Division I, and USA is a charter member of the Sun Belt Conference. South’s nearly 400 student-athletes combine athletic skills with academic achievement, demonstrating excellence on the field and in the classroom. The football program, which debuted in 2009, earned its first bowl appearance in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl in 2014 and appeared in the 2016 Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl. The Jags were awarded the Sun Belt Conference’s Vic Bubas Cup, given to the school with the top all-around athletic program, for four consecutive years from 2015-18, and have earned the honor a record 14 times overall.

Sports Teams

  • Baseball (Men)
  • Basketball (M,W)
  • Cross Country (M,W)
  • Football (Men)
  • Golf (M,W)
  • Soccer (Women)
  • Softball (Women)
  • Tennis (M,W)
  • Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field (M,W)
  • Volleyball (Women)

Sports Venues

  • Football — Hancock Whitney Stadium (2020). The new 25,000-seat football stadium will include a state-of-the-art video board and sound system, an end-zone terrace, 16-seat suites and a club level with 800 seats.
  • Men’s and Women’s Basketball — Mitchell Center. A 10,000-seat arena that also hosts a variety of special events throughout the year.
  • Baseball — Stanky Field. The Jaguar stadium is part of a complex that includes the Jon Lieber Clubhouse and the Luis Gonzalez Hitting Facility.
  • Softball — Jaguar Field. This 8,000-square-foot facility has played host to multiple Sun Belt Conference tournaments and an NCAA regional in 2013.
  • Soccer — The Cage. With a playing field that was resurfaced in 2017, The Cage includes an 8,000-square-foot facility with training rooms, lockers and offices.
  • Volleyball — Jaguar Gymnasium. “Jag Gym” has undergone renovations to the flooring, and recently added a new scoreboard and seating.
  • Men’s and Women’s Golf — Magnolia Grove Golf Training Complex. This state-of-the-art practice facility, located at the teams’ home course, includes hitting bays along with putting and chipping green complexes.
  • Men’s and Women’s Tennis — Bruce David Lubel Memorial Courts. Featuring eight courts and bleachers for spectators, the courts have been the site of men’s and women’s NCAA regionals and 12 Sun Belt Conference championships.
  • Men’s and Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country — Jaguar Track. Resurfaced in 2019, the venue includes a new videoboard and spectator terraces.