Northern Arizona Lumberjacks

The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (also NAU) are the varsity athletic teams representing Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona in intercollegiate athletics. The university sponsors 15 teams including men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country and track & field, men's and women's tennis, women's golf, women's soccer, women's swimming and diving, women's volleyball and football. The Lumberjacks compete in NCAA Division I and are members of the Big Sky Conference[2] with the exception of the women's swimming and diving team which is an affiliate member of the Western Athletic Conference.[3]

Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
UniversityNorthern Arizona University
ConferenceBig Sky Conference
Western Athletic Conference (women's swimming and diving)
NCAADivision I
Athletic directorMike Marlow
LocationFlagstaff, Arizona
Varsity teams15
Football stadiumWalkup Skydome
Basketball arenaWalkup Skydome
Soccer stadiumMax Spilsbury Field/Lumberjack Stadium
Other arenasJ.C. Rolle Activity Center (men's and women's basketball)
Douglas J. Wall Aquatic Center (swimming and diving)
ColorsBlue and Gold[1]


Individual teams

Men's Women's
Basketball Basketball
Cross Country Cross Country
Football Golf
Tennis Soccer
Track & Field (indoor) Swimming & Diving
Track & Field (outdoor) Tennis
Track & Field (indoor)
Track & Field (outdoor)

National championships

Team (3)

Association Division Sport Year Opponent Score
NCAA Division I Cross Country 2016 Stanford 125–158
2017 Portland 74–127
2018 BYU 83-116


Maya BenzoraLong Jump1984 Israel
Victor CastilloLong Jump2004 Venezuela
Angela Chalmers3,000m1988, 1992 Canada
Diego Estrada10,000m2012 Mexico
Samantha George4x4002000 Canada
Lopez Lomong1,500m, 5,000m2008, 2012 United States
Andrew MavisBasketball2000 Canada
David McNeill5,000m2012 Australia
Amin NikfarShot Put2008, 2012 Iran
Kristian PetterssonThrows2000 Sweden
Anna SoderbergDiscus2000, 2004, 2008 Sweden
Georgina TothHammer2008 Cameroon


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