Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks

The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks are composed of 16 teams representing Stephen F. Austin State University in intercollegiate athletics. The Lumberjacks/Ladyjacks are members of the Southland Conference and the football team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).

Stephen F. Austin
Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks
UniversityStephen F. Austin State University
ConferenceSouthland Conference
NCAADivision I FCS
Athletic directorRyan Ivey
LocationNacogdoches, Texas
Varsity teams16
Football stadiumHomer Bryce Stadium
Basketball arenaWilliam R. Johnson Coliseum
Baseball stadiumJaycees Field
Softball stadiumSFA Softball Field
Soccer stadiumSFA Soccer Field
Other arenasSchlief Tennis Complex
Shelton Gym
ColorsPurple and White[1]

Sports sponsored

Men's sports Women's sports
Cross countryCross country
Track and fieldSoftball
Track and field
Beach Volleyball
† – Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor


The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks bowling team won the 2016 NCAA national championship, going to a deciding seventh game in defeating defending national champion Nebraska. The Ladyjacks added their second national title in five seasons in 2019, defeating Vanderbilt by a 4-1 score. [2]


The Ladyjacks softball team has appeared in four Women's College World Series in 1978, 1983, 1985,1986.[3]

National Championships

Team (3)

  • Softball: 1986
  • Bowling: 2016
  • Bowling: 2019

Individual (4)

  • Steve Riza (Men's Tennis - Singles): 1984
  • Tom Goles & Chris Langford (Men's Tennis - Doubles): 1985
  • Neil Smith (Men's Tennis - Singles): 1986
  • Demi Payne (Women's Pole Vault): 2015


  1. SFA Official University Identity Standards (PDF). Retrieved April 2, 2016.
  2. "Stephen F. Austin wins first NCAA championship". Retrieved 2016-04-18.
  3. Plummer, William; Floyd, Larry C. (2013). A Series Of Their Own: History Of The Women's College World Series. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States: Turnkey Communications Inc. ISBN 978-0-9893007-0-4.
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