California Vulcans football

The California Vulcans football program is the intercollegiate American football team for California University of Pennsylvania located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The team competes in the NCAA Division II and are members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. California University's first football team was fielded in 1916. The team plays its home games at the 6,500 seat Hepner–Bailey Field at Adamson Stadium in California, Pennsylvania. The Vulcans are coached by Gary Dunn.[2]

California Vulcans football
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First season1916
Athletic directorThomas Pucci
Head coachGary Dunn
5th season, 34–12 (.739)
StadiumHepner–Bailey Field at Adamson Stadium
(capacity: 6,500)
Field surfaceProGrass
LocationCalifornia, Pennsylvania
NCAA divisionDivision II
All-time record413–391–27 (.513)
Conference titles3
Division titles7
RivalriesIUP Crimson Hawks
ColorsRed and black[1]
Fight songChariots of Fire
MascotBlaze the Vulcan
For information on all California University of Pennsylvania sports, see California Vulcans

Notable former playersEdit

Notable alumni, and their current (or last) NFL or professional team, include;

Playoff appearancesEdit

NCAA Division IIEdit

The Vulcans have made seven appearances in the NCAA Division II playoffs. Their combined record is 9-7.

Year Round Opponent Result
2007 Second Round
Regional Final
Southern Connecticut
Valdosta State
W, 43–7
W, 58–38
L, 24–28
2008 Second Round
Regional Final
Seton Hill
W, 20–10
W, 27–24
L, 7–45
2009 First Round
Second Round
Regional Final
Fayetteville State
West Liberty
NW Missouri State
W, 42–13
W, 26–21
W, 57–35
L, 31–56
2010 First Round Bloomsburg L, 26–28
2011 First Round
Second Round
Elizabeth City State
Winston-Salem State
W, 44–0
L, 28–35
2016 Second Round
Regional Final
W, 44–23
L, 30–41
2017 First Round Assumption L, 31–40


IUP Crimson HawksEdit


  1. ^ "Colors for Brand | Cal U". February 21, 2019. Retrieved June 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "California Historical Data". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2013-01-25. Retrieved 2012-11-30.

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