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The Central Connecticut Blue Devils are composed of 16 teams representing Central Connecticut State University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and track and field. Men's sports include baseball and football. Women's sports include volleyball, lacrosse, swimming & diving, and softball. The Blue Devils compete in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Northeast Conference.[2]

Central Connecticut Blue Devils
UniversityCentral Connecticut State University
ConferenceNortheast Conference
NCAADivision I FCS
Athletic directorBrian Barrio
LocationNew Britain, Connecticut
Varsity teams16
Football stadiumArute Field
Basketball arenaWilliam H. Detrick Gymnasium
Baseball stadiumBalf–Savin Field
Soccer stadiumCentral Connecticut Soccer Field
NicknameBlue Devils
ColorsBlue and White[1]



Men's sports Women's sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross country
Cross country Golf
Football Lacrosse
Golf Soccer
Soccer Softball
Track & field Swimming & Diving
Track & field
† – Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor.


Sport Facility Capacity
Baseball Balf-Savin Field
Basketball William H. Detrick Gymnasium 2,654
Cross Country Stanley Quarter Park
Football Arute Field
Golf Stanley Golf Course
Lacrosse Arute Field
Soccer CCSU Soccer Field 1,000
Softball CCSU Softball Field
Swimming & diving Jack Suydam Natatorium
Track & field CCSU Track & field
Volleyball William H. Detrick Gymnasium 2,654

Notable alumniEdit


TT Bowens bats for the Blue Devils in the 2019 Fayetteville, Arkansas Regional at Baum-Walker Stadium


  • Corsley Edwardscenter and forward, New Orleans Hornets
  • Keith Closs – center, Los Angeles Clippers
  • Bob Zuffelato - currently a scout for the Toronto Raptors; former director of basketball operations Toronto Raptors; head coach of Boston College (1971-77) and Marshall University (1979-83); former NBA assistant coach for the Mavericks, Warriors, and Timberwolves



  1. ^ CCSU Identity Manual (PDF). May 1, 2011. Retrieved April 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Central Connecticut State Athletics". Retrieved 2012-06-17.

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