East Central Tigers
The East Central Tigers (also ECU Tigers) are the athletic teams that represent East Central University, located in Ada, Oklahoma, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Tigers compete as members of the Great American Conference for all 13 varsity sports.
|East Central Tigers|
|University||East Central University|
|Conference||Great American Conference|
|Athletic director||Jeff Williams|
|Football stadium||Norris Field|
|Basketball arena||Kerr Activities Center|
|Baseball stadium||ECU Baseball Field|
|Soccer stadium||ECU Women's Soccer Field|
|Mascot||Roary the Tiger|
|Colors||Black and Orange|
List of teamsEdit
In March 2016, the school announced that it was suspending golf and tennis due to budget cuts by the state of Oklahoma.
In 1993, the Tigers won the NAIA national football championship against Glenville State 49-35 at ECU's Norris Field. In 2011 won the inaugural GAC regular season Championship and the Conference tournament Championship.
- Harry "The Cat" Brecheen, former baseball player
- Mark Gastineau, professional football player
- Todd Graham, Arizona State Sun Devils Head Football Coach
- Christopher Lane, baseball player
- Dewey McClain, football player and congressman
- Gil Morgan, professional golfer
- Red Phillips
- Cliff Thrift, former San Diego Chargers, Chicago Bears and Los Angeles Rams professional football player
- Lloyd Waner, baseball hall-of-famer
- Paul Waner, baseball hall-of-famer
- David Moore, professional football player
- ECU Identity Standards (PDF). Retrieved April 18, 2016.
- McWilliams, Joey (10 March 2016). "ECU to suspend golf and tennis programs". Retrieved 6 January 2017.
- women's soccer
- 167-115 loss to Red Raiders
- "Distance Education-Centers and Programs-East Central University-Ada, Oklahoma". Archived from the original on 2013-09-01. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
- "Gastineau Turns Corporate". Chicago Tribune. 13 December 1985.
- "Remembering Chris Lane". 22 August 2013. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
- "Dewey McClain named local labor leader". www.ajc.com. Retrieved November 4, 2013.
- "Red Phillips Stats". Retrieved 8 January 2017.
- "Lloyd Waner".