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The Monmouth Hawks refer to the 23 sports teams representing Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The Hawks compete in the NCAA Division I and are members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, joining on July 1, 2013.[2] The football team became an FCS Independent for the 2013 season, and moved to the Big South Conference on July 1, 2014.[3] The women's bowling program was a charter member of the Southland Bowling League, a single-sport conference formed in January 2015,[4] but moved that sport to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference after the 2017–18 season.[5]

Monmouth Hawks
UniversityMonmouth University
ConferenceMetro Atlantic Athletic Conference (most sports)
Big South Conference (football)
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (bowling)
NCAADivision I
Athletic directorMarilyn McNeil
LocationWest Long Branch, New Jersey
Varsity teams23
Football stadiumKessler Field
Basketball arenaOceanFirst Bank Center
Baseball stadiumMonmouth Baseball Field
ColorsMidnight Blue and White[1]


Monmouth sponsors teams in ten men's and eleven women's NCAA sanctioned sports:[6]

  1. ^ Football competes in the Big South Conference.
  2. ^ Bowling competes in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
  3. ^ The MAAC dropped field hockey at the end of the 2018 season. Monmouth will move that sport to the America East Conference.


  1. ^ "Monmouth University Athletics Quick Facts". December 28, 2006. Retrieved April 15, 2016.
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  4. ^ "New Southland Bowling League Established" (Press release). Southland Conference. January 20, 2015. Retrieved March 15, 2015.
  5. ^ "Bowling Accepts Invitation to Join MEAC" (Press release). Monmouth Hawks. June 19, 2018. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
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