Queens Royals

The Queens Royals are the athletic teams that represent Queens University of Charlotte, located in Charlotte, North Carolina, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sporting competitions. The Royals compete as members of South Atlantic Conference for 14 of their varsity sports; the men's and women's swimming and diving teams compete in the Bluegrass Mountain Conference and the men's and women's indoor track and field and men's volleyball teams compete as Independents.

Queens Royals
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UniversityQueens University of Charlotte
ConferenceSouth Atlantic Conference
Bluegrass Mountain Conference (swimming and diving)
Independent (men's volleyball, track and field)
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorCherie Swarthout
LocationCharlotte, North Carolina
Varsity teams18
Basketball arenaLevine Center
Softball stadiumPark Road Park Complex
Soccer stadiumSports Complex at Marion Diehl Park
NicknameRoyals
ColorsBlue and Gold
         
Websitewww.queensathletics.com

Queens has been a member of the SAC since 2013, when it moved from Conference Carolinas.

Varsity teamsEdit

Sports not governed by the NCAA are indicated with a yellow background.

List of teamsEdit

In addition to the listed sports, Queens considers its cheerleaders, both male and female, to be varsity athletes.

National championshipsEdit

The Royals have won ten NCAA Division II team national championships.

TeamsEdit

Association Division Sport Year Opponent/Runner-up Score
NCAA (10) Division II (10) Men's Swimming and Diving (5)[1] 2015 Drury 433.5–417.5 (+16)
2016 Lindenwood 449–382.5 (+66.5)
2017 Drury 563.5–350 (+213.5)
2018 California Baptist 558–307 (+251)
2019 Delta State 606–354.5 (+251.5)
Women's Swimming and Diving (5)[2] 2015 Drury 540.5–489.5 (+51)
2016 Wingate 567–364.5 (+202.5)
2017 Drury 467–385 (+82)
2018 Drury 574.5–401 (+173.5)
2019 Drury 707.5–345 (+362.5)

FacilitiesEdit

Levine Center for Wellness and RecreationEdit

The Levine Center for Wellness and Recreation is located on campus and contains Curry Arena, the aquatic center, as well as office and practice space. The facility is home to the basketball, swimming & diving, volleyball, and wrestling programs and was built in 2012 to replace the Ovens Athletic Center.

Queens University of Charlotte Sports Complex at Marion Diehl ParkEdit

A joint project of Queens University of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County Parks & Recreation, the Sports Complex is home to Dickson Field, a 2,000-seat stadium that serves as home to the lacrosse, rugby, and soccer teams, Bessant Field, which hosts the field hockey program and also contains an 8-lane track, a tennis complex, and several community facilities. A notable feature of the complex is Rex, the world's largest standing lion statue. [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NCAA Division II Men's Swimming and Diving Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  2. ^ "NCAA Division II Women's Swimming and Diving Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  3. ^ "Queens Athletic Facilities". Queens University of Charlotte Athletics.

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