Concordia Golden Bears

Concordia Golden Bears
University Concordia University, St. Paul
Conference Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Lunch McKenzie
Location St. Paul, MN
Varsity teams 13
Football stadium Sea Foam Stadium
Basketball arena Gangelhoff Center
Baseball stadium Robert E. Barnes Field
Soccer stadium Sea Foam Stadium
Mascot Comet
Nickname Golden Bears
Fight song On Concordia
Colors Vegas Gold and Navy Blue

The Concordia Golden Bears are the athletic teams that represent Concordia University, located in St. Paul, Minnesota, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Golden Bears compete as members of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference for all 13 varsity sports.

Varsity teams

List of teams

Men's sports

Women's sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

National championships


Association Division Sport Year Opponent Score
NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball[1] 2007 Western Washington 3–1
2008 Cal State San Bernardino 3–2
2009 West Texas A&M 3–0
2010 Tampa 3–1
2011 Cal State San Bernardino 3–0
2012 Tampa 3–2
2013 BYU Hawaii 3–0

Individual sports

Women's sports

In 2007 the Golden Bears women's volleyball team won the NCAA Division II national title, defeating the Western Washington Vikings 3-1 in the final. In 2008, they followed up that victory with another NCAA Division II national title, this time beating Cal State-San Bernardino 3-2. In 2009, they won their third NCAA Division II national title, becoming the first NCAA Division I or II team to win three in a row. The Golden Bear volleyball team had a 75 match winning streak from 2008-2010. They won their fourth straight national title in 2010 defeating the University of Tampa 3-1. On December 3, 2011, they defeated California State San Bernadrino 3-0 for their fifth consecutive title. On December 8, 2012, the Golden Bears dropped the first two sets to the Tampa Spartans but rallied to win 3-2 for their sixth straight national championship. On December 14, 2013, the Golden Bears swept the BYU-Hawaii Seasiders in three straight sets to win their seventh consecutive national championship at the Division-II level. This passed the 1991-96 run by Washington University in Saint Louis at the Division-III level.[2]


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