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Sonoma State Seawolves

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NCAA  Division II
Varsity teams  14
Athletic director  Bill Fusco
University  Sonoma State University
Conference  California Collegiate Athletic Association Western Water Polo Association (water polo only) Pacific West Conference (tennis only)
Location  Rohnert Park, California

The Sonoma State Seawolves are the athletic teams that represent Sonoma State University, located in Rohnert Park, California, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Seawolves compete as members of the California Collegiate Athletic Association for all 13 varsity sports except for women's water polo, which competes in the Western Water Polo Association and men's and women's tennis, which compete in the Pacific West Conference.

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History

Three NCAA national championships won by women's soccer in 1990, men's soccer in 2002, and men's golf in 2009 also highlight SSU's athletic achievements. In 2008, the athletics department created the Seawolf Sports Network, allowing home basketball games to be broadcast via streaming video over the internet in an effort to further increase interest in its sports programs.

Baseball

Sonoma State's baseball team is particularly noteworthy with repeated conference championships, 28 players drafted to major league teams since the year 2000, and 68 players drafted since records began in 1975.

Softball

Sonoma State's softball team has continued to show its relentless fight to be at the top. In the past four seasons Coach Jennifer Bridges has led the softball team to four straight NCAA tournament appearances and a pair of CCAA tournament championships.

Women's volleyball

Sonoma State's volleyball team has come very far to become 16th in the nation for Division II schools. Head coach, Bear Grassl, had received Coach of the Year this last year. The Women's volleyball team is expected to finish third in the CCAA in their 2014 season.

Club sports

Sonoma State also has a strong club sports program led by lacrosse, 2002 USLIA National champions, and rowing. In 2008, the Men's Volleyball Club finished as runner-up at the National Championships. In 2010, the Men's Volleyball Club won the division II NIRSA National Championship, and senior setter Scott Fontana was named MVP.

References

Sonoma State Seawolves Wikipedia