LIU Post Pioneers
|LIU Post Pioneers|
|University||C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University|
|Conference||East Coast Conference
|Athletic director||Bryan Collins|
|Football stadium||Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium|
|Basketball arena||Pratt Recreation Center|
|Baseball stadium||LIU Post Baseball Field|
|Softball stadium||LIU Post Softball Complex|
|Soccer stadium||Pioneer Soccer Park|
The LIU Post Pioneers (also Long Island–Post Pioneers and formerly the C.W. Post Pioneers) are the athletic teams that represent the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, located in Brookville, New York, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Pioneers compete as members of the East Coast Conference for most sports; the football team is an affiliate of the Northeast-10 Conference. LIU Post has been a member of the ECC since 1989, when the league was established as the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference.
List of teams
Men's sports (8)
Women's sports (11)
The Pratt Center is also a venue for Nassau County and New York State high school basketball playoff games, both men's and women's, along with the Clark Center at the State University of New York College at Old Westbury.
- 1958–1972: NCAA College Division
- 1973–1974, 1978–1985: NCAA Division II
- 1975–1977, 1986–1992: NCAA Division III
- 1993–present: NCAA Division II
|NCAA||Division II||Women's Lacrosse||2001||West Chester||13–9|
LIU Post won three Men's Lacrosse Division II National Championships. Their first title came in 1996 when they defeated Adelphi 15-10 in the championship and their second came in 2009 when they defeated Le Moyne 8-7 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The third title came in 2010 when they defeated Le Moyne 14-9 in a rematch of the 2009 title game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
The LIU Post Women's Lacrosse team had a perfect, undefeated season and won the NCAA Division II National Championship in 2007.
LIU Post is also the only college campus on Long Island to maintain an Equestrian Center for horseback riding.
- "Division II Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved January 10, 2016.