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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FIREBIRDS

Location: Washington, DC 

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affiliation: Independent

Comment: The NAIA has the Sunbirds, D2 has the Firebirds! It seems odd that a city known for

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COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM: GATEWAY COLLEGE

GATEWAY COLLEGE GECKOS

Location: Phoenix, AZ 

Site: http://www.gatewaycc.edu/connect/athletics/default.aspx 

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET

PURDUE UNIVERSITY CALUMET PEREGRINES

Location: Hammond, IN

Division: NAIA

Conference Affiliation: Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference

Major sports: basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf, cross country 

Site: http://webs.purduecal.edu/athletics/

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – LAKE ERIE COLLEGE

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE STORM

 

 Location: Painesville, OH

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affiliation: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball, track & field

Site: http://www.lakeeriestorm.com/landing/index

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY

NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY GOTHIC KNIGHTS

 Location: Jersey City, NJ 

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: New Jersey Athletic Conference

Major sports: basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.njcugothicknights.com/index.aspx?path=

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – INDIANA UNIVERSITY – PENNSYLVANIA

INDIANA UNIVERSITY – PENNSYLVANIA CRIMSON HAWKS

 Location: Indiana, PA

Division: NCAA Division 2

Conference Affiliation: Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference 

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft- ball, soccer, volleyball

Site: http://www.iupathletics.com/

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TODAY’S COOL-NAMED SPORTS TEAM – ENDICOTT COLLEGE

ENDICOTT COLLEGE GULLS

Location: Beverly, MA  

Division: NCAA Division 3

Conference Affiliation: Commonwealth Coast Conference 

Major sports: football, basketball, base/soft-ball, hockey, soccer, volleyball 

Site: http://www.ecgulls.com/ 

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