Utah Valley University Athletics
The UVU Wolverines compete in most major sports at various levels. The athletic program is in the NCAA Division I and are now affiliated with the Great West Conference.
The school's NCAA sports are men's and women's basketball, men's and women's track and field, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, men's baseball, men's wrestling, women's softball, women's soccer, and women's volleyball. The school also fields several club teams including men's ice hockey, men's soccer, men's volleyball, men's lacrosse, and men's and women's rugby.
The Wolverines play their home basketball games in the UCCU Events Center. The men's basketball team finished the 2008-09 season with a 17-11 record which capped off its 26th winning season in a row.
The UVU baseball team plays at the Brent Brown Ballpark.
The club hockey team competes in the ACHA Division II and plays their home games at the Peaks Ice Arena, a 2002 Winter Olympics Hockey venue.
The UVU Rodeo Team was ranked number 1 in the nation by the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association in March 2007.
Utah Valley University is also home to some of the nation's finest sports facilities.
Brent Brown Ballpark
This stadium is home to the UVU Wolverines baseball and softball teams, and also serves as home to the Orem Owlz, rookie league affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The stadium consists of 2,500 seats with seating for up to 500 more on the grass berm along the left-field line.
It boasts both home and visitor clubhouses and batting cages, a Gold's Gym inside the stadium and a state-of-the-art scoreboard that makes it one of the top college baseball fields in the nation.
The stadium made its debut on March 24, 2005 against Southern Utah, a 5-3 UVU win. The park also received a government and institutional project award in 2005.
On June 13, 2007 the stadium was officially named the Brent Brown Ballpark. In support of higher education in Utah County, Brent and Ira Brown and Mary Lou Fulton generously donated to UVU to help pay the bond for the stadium.
UCCU Events Center
The 8,500 seat UCCU Events Center was opened on February 3, 1996 when a crowd of 6,213 cheered the Wolverines to victory over Salt Lake Community College. The facility features five basketball courts, 6 locker rooms, four concession areas, four restrooms, and one full-sized kitchen and dining area that is catered in-house by UVU's culinary arts program.
Shurian Family Activity Center
The 2,000 seat Shurian Family Activity Center is a multi-purpose athletic complex and is home to UVU's volleyball and wrestling teams. The facility was named after the family of Chris and Stephanie Shurian in the fall of 2006. It also houses the school's intramural sports program and includes racquetball courts, weight-lifting and aerobic training rooms, athletic offices, locker rooms, an indoor jogging track, dance rooms and a martial arts area.
The Wolverine Softball Field is located west of the UVU Events Center and has been the home of Wolverine softball since 1996. In 2000, head coach Todd Fairbourne led the Wolverines to the NJCCA title. Future plans to upgrade the diamond include stadium style seating to match that of the Brent Brown Ballpark.
The Wolverine Soccer Field is home for the UVU women's soccer team. An added walkway and new bleachers were installed in 2005 to accomodate fans.