Hofstra Pride Logo

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Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, is represented by the athletic teams nicknamed the Hofstra Pride.

Meaning and history

Hofstra Pride logo history

Hofstra Pride, the athletic teams of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, was founded as part of the university’s establishment in 1935. Originally a commuter institution, Hofstra transformed into a significant university with a well-regarded athletic program. The university’s teams, collectively known as the Pride, symbolize the spirit and determination inherent in the university’s ethos.

Throughout its history, Hofstra Pride has achieved notable success in various sports. In particular, their wrestling, basketball, and lacrosse teams have garnered significant attention. The men’s basketball team has made multiple appearances in the NCAA Tournament, marking them as a formidable force in collegiate basketball. The wrestling team, too, has produced several All-Americans, showcasing the university’s commitment to excellence in athletics. Hofstra’s lacrosse teams, both men’s and women’s, have consistently been competitive, with the women’s team reaching the NCAA Tournament multiple times.

Currently, Hofstra Pride continues to uphold its tradition of athletic excellence. The university’s teams compete in the Colonial Athletic Association, with their performances in various sports maintaining Hofstra’s reputation as a competitive and respected institution in collegiate athletics. This enduring commitment to sports excellence mirrors the university’s overall dedication to providing quality education and fostering a vibrant campus life.

What is Hofstra Pride?
Hofstra Pride is the athletic teams representing Hofstra University in NCAA Division I sports. Comprising various sports teams, they compete in the Colonial Athletic Association, known for their strong basketball, wrestling, and lacrosse teams.

1988 – 2001

Hofstra Pride Logo-1988

The old Hofstra Pride logo unveiled in 1988 was a white roundel housing a pretty intricate crest. It reminded a medieval coat-of-arms.

2002- 2004

Hofstra Pride Logo-2002

The 2002 emblem was also based on a roundel. This time, it housed a lion and lioness.

2005 – Today

Hofstra Pride Logo

The two animals have remained on the Hofstra Pride logo adopted in 2005. Yet, now, they are depicted in a more abstract manner.

Hofstra Pride basketball

Hofstra Pride basketball logo

The women’s basketball team of Hofstra University has competed in postseason play eight times, two in the AIAW Division II National Tournament and four in the WNIT. The men’s team has played in four Division I NCAA tournaments, three Division II NCAA tournaments, and six National Invitation Tournaments. They have made three appearances in the College Basketball Invitational.

Hofstra Pride Colors

RGB: (12, 46, 135)
CMYK: (100, 38, 0, 21)

RGB: (255, 194, 17)
CMYK: (0, 0, 85, 5)

RGB: (255, 255, 255)
CMYK: (0, 0, 0, 0)

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