Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Logo

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Logo

Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, sponsors a variety of varsity teams, including both men’s and women’s teams. The RedHawks are a member of the Mid-American Conference.

Meaning and history

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks logo history


Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Logo-1979

While the older Miami (Ohio) RedHawks logo featured a Native American, the university later refused from the Indian symbolism.


Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Logo-1992

The reason for using the Native American symbolism was that the program’s old name was the Miami University Redskins. The logos used during this period comprised the large red “M” and the head of an Indian wearing a feather headdress.


Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Logo-1997

In 1996, the program was officially renamed the RedHawks. The same year, they adopted a Miami (Ohio) RedHawks logo featuring an angled view of the hawk’s head.

2014 – Today

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Logo

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks ice hockey

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks ice hockey logo

During their years in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association, the schools claimed to have had one of the most successful ice hockey teams in the league. Miami University is proud of its Goggin Ice Center, which is used as the home arena. In 2009, the RedHawks became the first intercollegiate program from Miami to have reached the Frozen Four in its whole history.

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks football

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks football logo

The university’s football team is among America’s oldest. It started play in 1888.