Auburn Montgomery Warhawks

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Auburn Montgomery Warhawks
UniversityAuburn University at Montgomery
ConferenceGulf South
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorErik Maas[1]
LocationMontgomery, Alabama
Varsity teams11 (5 men's, 6 women's)
Basketball arenaAUM Athletics Complex
Baseball stadiumAUM Baseball Complex
Softball stadiumAUM Softball Complex
Soccer stadiumAUM Soccer Complex
Tennis venueAUM Tennis Complex
MascotCurtiss the Warhawk

The Auburn Montgomery Warhawks (also AUM Warhawks, formerly Auburn Montgomery Senators) are the athletic teams that represent Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM), located in Montgomery, Alabama, in intercollegiate sports at the Division II level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The Warhawks have primarily competed in the Gulf South Conference since the 2017–18 academic year.

Auburn Montgomery competes in eleven intercollegiate varsity sports. Men's sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, soccer, and tennis; while women's sports include basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball.

Move to NCAA Division II[edit]

Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) participated in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) for approximately 30 years. However, during those 30 years, AUM had routinely explored possible future participation in NCAA Division II. AUM was accepted into the membership process into the NCAA Division II on July 12, 2013, but the decision was reversed on July 26, 2013.[2] AUM was expected to join the Peach Belt Conference in the 2014–15 season, but this was apparently set aside when the NCAA refused to admit the school.[3] However, the school reapplied and was approved to begin the three-year Division II membership process on July 17, 2015 and began the transition with the 2015–16 season, while joining the Gulf South Conference for all sports effective in the 2017–18 season.[4]

Conference affiliations[edit]



Varsity teams[edit]

Men's sports Women's sports
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross country
Cross country Soccer
Soccer Softball
Tennis Tennis


The teams formerly competed under the name 'Senators' until August 18, 2011, when the college changed its nickname to 'Warhawks.'[5]


While participating in the NAIA, AUM teams won 25 national championship, 14 by the women's tennis team (1992, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015), 9 by the men's tennis team (1987, 1995, 1996, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010) and most-recently consecutive championships by the softball team (2014, 2015). In addition, 22 teams finished as national runners-up. Individually, a student-athlete was named to an NAIA All-American team 451 times and 135 times a student-athlete was selected as an NAIA Scholar-Athlete for their work in the classroom. On 32 occasions, an AUM head coach was selected as the National Coach of the Year. AUM teams have won a combined 107 conference or district championships and made 107 NAIA National Tournament appearances.

Notable alumni[edit]

Men's basketball[edit]

Women's basketball[edit]


  1. ^ "Erik Maas - Director of Athletics". Retrieved January 28, 2023.
  2. ^ "Division II adds new conference, members -". Archived from the original on 18 July 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2022.
  3. ^ "College Sports - A.U.M". The Montgomery Advertiser. Archived from the original on 2015-07-23. Retrieved 2015-07-22.
  4. ^ "Auburn University at Montgomery News". Archived from the original on 2 July 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2022.
  5. ^ "Auburn Montgomery selects "Warhawk" as new mascot". WSFA. Archived from the original on April 2, 2018. Retrieved April 1, 2018.

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