Lubbock Christian Chaparrals and Lady Chaps

Lubbock Christian Chaparrals and Lady Chaps
University Lubbock Christian University
Conference Heartland Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director Paul Hise
Location Lubbock, TX
Varsity teams 11
Basketball arena Rip Griffin Center
Baseball stadium Hays Field
Soccer stadium LCU Soccer FIeld
Nickname Chaparrals (men)
Lady Chaps (women)
Colors Blue, White, and Red

The Lubbock Christian Chaparrals and Lady Chaps (also LCU Chaparrals) are the athletic teams that represent Lubbock Christian University, located in Lubbock, Texas, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Chaparrals, also known colloquially as the Chaps, compete as members of the Heartland Conference for all 11 varsity sports.[1]


Men's sports

Women's sports


The Chaparrals baseball team has won the NAIA World Series in 1983 and 2009, and came in second in 2011.


Lady Chaparral Basketball competed in the NAIA tournament championship game in 2006, the quarterfinals in 2008 and the Fab Four in 2012.

In their first year eligible for NCAA postseason play, the Lady Chaps advanced to the 2016 Division II Championship game. On April 4th 2016, the Lady Chaps defeated the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves 78-73 to win their first national championship.[2]

Coach Steve Gomez was named the 2016 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year.[3]


Lady Chaparral Softball won the NAIA National Championship in 2008, in their first season of competition.


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