8 teams of "Wolves" in US and Canadian college sports
March 12, 20213 min read
Wolves represent power, intelligence, teamwork and strength, so no wonder their names have been used to represent sports teams for over a century. We put together a highlight reel of some of the best “ Wolves” college sports teams, check it out here!/link in bio!
From the Lakehead Thunderwolves in Ontario all the way up to the Anchorage Seawolves in Alaska, Canada’s hockey teams play with the power, teamwork and cunning of the wolf!
With a campus in Reading Pennsylvania, this incredible sports program features basketball, football, cross country, golf and soccer to name just a few!
Nebraska Wesleyan Golden Wolves
Based in Lincoln,the NWU football program is nationally recognized for not only its success on the field, but in the classroom as well. To go along with its 507 wins and 22 championships, NWU currently ranks 7th among all football schools with its number of CoSIDA Academic All-Americans.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves football team represents ASU in NCAA Division 1. In 105 seasons of football, the Red Wolves have won over 450 games, appeared in seven bowl games and claimed 11 conference championships, most recently in 2016 as they claimed their fifth title in six years.
The Alaska Anchorage Seawolves are the 13 varsity athletic teams that represent the UAA in NCAA intercollegiate sports. The majority of their teams compete in Div. 2, with their alpine and Nordic ski, gymnastics and ski teams all competing in Div. 1.
The CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves are a part of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The men’s program includes seven sports; baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, tennis and wrestling. The women’s includes 8; basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball and track.
The ThunderWolves won the 2014 NCAA Division II Football National Championship, its first in football program history, by blanking previously undefeated Minnesota State University, Mankato 13-0.
The Lakehead Thunderwolves were founded in 1965 as the Lakehead Nor’Westers in the International Collegiate Hockey Association, where they played American teams from the NAIA, seeing varied success from their 1966-1985 career.
When hockey and other sports returned to Thunder Bay in 2001, they had rebranded as the Lakehead Thunderwolves in the Ontario University Athletics program.