Each workday for the next three weeks Charlotte49ers.com will profile a different Conference USA school as a way to introduce our new league opponents starting in 2013-14.
Location: Miami, Fla.
Colors: Gold and Blue
President: Mark B. Rosenberg
Athletics Director: Pete Garcia
Facebook: FIU Athletics
Conference History: This will be FIU’s first year as a member of Conference USA. Previously, it was a part of the Sun Belt Conference since 1998.
Proper References: FIU
Athletic Highlights: Baseball has reached postseason 14 times in school’s history, including 10 NCAA DI Regionals since 1991. Football team earned back-to-back bowl bids in 2010 (Little Caesar’s Bowl) and 2011 (Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl). Men’s soccer has won two Division II National Titles and has made eight Division I postseason appearances. Women’s basketball has advanced to 11 DI postseason tournaments in the last 33 years.
Noteworthy Accomplishments: In 2011, FIU Law School had 90 percent of graduates pass the Florida Bar, the highest of all the Florida Law Schools. In 2000, FIU became the youngest university to be awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter, the country's oldest and most distinguished academic honor society.Ranked No. 1 in the country for granting bachelor’s degrees to minorities.
Men (7) - Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field
Women (11) - Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball, Sand Volleyball
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