Each workday over a two-week period, Charlotte49ers.com will profile a different Conference USA school as a way to introduce our new league opponents starting in 2013-14.


General Information
Tulsa, Okla.
Founded: 1894
Enrollment: 4,187
Nickname: Golden Hurricane
Colors: Old Gold, Royal Blue, Crimson
President: Dr. Steadman Upham
Athletics Director: Dr. Derrick Gragg

Website: www.TulsaHurricane.com
Twitter: @TulsaHurricane
Facebook: Tulsa Golden Hurricane

Conference History: Tulane has been a member of Conference USA since 2095.
Proper References:
Tulsa, TU, TLS

Athletic Highlights: Since joining Conference USA, Tulsa has won 48 Conference USA Championships, which is double the amount of any other school in C-USA during that span. In the 2012-13 season, Tulsa claimed a football, men’s cross country and men’s soccer championship, both the regular-season and postseason titles in volleyball and the women’s soccer team advanced to the title game of the C-USA Championship.

Noteworthy Accomplishments: Tulsa is nestled in the northeastern quadrant of Oklahoma right in the heart of “Green Country.” The rolling green hills and wooded terrain of the city offer a temperate climate. Tulsans enjoy 227 days of sunshine a year and an average daily temperature of 61 degrees.


  • MICHAEL BABCOCK – President and CEO, The Leslie Fay Companies, based in New York
  • BOB BROWN – Former reporter, ABC’s “20/20”
  • S.E.HINTON – Author “The Outsiders”, “Tex”, “Rumble Fish”, “That Was Then” and “This Is Now”
  • STEVE LARGENT – Former U.S. Congressman and wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks, member of the NFL Hall of Fame
  • NANCY LOPEZ – Professional golfer and member of the World Golf Hall of Fame
  • RUE McCLANAHAN - Actress
  • DREW PEARSON – President, Drew Person Enterprises, former All-Pro wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys
  • MARY KAY PLACE – Actress, screenwriter and singer
  • GAILARD SARTAIN – Actor/Artist, Movies include “Mississippi Burning” and “Fried Green Tomatoes”

MEN (8) –
Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field
WOMEN (10) -
Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Rowing, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track& Field, Volleyball