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FLC is the name you'll know [VIDEO]

FLC is the name you'll know [VIDEO]

Sophomore Biology major Lacey Andersen made this incredible music video with her fellow mountain bikers following their National Championship in October. The video was picked up by PinkBike, as well as bike shops and high school teams across the country.

Men’s basketball caps strong season with NCAA tournament berth

Men’s basketball caps strong season with NCAA tournament berth

The Skyhawks men’s basketball team finished the 2016-17 season 26-7 overall -- the second most wins in program history, after last season's 28 wins. The Skyhawks rank No. 23 in the NCAA Division II final poll, and rode their success to the semifinal round of the South Central Regional Tournament.

FLC cyclist spins a career in bike racing industry

FLC cyclist spins a career in bike racing industry

For Fort Lewis College alumnus Matt Shriver, the end of his racing career didn’t spell the end of his involvement with competitive cycling. Instead, his skills and education were diverse enough to blaze new trails for himself in the cycling industry. He’s now working at the highest levels of both the sport and the industry.

Lights out, basketball on! [VIDEO]

Lights out, basketball on! [VIDEO]

To celebrate the success of the men's and women's basketball teams during the 2016-17 season, FLC produced a 30-second commercial about the teams that aired nationally. A darkened Whalen Gymnasium was filled with fog and dramatic spotlights, and drones captured footage of Skyhawks athletes.

From the Skyhawks to the Jaguars

From the Skyhawks to the Jaguars

The NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars launched their 2016 campaign with three former FLC coaches on their coaching staff: Gus Bradley, Todd Wash, and Scottie Hazelton.

FLC Cycling rides to a second place finish at Mountain Biking Nationals [VIDEO]

FLC Cycling rides to a second place finish at Mountain Biking Nationals [VIDEO]

Fort Lewis College took 19 talented student athletes to Snowshoe, West Virginia October 21-23, 2016 for the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike Nationals. After days of tough competition in snow and mud, the Skyhawks secured the title of the second place Division 1 school -- go Skyhawks!!

Skyhawk cyclist saddles up for Team USA

Skyhawk cyclist saddles up for Team USA

Durango and Fort Lewis College are nearly synonymous with world-class mountain biking. This year, a Durango-native FLC alumnus embodied that excellence at the Rio Olympics. Howard Grotts (Mathematics, ’14) won national championships as a junior, which he says put him on USA Cycling’s radar.

Skyhawks men's basketball team setting records

Skyhawks men's basketball team setting records

The Skyhawks men's basketball team ended a record-setting season in the NCAA II Round of 32.

Roots of gold-standard FLC Cycling team rest in geology and pizza

Roots of gold-standard FLC Cycling team rest in geology and pizza

The Skyhawks Cycling team is no slouch: Winners of 20 Division I national championships since 1994, FLC Cycling is one of the premier collegiate cycling programs in the country. Competing in track, mountain biking, cyclocross, BMX, and road, this year's team is ranked #2 in the nation. The FLC squad has especially excelled in mountain biking, that oh-so-Durango sport for which the Cycling team has earned 16 national titles, including the inaugural collegiate mountain biking national title in 1994, the team's first-ever competition. 

That's why it's amazing that the seeds for this powerhouse of collegiate cycling were planted 30 years ago by two student dishwashers and fertilized with free pizzas.

Hofman Set to Transition into Retirement

Hofman Set to Transition into Retirement

Winter 2015-16

Legendary Fort Lewis College head men's basketball coach Bob Hofman is spending his last year as coach emeritus during the 2015-16 season.  Hofman submitted his retirement letter effective August 1 but will serve a transition year as coach emeritus.

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