Western Athletic Conference "WAC" - Reno, NV
N 39° 32.776 W 119° 49.015
11S E 257946 N 4381189
Quick Description: This Western Athletic Conference flag is flying at Mackay Stadium on the University of Nevada Reno campus in Reno, Nevada.
Location: Nevada, United States
Date Posted: 3/23/2012 12:47:20 PM
Waymark Code: WME1YT
"Now in its 50th year of existence, the Western Athletic Conference continues to evolve and feature some of the nation's best intercollegiate competition. One thing that remains unchanged is the persistent nature of the schools in the WAC to advance their programs to contend at the top levels of the NCAA.
The WAC provides its student-athletes the chance to travel to scenic destinations and gain exposure in some of the nation's most diverse markets. In addition, the WAC's student-athletes work to achieve the highest levels of success with the academic support of their respective institutions.
The WAC is the sixth oldest among the nation's 11 Division I-A conferences. Its history traces back to July 27, 1962, when the original six-team league of Arizona, Arizona State, Brigham Young, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming began competition.
Presently, the WAC crowns team and individual champions in 19 sports - eight men's and 11 women's. For the men, there are championships in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, tennis, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field. Championships for women are held in basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field and volleyball.
The WAC office has been located in the Denver area since the conference's inception with the exception of a two-year stay in Phoenix from 1964-66." (visit link
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