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Sporting Events

Lumberjacks make great fans

SFA’s unique athletic traditions and competitive Lumberjack and Ladyjack teams make our sporting events some of the most popular happenings on campus. The best part? All current SFA students can attend any home sporting event for free. Just bring your verified student ID.

Sports teams

SFA is home to both competitive Division I sports teams and spirit teams. For more information on each team, schedules, tickets and gear, please visit our official athletics website at

Division I Men’s teams

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross-country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Track and field

Division I Women’s teams

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross-country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball

Division I Spirit teams

  • Cheerleading
  • Dance

Athletic accomplishments

It’s no wonder that our school spirit is so high: Our cheer and dance teams have won 25 national championships.

And our sports teams are accomplished as well. Here are some of our recent highlights:

  • SFA Jacks 84 Southland Conference Championships - 2nd most ALL-TIME
  • Men’s Basketball - Conference champs 2016
  • 2014-2015 Southland Conference Women’s Tennis Champions
  • 2015 Southland Conference Men’s Track Champions
  • 2015 Southland Conference Women’s Track Champions
  • 2014 Southland Conference Volleyball Champions
  • 2014-2015 Southland Conference Men’s Basketball Champions

Notable current athletes and alumni

Many Lumberjack athletes have made a special mark on — and off — the SFA campus.

Here we highlight some of our most accomplished athletes, starting with Thomas Walkup, a recent Men’s Basketball player who won MVP for the past three years and lead his team to the NCAA tournament three times.

Notable Alumni Athletes

  • O.A. "Bum" Phillips ‘50, Goliad, TX: Former Houston Oilers Head Coach
  • Spike Dykes ‘59, Lubbock, TX: Former Head Coach, Texas Tech Univ. Football
  • Brad Roll ‘80 & ‘81, Orchard Park, NY: NFL Strength & conditioning coach, Miami Dolphins, Buffalo Bills; 3 NCAA National Championship rings
  • Larry Centers ‘90, Tatum, TX: NFL veteran; Top 20 Receivers Pro Football Hall of Fame; New England Patriots; Arizona Cardinals, Washington Redskins
  • Terrance Shaw ‘94, Marshall, TX: 2003 Super Bowl runner-up Oakland Raiders; 2002 Super Bowl champions New England Patriots
  • Mike Quinn ‘96, Houston, TX: played with Houston Texans; Pittsburg Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins
  • Chad Stanley ‘98, Ore City, TX: played with Houston Texans; San Francisco 49ers
  • Jeremiah Trotter ‘98, Hooks, TX: Former Philadelphia Eagle, played with Washington Redskins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, multi Pro Bowl choice
  • Mark Moseley ‘69, Livingston, TX: Retired from NFL Washington Redskins
  • James Silas ‘72, Houston, TX: Retired from the San Antonio Spurs
  • Don Gaston ‘54, Greenwich, CT: Former General Manager, Boston Celtics
  • Rosie Walker Montgomery ‘82, Center, TX: Former Ladyjack basketball player; Member of the National Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Nell Fortner ‘87, Auburn, AL: Head coach, women’s basketball at Auburn University; Former Head Coach of USA Basketball; Led Team USA to a Gold Medal in Summer 2000 Olympic Games
  • Kristy Sims Curry ‘94, Lubbock, TX: Head Coach of Women’s Basketball, Texas Tech University, Former Head Coach of Women’s Basketball, Purdue University 136-31 record at Purdue; 3 Big 10 titles; 2000-01 Final Four title game runner-up to Duke University.
  • Dianne Baker ‘79, Denton, TX: Former Head Coach Softball, Texas Woman’s University; Led SFA softball team to 1985 NCAA National Championship Title


Athletics Office 
Fax: 936.468.4070 

Physical Address: 
712 Hayter St. 
Nacogdoches, TX 75962 

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 13010, SFA Station 
Nacogdoches, TX 75962

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