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Sep 10 2016
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The Drake Bulldogs are the many varsity teams that make up the athletics program of the world famous Drake University, located at Des Moines, Iowa. This program’s teams are members of the Missouri Valley Conference, except for the football team, which is a member of the Pioneer Football League. It is an NCAA Division I program, home to seventeen varsity teams of which the football teams play and practice at the Drake Stadium. Likewise, the basketball teams practice at the Knapp Center. The program’s mascot is Spike the bulldog and they are best known by their nickname, the Bulldogs, seen live by many with Drake Bulldogs tickets often harrying their opponents like their animal namesake.
The Drake Bulldogs football, wrestling and baseball teams are famous all over the US for winning games and titles by the boatload. They have fierce rivalries with the Bradley Braves, the Iowa Hawkeyes, the Creighton Bluejays, the Iowa State Cyclones and the Northern Iowa Panthers. In football, they have particularly fierce rivalries with the San Diego Toreros, the Butler Bulldogs and the Dayton Flyers. They field women’s teams in Basketball, Cross country, Crew, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Softball, Track & field and Volleyball. These teams are often watched live by spectators through cheap Drake Bulldogs tickets.
The Drake Bulldogs field men’s teams in Basketball, Cross country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis and Track & field. The program began during the eighteen nineties, with the first football and basketball games played in 1893. In 1898, the football was ranked the best in the west. In 1907, it joined the Missouri Valley Conference and three years later, the first wrestling match was held. During the twenties, they won the National Championship in football with a perfect season, visiting the White House as a result. A team that has been congratulated at the White House is one to catch live by purchasing cheap Drake Bulldogs tickets.
In 1929, the Drake Bulldogs baseball team won the first ever Missouri Valley Conference championship held. Two years later, it won two consecutive football championships. During the thirties, one of its athletes won the National NCAA High Jump Championship with their basketball team winning three championships. Similarly, the track& field team won four titles and the football team made history with the first double header in the NCAA.
During the forties, the Drake Bulldogs won the NCAA National championship once in team cross country, twice in individual cross country and twice in wrestling. Their star track & field athlete, Don Pettie, competed in the Olympic Games held in 1948. During the fifties, two more athletes competed in the Olympic Games, held in 1952, and won yet another National NCAA championship.
Since 2000, the Drake Bulldogs have won two football championships, three women’s basketball championships, one men’s basketball championship, four women’s soccer titles and two men’s soccer titles, appearing in the NCAA Tournament many times. One of their players set a record in the MLS, by winning three MLS Cups in ten years. One of their football players sets a record in the NFL for the largest number of goals in a game and yet another Drake golf player wins the Masters Tournament in 2007. in short, a program whose teams and athletes deserve to be seen live via Drake Bulldogs tickets.