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Quick Facts
Location: Norfolk, Va.
Founded: 1930
Enrollment: 24,753
Nickname: Monarchs & Lady Monarchs
Colors: Slate Blue, Silver and Light Blue
President: John R. Broderick
Athletics Director: Dr. Wood Selig
Senior Woman Administrator: Deb Polca
Media Relations Director: Carol R. Hudson, Jr.
Ticket Office Phone: (757) 683-4444
Alumni Director: Dana G. Allen
Old Dominion Links
Athletics Website:
University Website:
Alumni Website:
Facebook: Old Dominion University Athletics
Twitter: @ODUSports
Convention Bureau:
Athletic Facilities
Football Stadium: Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium (20,068)
Basketball/Volleyball Arena: Ted Constant Convocation Center (8,472)
Baseball: Bud Metheny Baseball Complex
Soccer: Soccer Complex
0 Tennis: Folkes-Stevens Tennis Center
Sponsored Sports (17)
Men (8)
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Wrestling

Women (8)
Basketball, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Rowing Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis

Coed (1)

Notable Alumni
  • Ben Bailey - Host of TV Show, Cash Cab
  • Cal Bowdler - Former NBA Player & first round selection
  • Michael Bloomfield - Space Shuttle and ISS Astronaut
  • Anee Donovan - First Women's Naismith College Player of the Year selection (1983) and 1995 inductee into the Basketball Hall of Fame; two-time Olympic gold medalist as a player and coach; and former WNBA Coach, current head coach at Seton Hall
  • Chris Gatling - Former NBA player & first round selection
  • Mills E. Godwin, Jr. - Two-term Governor of Virginia
  • Jay Harris - Professional sportscaster; ESPN SportsCenter anchor
  • Wilbert James, Jr. - President of Toyota Motor Manufacturing
  • Nancy Lieberman - Basketball player and coach; silver medalist in 1976 Olympics; 2000 inductee into Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Tommy Newsom - Assistant Director of The Tonight Show band
  • Beth Polson - Emmy award-winning producer of the Barbara Walters Specials
  • Oliver Purnell - Head men's basketball coach at DePaul
  • Kenneth Samet - President & CEO of MedStar Health, the largest not for profit healthcare delivery system in the Baltimore-Washington, DC region
  • Deborah Shelton - 1970 Miss USA; Actress
  • Anna Tunnicliffe - 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist for USA Sailing
  • Justin Verlander - Pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, AL Cy Young and MVP
  • Mark West - Former NBA player & current Vice President of Player Programs for the Phoenix Suns

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