QUICK FACTS
Location: Birmingham, Ala.
Founded: 1969
Enrollment: 17,999
Nickname: Blazers
Colors: Forest Green and Old Gold
President: Dr. Ray L. Watts
Athletics Director: Brian Mackin
Senior Woman Administrator: Derita Ratcliffe
Media Relations Director: Norm Reilly
Ticket Office Phone: (205) 975-8221
Alumni Director: Becky Watson

LINKS
Athletics Website: uabsports.com
University Website: www.uab.edu
Alumni Website: http://www.uab.edu/alumni/
Facebook: UAB.Blazers
Twitter: @UABAthletics

ATHLETIC FACILITIES
Football Stadium: Legion Field (72,000)
Basketball/Volleyball Arena: Bartow Arena (8,500)
Baseball: Young Memorial Field (1,000)
Softball: UAB Softball Field
Soccer: West Campus Field
Tennis: George Ward Tennis Center
Sand Volleyball: UAB Sand Volleyball Courts

SPONSORED SPORTS (18)
MEN (6) - Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis
WOMEN (12) - Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Rifle, Soccer, Sand Volleyball, Softball, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball

NOTABLE ALUMNI

  • DR. REGINA M. BENJAMIN - First African-American woman and the first person younger than 40, to be elected to the American Medical Association Board of Trustees
  • LARRY J. DeLUCAS - Director of UAB's Center for Biophysical Sciences and Engineering. Was a payload specialist on a 1992 voyage of the space shuttle Columbia
  • VONETTA FLOWERS - First African-American to win a gold medal in a winter Olympics (bobsled)
  • ALLEN FRANKLIN - CEO of Georgia Power
  • GRAEME McDOWELL - Professional golfer, 2010 U.S. Open winner
  • SANDRA L. MELNICK - Chief of the analytic epidemiology research branch of the National Cancer Institute
  • CHARLES A. NOONEY - Instrumental in the launching of the Toon Disney television network
  • MICHAEL E. STEPHENS - Executive director of the internationally renowned Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in Birmingham
  • RODDY WHITE - NFL Pro Bowler and first round draft pick in 2005 for Atlanta Falcons

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