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Eastern Kentucky Colonels Logo

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Logo
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Eastern Kentucky Colonels are seven male and nine female intercollegiate teams representing Eastern Kentucky University in NCAA Division I competitions, including the FCS division. Teams participate in the Ohio Valley Conference and compete with Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. The Sports Department is named after Colonel Collegiate University Mascot until the 1960s was known as Maroons because maroon has been part of the universityโ€™s official color palette since its foundation in 1906.

Meaning and History

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Logo History
Evolution of the Eastern Kentucky Colonels Logo

The old Eastern Kentucky Colonels emblem, which was used from 1966 to 2004, did not differ in variety. It was the inscription โ€œEKUโ€ โ€“ an abbreviation for the full name of the institution. The dark abbreviation is circled in double. There are no letter-spacing: the characters are located right next to each other, โ€œKโ€ and โ€œUโ€ merge at the top.

Since 2004, the logo includes a graphic element. Artists depicted the head of a man with gray hair, a beard, and mustache, and lowered eyebrows. As planned by the authors, this is the same colonel who is the mascot of sports teams. He wears a wide-brimmed hat and bow tie. On the right is the inscription โ€œEastern Kentucky Colonels,โ€ divided into two lines.

1966 – 2004

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Logo 1966-2004

2004 – present

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Logo 2004-Present

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Basketball

Eastern Kentucky Colonels emblem

The EKU menโ€™s basketball team has competed seven times in NCAA tournaments. However, she won three times in the championship of the Ohio Valley Conference. The womenโ€™s team has five victories in KWIC. Since 2019, athletes have been training Samantha Williams. The home stadium of all college basketball players is McBrayer Arena at Alumni Coliseum.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Football

Eastern Kentucky Colonels symbol

Eastern Kentucky University is famous for its football team, which competes in the Football Championship Subdivision. She became famous because she twice won first place in the Division I-AA National Championships and got 22 OVC titles. The White Stripe came at a time when Roy Kidd coached the players.