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North Florida Ospreys
North Florida Ospreys
School Name: University of North Florida
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Arena: UNF Arena
Capacity: 15,800
Conference: UAA
Head coach: Matthew Driscoll

The University of North Florida (UNF) is a public university in Jacksonville, Florida. It currently has an enrollment of more than 16,000 students and employs over 500 full-time faculty. The current president is former Jacksonville mayor John Delaney.

In March 2006, The Princeton Review ranked UNF number five in their list of "America's Best Value Colleges," and also named UNF as a "Best Southeastern College" The Princeton Review also chose UNF for the 2008 edition of their book, placing it among one of the nation's best value undergraduate institutions.

UNF competes at the NCAA Division I level. Sports such as volleyball and basketball are played on campus in the UNF Arena. The Ospreys are a member of the Atlantic Sun Conference. UNF competes in 17 sports and has won the Sunshine State Conference's all-sports title four times. In 2005 the Men's Baseball team competed for the Division II world series, capturing 2nd place overall. In addition the men's tennis team also was national Division II runners-up. UNF has captured the Peach Belt Conference Commissioner's Cup five consecutive times. The Ospreys have brought home four national titles—men's golf in 1991 and 1993, and women's tennis in 1986 and 1994. In 2004, UNF announced its move to NCAA Division I for all sports. The move began in Fall 2005 and will be complete in spring 2009. The Ospreys will be eligible for NCAA post season competition in all sports in the 2009-2010 academic year.

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