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Bobcat teams could circle the globe seven times

Bobcat teams could circle the globe seven times

| On 01, Jan 2013


Average miles each of Texas State’s 14 NCAA-sanctioned sports teams will travel to intercollegiate competitions.


Total cumulative roundtrip team travel distance this year to scheduled games, meets and tournaments.


Times the jet-set Bobcats could orbit the Earth at the equator, based on 181,176 team travel miles.


Number of U.S. states, besides Texas, Bobcat intercollegiate teams will visit by the end of spring sports.


As a member of the far-flung Western Athletic Conference, Texas State’s 14 NCAA-sanctioned teams are racking up the miles like never before — more than 181,000 of them, to be exact.

The places they’ll go

Bobcat men’s team miles
Basketball 31,137 mi.
Baseball  15,054
Golf 11,245
Football  9,579
Track and Field  9,498
Cross Country 4,589
Bobcat women’s team miles
Basketball  21,236
Golf  13,883
Volleyball  12,708
 Tennis  12,133
 Softball  12,016
 Soccer  11,551
 Track and Field  9,498
 Cross Country  4,589
  Total: 181,176

How much it will cost

Travel expenses budgeted for 2012-2013. SOURCE: Texas State University athletics department via a Bobcat Magazine public information request.

Read more

A version of this article was published in the Winter 2012-13 edition of Bobcat Magazine, a publication of the San Marcos Mercury. This story was also published in the Mercury.

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