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Located at the southeastern entrance to the university, Cal Poly’s Mott Athletics Center has been the site of many historic athletic competitions for Cal Poly men’s and women’s basketball teams, women’s volleyball and Mustang wrestling. 

At its entrance, the Mott Athletics Center houses multiple display cases containing each of the record-setting 35 NCAA Team Championship trophies earned by Cal Poly prior to the University’s move to Division I competition. Additionally, the storied facility includes the Cal Poly Athletics Hall of Fame, men and women’s locker rooms, the Mustang Strength and Conditioning Complex, the Cal Poly Athletics Academic Resource Center and administrative offices for Cal Poly coaches and support staff. 

  • Inaugurated – September 1960 – Refurbished 1998
  • First game played – Cal Poly vs. Whittier – December 1, 1960
  • First Game Result – Cal Poly 70-69 win over Whittier
  • Seating Capacity – 3,032
  • Facility Playing Surface – Southern White Pine