Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Overview

Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Head Coach: Keith Richard

Team Mascot: Ace the Warhawk

Year Opened: 1971

Capacity: 7085

City / State: Monroe / Louisiana

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

UL-Monroe Warhawks vs UL Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns

Rival Team: UL Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns

The Warhawks have an intense in-state rivalry with fellow Sun Belt members UL-Lafayette. The rivalry extends across a variety of sports and there is no love lost between these two universities making it a must-see event whenever the Warhawks and Cajuns square off.

UL-Monroe Warhawks vs Arkansas State Red Wolves

Rival Team: Arkansas State Red Wolves

The rivalry between the Warhawks and Red Wolves may be more heated on the gridiron, but there is still plenty of hate between the two when they meet on the hardwood. No matter what the teams’ records are coming into the game, there is always a lot on the line when Louisiana-Monroe and Arkansas State play.

Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Stadium Guide

In Game

If you’re a diehard Sun Belt basketball fan, then you’ll have a great time attending a Warhawks basketball game in Monroe. The Warhawks haven’t had a lot of recent success. However, that doesn’t stop ULM fans from coming out and showing their support for the team. The fans in at Warhawks basketball games are some of the most dedicated fans out there, and as a result, you’ll have no problem having a conversation with them during the game.

It’s not just the fans who make attending a Warhawks basketball game worth your time. The band and mascot also are also a fun part of any ULM basketball game. The pep band known as the Technical Fowls puts on an excellent performance and you won’t want to miss Ace the Warhawk as he gets into all kind of shenanigans at ULM games.

Additionally, Monroe offers several excellent places to grab a bite to eat or something to drink before or after the game. Those of you looking to get the full ULM experience will without a doubt want to stop by The Fieldhouse. The Fieldhouse features tons of Warhawks memorabilia and is home to a variety of drinks and some great grub.

A trip to Monroe is a good time for any Sun Belt basketball fan and will have you wanting to come back soon making it the perfect road trip destination for all you hoops heads out there.

Things to check out

Retired Numbers and Conference Championship Banners

Check out the retired numbers and conference championship banners hanging above the court. The banners honor ULM legends such as Glynn Saulters and are a must-see for any Sun Belt basketball game, so take them all in during your trip to Monroe.

Wall of Fame

Don’t miss the ULM athletics wall of fame when entering Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The wall honors all of the best athletes with a plaque in their honor and is a can’t miss for any Warhawks fan.

Hawks Nest

The Hawks Nest is home to the loudest and craziest fans at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The ULM students go all out to support their team, and even when the Warhawks are struggling they remain standing and cheering. If you want really to get into a Warhawks basketball game, then make sure to join the student section.

Ace the Warhawk

Ace the Warhawks is the official mascot of ULM, and a can’t miss part of any ULM sporting event. Ace gets into all kinds of antics during the game, so keep an eye out for him.

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Technical Fowls

The Technical Fowls is the name of the ULM pep band, and they do an excellent job of creating a fun atmosphere at Warhawks basketball games. The band’s performance goes a long way in making attending a Warhawks basketball an enjoyable event, so enjoy their performance throughout the game.

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Fight Songs

  1. ULM Fight Song

    Cheer for the Warhawks,
    With their fighting spirit bold.
    We will keep our banners waving,
    For the old Maroon and Gold.
    Our battle cry rings to the sky,
    Our goal is victory.
    But win or lose, we’ll stand by you,
    and ever loyal we will be.
    Go Hawks Go!

  2. Alma Mater

    By the bayou’s tranquil water,
    Where friendships thrive and grow,
    proudly stands our alma mater
    ever home for us to go.

    Here cypress stand in splendor
    and gracefully they touch the breeze.

    Though friends may leave and lives may change
    faithful we shall always be.

    Shining bright the bayou’s gem ever
    loyal to ULM.

Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Bars & Restaurants

  1. Sal’s Saloon

    Sals Saloon

    Monroe's original night spot and your home for all things underground music!

    3221 Louisville Ave, Monroe, LA 71201, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  2. Portico


    While the heart of Portico is a contemporary Americana menu, the soul of Portico is in the etceteras: outdoor dining, live music and a top-notch wine, beer and specialty drink menu.

    2230 Tower Dr, Monroe, LA 71201, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  3. Fieldhouse Bar & Grill

    Fieldhouse Bar and Grill

    Part sports bar, part family restaurant, The Fieldhouse is all southern hospitality, fantastic food, and local flavor.

    1510 Sterlington Rd, Monroe, LA 71203, USA


    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$

  4. Enoch’s

    Enochs Cafe

    Established on St. Patrick's Day of 1980, this family-owned and operated pub is legendary for its live music, pub grub, diverse crowd and friendly atmosphere.

    507 Louisville Ave, Monroe, LA 71201, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  5. Catfish Charlie’s

    Catfish Charlies

    Catfish Charlie’s is the pinnacle in the Ark-La-Miss for Reel Fresh food. Proprietor Doug Wood insists on doing everything “Homemade, Big and Reel Fresh”!

    2329 Louisville Ave, Monroe, LA 71201, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  6. Waterfront Grill

    Waterfront Grill

    Featuring the highest quality steaks plus an assortment of savory seafood dishes either grilled, baked or sautéed to perfection – then covered with the irrepressible Rahkee sauce upon request.

    5201 Desiard Street, Monroe, LA 71203, USA


    Bar website

    american - $$

  7. David Beard’s Catfish King

    David Beards Catfish King

    Home of the famous mouth-watering catfish!

    305 Sterlington Rd, Monroe, LA 71203, USA


    Bar website

    american - $

  8. Athena of Monroe

    Athena of Monroe

    Athena of Monroe is truly an authentic Mediterranean cuisine restaurant that serves a variety of Greek and Lebanese dishes.

    1530 Sterlington Rd, Monroe, LA 71203, USA


    Bar website

    asian - european - $$

  9. Danken Trail BBQ

    Danken Trail BBQ

    Homestyle family restaurant with mouth-watering bbq fried catfish filets and poboys, our homemade bread made fresh daily.

    7712 Desiard Street, Monroe, LA 71203, USA


    Bar website

    bbq - $

  10. Johnny’s Pizza House

    Johnnys Pizza House

    The best pizza ever!

    3501 Desiard Street, Monroe, LA 71203, USA


    Bar website

    italian - pizza - $

  11. Warehouse No. 1


    Try one of our award-winning steaks or come to relax with a glass of wine from our large selection.

    1 Olive St, Monroe, LA 71201, USA


    Bar website

    steakhouse - $$