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C of I Coyote wins 2015 CCC Mascot Challenge

Way to go, YoteFam! The College of Idaho Coyote has won the 2015 Cascade Conference Mascot Challenge thanks to nearly 1,500 Facebook fan votes over the course of four weeks! The Yote made a dramatic comeback in the championship round, rallying from more than 100 votes down to top defending champion Hootie the Owl (Oregon Tech) by a final count of 678-622. Coyote athletics sends its thanks to the students, staff, faculty, alumni, friends, fans and Boise-area media outlets who voted and helped get the word out!

Click here to read more about the contest on the CCC website. Links to all four Yote mascot photos used in the contest are available on the C of I Facebook page. Thanks again for all the votes!

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private liberal arts college. The C of I has a legacy of academic excellence, a winning athletics tradition and a history of producing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars and 14 Marshall, Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College’s close-knit, residential campus is located in Caldwell. Its distinctive PEAK Curriculum challenges students to attain competency in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field—empowering them to earn a major and three minors in four years. For more information, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.