Athletics

Southern Owls

We've got game.

Whether you're looking to make your mark on the field – or head up the cheering section – you can't help but catch the Southern spirit through our top-notch athletic programs. With a full roster of NCAA Division II athletics, plus a wide selection of club sports and intramurals, Southern students take their sports seriously – and have serious fun doing it.

Women's basketballIntercollegiate Athletics

The Southern Owls are something to cheer about – consistently ranking among the top Division II programs in the NCAA. With an impressive 75 individual National Championships, 10 Team Championships, and more than 700 All-Americans in our history, it's not a surprise that Southern ranks among the best in the nation.

With 17 intercollegiate programs (seven men, 10 women), the Southern Owls are full-fledged members of the Northeast-10 Conference. The gymnastics program has a conference affiliation with the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

And Southern athletes get around. From high profile regional and national competitions, to the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and the Pan American Games, current student-athletes and athletic alumni carry the Southern name on the region's – and the world's – biggest stages.

Southern teams play exciting schedules, taking on teams from schools including Yale, Brown, Dartmouth, Princeton, the University of North Carolina, the University of Virginia, Wake Forest, UConn, UMass, Providence College, Rutgers, the University of Rhode Island, St. John's University, Seton Hall University, Fordham, Fairfield, Manhattan College, and Marist College.

Southern is also proud to offer scholarships to deserving student-athletes.

Get the all the info on Owls' athletics, including current statistics, outlooks, schedules, and scores, at SouthernCTowls.com.

Athletics booklet coverDownload a booklet about the athletics program at Southern by clicking on the cover at left.

Club Sports

A competitive, recreational program designed to be an athletic alternative bridging the gap between intramural and intercollegiate programs. Club Sports are open to all full-time undergraduate students. With a wide selection, including Cheerleading, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse Club, Steppin Up Drill Team, Ultimate Frisbee, and Volleyball Club, to name a few. Click to visit the Office of Campus Recreation.

Intramural Sports

The Intramural Sports program offers competition and fun, providing an arena in which participants can compete against one another in a safe, friendly environment. The goal? A sport for everyone and everyone in a sport! Recent teams include Outdoor Soccer, Floor Hockey, Volleyball, Recreational 5 on 5 Basketball, and more. Click to visit the Office of Campus Recreation.