Susquehanna prides itself on providing our student-athletes a balanced collegiate experience focused on personal development and well-being. All programs strive to achieve competitive greatness and academic success, and each team demonstrates sportsmanship, leadership, service and respect on campus and in the community.
Susquehanna’s rich athletic history includes individual NCAA Division III national championships and multiple conference championships. Many student-athletes have received All-American honors and several more have received all-conference honors. Over 250 former athletes have been inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame.
Susquehanna student-athletes also strive for success in the classroom, boasting a cumulative GPA above 3.4. To date, Susquehanna has produced 32 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans.
NCAA Varsity Sports
Susquehanna University’s 23 varsity sports compete at the NCAA Division III intercollegiate level. Roughly 25% of all Susquehanna University students compete in varsity athletics.
The River Hawks football team competes as a member of the Centennial Conference. The remaining men and women student-athletes compete as part of the Landmark Conference with other Northeastern colleges in sports including
- Cross country
- Field hockey
- Football (Centennial)
- Swimming & diving
- Track & field
Club and Intramural Sports
- Crew club
- Equestrian club
- Ice hockey club
- Men’s rugby club
- Women’s rugby club
In addition to intramural and club sport offerings, all Susquehanna students have access to the university’s world-class athletic and recreation facilities, including the James W. Garrett Sports Complex which is home to the Clyde H. Jacobs Fitness Center, multi-purpose field house, racquetball courts, swimming pool and more.