Mission: Intercollegiate athletics is an integral component of the academic experience at San Francisco State University. The specific mission is to provide a broad-based athletics program that fosters the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development of diverse and highly skilled student-athletes. This program provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, and students to share experiences and by doing so, enhances the cohesiveness of campus life. The department's efforts to accomplish this mission reflects the university's quest for excellence.
The SFSU athletics program is an important aspect of the total educational program--professional, personal, and intellectual enrichment. Coaches and staff are concerned with the academic work of each student-athlete. Their goal is to see that SFSU student-athletes graduate from the university with their chosen degree and to become a contributing factor in the community.
SFSU is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division II level. The athletic program consists of fourteen (14) NCAA Division II teams, seven (7) for men and seven (7) for women. Women's intercollegiate indoor track and field will become an NCAA sport this year. The NCAA sanctioned sports include:
Cross Country Basketball
Soccer Cross Country
Track & Field Track & Field
Athletic facilities used by intercollegiat athletic teams include: Cox Stadium (men's and women's soccer, men't and women's track and field), Main Gymnasium (men's and women's basketball, women's volleyball, wrestling), Maloney Field (baseball), Stephenson Field (softball), and the swimming pool (men's and women's swimming). Also, the Gator Conditioning Center is a fitness-related facility utilized by all student-athletes.
Features of the athletics program include:
Intramural leagues, tournaments, and special events are offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. A variety of men's, women's, and coed sports are offered including: basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, swimming, bowling, ultimate frisbee, water polo, softball, badminton, tennis, and flag football. Through their involvement in the program as officials, supervisors, and players, students have an opportunity to meet new people, to develop leadership skills, and keep fit in a fun environment.
For those not interested in organized events, the Kinesiology facilities are available at the noon hour and certain evening hours for student and faculty/staff recreational use.
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