One More Reason To #BeAnOsprey: NCAA Division I Sports

#BeAnOsprey-blog_ncaaUNF is home to 19 NCAA Division I sports, a plethora of intramural sports and an entire Osprey Nation to cheer on. Osprey fans have a contagious spirit, and students get free admission to every Osprey home game.

NCAA Division I Women’s Teams
UNF is home to 11 NCAA Division I women’s teams. All of them, except Swimming & Diving, are members of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Our Swimming & Diving team is a member of the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association.

NCAA Division I Men’s Teams
UNF is home to 8 NCAA Division I men’s teams. All men’s teams compete as members of the Atlantic Sun Conference.

SunTrust River City Rumble
The SunTrust River City Rumble is a season-long series between Jacksonville’s two Division I institutions – the University of North Florida and Jacksonville University. The two schools battle annually for the “SunTrust Old Wooden Barrel,” awarded to the school with the most victories during a school year. The “SunTrust Old Wooden Barrel” is housed in the winning school’s athletic department until the conclusion of the final event of the following year.

Osprey Nation
The Osprey Nation is the official athletic support group made up of University of North Florida students. Join the Osprey Nation and begin to support our mission of turning North Florida into the most difficult playing destination in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Membership is $10 for one academic year or a one-time payment of $30 for your entire college career. Your membership gets you a t-shirt, pre-game tailgating, preferred seating at all basketball and baseball games, and much more.

Intramural Sports
Many students choose to continue to play sports after high school, even if not at the collegiate level. The University of North Florida Intramural Sports Program is dedicated to provide students, faculty and staff an opportunity to participate in athletic and non-athletic recreational activities in a fun and safe environment while promoting physical fitness, social interaction, and campus involvement. Sports range from Dodgeball to Flag Football to Ultimate Frisbee and everything in between.

Club Sports
A Club Sport is a recognized student organization that has been formed by individuals motivated by a common interest and a desire to participate in a gross motor sports activity.  It exists to promote and develop interest in that sport by providing its members opportunities to learn new skills, refine existing skills, engage in competition, and enjoy the recreational and social fellowship of sport. Some of UNF’s Club Sports include Ice Hockey, Wrestling, Boxing, Surfing, and many more.

Your Personal Journey
We’re focused on you. Your personal journey in and out of the classroom is something we care deeply about. UNF fosters not only intellectual growth but also the cultural growth and civic awareness of our students. Simply, our goal is to prepare students for life and help them become significant contributors of their communities.

The Osprey Experience
We want students to feel at home here. UNF offers many ways for Ospreys to get involved in activities that complement the classroom experience. Check out a few and see where you fit in:

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