Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Coming off the biggest win in Division I history over Maine, the Bryant University football team is nationally ranked for the first time in program history: No. 25 in the most recent FCS Coach's Poll.
Excellence in Bryant athletics
Behind a record-setting six spring Northeast Conference Championships, the Bryant University Athletic Department captured its first-ever Brenda Weare Commissioner's Cup, presented by the Northeast Conference as "a symbol of broad-based athletic excellence" within the NEC.
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Bryant University student-athletes continue to prove they have what it takes to shine both on the field and in the classroom, as nine varsity programs received public recognition from the NCAA for their academic success following the release of the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) data.
A life of accountability
Bryant faculty and coaches helped Accounting major Maduka Nwanekezi '14, a member of the football team, develop academically and athletically. “The most important life skill I’ve learned as an athlete is accountability," he says.
Bryant's first-class athletic facilities, among the Northeast's finest, provide a top-notch home for more than 500 student-athletes and their fans:
- Bulldog Stadium
- Chace Athletic Center Main Gym
- Track and Turf Complex
- Conaty Park (baseball + softball)
- Tennis Complex
- Multipurpose Athletic Center
- Jarvis Weight Room
Stepping up as a leader
Success in athletics and an outstanding internship at TBS have set Communication major Aubrey Mable '14, a member of the softball team, on a career path with a number of options.
clubS and intramurals
Bryant offers 13 club sports and a variety of intramural programs. Each provides students who are not currently members of varsity athletics programs a way to channel their competitive spirit.