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.
Division 1: a 'Major perk'
Finance major Matt Roncaioli '13 describes the welcoming, caring culture he's experienced as a student-athlete at Bryant. A wide receiver on the football team, he had four job offers on the table when he graduated in May.
Excitement caps first year with full d1 eligibiliTy
This fabulous year of athletics — the first year that Bryant teams were fully eligible for postseason play at the Division I level — ended with some impressive statistics including:
- 1 Rhode Island Team of the Year
- 4 Conference Players of the Year
- 4 Conference Coaches of the Year
- 5 Conference Rookies of the Year
- 6 All-Americans
- A "Cinderella season" in men's basketball
- NCAA record set in lacrosse
- The Bulldogs' first Division 1 tournament game victory
Coached to succeed
Marketing major Peter McMahon '13, a member of the lacrosse team, came to Bryant for the opportunity to work with and learn from a great coach and high-caliber professors who are interested in students as individuals.
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
Get fit. stay fit.
The Elizabeth and Malcolm Chace Wellness and Athletic Center features two gymnasiums for indoor sports and a fitness center, modeled after a private-sector health club, that includes an aerobics room and swimming pool.
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.