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Athletics

  1. What Athletic division is Puget Sound?
  2. How many varsity sports does Puget Sound have?
  3. What athletic facilities are available?
  4. I am interested in playing a sport for Puget Sound, who do I contact?
  5. I don’t think I’ll have time to be on a varsity team, are there other student-run sports teams on campus?
  6. Are there open try-outs for different sports teams at Puget Sound?
  7.  How are athletes at Puget Sound “student athletes”?
  8. What recent accolades have Puget Sound athletic teams received?

 

1. What Athletic division is Puget Sound?

 Puget Sound is a NCAA Division III school that competes in the Northwest Conference.

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2. How many varsity sports does Puget Sound have?

 Puget Sound has 23 varsity sports teams. Learn more about a specific team on our athletics website.

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3. What athletic facilities are available?

 Puget Sound has released their plans for a new state-of-the-art athletic facility! Learn more about our new facility.

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4. I am interested in playing a sport for Puget Sound, who do I contact?

 The athletics website provides contact information for all Puget Sound varsity athletic programs.

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5. I don’t think I’ll have time to be on a varsity team, are there other student-run sports teams on campus?

 Puget Sound offers Club and Intramural sports, both of which are a less significant time commitment and open to students of varying skill levels. Learn about club and intramural sports.

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6. Are there open try-outs for different sports teams at Puget Sound?

 Each coach has a different policy on open tryouts which may change year to year. To inquire about sports you are interested in please visit our athletic page and contact coaches directly!

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7. How are athletes at Puget Sound “student athletes”?

 Puget Sound, as a Division III institution, is committed to the developing the scholar, as well as the athlete. Thus, varsity athletes at Puget Sound still have the same graduation and major/minor requirements as any other student.

The whole campus community, including professors, is supportive of Puget Sound athletics and athletes. Professors and coaches work together to make sure varsity athletes are caught up on assignments and class material in the instance that an athlete has to miss a class because of a sporting event.

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8. What recent accolades have  Puget Sound athletic teams received?

Our teams have captured 40 conference championships since joining the NWC in 1999. Average 3 conference titles a year and 1 conference title per season (Fall, Winter, Spring).

Men’s & Women’s Basketball, Men’s & Women’s Cross Country, Men’s & Women’s Soccer, Men’s & Women’s Swimming, Women’s Lacrosse, and Women’s Volleyball have all made appearances in NCAA Division III National and West Region rankings in the last 5 years. 

Since joining the NWC in 1999, the Loggers have won two McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophies and have never finished lower than fourth in the standings out of nine schools. Puget Sound finished third in the 2013 McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports Competition.

The Women’s soccer team has won twelve Northwest Conference championships in a row, the longest streak in all of Division III soccer.

This year, 5 of our 6 fall sports finished in the top 2 in the NWC and 4 of our fall sports (Men’s & Women’s Soccer and Men’s & Women’s Cross Country) competed in the NCAA Division III playoffs. With the Fall season now complete, we lead the chase for McIlroy-Lewis All-Sports trophy.

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