Athletic Excellence

Our student-athletes remain dedicated and hardworking, both in the classroom and on the playing field.

At Saint Leo University, a member of the Sunshine State Conference, 350 student-athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. They are talented and competitive, having earned multiple conference and tournament championships, as well as national NCAA appearances. Students also enjoy a variety of recreational and intramural sports.

Your gift to Athletic Excellence ensures that student-athletes have the equipment, facilities, and funds to excel.


How our student-athletes bring excellence to every matchup:

  • The volleyball team is forceful, fast, and fierce.
  • The Saint Leo swimming program is consistently nationally ranked.
  • Our lacrosse teams offer high-level play against tough competitors.
  • Our soccer program boasts multiple conference and tournament championships.
  • Lions baseball consistently produces players who are drafted into the major leagues.
  • No-hitters, stolen bases, and double plays—all in a day’s work for Lions softball.
  • Our men's and women's basketball teams thrill fans with action-packed games.
  • Individually and as a group, our golf teams have been nationally recognized.
  • Runners in Saint Leo’s cross country and track teams have been a force in the Sunshine State Conference.
  • Positioned in one of the toughest conferences in the nation, our tennis programs prove to be competitive at the highest level.

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