Athletics

JWU Providence is home to 16 NCAA Division III teams. From baseball to rowing, our student-athletes enjoy state-of-the-art facilities including the Equine Center for our Equestrian IDA and IHSA teams, the JWU Marina for Women's Rowing, and the massive Scott's Miracle-Gro Athletics Complex for our baseball, softball, soccer, and lacrosse teams.

Whether you're on the field or cheering from the stands, you'll feel the excitement and sense of community that Wildcat Athletics brings to our campus.

16 varsity athletic teams

170+ trophies and awards since 1995

6 unique athletic facilities

JWU Athletics in Action

Johnson and Wales University Athletics. 16 Varsity teams compete in Division III varsity sports.

Athletic Videos

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Explore Our Facilities

There's nothing like having home field advantage. At JWU we have the facilities and coaches necessary to help elevate our athletes to the next level.
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JWU Athlete: Andrew Vasile '24

Get to know Men's Lacrosse midfielder Andrew Vasile '24 and why he chose JWU, where he likes to eat, and more.
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JWU Athlete: Shari Minalga '21

Catch up with Shari Minalga '21 from the JWU Women's Softball team and hear how she balances her busy student-athlete schedule.
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JWU Athlete: Maeve McAuley '22

Get to know Maeve McAuley '22 from the Women's Rowing team, and find out how JWU hit the trifecta for her.
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Downtown Showdown

For the second year in a row, the men’s wrestling team took the stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center for another epic Downtown Showdown.
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JWU Athlete: Will Fritz '20

JWU was the only school Will Fritz '20 wanted to go to. Get to know him and his love for playing baseball and studying Culinary Arts.