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Northern Arizona University, a member of the Big Sky Conference, sponsors 15 NCAA Division I level athletic programs.

NAU is home to the 2016 NCAA National Champion Men's Cross Country team.

The Lumberjacks have earned three Big Sky Presidents' Cups, including back-to-back crowns in 2012-13 and 2013-14. NAU also claimed the 2013-14 Men’s and Women’s All-Sports Trophy - the first true sweep by an institution since 2000-01 - with the men repeating as all-sports winners for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 academic years. 

The success on and off the field continues for NAU Athletics. During the 2015-16 school year, the men’s indoor and outdoor track & field teams won their fifth straight title for each, while the women’s team captured the outdoor crown. Volleyball won the Big Sky Regular Season and Tournament Championship to earn its first NCAA appearance berth since 1999. Swimming & diving captured its third straight Western Athletic Conference Championship defeating its nearest competition by over 300 points.

Also in 2015-16, NAU finished with a 3.12 overall cumulative grade point average. Seven of 13 teams finished the 2015-16 academic year with a GPA of at least 3.00 led by the swimming and diving team, who recorded a 3.44 gpa. Four student-athletes received CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District honors, while Caleb Hoover picked up his second CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-American First Team honoree. NAU had 118 total student-athletes earn All-Academic honors by the Big Sky and WAC. A total of 58 student-athletes earned their degrees during the 2015-16 academic year with a cumulative gpa of 3.20, while 184 Dean’s List honors were bestowed.

NAU continues to give back to the community as Lumberjack student-athletes set a new record for community service hours with 5,428; beating last year’s mark of 5,327.

Show your school spirit and join the excitement at football and men's and women's basketball games in the Walkup Skydome, the second largest wooden dome structure in the United States. NAU also runs a complete indoor track & field schedule in the Skydome, while the soccer and outdoor track and field programs compete at Lumberjack Stadium. Swimming & diving and men's and women's tennis compete at the Aquatic and Tennis Center that was completed in the spring of 2016. The golf team competes and practices at local venues in and around Flagstaff.

 

Men's NCAA Division I Sports

Basketball

Cross Country

Football (FCS)

Tennis

Outdoor Track & Field

Indoor Track & Field

Women's NCAA Division I Sports

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Indoor Track & Field

Outdoor Track & Field

Soccer

Swimming & Diving

Tennis

Volleyball