Participating in Varsity Sports
Student athletes are provided the opportunity to participate in 16 intercollegiate varsity sports at Wright State University, which include seven sports for men's programs and nine for the women's. Sports offered for women include soccer, volleyball, and cross country in the fall; basketball, swimming, and indoor track in the winter; and softball, tennis and outdoor track in the spring. The men compete in soccer and cross country in the fall; basketball and swimming in the winter; and baseball, golf, and tennis in the spring.
An NCAA Division I member since the 1987-88 sports season, Wright State University is a member of the Horizon League. The winner of the post-season conference tournament receives an automatic bid to the NCAA post season tournament in baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, golf, softball, and volleyball. Students interested in team membership should contact the coach of the respective sport in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, located in the Ervin J. Nutter Center. In addition, the athletic department monitors a dance squad, cheerleaders, and pep band. Contact spirit coordinator Joyce Whitaker, (937) 775-2771, for more information on any spirit groups.
Wright State students are admitted to all regular season home athletic events free of charge. For most events, presentation of a valid Wright One card at the gate is all that is required for admission. For Men's and Women’s home basketball games, students must show a valid Wright1 Card at Gate 9 of the Nutter Center for admission to the game.
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