Athletics

Location
DeLand, FL
Undergrads
2,477
Tuition
$36,644
Admission Difficulty
Average
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3 Recent Alumnus

Athletics: Its not a big sports school like FSU. However, they do have sports teams to follow, football has made a come back. Basketball and Baseball are great and so are the women's sports. Furthermore, the intramurals are strong with clubs and greek like but not so much singular involvement. Having also attended a BIG 10 school for my Masters I can say that the facilities average students can use are GREAT at stetson.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: Athletic facilities are very good. There is one gym for athletes and one for all students. There is also tracks where you can run and a field open to club sports. We also have a pool that is open every day.

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College Sophomore

Athletics: Again, I don't know any of this. I am not in the school yet

4 College Freshman

Athletics: The athletic facilities are some of the nicest buildings on campus.

3 College Freshman

Athletics: Football Team is new and is not doing so well, Basketball is AWESOME!

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 46th
    Best Intramural Sports
  • 1005th
    Most Active Varsity Sports

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Nicholas Mrozowski
Hometown
Antioch, Calif. and Sebring, Fla.
Major
Finance/Business Law minor
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Stetson really cares about its athletics, especially basketball. During the season, students can check out games and become involved. But not all sports share the same support. For the most part, only certain sports get attention. Other sports teams—such as crew, tennis, and soccer—receive less funding and support. The good thing about the athletics here, however, is that the teams themselves share a lot of pride. With that pride, there is a good amount of sports to choose from if someone wanted to join or just be a spectator.

As a student, the amount of involvement in athletics is entirely up to you. At times it's difficult to find time to support teams due to classwork, work itself, and any involvement in clubs or Greek life. Occasionally, there will be a big push for games, and the University will manage to pull in thousands of people to the event. But this is a once-a-year event, not an everyday occurrence. In terms of athletic facilities, the fields and courts are well maintained. There is almost always someone on the soccer fields whether they are just tossing a ball around or practicing for a game. The facilities also keep hours that mesh well with students' schedules, which allows them to workout outside of the team practices.

Facts & Statistics

Athletic Association
  • NAA
  • NCAA
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AAA
Athletic Conferences
Football: Pioneer Football League
Basketball: Atlantic Sun Conference
School Colors
Hunter green and white
School Nickname
The Hatters
Men Playing Varsity Sports
118 - 13%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
127 - 11%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
Club Sports
  • Aikido
  • Basketball
  • Croquet
  • Dance
  • Equestrian
  • Lacrosse
  • Mixed martial arts
  • Shooting
  • Soccer
  • Surf
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
Intramurals
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag football
  • Floor hockey
  • Kickball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
Athletic Fields & Facilities
  • Athletic Training Center
  • The J. Ollie Edmunds Center
  • Lake Beresford International Rowing Center
  • Mandy Stoll Tennis Center
  • Melching Field at Conrad Park
  • Patricia Wilson Softball Field
  • Sand volleyball courts
  • Victoria Hills Golf Club
  • Wilson Athletic Center
Most Popular Sports
Baseball, basketball, and softball
Most Overlooked Teams
Crew and tennis
School Spirit
The school spirit at Stetson is mediocre. It's not too strong, but it's not absent. Students are constantly wearing Stetson gear, and there is a decent turnout to the games. There is more school spirit if you're involved in Greek life.
Getting Tickets
It is rather easy to get tickets to Stetson athletic events. For most games, unless it's a special event, tickets are free to students. You can also access tickets easily online, through the Athletics site.
Best Place to Take a Walk
Just walking around on campus is nice. If you stay near the quad, you can see all the lights from the fountain and just relax.

Student Polls

How would you describe the athletic facilities?    Based on 44 responses

  • 7% The athletic facilities are relatively subpar for the demands.
  • 34% The athletic facilities are good for athletes, but only mediocre for the average students.
  • 59% Sports are important, and the quality of facilities shows that-for both athletes and non-athletes.
  • 0% The athletic facilities are some of the best in the country.

How popular are intramurals and club sports?    Based on 44 responses

  • 2% Almost no one participates in them.
  • 23% Some people participate in them, but they aren't a big part of campus life.
  • 30% They are overshadowed by varsity sports, but still a big part of campus life.
  • 45% They are just as popular as varsity sports (or even more so).

How popular are varsity sports on campus?    Based on 43 responses

  • 9% No one pays attention to varsity sports.
  • 56% Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
  • 33% Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
  • 2% Almost everything on campus revolves around them.

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