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4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Each time I went to a football or basketball game, it was crowded with people and they were so pumped up for the games. The crowd makes signs, throw confetti and streamers. It was amazing! But even if our teams weren't doing too good that night, the crowd still seems to cheer our teams on as if they were champions!

4 College Senior

Athletics: Many students are involved in the athletics programs, and the students who are not show up and support the teams.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: Like most colleges, football is the favorite sport. I am not an athlete at my college so I participate in intramurals which is the greatest blessing a high school has been could ask for when attending a college. I've met so many people and have developed life long friendships because of intramurals.

2 College Sophomore

Athletics: There are many improvements to be made for our non-athletes. The Junell Center is a really nice place. However, the Center for Human Performance(for non-athletes) could use an update.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: This school was mainly for academics, so there wasn't a varsity level of sports, but there was always a group of people participating in intramurals almost every other weekend. Everyone who attended and participated were always excited and passionate about whatever was going on that weekend.

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Angelo State University boasts quite a few championships in NCAA Division II. Almost all of the University teams have a recent championship, and each team takes its turn having a rocky season. Support for the games is moderate. The students do not get as hyped up as the big schools' students do, but the support is there. Also, many alumni still come and support their alma mater well into their old age. To show support, students wear blue on Fridays (called True Blue Friday), and the band plays the fight song in the University Center, similar to a high school pep rally.

Intramural sports are a big deal at ASU. A good percentage of students participate in at least one sport a year, and many compete in three to five. Flag football seems to be the most popular intramural sport, but basketball and softball have a large participation pool also. Angelo State takes pride in its facilities, with a newly renovated Center for Human Performance (CHP). The CHP boasts four basketball/volleyball courts, an Olympic-size swimming pool, an indoor track, an indoor climbing wall, racquetball courts, and all the workout equipment a student could possibly need, including stationary machines and free weights. The facility is clean and popular, as it is free to students. Angelo State also has tennis courts, sand volleyball, and the Pavilion basketball courts for student use.

Facts & Statistics

Athletic Association
  • NAA
  • NCAA
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conferences
Football: Lone Star Conference
Basketball: Lone Star Conference
School Colors
Blue and gold
School Nickname
Rams
Men Playing Varsity Sports
228 - 10%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
119 - 4%
Students Receiving Athletic Financial Aid
Football: 85
Basketball: 25
Baseball: 32
Cross Country/Track: 59
Other Sports: 44
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Track and field
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
Club Sports
  • Gymnastics
  • Paintball
  • Racquetball
  • Rugby (men's)
  • Soccer (men's)
  • Table tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
Intramurals
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Disc golf
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag football
  • Golf
  • Kickball
  • Racquetball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball (court and sand)
Athletic Fields & Facilities
  • ASU Pavilion
  • ASU Soccer Field
  • Center for Human Performance (CHP)
  • Foster Field
  • Intramural fields
  • Junell Center
  • LeGrand Complex
  • San Angelo Stadium
  • Softball Complex
Most Popular Sports
ASU has many teams that do well in NCAA Division II, but the most popular would be football, volleyball, and softball, and every intramural sport has high participation and competition.
Most Overlooked Teams
Women's soccer seems to be overlooked despite great success, and the rugby teams don't seem to get enough love either.
School Spirit
On True Blue Fridays, the band plays, and people paint up and get riled up for the games.
Getting Tickets
Tickets are pretty simple business at ASU. In fact, the ASU Onecard allows all students to get into ASU sporting events for free.
Best Place to Take a Walk
Along the Concho River running through town

Student Polls

How popular are varsity sports on campus?    Based on 137 responses

  • 3% Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
  • 53% Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
  • 40% Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
  • 4% No one pays attention to varsity sports.

How popular are intramurals and club sports?    Based on 137 responses

  • 46% They are just as popular as varsity sports (or even more so).
  • 35% They are overshadowed by varsity sports, but still a big part of campus life.
  • 18% Some people participate in them, but they aren't a big part of campus life.
  • 1% Almost no one participates in them.

How would you describe the athletic facilities?    Based on 137 responses

  • 12% The athletic facilities are some of the best in the country.
  • 74% Sports are important, and the quality of facilities shows that-for both athletes and non-athletes.
  • 12% The athletic facilities are good for athletes, but only mediocre for the average students.
  • 3% The athletic facilities are relatively subpar for the demands.

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