Men's lacrosse game


Women's basketball 2024 championship win


Men's football game


Women's Soccer Team walking on the field


Men's cross country race


Women's volleyball tournament


NCAA Division III Athletics for Latter-day Saints

Take your game to the next level and compete for championships on one of our 28 teams

Southern Virginia University Football team cheering

Performance-driven Learning

We believe in the power of performance-driven learning, both inside and outside of the classroom. That’s why more than half of our students compete on an athletic team, where they gain unparalleled competitive experiences that help lift and prepare them to perform in every other facet of their lives.

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Southern Virginia University Women's Soccer team

The DIII Experience

Southern Virginia University is proud to be a full member of NCAA Division III, sponsoring 23 men’s and women’s athletic teams. The Division III Philosophy Statement places “the highest priority on the overall quality of the educational experience,”—a perfect fit for our mission to gather, lift, and launch students into successful lives and careers.

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Since 2020 we’ve racked up:


Conference Championships


Coaches of the Year


All-American Awards


All-Conference Awards



Become a Knight

Our student-athletes are competitors, doers and strivers. If you think you have what it takes to become a Knight and would like to learn more, complete the athletic inquiry below or contact one of our dedicated coaches at

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