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Athletics & Recreation

Play for the Pride. Cheer for the Pride. Live the Pride.

Live the Pride

NCAA Division III

Widener competes at the NCAA Division III intercollegiate level in the Middle Atlantic Conference.

Club hockey face off

6 Club Sports Teams

Play on one of our 6 club teams from ice hockey to rugby and more.

Girls powderpuff football

15+ Intramural Sports

Grab some friends and start your own intramural sports team.

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4 National Championships

won by Widener sports teams

Men's lacrosse player in action

125 Middle Atlantic Conference Championships

won by Widener sports teams

Varsity Athletics

From football to field hockey, we're home to 24 NCAA Division III teams, which compete as part of the Middle Atlantic Conference. 

Widener Athletics

Women's rugby

Club & Intramural Sports

Love the game but don't want to make the full NCAA commitment? We've got you covered through our numerous club and intramural teams.

Pride Recreation Center

Pride Recreation Center

Through our Pride Recreation Center you will find plenty of ways to stay fit and active.

Athletic & Recreational Facilities

Located just a short walk from the residence halls and academic buildings, the Pride Recreation Center is easily accessible for the entire Widener community. We also have various athletic facilities and grounds including:

  • Playing fields
  • Championship-size pool
  • Indoor field house
  • Basketball courts
  • Eight-lane track
  • Stadium
  • Baseball / softball fields
  • Sand volleyball court
  • Memorial Field for all types of recreational activity
  • Fitness facilities

Student Perspectives

After I graduated, Widener Law Commonwealth remained committed to me and my success by supporting me through my bar studies. The professors have given me lots of opportunities to experience various fields within this profession.
Courtney King
'22
Courtney King '22

Student Perspectives

As a first-generation law student, Delaware Law was the perfect fit for me. The education was rigorous yet practical, setting me on a path to a successful career as a commercial litigator, Asst. U.S. Attorney, and now as a member of the federal judiciary.
Judge Scott W. Reid
U.S. Magistrate & '02 Graduate
Judge Scott W Reid Delaware Law School Graduate

Student Perspectives

I loved having the opportunity to do research, but also having the opportunity to research with a large medical device company—that’s something you don’t see quite often.
Shaylyn Westmoreland
Class of 2023 and 2024
Graduate | Biomedical Engineering
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Shaylyn Westmoreland smiles for a photo at an industry research conference.

Student Perspectives

My time at Widener was filled with hands-on experiences and connections that shaped my journey to working for the Philadelphia Union.
Niko Dinoulis
Class of 2019
Undergraduate | Communication Studies
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Niko Dinoulis wears a blue suit and poses in front of the union stadium overlooking a bridge and river

Student Perspectives

You're able to focus on both nursing leadership and take classes in the School of Business to learn about important business aspects.
Lauren Thomas
Class of 2024
Graduate | MSN - Executive Nurse Leadership
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Lauren Thomas presents her research poster.

Student Perspectives

From when I first learned about Widener, not only did I love the academics, but I loved the plethora of opportunities for extracurricular activities.
Gabrielle Rainey
Class of 2018 and 2022
Graduate | Criminal Justice
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Gabrielle Rainey

Student Perspectives

My time at Widener was filled with hands-on experiences and connections that shaped my journey to working for the Philadelphia Union.
Niko Dinoulis
Class of 2019
Undergraduate | Communication Studies
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Niko Dinoulis wears a blue suit and poses in front of the union stadium overlooking a bridge and river

Student Perspectives

The professors in SBA were phenomenal, and the staff in the athletic center were also amazing. The culture that was being built made my experience so special and made me feel included and welcomed although I came in two years late to the program.
Tiernan Johnson
Class of 2023
Undergraduate | Sport and Event Management
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Tiernan poses holding a Philadelphia Eagles jersey that reads "gameday staff"

Student Perspectives

One thing that Widener did so well was teach me how to adapt to different programming languages and user systems. I definitely was prepared to take on that challenge.
Alex Kristeller
Class of 2023
Undergraduate | Robotics engineering
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Alex Kristeller sits at a table presenting to company leaders during a summer internship.

Student Perspectives

There are so many opportunities on campus to be yourself; dance, track, and nursing are all parts of who I am. I am so blessed and so thankful for all the opportunities that Widener has given me.
Anna Cooney
Class of 2022
Undergraduate | Bachelor's in Nursing
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Anna Cooney throws a shot put at nationals while wearing a Widener shirt, as other competitors look on

Student Perspectives

Widener has helped me take my academics and what I’ve learned in classes and apply it not just in the Chester community, but to the whole world in general.
Hannah Berard
Class of 2022
Undergraduate | Bachelor's in Social Work; Bachelor's in Psychology
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Student Perspectives

I knew that coming to Widener would mean opportunities to meet speakers working in the industry. And, I know that when the time comes, I will be able to turn to them to help find a job.
Donya Moore
Class of 2024
Undergraduate | Sport and Event Management Major
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