What's your sport? Whether you're a student-athlete, a Mountaineers fan, an outdoor enthusiast, looking to play for fun, wanting to get or keep fit or any or all of the above, Appalachian has plenty to offer!
Student-Athletes are Students First
Appalachian's student-athletes show the amazing dedication and work ethic necessary to participate in their sport at the college level while exhibiting exemplary performance in the classroom. Nearly half of Appalachian’s student-athletes earned inclusion on the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll, which requires a 3.0 grade-point average or higher while completing at least 24 hours in two semesters. In its second year in the Sun Belt Conference, Appalachian Earned the 2015 Institutional Graduation Rate Award.
Division I Varsity Sports
More than 450 student-athletes compete in 20 NCAA Division I varsity sports at Appalachian State University, and dedicated fans love to cheer them on. App State was a dominant force in the Southern Conference for more than 40 years. On July 1, 2014, Appalachian State moved to the Sun Belt Conference - one of 10 conferences that are members of the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS). All varsity teams compete in the Sun Belt Conference, except for field hockey and wrestling. For more varsity sports information, visit http://www.appstatesports.com.
Premier Athletic Facilities
Appalachian boasts some of the finest athletics facilities that collegiate sports have to offer. The crown jewel is Kidd Brewer Stadium and the neighboring Appalachian Athletics Center, which houses training and academic areas for all 20 varsity sports, plus club seating and luxury suites for Mountaineer football.
Camps & Clinics
Find out more about youth athletic camps for future Mountaineers.
Playing for Fun - University Recreation (UREC)
Interested in club sports, intramurals, aquatics, personal fitness programs, or outdoor adventures in rafting, rock climbing, backpacking, and caving? See what UREC has to offer!
Exercise is key to overall health and wellness, and Appalachian offers excellent recreation facilities, including the Student Recreation Center (SRC), which features a 50-foot climbing wall, cardio theater, weight room, indoor track, and a 50-meter swimming pool. Learn More about recreation facilities and programs, including personal fitness training for students, faculty and staff.
Appalachian State Athletics charges admission for football, men's basketball, women's basketball and baseball. All other sporting events are free of charge and open to the public. Currently enrolled students receive complimentary tickets, and need to print their tickets for football and men's basketball games.
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Get your App Gear
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Join the Yosef Club
Provide student-athletes with the resources to further their education while pursuing their athletic dreams, Yosef Club members receive tangible benefits as well.
App State Wins Sun Belt Graduation Rate Award
Appalachian State University athletics collected one of the Sun Belt Conference’s most prestigious honors when it was named the winner of the Sun Belt’s 2015 Institutional Graduation Rate Award.
Chancellor Everts on Sun Belt Celebration Day
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