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Clarkson has 19 men's and women's varsity teams, along with numerous intramural and club sports and a wide variety of outdoor activities for the nature lover. After a long day in the classroom, the Clarkson campus offers all kinds of opportunities to run, jump, dive, kick and swing. Our fiercely fun, not-so-competitive intramural teams attract more than 80 percent of Clarkson students. Clarkson intramural teams compete in soccer, football, broomball, 3-on-3 basketball, 5-on-5 basketball, ice hockey, volleyball and indoor soccer.

Clarkson attracts the serious athlete as well. With it nationally recognized NCAA Division I men's and women's hockey teams, and 10 Division III sports, Clarkson owns a rich, competitive athletic tradition. 
 
Pursue your passion in club sports like ultimate Frisbee, cycling, crew, rugby and racquetball. Show off your stick work in roller hockey, shoot hoops in the pool with water basketball or score a touchdown in touch football.  For more information regarding clubs, please visit the CUSA website.

If sports teams are not for you, but fitness is, Clarkson offers top-notch facilities to ensure students can exercise their bodies, as well as their minds. Our Indoor Recreation Center  houses a gym; 25-meter swimming pool; indoor track; a field house for badminton, tennis, volleyball or basketball; racquetball courts; weight room; locker rooms with Jacuzzi and sauna; and a fitness center.

Clarkson women's hockey lends "Helping Hands" to charity.

Brandon Linton

While an undergrad at Clarkson, basketball standout Brandon Linton '10 was able to travel to Spain to represent his country on an elite USA basketball team.
Read more about Brandon's journeys from Clarkson and back.

Find out the latest on your favorite teams at the Clarkson Golden Knights Athletics Web site.

Over the past three years several Clarkson Athletic teams have competed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in their program's history. The Golden Knights Men's Basketball (2008), Baseball (2009), Volleyball (2009) and Women's Hockey (2010) teams all competed for national championships recently, while the Clarkson's tradtion-rich Men's Hockey team won ECAC Hockey titles in 2007 and 2008 and made consecutive showings in the NCAA Tournament in 2007 and 2008. The Green and Gold's Alpine and Nordic Ski teams are consistently ranked among the best in the United States Collegiate Ski Association (USCSA).