Tulane University

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Tulane Athletics

Tulane boasts one of the oldest and most storied athletic programs in the South and one of the most comprehensive collegiate club sports programs in the country. Whether you're competing for or cheering on the Green Wave, athletics can be an integral part of life at Tulane.

Varsity Athletics
Tulane's varsity teams are know as the Green Wave, and student-athletes compete at the highest level - Division I FBS - of the NCAA in the American Athletic Conference. Green Wave athletics include sixteen sports:

Men's teams Women's teams Roll Wave!
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Tennis
Track & Field
Basketball
Bowling
Cross Country
Golf
Sand Volleyball
Swimming & Diving
Tennis
Track & Field
Volleyball

Club Sports
Students looking to compete intercollegiately - but not at the Division I level - can join one of over 30 different club sports teams at Tulane. From lacrosse and cricket to quidditch and paintball, there is something for everyone. Click here to view a complete list of Tulane's club sports teams.

Intramural Sports
Tulane has a very active intramural sports scene. Over 60% of students participate in intramural sports every year, forming teams through clubs, classes, Greek organizations, and residence halls. Sports include basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, football, sand and indoor volleyball, tennis, and others.

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Campus Photo
Tulane's Green Wave baseball team play on campus in Turchin Stadium.

Did You Know?

In 1850, J. Lawrence Smith, a faculty member in the Tulane School of Medicine, invented the inverted microscope.