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Lindenwood University Lions Athletics

Lindenwood University has one of the largest athletic programs of any college at all levels in the United States. The school has 55 athletic programs and over 1,750 student-athletes. Since 1998, these programs have captured 68 national championships and have had 10 student-athletes or alumni compete in the Olympic Games.

Athletics at Lindenwood is divided into two departments: NCAA Athletics and Student Life Sports. The NCAA Athletics Department has 27 sports with 24 competing at the NCAA Division II level and three competing annually for the NCAA Division I Championship. Over the last 3 years, Lindenwood University has captured 12 conference championships, nine top-10 finishes and finished the 2015-2016 year ranked 29th in the NACDA Learfield Directors' Cup standings.

The Student Life Sports Department offers a variety of sports programs outside of the NCAA, most of which are among the top programs in their respective national and conference organizations. Twelve different programs have won a combined 57 national championships, including 13 straight national titles for the clay target shooting team and 10 national titles by the roller hockey program over the last 15 years.

NCAA Athletics Conference Affiliations

Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA)

Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA)


Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC)

Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC)


Midwest Independent Conference (MIC)

Midwest Independent Conference (MIC)


Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC)

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC)


New South Intercollegiate Swim Conference (NSISC)

New South Intercollegiate Swim Conference (NSISC)


Collegiate Hockey America (CHA)

Collegiate Hockey America (CHA)


Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA)

Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (MIVA)


Independent


 

* Designates teams that are eligible to compete in the NCAA Division I Championship.

Student Life Sports Conference Affiliations

Billiards (Men's & Women's) Association of College Unions International (ACUI)
Bowling (Men's & Women's) United States Bowling Congress (USBC)
Cheerleading (Men's & Women's) National Cheerleaders Association (NCA)
Chess (Men's & Women's) United States Chess Federation (USCF)
Cycling (Men's & Women's) National Collegiate Cycling Association (NCCA)
Dance: Lion Line, Lionettes, Golden Line Universal Dance Association (UDA)
Debate (Men's & Women's) Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA)
Ice Hockey (Men's) American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA)
Olympic Weightlifting (Men's & Women's) U.S.A. Weightlifting (USAW)
Roller Hockey National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (NCRHA)
Rugby: Men's & Women's U.S.A Rugby Association (USARA)
Shotgun Sports (Men's & Women's) Association of College Unions International (ACUI)
Synchronized Skating U.S. Figure Skating Association (USFSA)
Synchronized Swimming U.S. Synchronized Swimming Association (USSSA)
Table Tennis (Men's & Women's) National Collegiate Table Tennis Association (NCTTA)
Water Polo: Men's & Women's Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA)
Wrestling (Women's) Women's Collegiate Wrestling Assoc. (WCWA)

Lindenwood Lions News

Athletics

National Championships Pile Up in April

It’s been an eventful April for Lindenwood University Athletics, with five team national championships recorded since the beginning of the month, including shotgun sports, competitive cheerleading, the Lionettes dance team, synchronized swimming, and D3 roller hockey. Another, for Olympic weightlifting, was still awaiting verification as of Tuesday afternoon, April 11.

Athletics

NFL Bound? Harris Hopes to Join Desir as Second Lion Drafted

For the second time in four years, a Lindenwood football player is going down the path towards the National Football League. Connor Harris hopes to join Pierre Desir as the second Lion selected in the NFL’s annual draft late this April.

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