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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.

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NCAA Athletics Conference Affiliations

Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC)

Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA)


Midwest Independent Conference (MIC)

Midwest Independent Conference (MIC)


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.

Non-NCAA Sports Conference Affiliations

Sport Affiliation
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)
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)
Water Polo: Men's & Women's Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA)
Wrestling (Women's) Women's Collegiate Wrestling Assoc. (WCWA)

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Athletics

Late Field Goal Extends Magical Season

Playing in the first Division II playoff football game in school history, Lindenwood improved to 9-3 by winning its eighth straight game. The Lions will play in the second round next Saturday against a familiar foe, No. 10 Northwest Missouri State (11-1), in Maryville, Mo.

Athletics

Shelley Looney Featured in NBC Sports Program

Shelly Looney, Lindenwood University women’s hockey head coach, was recently featured on an NBC sports program called “The Champion Within.” Looney scored the winning goal for the U.S. women’s hockey team in the 1998 Olympics and took over head coaching duties at Lindenwood this season.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301