The Mount’s long history of athletic success has been a team effort. With your support, this momentum will continue.

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Momentum, Growth, Commitment

Athletics are essential to the Mount’s mission to develop young people who live lives of significance in service to God and others. Our student-athletes are courageous, passionate, focused and resilient—precisely the qualities we seek to develop among all our students. Our student-athletes forge lifelong skills of tenacity and teamwork that prepare them to enter the workforce and the world ready to live boldly and to make a difference.

The tradition of Mount Athletics brings us together, and our culture sets us apart. Investing in our student-athletes is an important area of focus for the University’s Our Mission, Our Moment, Our Mount campaign.

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Fundraising Priorities

Your gift directly impacts our athletics programs in many ways. You can help enhance our facilities, student-athlete nutrition, training gear and equipment, travel and accommodations, summer school, recruiting budgets, and much more.

Competitive Excellence

The Mount recruits student-athletes who accept nothing less than excellence in athletics, academics and a larger purpose. Our programs’ excellence and reputation are key drivers of student recruitment more broadly, attracting talented student-athletes who want to be part of a spirited, vibrant campus community. The Mount’s student-athletes have a GPA higher than the campus average and retain and graduate at levels above non-athletes.

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As we write the next chapter of Mount Athletics in the MAAC, a highly competitive Division I conference, we must create facilities that match and further the excellence of our programs. Doing so will provide enhanced performances and opportunities for the Mount’s Division I athletics program, expand intramural and recreational programs for all students, and increase our ability to recruit tomorrow’s most talented student-athletes.

A critical aspect of the Mount’s strategic plan is to grow enrollment through athletics. As the number of Mount student-athletes continues to grow, it is imperative to provide facilities that can accommodate our programs and be a difference maker in the recruiting process.