Moravian College Affiliations
Moravian College, as an NCAA Division III institution and a member of the Eastern College Athletic Conference, places the highest priority on the overall quality of the educational and athletic experience.
Moravian College sponsors 18 intercollegiate athletics programs. Men’s teams compete at the varsity level in baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, and track and field (indoor and outdoor). Women’s teams compete in basketball, cross country, field hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor), and volleyball.
Moravian began competition in the newly-formed Landmark Conference, which includes such schools as Drew University, Goucher College, Juniata College, Susquehanna University, The Catholic University of America, The University of Scranton and the United States Merchant Marine Academy, in all sports other than football and golf in 2007-08.
The Greyhound football squad became a member of the Centennial Conference with football-playing members Dickinson College, Franklin & Marshall College, Gettysburg College, Johns Hopkins University, Juniata College, McDaniel College, Muhlenberg College and Ursinus College back in 2007. Susquehanna University will be joining the Centennial Conference as an associate member starting in 2010.
Starting in 2009-10, Moravian began an associate membership with the Empire 8 Conference in the sport of men's golf. Moravian and fellow Landmark Conference members The University of Scranton and Susquehanna University will join Empire 8 men’s golf members Elmira College, Nazareth College, St. John Fisher College, Stevens Institute of Technology, and Utica College.
During the 2011-12 school year, Moravian teams won seven Landmark Conference championships with ten teams reaching post-season play including an NCAA Championship berths for the softball team. In addition, 11 student-athletes earned All-America status.
Approximately one-quarter of Moravian’s student body participates in intercollegiate athletics every year, and many more compete in club sports and intramurals. Moravian’s student-athletes excel academically. The College has had 41 Capital One Academic All-Americans including six in 2011-12, while more than 70 student-athletes earn spots on the conference All-Academic Honor Rolls yearly.
A Division III institution, Moravian has excellent athletics facilities including the venerable Johnston Hall, Breidegam Fieldhouse, and the Moravian College Steel Athletics complex with Sportexe Turf on Rocco Calvo Field and an eight-lane, Olympic-quality Mondo track, both installed in 2005. Moravian underwent a multimillion dollar project that included a state of the art fitness center extending from the Breidegam Fieldhouse that opened in January 2012.
Moravian College is part of the NCAA's CHAMPS/Life Skills Program. The program was created to support the student development initiatives and to enhance the quality of the student-athlete experience within the college setting.