Mountaineer Athletics

From legendary NCAA sports programs, to successful new endeavors such as our Mountain Sports team, we are all Mountaineers at Western.

NCAA Sports at Western - Go Mountaineers!

Western's intercollegiate sports teams compete at the NCAA Division II level in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.

  • Basketball (M/W)
  • Cross Country (M/W)
  • Football
  • Soccer (W)
  • Swimming & Diving (W)
  • Track & Field (M/W)
  • Volleyball (W)
  • Wrestling (M)

CLUB SPORTS at Western State Colorado University


Western's Club Sports provide students a wide variety of athletic offerings. Athletes compete against teams from other colleges and universities.

  • Baseball (M)
  • Cheerleading (Co-ed)
  • Ice Hockey (M/W)
  • Lacrosse (M)
  • Rugby (M/W)
  • Soccer (M/W)

Mountain Sports Teams at Western

Western's Mountain Sports program is a unique entity of Club Sports that allows athletes to compete at the intercollegiate level in a number of sports enabled by Gunnison's spectacular mountain setting. All programs are co-ed.

  • Big Mountain Freeride Skiing & Snowboarding
  • Climbing
  • Mountain Biking: Cross Country & Downhill
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Park & Pipe: Ski and Board
  • Randonee/Racing/Endurance Skiing
  • Skiercross/Boardercross
  • Snowboarding
  • Trail Running