On the intercollegiate level, men compete in 13 varsity sports: basketball, baseball, golf, tennis, soccer, football, cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, rowing, lacrosse, volleyball and wrestling. Women compete in 12 varsity sports: basketball, soccer, tennis, softball, volleyball, golf, cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, field hockey, rowing, and lacrosse. Cheerleading is also considered a varsity sport and open to men and women.
Participation in intramural athletics is open to current students not competing in the same sports at the varsity or junior varsity level. Intramural competition is available each semester.
The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center houses a 30,000-square-foot open-span, multipurpose field house which hosts all the indoor intramural leagues, student recreational activities, and varsity team practices throughout the school year. The center also houses a two-tier fitness room and a weight room. Additionally, the facility boasts varsity locker rooms, a sports medicine suite, a state-of-the-art film room, ample meeting and office spaces, and fitness facilities.
Growney Stadium is home to numerous athletic programs and is an all-weather, lighted, artificial-turf stadium that allows for all-season and night-time play for intercollegiate contests, practices, and intramural activities
The Polisseni Track and Field Complex features a grandstand that seats over 1,000 fans, team locker rooms, public restrooms, and a press box. The lighted complex has an eight-lane, 400-meter competition track, which surrounds a natural grass multipurpose playing field.
On the south campus is Dugan Yard, one of the finest collegiate baseball facilities in New York State along with the Softball Complex, track and field throws space, and two grass fields that provide additional opportunities for intramural leagues, recreation, and practices.
Title IX Notice
St. John Fisher University is committed to maintaining a community in which learning and working can be carried out in an environment of respect, open-mindedness, and integrity. The University stands opposed to all forms of discrimination, harassment, and violence and will work to prevent such behavior within the University community. In accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and New York’s Enough is Enough Law, non-discrimination in the education program or activity of the University extends to admissions and employment. The Title IX Coordinator is the designated University official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone at (585) 385-8232, email at email@example.com, in-person in Campus Center 229, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security at (585) 385-8111.
Fisher Sponsored Transportation to Civic Engagement Sites
Students are ultimately responsible for finding their own transportation to off-campus programs/civic engagement sites. Nevertheless, subject to availability, budgeting limits and other transportation demands, SJF will endeavor to provide transportation to off-campus programs for Scholars who live on campus. SJF has no liability for any transportation method used by any student, other than transportation on official SJF vehicles. Please plan accordingly.