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Welcome to the ACU Wildcat Family

Cheer LOUD, wear PURPLE and celebrate BIG with your fellow Wildcats! 

Whether you’re eager to join a sports team, love cheering from the bleachers, or just want a place to stay active and healthy, ACU has so much to offer.

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Division I Sports

There’s never been a more exciting time to be a Wildcat! Our men’s and women’s NCAA Division I sports teams are competitive and full of excitement. Cheer on our football team on our new Anthony Field at Wildcat Stadium or go wild at a basketball game in our newly renovated Moody Coliseum. You won’t want to miss tailgating in Wildcat Country this fall! Check out game schedules and matchups here.

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Stay active and have fun with ACU Intramural Sports! Every student, regardless of skill level, can participate. Play basketball, volleyball, flag football, esports or even wrestle a steer at the ACU Intramural Rodeo! Discover all of the available leagues below.

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Recreation Center

We believe health and wellness are pivotal to flourishing during your time in college and beyond. Head over to our world-class Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center (SRWC) where you will have full access to our fitness centers, gymnasiums, exercise studios and an aquatic center, along with personal trainers and nutrition counselors.

However you choose to stay active at ACU, our beloved mascot, Willie the Wildcat, will be there cheering you along the way! Go Wildcats!

Sports Teams and Activities

ACU Division 1 Sports Teams:


  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field


  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

ACU Intramural Sports:

  • 3-on-3 Basketball
  • 5-on-5 Basketball
  • ACU Olympics
  • ACU Rodeo
  • Dodgeball
  • Esports
  • Flag Football
  • Golf
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Outdoor Soccer
  • Pickleball
  • Settlers of Catan
  • Softball
  • Spike Ball
  • Table Tennis
  • Team Handball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Recreation Center Services:

  • Outdoor adventures
  • Fitness center
  • Aquatic center
  • Bouldering wall
  • Group exercise studio/classes
  • Gymnasiums
  • Intramural sports
  • Equipment check-in/out
  • Personal training
  • Racquetball courts
  • Locker service
  • Towel service
  • Laboratory for Experimental Activities in Nutrition (LEAN)
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Juice and snack bar area

Game Day Gear

Get prepared for game day and show your ACU Wildcat pride by stocking up on your purple and white gear!