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Athletics

When you become a student at Case Western Reserve University, you become a Spartan. Just like our namesake warriors, we value an education that engages mind and body. That’s why we offer three levels of sports to get your Spartan blood pumping. With more than 5,000 participants and 50+ sports to choose from, we’re sure you will find something you love.

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Varsity

Case Western Reserve University Spartans compete in Division III varsity athletics. More than 500 students participate in 19 varsity sports, including football, basketball, swimming and diving and more.

Learn more about our varsity athletics.

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Club

If you’re looking for a less traditional team to join, club sports are the way to go. Case Western Reserve University offers 15 club sports, ranging from the more traditional crew, volleyball and ice hockey to more niche clubs like kendo, table tennis and water polo. Not interested in the club sports we have available? No problem—you can apply to create a new one.

Join a team.

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Intramural

Maybe you’re looking for a way to get some exercise and spend time with your closest friends. Why not join one of Case Western Reserve University’s 20 intramural sports? Create a team of friends who are interested in playing tennis, flag football or indoor soccer, and register to play. Or you can join as a free agent and meet your new team.

Get involved.