Sport Clubs

Fairfield University is dedicated to developing your whole person - to your intellectual, spiritual, and physical growth. Which is why we encourage participation in our 25 sport clubs and 20+ intramural activities.

Sport clubs are organized and managed by students. Since club sport teams play other colleges, the Associate Director of Recreation oversees things like memberships and dues. Intramural teams only play on Fairfield grounds, and therefore are overseen and administered by students. 

For additional general information, click on the sport specific link below or e-mail sportclubs@fairfield.edu

Baseball

The team officially was recognized as a sports club within the Fairfield University Department of Recreation during the 2007-08 academic year. The program plays in the New England Club Baseball Association (NECBA) competing against teams such as Holy Cross, Northeastern, Trinity College, Yale, Conn College, Boston University and other colleges in the area.

Men's Basketball

Fairfield Club Basketball is a perfect opportunity for students who wish to play at a level of competition that has the seriousness of competitive basketball without the varsity-level commitment. This league operates as a step up from regular intramurals which involve only competition between other Fairfield students. Primarily our season consists of conference games and a regional tournament should we qualify.

Women's Basketball

Fairfield University's Women's Club Basketball team is excited to announce its start in the Club Sport community! Founded in the Fall of 2016, this new club is looking to compete in the NIRSA this upcoming year as well as try for Nationals!

Cricket

Cricket has been a unifying club sport for international students within the university as well as outside of it. This club was created in the summer of 2016 and has quickly become a popular activity within Fairfield University.

Equestrian

Fairfield University is a proud member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association. Club members must register with the IHSA at the beginning of each academic semester. FUET offers fantastic riding and horse showing opportunities for all skill levels, from beginner to open.

Field Hockey

Fairfield University’s Club Field Hockey team is a proud member of the National Field Hockey League (NFHL) with honorary membership status. With the undergraduates' continued commitment, Fairfield University and the Department of Recreation are looking forward to further develop the club field hockey program in the coming years.

Golf

In their second full season as a club, the golf team qualified for nationals having come in 2nd and 1st in the two fall tournaments. They sent 8 players to nationals at Walt Disney World Resort where they competed against schools from all over the country. The golf club practices a few days a week out of Fairchild Wheeler in Fairfield, CT.

Club Officers

Bryce Avila ‘18: President

Patrick Heeks ‘18: Vice President

Michael Szemenyei ‘18: Vice President

Andrew Welcome ‘20: Officer

Ice Hockey

Under the supervision of the Fairfield University Department of Recreation, the Men's Ice Hockey Club competes in the Empire Collegiate Hockey Conference and the national American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA).

The Stag's season begins in early September and concludes in March, with a short hiatus for the academic intercession. Aside from 16 ECHC league games, several games and or tournaments may be scheduled each season.

Lacrosse

Men

Fairfield University Men's Club Lacrosse became a sports club within the Department of Recreation during the fall 2009 semester. The team is a proud member of the National College Lacrosse League and competes in the New York Metro Division.

 

Women

Fairfield University Women's Club Lacrosse is in its 8th year of operations as a Sport Club within the Department of Recreation. The team is a member of the Women's Collegiate Lacrosse Associates (WCLA) and the East Coast Women's Lacrosse League Association (ECWLA).

Martial Arts

Fairfield's Martial Arts Club operates under the instruction and guidance of Norwalk Tang Soo Do and its instructors. This club is open to all undergraduates. Students will learn the basics of Korean Tang Soo Do as they advance through the ranks of biannual belt tests.

Rugby

Men

Fairfield University Men's Rugby Club was founded as a club sport in 1963. Since its’ inception, the club has become a Division IAA team and competes in the East Coast Rugby Conference. Men’s Rugby Club will compete against University of Connecticut, Middlebury College, and the University of Massachusetts.

 

Women

The Women's Rugby Club at Fairfield University was founded as a sport club in 1994. Over the years, the women have established a solid program, competing against regional teams in the New England area. Those teams have included Hofstra, Bard, Marist, and Sacred Heart.

Running

The Running Club at Fairfield University is open to all students. Since its inception in 2011, the Running Club roster has continued to grow. Club members practice several times a week and participate in local area road races throughout the Connecticut region.

Sailing

The Sailing Club is a competitive sailing team captaining a fleet of six Vanguard Flying Juniors. The club’s boats are docked at The Captain's Cove Marina, located in Bridgeport, CT. Instruction is available on both a novice and experienced level.

Ski Snowboard

Under the administration of the Department of Recreation, the Ski and Snowboarding Club is a competitive racing and boarding program. This club has a coed membership for both alpine racers and snowboarders.

Soccer

Men

Men’s club soccer is a member of the New England Collegiate Club Soccer League, which consists of 16 men's soccer clubs in two divisions from universities throughout the region. Fairfield is in the NECCSL South Division which includes clubs from Western New England University, WPI, The University of Connecticut, Trinity College, Wesleyan University, and Yale University.

 

Women

During the 2007-08 academic year, Women's Club Soccer joined the ranks of the Department of Recreation Sport Clubs. Currently, the club is a member of The Women's Region One Collegiate Club Soccer League (WROCCSL). Matches are played across New England and the New York Metropolitan tri-state region. Sacred Heart, Northeastern, Connecticut, UMass, Rutgers, and Connecticut College.

Tennis

The Tennis Club at Fairfield began at Fairfield during the 2009-10 academic year. Fairfield Club Tennis is a member of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) New England, the national governing body, which allows the club to participate in regional and nationally sponsored tournaments.

Volleyball

Men

The club team is a member of the New England Collegiate Volleyball League (NECVL), which consists of approximately 40 college and university clubs in the New England area. The Stags compete in the NECVL South Division. The club often competes against UConn, Yale, Bryant, Wesleyan, and The Coast Guard Academy.

 

Women

The Fairfield Women's Club Volleyball team is a member of the Northeast Women's Volleyball Club League (NWVCL). The team competes against Cornell, UConn, Boston University, and Northeastern. On weekends, regional tournaments provide an excellent opportunity for clubs to play competitive volleyball in a fun, safe, and organized environment. The club competes in both the spring and fall semesters, entering tournaments across New England and as far south as the University of Delaware.

Wrestling

The Club Wrestling Team is a brand new and promising addition to the wide variety of club sports already present at Fairfield. It’s in its first year currently and will be competing in the NCWA. We are a club that promotes, both, mental and physical strength, endurance, and discipline. We welcome wrestlers of all skill levels. If you have the drive to wrestle, we can make you a wrestler.

It looks to wrestle a competitive season that straddles winter break. It plans to dual local teams such as Sacred Heart and UCONN and compete in the nationwide tournaments put on by the NCWA. We will be practicing on the mat twice a week and, in addition, weight training and conditioning one or more times a week.

Club Officers

Thomas Mcdonough ’19: President

David Gombos ’19: Vice President

Matthew Franks ’20: Secretary

John Norton ’19: Treasurer

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