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At UMD, you’ll never run out of ways to get involved and get active

UMD Bulldogs

Varsity Athletics

UMD is home to 16 athletic teams, including Division I men’s and women’s hockey programs and 14 Division II teams. Visit for schedules, tickets, and more information


All UMD students can participate in competitive sports regardless of ability level. Meet new friends, have fun, and stay healthy!

Outdoor Programs

The Recreational Sports and Outdoor Program encourages healthy lifestyles and connections to nature through swimming, hiking, climbing and more.

At a Glance

  • For the 10th time in as many years, the Bulldogs reigned as the NSIC North Division football champions.
  • Both redshirt junior goaltender Maddie Rooney and 2016-17 senior defenseman Sidney Morin struck women's hockey gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.
  • A total of 94 different UMD student-athletes qualified for a spot on the NSIC All-Academic Team at some point in 2017-18.