Sports activities in colleges have captured the hearts of millions of Students, from loyal students and alumni cheering on their schools to local businesses and fans. No matter what you will always follow college baseball, gymnastics, football, soccer, volleyball or other varsity athletics. Here is the list of some of the top universities with sports.
1. Stanford University
University has an impressive record in virtually every varsity sports, the League school holds the top ranking among sports colleges. Recently, Stanford has brought home the NACDA Director’s Cup award for Division I sports for the past 15 years and qualifying it as best overall for collegiate sports in the United States.
2. University of Florida
Well! Florida is renowned in a number of varsity sports and notably excelling in women’s swimming and men’s track and field in the 2009-2010 seasons. Gators are also known for their strong contenders in men’s basketball and women’s golf, football, tennis and volleyball.
3. University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
UCLA was the first university to win over 100 NCAA championships, thus making the Bruins a fixture among the top basketball schools. It is also renowned for its women’s sports performances.
4. University of Virginia
University raced to top positions in women’s rowing and men’s soccer in the past year.
5. University of North Carolina
University of North Carolina has won 51 titles and 34 national championships in 6 different sports, thus making its mark as one of the top sports colleges in the United States. University is known for its basketball team as well as women’s soccer along with field hockey and men’s lacrosse.
6. Ohio State University
Recently Ohio State has brought home championship wins in all three of the biggest men’s sports: basketball, football and baseball. School is also known for victories in men’s diving, swimming, golf, gymnastics, track, men’s and women’s fencing.
7. Florida State University
No doubt Florida State is a top contender in a number of college athletics programs including basketball, football, volleyball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving and they finished 5th in the 2009-2010 NACDA reckoning of sports colleges placing them in the top 5 for the first time.
8. University of Texas
It amazing to know that Texas school has won more titles than any other school in the Big 12 League since it was founded in 1996, known for their excellence in football as well as putting forward strong contenders in track and baseball.
9. University of Southern California
Well! University of Southern California is best known for its varsity football team which has won 11 championships but also excels in basketball and a host of other college athletics.
10. University of Georgia
University of Georgia is setting the pace for a new paradigm of scholarships among its top level football, baseball, gymnastics, tennis, and swim teams.