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Athletics

Home to the Runnin' Bulldogs

Seeking a Higher Ground in Higher Education

Our mission is to produce student-athletes who are champions on the fields of competition, champions in the classroom, and champions of their shared faith.

Gardner-Webb University is a NCAA Division I institution and competes in the Big South Conference and the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association.

Athletic Training Department

Our staff of Certified Athletic Trainers provides services to the 500+ student-athletes at Gardner-Webb University. 

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NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports

594

Student Athletes

3.39

Student-athlete Cumulative GPA for Spring Semester 2020

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Athletic Facilities See our facilities

To win championships, we provide the finest facilities and the most effective training equipment for our more than 500 student-athletes.

To win championships, we provide the finest facilities and the most effective training equipment for our more than 500 student-athletes.

Athletic Camps

The Gardner-Webb University Runnin’ Bulldogs offer a wide variety of youth and varsity camps over the summer, including:

For more information, visit the official website of Gardner-Webb University Athletics.

Giving

Change the lives of our Runnin' Bulldog Athletes

The annual financial support of University alumni and friends to the athletic program provides the foundation for excellence in the classroom and on the playing field. learn more about how you can help

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