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Seeking a Higher Ground in Higher Education

Our missions is to prepare our student-athletes to achieve their maximum potential in their respective sport, as students in the classroom, and most of all spiritually to fulfill Gardner-Webb’s mission of integrating scholarship with Christian life.

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 450 plus student-athletes at Gardner-Webb University. 


NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports


Student Athletes


Student-athlete Cumulative GPA for Spring Semester 2019

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.


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

Bulldog Club