About Athletics
Courtesy: Rider Sports Information  
Release:  10/24/2013
Welcome to Rider University Athletics

As an integral part of the Rider University experience, we are committed to:

“Whole person” approach—Rider provides each student-athlete with the highest quality educational opportunities and support programs to help you grow as a total person. Rider values competitive athletic and academic experiences that build self-esteem, a sense of responsibility, effective communication skills and an appreciation for life-long learning.

Integrity—Integrity shall characterize every aspect of policy, performance and programs at Rider. All participants in Rider athletics shall exemplify integrity whether they are student athletes, coaches, fans, administrators, or support staff of the athletics department.

Respect for the individual—Rider reinforces and enhances a climate of mutual respect as outlined in the Code of Conduct for student-athletes and the Department of Athletics mission statement. Rider values the contributions of individuals throughout the organization and encourages open communication.

A tradition of leadership—In all aspects of athletics and academics, Rider nurtures the qualities of leadership that reside within you.

Rider University holds membership in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). Rider’s wrestling team competes in the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL).

The Rider athletics department sponsors NCAA Division I varsity intercollegiate programs in the following sports:


 Men  Women
 Baseball     Basketball
 Basketball     Cross Country
 Cross Country  Field Hockey
 Golf      Soccer
 Soccer     Softball
 Swimming & Diving   Swimming & Diving
 Tennis     Tennis
 Track & Field     Track & Field
 Wrestling  Volleyball

Schedules of athletic events may be obtained at the Bart Luedeke Center Information Desk, in Alumni Gymnasium or on the Athletics Web site at www.GoBroncs.com.

Contact information:

Bud Focht
Sports Information Director

Brian Solomon
Asst. Sports Information Director/Webmaster

Office of Sports Information
Alumni Gym
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ  08648-3099
Sports Information Fax# 609-896-0341

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