Intercollegiate Athletics

Bradley University is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Missouri Valley Conference.

Mission Statement

Bradley University is committed to nurturing the multifaceted development of students to enable them to become leaders, innovators, and productive members of society. The mission of the Intercollegiate Athletic Program is to support the University as a whole by providing educationally based, competitive opportunities for its student-athletes aligned with the purposes and policy of NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics.

The Bradley Intercollegiate Athletics program upholds the importance of the intellectual, physical. and mental well-being of its student-­athletes. The institution monitors the academic progress of its student-athletes consistent with the University’s mission to provide maximum educational opportunities for the entire student body. Also, in addition to the training programs and professional medical services available to all student­-athletes, other counseling services may be provided.

The potential to earn an undergraduate degree from Bradley is the expectation in recruiting prospective student-athletes. The Department is committed to recruiting and retaining student-athletes who reflect the diversity of society. In this regard, the Department of Athletics is committed to identifying and presenting prospective student-athletes who will benefit from and thrive in the Bradley educational environment to Admissions.

The Department of Athletics supports the University’s objective of creating a community enriched by men and women of diverse backgrounds. It does so by efforts to attract and retain a staff where women and minorities are well represented. The Bradley Intercollegiate Athletics program offers equitable opportunities for participation and provides support for students without regard to gender, race, national and/or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability and works to attract and retain individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to excellence.

The Department of Athletics administration will periodically assess its policies, procedures, programs, and activities to ensure the continued fulfillment of its mission.

Conference-approved sports on the Bradley program for men are baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, and tennis. Women’s sports consist of basketball, cross country, golf, indoor track, outdoor track, softball, tennis, and volleyball.