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2017-2018 Academic Catalog: Athletics & Recreation

Cheryl Aaron, Director
Nelson Recreation Center Room 202A
617-989-4159

Wentworth sponsors 17 varsity sports teams, and offers students the opportunity to participate in intramural, club, and recreational athletic programs. Specific information regarding varsity sports is available in the Athletic Department Office, located on the second floor of the Nelson Recreation Center. Wentworth is an NCAA Division III member and competes in the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) for the majority of its sports.  The men's volleyball team competes in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) and the men's rowing team is independent.

Varsity Sports

Wentworth sponsors 11 varsity sports for men in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, tennis, indoor track, and volleyball. Six varsity sports for women exist in basketball, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volleyball. Schedules, game scores, contact information, and athletics-related news can be found on the Wentworth Athletics website at www.wentworthathletics.com.

Intramural and Club Sports

Wentworth offers students the opportunity to compete in several sports—including basketball, flag football, indoor soccer, dodgeball, softball, volleyball, and whiffle ball—through the Colleges of the Fenway (COF) intramural program.  A full listing of intramural and club sports offerings are available on the Colleges of the Fenway website and the Wentworth Student Life website.

Tansey Gymnasium and Nelson Recreation Center

Tansey Gymnasium and the Nelson Recreation Center contain three standard basketball courts and facilities for volleyball, and similar sports. A weight room is located on the third floor. Sweeney Field, an outdoor athletic complex on campus, consists of regulation lacrosse, soccer, and softball fields with lighting for evening use. Sweeney Field, an outdoor athletic complex on campus, consists of regulation lacrosse, soccer, and softball fields with lighting for evening use.