40.4 percent of Southern Virginia University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 40.4 percentage of Southern Virginia University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Southern Virginia University has a total student body of 911 students, of which 51 percent are men and 49 percent are women. Of these students, 239 men and 129 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Southern Virginia University with the most participants are football (72), soccer (59) and lacrosse (53).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
Football
72
0
72
Soccer
34
25
59
Lacrosse
32
21
53
All Track Combined
26
19
45
Basketball
19
18
37
Volleyball
13
20
33
Baseball
20
0
20
Tennis
8
9
17
Softball
0
17
17
Wrestling
15
0
15

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