Denver Athletics

Home of Champions

Denver Athletics are proud winners of 34 NCAA national championships across 18 varsity sports, 在过去的14年里获得了127次全国个人冠军. 该部门还拥有546名全美学生, more than 1,500名全联盟奖得主和57名CoSIDA全美学术奖得主.

杜在球场上的成功同样令人印象深刻, 它在课堂上的持续成功也令人瞩目. 体育部门的毕业成功率为94%. Additionally, 6 of the 17 eligible athletic programs earned a perfect score from the NCAA for its annual Academic Progress Rate (APR) report. The APR is an annual scorecard of academic achievement for all Division I sports teams. 


“我为我们的团队在2022年取得的成就感到自豪. 我生命中的很多成就都要归功于大学. This program is very special; it means the world to me. 今天我们都很自豪能成为丹佛先锋队的一员.”


Our Success


Ranked 13th for most NCAA Division I championships, our Pioneers carry a rich history of success. 我们的滑雪队在美国获得的冠军最多.S., and our men’s ice hockey team's nine national titles are tied for the most among all NCAA programs. 退休的名人堂成员比尔·蒂尔尼, 我们的长曲棍球队在2015年赢得了第一个冠军, becoming the first school to win a national title outside the Eastern time zone.

Our women’s gymnastics program won its NCAA Gymnastics Regional title in-front of a packed crowd in Magness Arena in 2023. The regional championship was the program’s second in its history (2019). 

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Division Accomplishments

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Highest-ranked men’s athletics program without a football team in 2016-17, finishing in fifth place

Denver has finished as the top I-AAA athletic department in the DI Directors’ Cup in 14 of the last 15 tries. 

Denver Gymnastics finished fourth in the NCAA National Championships in 2019, 这个项目最好的成绩是在全国赛. 两年后,丹佛赢得了第一个12大冠军.
在2020-21年度,丹佛有10个体育项目获得了学校记录 perfect APR scores.

Our Legacy of Excellence

我们的先驱者在NCAA的赛场上比赛, in the professional leagues and on behalf of their countries in the Olympics. Discover the Pioneer heritage of success, from individual achievements to school accomplishments.

  • A Legacy of Pioneers

    Jessica Lopez

    作为2009年的校友和体操运动员,洛佩兹参加了2016年的里约奥运会. 在比赛中获得第九名, the Venezuelan became the first from her home country to qualify for an Olympic gymnastics finals.

    Bill Tierney

    2002年入选全国曲棍球名人堂, Tierney coached the Pioneers to their first men's lacrosse national championship in 2015.

    Bill Masterton

    1960年和1961年两次NCAA冰球锦标赛的冠军, Masterton tragically passed away as a result of on-ice head injuries in 1968. Masterton's death helped lead to the widespread adoption of helmets in hockey. Today, the NHL awards the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy to the "player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, 对冰球的体育精神和奉献精神."

    Dan Schatzeder

    Winner of Game 6 of the 1987 World Series and a World Series champion with the Minnesota Twins, 沙泽德在大联盟的504局比赛中三振了748名击球手. 1976年他为先锋队效力.

    Leif Kristian Haugen

    A 2012 alumnus, Haugen competed in the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics in skiing. During the 2014 Games, Haugen placed 12th and 16th in slalom and giant slalom, respectively.

    Will Butcher

    2017年霍比·贝克奖得主, Will Butcher captained the Denver Pioneers to a 2017 NCAA hockey national title. 布彻在2016-17赛季的43场比赛中得到37分.

    Simona Castro

    A 2013 alumna, Castro became the first Chilean to qualify for a women's gymnastics event at the Olympic games. Castro competed in the 2012 Rio Olympics and placed 43rd in the all-around.

    Antje Maempel

    四次获得NCAA个人冠军, Maempel helped lead the Denver Pioneers to three consecutive national championships in skiing from 2008 to 2010. 2010年,梅普尔还入选了ESPN全美学术代表队.

    Nat Borchers

    A 2002 alumnus, Borchers played for MLS Cup-winning teams in 2009 and 2015. 博尔彻斯为美国国家队出场三次.S. 这位后卫在杜克大学的最后一年获得了联盟MVP.

    Glenn Anderson

    A six-time Stanley Cup champion, Anderson scored 498 goals in the NHL. 他在1978-79赛季为开拓者队效力.

    Misa Pavlickova

    2001年在WNBA选秀中第24顺位被选中, Pavlickova earned the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year award during her senior year. The Czech native is ranked in the top 10 in 13 individual school categories.

    Byron Beck

    第一个球衣号码被丹佛掘金队退役的人, 上世纪60年代,贝克在杜克大学打大学篮球. He finished his ABA/NBA career with over 8,000 points and more than 5,000 rebounds.

    Espen Kofstad

    代表挪威参加2016年里约奥运会的职业高尔夫球手, Kofstad amassed three Challenge Tour victories since turning pro in 2011.

    Samantha Corea

    作为2015年的校友,Corea在2013年被评为WAC年度最佳游泳运动员. An All-American in athletics and academics, Corea left DU with eight school records. 

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Club Sports

Club Sports teams bring together groups of students with similar interests to organize and participate in a specific sport. We are a dynamic organization on campus committed to helping students develop their leadership and organizational skills, 同时帮助学生建立终身的友谊.

 Run entirely by students, 我们的30多个俱乐部都在本地比赛, 地区性和/或全国性比赛. Whether you have been playing a sport for years or want to try something new, we encourage you to join a team and stay active throughout your time at DU!

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