Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports

The University of Texas at Tyler is an active member of the NCAA Division III, the American Southwest Conference, and offers 17 varsity sports: (M&W) basketball, baseball, (M&W) cross country, (M&W) golf, softball, (M&W) soccer, volleyball, (M&W) tennis and (M&W) indoor and outdoor track and field. The Louise Herrington Patriot Center is a state-of-the-art multipurpose facility with three basketball courts, a comprehensive fitness center, aerobics room, racquetball courts, indoor jogging track, swimming pool, classrooms, laboratories, offices, locker rooms, and a training room. Additional athletic facilities include the Al and Nancy Jones Auxiliary Gymnasium, Irwin Field for baseball, the SuddenLink Softball Field, Citizens 1st Bank-Perkins Soccer Complex, Summers Tennis Center, and the UT Tyler Golf practice facility. Prospective student-athletes should contact the Athletics Office at 903-566-7105 or visit for more information and upcoming athletic events.