North Greenville University is a comprehensive university affiliated with South Carolina Baptist Convention and the Southern Baptist Convention, and is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The institution awards Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral degrees. NGU participates in many sports and is a member of the NCAA Division II and the NCCAA, the National Christian College Athletic Association. In 2010, NGU joined Conference Carolinas. The Crusaders will bring 13 sports into Conference Carolinas play including baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis, and women’s softball and volleyball. NGU’s football team will remain an independent DII member but has a scheduling alliance with the South Atlantic Conference for the 2011-2012 season. Making school history, the NGU football team set a school record with 10 wins and won the 2006 Victory Bowl versus Malone College (now Malone University). In 2010, the North Greenville University football team had another winning season, in which they hosted and won the NCCAA Victory Bowl once again, defeating Campbellsville University 42-16.
North Greenville also made history in the 2011 season by reaching the Division II NCAA playoffs for the first time in school history, making it to the quarter-finals after losing to Delta State University.
Sports teams at NGU:
- Football (2006 and 2010 NCCAA Victory Bowl National Champions, 2011 NCAA D-II Quarterfinalist)
- Men’s Basketball
- Women’s Basketball
- Cross Country
- Men’s Tennis (2001–2007, 2011 NCCAA Champions)
- Women’s Tennis
- Cheerleading (2011 NCCAA Champions)
- Baseball (2010 NCCAA World Series Champions)
- Women’s Softball (2011 NCCAA Champions)
- Men’s Soccer
- Women’s Soccer
- Men’s Track & Field
- Women’s Track & Field
- Ultimate Frisbee ‘The Ninja Geese’ (Collegiate Club Level) (Consistently places well at tournaments with an avg. finish of 3rd with 5-10 other schools competing)
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South Carolina Triathlon Series : Fellows will help plan and cover endurance events such as Clemson Triathlon, Greenville Triathlon, and Paris Mountain Triathlon produced by Set Up Events.