The College’s Athletic Program embraces the concept of the true student-athlete and recognizes participation as an integral part of the total educational experience. The philosophy of the athletic department reflects the central themes of the College: Self-development, individual decision-making as it affects the quality of life, appreciation of values, and responsibility.
The Cedar Crest College Falcons are affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III and the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC). Cedar Crest College offers eight intercollegiate varsity sports including: Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, and Volleyball.
The College’s convenient central location in Allentown provides many opportunities for competitive intercollegiate competition with a variety of schools from Baltimore to Scranton and from Harrisburg to New Jersey.
Cedar Crest’s athletics facilities on campus include five tennis courts; a cross country course; field hockey, softball, soccer, and lacrosse fields; Lees Hall Gymnasium; a fitness facility; an athletic training room; and the Rodale Aquatic Center for Civic Health, a state-of-the-art 2-pool complex offering health, fitness, educational, and recreational opportunities for Cedar Crest students.
The Athletic Department employs a full-time certified athletic trainer who is on duty for all practices and competitions. In addition to providing nutrition counseling and strength training advice, the athletics staff will also design personal fitness programs for student-athletes upon request. Annual physical examinations also are performed under the direction of the school physician.
Plan to Visit
You are encouraged to visit Cedar Crest to discuss your educational plans and athletic interests. During your visit, you can arrange to meet the athletic director or the coach of your preferred sport. If you cannot schedule a visit, contact Cedar Crest's athletic director to discuss your interests in intercollegiate athletics at the College. In addition to arranging a meeting with a representative from the athletic department, a campus visit generally includes admissions and financial aid presentations, discussions with faculty and students and campus tours.
Cedar Crest College complies with all applicable federal and state legislation and does not discriminate in educational programs or in employment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability or sexual orientation.The Colonial States Athletic Conference www.csacsports.org
The NCAA www.ncaa.org