Michaela Michaelson '11
Hockey All-American Michaela
Michaelson '11

Greta Sieve '10
Cross-country All-American Greta
Sieve '10

spinning class
Spinning class

Building CommunityAthletics and fitness

Exercise your body and your mind at St. Kate's.

The Wildcats are serious competition in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), one of the strongest NCAA Division III conferences in the nation. Our 11 NCAA Division III teams include:

  • soccer
  • softball
  • swimming and diving
  • tennis
  • volleyball
  • basketball
  • cross-country
  • dance team
  • golf
  • ice hockey
  • indoor and outdoor track and field

Read more about sports and meet our coaches »

Fierce competitors

Wildcat logoSt. Kate's scholar-athletes have been racking up a growing number of wins and awards. Our coaches see you as more than a number on your jersey while encouraging you to achieve your best both on the team and in the classroom.

  • More than 50 school records have been broken by St. Kate's athletes in the past three years.
  • MIAC Coach of the Year honors are held by six of St. Kate's current coaches.
  • The University's first All-American runner, Greta Sieve '11 received six MIAC All-Conference honors and four honorable mentions.
  • Leading the MIAC in scoring, Laura Kalbfell '12 is a true Wildcat on the basketball court. News Story »
  • A finalist for national player of the year, Michaela Michaelson '11 was named All-American and MIAC Player of the Year for ice hockey.

Athletics and fitness for everyone

Whether you're a hard-core athlete or a just looking to stay toned, you'll find opportunities to stay active at the University between rec or intramural sports and the Butler Center athletic building.

The Butler Center

The spacious Butler Center is available to all students. It includes weight equipment, a cardiovascular workout area, a regulation swimming pool, a suspended jogging track and a multipurpose gymnasium, as well as a sauna and spa.

St. Kate’s offers fitness classes such as yoga, spinning, aerobics and Pilates and a full schedule of intramural sports. An array of social events sponsored by the Butler Center include swing dancing lessons, rollerblading at the Metrodome and an annual kickball tournament.