Lamar University competes at the NCAA Division I Level and is currently a member of the Southland Conference. Lamar offers 16 varsity sports, eight for women and eight for men. The eight women’s sports are volleyball, cross country, basketball, indoor and outdoor track, tennis, soccer and golf. The eight men’s sports are cross country, basketball, indoor and outdoor track, baseball, football, tennis and golf. Lamar has a rich tradition in athletics.