What sports are you passionate about?!

Thank you for your support of Viking Athletics. Your investment in our success through the Viking Athletic Club (VAC) will ensure our student-athletes are supported in the classroom and in uniform and give our coaches the resources they need to keep their programs at the top.

Your Impact 

We are pleased to recognize gifts of $100 or more to any Viking athletic team or scholarship with membership in the Viking Athletic Club. your gift makes a difference in the lives of more than 300 WWU student-athletes and enables our coaches to do what they do best-coach. Your gift transforms the student-athlete experience and makes their dreams possible. Through hard work, determination and donor support, Viking student-athletes do not let anything stand in their way on the road to victory. 

Why we need your support

 The University and the Athletic Department rely on gifts from generous donors like you to support life-changing scholarships, provide teams with essential training tools and equipment and give student-athletes the opportunity to compete at the highest levels. Your gift creates the margin of excellence needed to make the Viking experience complete. 

Areas to Support 

Your donation, whether it be to your favorite team or to general athletics as a whole, impacts every aspect of the student-athlete experience. From the training room to the classroom, to on-court and on-field competition, your generosity makes a huge difference. WWU Athletics has finished in the top 50 in the NCAA II Learfield Directors’ Cup standings in 14 of the past 15 years, and in the top 20 in eight of the last 11 years. WWU’s programs have won 11 team national championships, most recently the 2016 women’s soccer team and the 2017 women’s rowing team. Outside of competition. WWU’s student-athletes have compiled an academic success rate at 90%, earning the NCAA’s President’s Award for Academic Excellence each of the last two years. During the recently-completed 2017-18 sports season, 9 of 15 programs had representation at the NCAA Championships, 75 student-athletes earned GNAC Academic All-Star status, 27 received all-region honors and 9 were named All-Americans. The 2018-19 athletics season is off to a tremendous start with all eight programs that competed during the fall earning national rankings, including the volleyball team advancing to the national championship game, the cross country teams both competed in the NCAA II Championships and the women’s soccer team advanced to the NCAA II West Regional for the fourth consecutive season.

You can support Viking Athletics as a whole or choose to designate your gift to one of our specific sport teams helping our student-athlete success today!

***2:1 Student Challenge Has Been Met, Thank you!***
The first $7,000 in students gifts (up to $100 per student) have been matched 2:1 by Dave Mann, '82 and Ann Thomson Mann, Jing de Jong, Healthy Pet and other generous alumni.
Goodrich Dolfo Endowment Women's Basketball Challenge
The first $3,000 donated to the Lynda Goodrich and Carmen Dolfo Endowment for Excellence (Women's Basketball) have been matched dollar for dollar by Viking Hall of Famer Anne Cooper, '86 and Richard Barkosky.
Track and Field Challenge
The first $750 to Track and Field will be matched by proud alumnus and Foundation Board Member Tony George.
Top 5 WWU Fundraisers
The WWU Alumni Association will reward the top five areas that secure the most gifts with a bonus of $1,000 each!
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