Athletics has a long and storied tradition at Siena Heights. During the period when Siena Heights was an all-women’s college, it was known for its achievements in women’s basketball.
Siena Heights began intercollegiate athletics for both men and women in the early 1970s, first taking the nickname “Cannonballers” for one year before being renamed the “Saints.” The Saints currently offer 10 men's and 10 women's sports. All offer athletic scholarship assistance.
Academics and athletics go hand-in-hand at Siena Heights. In 2012 our 443 student-athletes had a combined 3.08 gpa.
Siena Heights is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and compete in the following conferences/leagues: the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference, the Mid-States Football Association, the U.S. Bowling Congress Collegiate Division, the National Women's Lacrosse League, the Mid-America Men's Volleyball Intercollegiate Conference and the Central Collegiate Lacrosse Association.