BOSTON – Suffolk Athletics just got bigger as the Rams will now have a chance to compete in six new varsity sport programs Director of Athletics Cary McConnell announced Monday afternoon. Women's golf and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field will begin this coming academic year, while women's hockey will have a two-year build in period with an anticipated first varsity season of 2018-19.
"This is an exciting time for Suffolk Athletics," said McConnell. "To announce today that we are expanding competitive and educational settings for future Rams' is a yet another step in Suffolk's mission to recognize and develop student's full potential while wearing blue-and-gold and afterwards."
The addition of the programs will bring the total number of varsity programs at Suffolk to 19. This will give talented student-athletes the opportunity to compete in nine men's varsity programs and 10 women's varsity programs at the University.
A search for head coaches for all three sports and student-athlete recruitment will begin immediately.