2021-2022 University Catalog

Athletics

Athletic competition is an important dimension in the lives of Multnomah students, almost half participate in team sports at the varsity and intramural levels.

Multnomah is a member of the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The CCC was formed in 1993 and has eleven full-member schools including College of Idaho, Corban University, Eastern Oregon University, Evergreen State College, Northwest Christian University, Northwest University, Oregon Institute of Technology, Southern Oregon University, Walla Walla University, and Warner Pacific College.

The CCC sponsors championships for men and women in soccer, basketball, golf, cross country, and track and field. In addition, championships are held in women’s volleyball and softball and men's baseball and wrestling.

Members of the NAIA are committed to the overall success of the student athletes at their member institutions. This commitment includes adhering to the NAIA Champions of Character, Live 5 Program, and the five core themes of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership.

Multnomah participates in women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, men's and women's lacrosse, men’s and women's soccer, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field, men’s and women’s cross country, and men’s golf. Teams have the opportunity to advance to regional and national championships.

Multnomah teams have played ball and shared the Gospel throughout Australia, Europe, Mexico, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Taiwan, Czech Republic, and Alaska. Multnomah’s Fulton and Elaine Lytle Gymnasium is one of the finest small-college athletic facilities in the Pacific Northwest. The gym features two full-size basketball courts, a well-equipped weight room, roomy locker and shower areas, and a spectator seating capacity for 1,100 people.