Basketball, volleyball, cheerleading and beyond. Sports are one of the major factors when picking a college. That’s why it’s so important to know whose got the best program. Lucky for Long Islanders, they don’t have to go far to find a college with a great sports program. Here are this year’s winners.
Long Islanders Voted Stony Brook University in Stony Brook Best College Sports Program on Long Island!
1. Stony Brook University
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook. 631-632-6000. www.stonybrook.edu
From NCAA Division 1 baseball, swimming, track & field, cross country, football, tennis, lacrosse, soccer and basketball (to name a few), Stony Brook University offers students 20 varsity sports programs with a dedication to its athletes achieving mastery both on the field and behind their desks. In the words of its Director of Athletics Name, Jim Fiore: “The Department of Athletics is striving to instill a sports culture at Stony Brook that values and espouses family, team, a winning attitude, class, pride, high expectations and high accountability.” Go Seawolves!
2. Hofstra University
Hofstra University, Hempstead. 516-463-6600. www.hofstra.edu
3. LIU Post
LIU Post, 700 Northern Blvd., Brookville. 800-LIU-PLAN. www.liu.edu