University of Rochester

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GPS Address: 720 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14627

From fitness classes to highly competitive sports teams, the University has great ways to stay physically active. The Robert B. Goergen Athletics Center features at 11,000-square-foot fitness center, an indoor 200-meter track, a 25-meter pool, four basketball/volleyball courts, four indoor tennis courts, five international squash courts, and two racquetball courts.

The Brian F. Prince Athletic Complex includes Fauver Stadium, with seating for over 5,000 spectators and an 400-meter running track; Lyman Outdoor Tennis Center with six lighted tennis courts, Towers Field, and North Field.

Nearby Genesee Valley Park features two 18-hole golf course, more recreational playing fields, an indoor ice rink, a 50-meter outdoor pool, and paved jogging trails along the Genesee River and Erie Canal.

The Rochester Yellowjackets play in the University Athletic Association and the Liberty League. UR teams have won four national championships at the NCAA Division III level, with women's soccer winning in 1986 and 1987, men's basketball winning in 1990 and men's cross country winning in 1991.  14 student athletes have won individual national titles across the sports of cross country, track and field, tennis and golf.  Most recently, Kylee Bartlett '19 won two national titles in 2017, capturing the indoor track and field title in the pentathlon before winning the outdoor track and field crown in the heptathlon.

Rochester has had over 600 All-Americans across all 23 of its varsity sports, while also excelling in the classroom by having nearly 100 CoSIDA Academic All-Americans.

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