Game On: Go Hawks

Fly high! With more than 20 sports teams to cheer for at Chowan, there is always an opportunity to get involved — as a player, a spectator, or a raving fan! So, come on. Don the blue and white! No matter the field of play, together, we soar. The Chowan Hawks compete at the NCAA Division II level and are members of both the Conference Carolinas and the historic Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA est. 1912).


sponsored programs


NCAA Division II




Blue, White

49 conference championships

in 6 difference sports


Regional appearances


Sweet 16 appearance


All-Americans (during NCAA Era)

Conferences: Conference Carolinas and the historic Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA est. 1912)

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Hawks Athletic Center
The Hawks Athletic Center is home to the Bob Burke Court, Bynum Brown Aquatic Center, the Fitness Center, and as also serves as the office center for the athletic department administration as well as a few coaches.
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Hawks Athletic Center

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Esports Room
Located in the Hawks Athletic Center, the Esports Room was originally a classroom, and reconfigured and outfitted for the newly formed Esports program in 2020.
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Garrison Stadium and Pond Center
Garrison Stadium has been home to the Hawks Football program for over fifty years. With seating on both sides, the stadium houses up to 2,500 fans and boasts a nicely furnished press box that includes box seating. Garrison Stadium boasts a 130 locker field house just off of the playing field and in close proximity to the football hub, the Pond Center.
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Vincent Athletic Center
The Vincent Athletic Center is located just east of the Hawks Athletic Center. Inside this 8,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility you will find a welcoming lobby with a support staff, locker rooms and office for both men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s lacrosse teams, a conference/team room, and an athletic training room. The building is adjacent to the upper athletic fields where their respective fields are located.
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Soccer Champs 2022

Conference Carolinas soccer champions

Chowan finished their historic season with the most wins in Division II history, first Conference Carolinas Tournament Championship, NCAA Tournament bid, first NCAA Tournament win, NCAA Sweet 16 appearance.

Athletic News

Coach Paul Johnson
Athletics, Campus News, Featured
Chowan Football Joins Gulf South, Conference Carolinas In 2025

In an introductory press conference held in the Football Pond Center, the introduction of Head..

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Paul Johnson Tabbed As Head Football Coach

Formal Introduction on January 26 Chowan University and Vice President for Athletics, Patrick Mashuda, announced..

Athletic Events



Women’s Lacrosse vs Methodist
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm / Murfreesboro, N.C.



Baseball at Goldey-Beacom 
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm



Baseball at Millersville | Double Header
11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Opportunities to Soar

What I have learned from Chowan is that having a close circle of friends that is your team is good. They are there to support you and push you to strive for the better. Chowan professors and campus staff are truly here to help us and are genuinely concerned for our well-being.
LAMONICA PEGRAM  |  2022  |  cheerleader

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Main number: (252) 398-1239


Chowan University
Athletic Department
757 Union Street
Murfreesboro, NC 27855