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25% of Nazareth undergraduates play on our 26 NCAA Division III athletic teams. In the last several years, the Golden Flyers have captured Empire 8 Conference titles in men’s soccer, women’s swimming and diving, men’s swimming and diving, men’s basketball, women's hockey, women’s volleyball, women’s tennis, and men’s lacrosse. 

Nazareth has also had several athletes recognized as All-Americans recently, including competitors in women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s lacrosse, men’s basketball, men’s hockey, women’s swimming and diving, men’s track and field, and women’s track and field. 

On Naz Giving Day, your gift to Athletics will help our student-athletes excel in the classroom and on the field or court, in the pool, and on the ice.

Support these general athletics funds:

Athletic Training Fund

Athletics Department

Women's Athletics Program

Or by sport/team:

Co-Ed Teams
Cross Country/Track & Field Teams
Swimming & Diving Team
Tennis Team - First Serve Club
Dance Team Gift Fund
Equestrian Team

Men's Teams
Women's Teams
Men's Basketball Team
Women's Basketball Team
Men's Golf Team
Women's Golf Team
Men's Ice Hockey Team
Women's Ice Hockey Team
Men's Lacrosse Team
Women's Lacrosse Team
Men's Soccer Team
Women's Soccer Team
Men's Volleyball Team
Women's Volleyball Team
Men's Rugby Team

Field Hockey Team

Softball Team

Women's Crew Team

Mary T. Bush ’51, Ph.D. Memorial Challenge
Mary T. Bush ’51 was a beloved professor emerita of history and political science, and an untiring advocate for Nazareth until her passing in November 2022 at the age of 94. Please join us in celebrating Mary's lifelong legacy during our lunchtime challenge. If 400 gifts are made between noon and 2 p.m. (EST), we will unlock an additional $34,500 from generous donors and friends of Mary.
Nazareth Parents and Families Challenge
When 200 parents, grandparents, or family members of Nazareth students – current or past – make a gift on Naz Giving Day, a group of generous Nazareth parents will give an additional $13,000 to the Parents and Families Annual Fund.
200 / 200 Gifts
Graduate Alumni Challenge
Nazareth helped propel you further in your career, so let's help propel future generations of graduate students with our support. Jackie Aab ‘75G, Harvest Gionta ‘00G, A. Scott Hecker '76G, and an anonymous donor will give an additional $27,500 if 150 graduate alumni make a gift today!
150 / 150 Gifts
Senior Gift Challenge
Today is the day, seniors! An anonymous donor will give an additional $5,000 if 150 members of the senior class make a gift. By showing your pride on #NazGivingDay, you help make the Nazareth experience possible for the Golden Flyers who will follow in your footsteps.
150 / 150 Gifts
Women's Athletics Challenge
In honor and recognition of the decades of women’s athletics programs at Nazareth, we challenge you to step up and support these teams today! When 250 gifts are made to the Women’s Athletics Fund or any specific women’s athletic program here at Naz, we will unlock $11,000 in additional gifts!
250 / 250 Gifts
$20,000 for Naz Athletics
Nazareth College Athletics needs 500 gifts on Naz Giving Day to unlock an additional $20,000 from generous athletics donors. Gifts to all teams count. LET’S GO Golden Flyers!
500 / 500 Gifts
Kickoff Challenge: First 150 gifts!
Thanks to the amazing community Naz Giving Day is off to a great start!!! Your first 150 gifts helped us unlock an additional $90,000 from generous Nazareth trustees. Let's keep the day rolling!
150 / 150 Gifts
First-Time Donors
Naz Giving Day is all about welcoming new members to our family of supporters! Kaitlynn and Douglas Jack, plus an anonymous donor, will give $6,500 when 100 donors make their first gift to Nazareth today!
100 / 100 Gifts
Athletics GOAL Leaderboard
Goal amounts for each team reflect a 20% increase of donors from 2022 - let's go Golden Flyers!!! ⭐
Rank Teams % +/- Goal
1 Field Hockey Team +35.48% 168
goal: 124
2 Tennis Team - First Serve Club +22.73% 54
goal: 44
3 Equestrian Team +22.41% 71
goal: 58
4 Women's Lacrosse Team +11.76% 76
goal: 68
5 Women's Soccer Team +5.56% 171
goal: 162
Student Donor Challenge
If 350 current students give today, Marie Baglio '57 will make a gift of $10,000 to our Nazareth Annual Fund – which supports the Student Financial Aid Fund and Student Life Fund.
350 / 350 Gifts
Battle of the Naz Decades
The Alumni Advisory Board wants to inspire some friendly competition between the decades of alumni for the most participation. Make your gift and tell your classmates to help get your class decade to the top of the leaderboard! The decade with the most gifts wins and the Alumni Advisory Board will donate $4,000 in your honor!
Graduation Decade
Rank Answer Gifts
1 2020's 194
2 2010's 102
3 2000's 101
4 1990's 76
5 1980's 65
6 1970's 63
7 1960's 44
8 1950's 13
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