Intercollegiate Athletics

Amanda LukovicAs a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association and Florida Community College Activities Association, Indian River State College competes on a statewide and national level in men’s and women’s basketball, swimming and diving, men’s baseball, women’s softball, and women’s volleyball. Grants-in-aid are available in all sports. Although academics never take a backseat to athletics at IRSC, the athletic teams receive the administrative support and backing necessary to perform to the best of their abilities.

The IRSC Men’s Swimming and Diving Team holds the distinction for winning the most consecutive national championships by any college or university in the United States in any intercollegiate sport. The men’s team won its 38th consecutive national championship and the women’s team won its 34th national championship at the 2012 NJCAA meet. In 1990, 1996, and 2003, the teams were recognized in Sports Illustrated magazine.

The IRSC Baseball Team has also gained prominence as Southern Conference champions in 2012, winning four Florida State championships in 1979, 1993, 1995, and 1996, and qualifying to compete in the JUCO World Series. In 2002, the IRSC Softball Team won the NJCAA National Fast Pitch Softball Championship title and were the Southern Conference champions in 2011 and 2012.

IRSC’s Basketball and Volleyball teams consistently distinguish themselves in Southern Conference and state competition. IRSC Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams were Southern Conference Champions in 2007 and 2010 with the men also winning in 2008 and 2012, and the women winning in 2009 and 2011. The IRSC Volleyball Team participated in the 2012 and 2002 State Tournaments after being ranked in the top 10 all year.

IRSC boasts a state-of-the-art Baseball/Softball Complex as home field to the IRSC Baseball and Softball teams. The complex features two fenced-in fields and two electronic scoreboards. With its gymnasium, worldclass aquatic complex, racquetball and tennis courts, and weight training facility, IRSC encourages the well-rounded development of its students.