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Shenandoah University Athletics Mission Statement

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The Shenandoah University Department of Athletics is committed to the holistic development of student-athletes.  Each individual is offered the opportunity to excel in the classroom, in competition and in the community.  All members of the Department of Athletics have the responsibility to establish a competitive, disciplined and professional atmosphere in which to inspire student-athletes.

In the classroom, Shenandoah student-athletes discover and explore their passion for lifelong learning. In conjunction with the faculty and staff, student-athletes are encouraged to become critical, reflective thinkers.

In each sport, Shenandoah student-athletes dedicate themselves to a challenging, competitive environment. They are constantly working towards reaching their maximum potential as individuals within the team concept.

Through service to the community, Shenandoah student-athletes develop into compassionate, driven citizens who have a guiding set of ethical beliefs and principles they will carry with them the rest of their lives.

Student-athletes at Shenandoah University uphold the highest standards of character and sportsmanship. Each member of the Department of Athletics adheres to the ideals of the NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.

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