Two hundred and seventy nine teams are involved in various RecSports activities this semester. The program has grown tremendously from when it was created, with football and soccer as the two leading sports, according to RecSports advisor
Many students get involved simply for the love of the game.
“I love intramural soccer. You get to meet great people in a more relaxed
environment and at the same time get to play the best game ever,” said sophomore Ariel Russon.
One of the main reasons that students participate in RecSports is to be social and have fun. Students also play for fitness, the opportunity to compete and for leadership opportunities, according to Tustian.
“RecSport’s biggest goal is to get students involved,” said Trent Shippen, university sports coordinator.
RecSports is separated into two blocks, which consist of outdoor and indoor activities. When the second academic block starts on campus, another set of RecSports activities will also begin.
“We want students to be involved. Not in their apartments playing video games. We want to build Zion and disciple leaders,” Shippen said.
RecSports offers students a chance to be competitive, active and to
“Let Loose. It’s a great stress reliever,” Tustian said.
For more information about RecSports call 496-2115 or visit