More than a century of competitive excellence, honors and achievement

Athletics honors and awards

For more than a century, Sun Devil Athletics has achieved legendary success on and off the field. With 26 intercollegiate varsity sports and more than 600 student-athletes representing Arizona State University, Sun Devil Athletics today is a force that brings even greater attention to the country’s most innovative university (U.S. News & World Report, 2016, 2017, 2018), while also engaging the regional community through thousands of volunteer service hours.

Seeking the highest-possible bar of excellence, Sun Devil Athletics shapes student-athletes who are successful academically and athletically, and who are prepared for success following graduation. Championship performance, integrity, graduation and tradition are hallmarks of the Sun Devil way.

179 Olympians

The 179 Sun Devil Olympians have represented 42 countries and competed or coached a total of 267 times. Twenty-seven current and former Sun Devils competed or coached in the 2016 Summer Games in Rio.

60 Olympic medals

The Sun Devils' 60 Olympic medals since the 1952 Helsinki games are ranked in the top 15 in the U.S. and include 25 golds, 12 silvers and 23 bronzes.

26 in the Hall

No less than 26 Sun Devils have earned top-of-the-sport Hall of Fame status: 5 NFL, 10 College Football, 10 National College Baseball, 1 Major League Baseball.

24 NCAA team championships

Of the Sun Devil's 24 NCAA team titles, eight have been won by the women's golf team, representing the most among NCAA Division I programs.


Sun Devil men's golfer Jon Rahm, ranked the No. 1 world amateur in 2016, is the first-ever two-time winner of the prestigious Ben Hogan Award, exemplifying collegiate golf's outstanding amateur player.

The Territorial Cup Series

The Sun Devils have won the ASU-Arizona Territorial Cup Championship Series four straight years. The Devils and Wildcats compete against one another in 20 common NCAA-sponsored sports.

Top 25 in U.S.

Dating to the designation's inception in 1962, Sun Devil student-athletes have earned 121 Academic All-American honors, complemented by 28 NCAA postgraduate awards.

#1 in Pac-12

Three Sun Devil teams ranked No. 1 in the Pac-12 for Graduation Success Rate in 2017: men's swimming and diving, softball and women's tennis.

87 percent GSR

For the 11th year in succession, Sun Devil student-athletes bested or tied their Graduation Success Rate in 2017, placing No. 4 in the Pac-12.

26 sports

Sun Devil Athletics is home to 26 NCAA varsity sports, third-most in the Pac-12. Women's triathlon won the USA Triathlon Women's Collegiate National Championship in its first two seasons, 2016 and 2017.

#1 in the U.S.

Sun Devil Athletics ranked No. 1 in the country for sustainable practices by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and USG Corp. in 2016.

290,468 served

More than 290,000 community members across Arizona and in Anaheim, Calif. were served by ASU student-athletes representing Sun Devils Serve in 2016–2017.

Learn more about Sun Devil Athletics: its storied history, continued growth, academic and championship success, men's and women's sports, event schedules, facilities, honored traditions, service in the community and even the Sun Devil Marching Band.