GW has an extensive Division I program that includes Baseball, Men's and Women's Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Gymnastics,
Women's Lacrosse, Rowing, Men's and Women's Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming & Diving, Men's and Women's Tennis,
Volleyball, Men's and Women's Water Polo.The teams are called the Colonials and have achieved great successes in recent years including a first round victory in the
Men's NCAA Division-I Soccer Tournament in 2004 and
basketball beating No. 9 Michigan State and No. 12 Maryland in back to back games to win the 2004
BB&T Classic.Colonials athletic teams compete in the Atlantic 10
Conference.GWU's football team won the Sun Bowl in El Paso in 1956. The
school last competed in the sport in 1966 as a member of the Southern Conference.