Fighting Bee Athletics Starts Spring Schedule


This is a spring season unlike any other. COVID caused the restructuring of schedules and athletic seasons, resulting in 25 of the 29 sports currently practicing or competing this semester!

What does this mean? Last week alone, the Athletics Department hosted 14 events, approximately triple the numbers seen in a normal year!

Here are some of the highlights from the Fighting Bee teams:

  • Football started their season in February, but frigid temperature have caused some game cancellations.
  • SAU has hosted 5 indoor track meets and will host the CCAC Championships this weekend.
  • The Cheer and Dance teams competed virtually over the weekend, which included performing live and judged via teleconferencing system. 
  • At the Mid-States Tournament, men's bowling took 2nd out of 17 and women's bowling finished 8th of 15.
  • Men's and women's basketball are gearing up for the conference tournament, and men's and women's volleyball just started conference play.
  • Practice started for all lacrosse, soccer, swimming and diving teams, as well as baseball and softball. Competitions for many of them begin this week!


To add to the excitement, the university will host not one, but two National Championships this year! The 2021 Competitive Cheer & Dance National Championships are slated for mid-March (no spectators are allowed so cheer on the Bees via the live stream)! In May, the NAIA Golf National Championship will take place at TPC Deere Run. And by this time next year, Wrestling and Winter Color Guard will also be competing.

There's a lot going on, but the Bees miss hearing the cheers of their fans. Offer your support virtually through live-stream this year! Almost all of the home events are live-streamed, as well as many of the away ones. Check out for these details, as well as schedules and recaps. Go Bees!

You Might Also Be Interested In...

SAU Athletics

Peace & Social Justice | News
Group of DEI award winners

Rooted in our Catholic social teaching and guided by the principles of inclusivity, St. Ambrose University is unwavering in its commitment to cultivating an environment that embraces and celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as fundamental values interwoven into every aspect of campus life.

Read More About St. Ambrose...

Academic Excellence | News

St. Ambrose University (SAU) proudly concluded its spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 20, at the Vibrant Arena at the Mark in Moline, celebrating the academic achievements of 401 undergraduates, 125 master's degree recipients and 31 doctoral candidates.

Read More About 2023 Commencement...

Academics | News
Samantha and friend

In this Q&A, we hear from Samantha Sancen as she prepares to walk the graduation stage. Samantha shares her experience studying Political Science and Theology, her involvement in various student organizations, and the campus service that was most helpful to her during her time at St. Ambrose. She also reflects on the most significant lesson she learned while at the University and how it will shape her future endeavors.

Read More About Q&A: Samantha...

So, what's next?

Are you ready to take the next step? Click on the visit button below to learn more about our virtual and in-person visit options.