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We Are Wildcats

For Wildcats, it's more than a game. It's a chance to show the world what we're made of.
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Linfield women's soccer team
Football team on game day

Uncommonly wild

Champions Compete here

Home of the nation's only football program with the most consecutive winning seasons (65 to be exact), three national baseball titles, two-time national softball champions, 21 NCAA Division III teams. So, yeah - we are the champions.

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student at pep rally

Uncompetitive fun

Play Around

Linfield's recreational sports program is an opportunity to compete with your friends and peers in a safe and fun environment. Flag football, innertube water polo, sand volleyball or soccer anyone?

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Cheer team welcoming students to campus

Unbridled enthusiasm

We've got the moves

If you have an infectious spirit and energy known to bring a crowd to their feet, you may find a home with the Linfield Cheer and Wildcat Dance programs. Perform for fans at athletic events and other Linfield activities.

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Uncommonly Driven

Meet our Student-Athletes

the wrestling mat being rolled out in Ted Wilson Gymnasium by three people.
Hanna Gillas '26 posing with her arms flexed in her Linfield wrestling singlet
the wrestling mat being rolled out in Ted Wilson Gymnasium by three people.
Wrestling for the Wildcats
“The women’s [wrestling] coach, Coach Alyssa, is what really drew me in,” said Hanna Gillas '26. “I knew that I’d really grow as a wrestler with her, and I knew she’d put a team together that would feel like a family.”
an aerial view of Linfield University McMinnville Campus in fall
Kayley, Matigan and Olivia performing with the Linfield Dance Team at a Wildcat football game
an aerial view of Linfield University McMinnville Campus in fall
My Bonus Families For Fall Family Weekend
Linfield’s annual Fall Family Weekend brought forth a flood of Wildcat families. Kayley Dombrigues '25 spent hers with the families of her roommates, Olivia Welsh ’25 and Matigan Dodge ’25. Kayley said, "By folding me into their family activities, I felt the security and warm-loving comfort of family in the absence of my own."
Janessa at the NCAA Men's March Madness
A photo of Janessa Yniguez
Janessa at the NCAA Men's March Madness
Seizing the Opportunity
With close relationships with professors, supportive teammates on and off the basketball court and a trip to the NCAA women's basketball championship tournament, rising senior Janessa Yniguez ’23 has made the most of every opportunity presented during her time at Linfield.  
Linfield students studying the vineyards of Crawford Beck in Amity, OR
Evan Kern '23 opening a bottle of wine during a wine tasting
Linfield students studying the vineyards of Crawford Beck in Amity, OR
Harvesting a New Passion
"Honestly, it just came out of nowhere," said Evan Kern '23. "Not a lot of schools in the country have a wine studies program. It's really cool that Linfield students have the opportunity to study wine right in the center of one of the premier wine regions in the world."