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There are two types of opportunities for college students to play with university-affiliated teams:
varsity and club

Varsity Field Hockey

In Western Pennsylvania , five schools have Varsity programs. 

In order to play at the Varsity level in college, athletes typically have to be recruited out of high school.

More information about each of their programs can be found on their websites, linked below.

Allegheny College

A NCAA Division 3 school competing in the NCAC. Located in Meadville, PA.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania

A NCAA Division 2 school competing in the PSAC. Located in Indiana, PA.

Mercyhurst University

A NCAA Division 2 School competing in the PSAC. Located in Erie, PA.

St. Francis University

A NCAA Division 1 School competing in the NEC. Located in Loretto, PA.

Slippery Rock University

A NCAA Division 2 School competing in the PSAC. Located in Slippery Rock, PA.

Club Field Hockey

Club teams can be joined by anyone attending the university, and the competition and commitment level is a step down from Varsity programs.

At the collegiate level, the National Field Hockey League runs club competition throughout the US.  To learn more about NFHL please visit their website at

Colleges and Universities with Club Field Hockey

University of Pittsburgh - to receive information from the Michigan Field Hockey Club, visit their Instagram page @fhcypittsburgh and email them at

Grove City College -  listed as an active club on the NFHL website.  Email them at

Duquesne University -  listed as an active club on the NFHL website. Email them at

To share information about Club field hockey at your school, please email and let us help!