USD is a member of the NCAA Division I West Coast Conference. Football is a nonscholarship sport, with competition in the Pioneer Football League (Division I-AA). School colors are Torero Blue, Navy, and White. The mascot is the Torero (bullfighter), and teams compete as "The Toreros."

Sport Men's Women's
Baseball X  
Basketball X X
Crew X X
Cross Country X X
Football X  
Golf X  
Soccer X X
Softball   X
Spirit Team   X
Swimming and Diving   X
Tennis X X
Track   X
Volleyball   X

Other teams in the West Coast Conference include:

  • Gonzaga University Bulldogs (Spokane, WA)
  • Loyola Marymount University Lions (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Pepperdine University Waves (Malibu, CA)
  • St. Mary's College of California Gaels (Moraga, CA)
  • Santa Clara University Broncos (Santa Clara, CA)
  • University of Portland Pilots (Portland, OR)
  • University of San Francisco Dons (San Francisco, CA)

Other teams in the Pioneer Football League include:

  • Butler University Bulldogs (Indianapolis, IN)
  • Campbell University Camels (Buies Creek, NC)
  • Davidson College Wildcats (Davidson, NC)
  • Drake University Bulldogs (Des Moines, IA)
  • Jacksonville University Dolphins (Jacksonville, FL)
  • Marist College Red Foxes (Poughkeepsie, NY)
  • Morehead State University Eagles (Morehead, KY)
  • University of Dayton Flyers (Dayton, OH)
  • Valparaiso University Crusaders (Valparaiso, IN)