The American Eagles are the athletics teams that represent the American University in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I competition. American is a member of the Patriot League in all sports except wrestling, where it is a member of the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association. Teams include men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's swimming & diving, men's and women's track, women's volleyball, women's lacrosse, women's field hockey, and men's wrestling. Many of the teams have gone on to win Patriot League championships over the years. The school is most likely known for their outstanding field hockey, volleyball, and wrestling school. The team colors are AU red and blue.