School Sports Team
Caltech Athletics is a member of NCAA Division III and the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC)
Caltech has athletic teams in baseball, men's and women's basketball, cross country, fencing, men's and women's soccer, swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis, track and field, women's volleyball, and men's and women's water polo. Caltech's mascot is the Beaver, and its teams play in the SCIAC, which Caltech co-founded in 1915. The fencing team competes in the NCAA's Division I, facing teams from Air Force, UCSD and Stanford, among others.