The 15 intercollegiate varsity sports teams that represent Stephen F. Austin University are the Lumberjacks and the Ladyjacks. The Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks are members of the NCAA Division 1 and compete in the Southland Conference. The men field teams in baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, and track & field. The women field teams in basketball, bowling, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.
The official colors for the SFA Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks are purple and white. Key facilities to see the Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks compete include the SFA Softball Field, William R. Johnson Coliseum, Jaycees Field, and Homer Bryce Stadium.