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While many know Visitation as one of the strongest athletic programs in the area, we take greater pride in the values our players bring to and learn on the field and the wellness practices students hone during their time here.

We offer Freshman, Junior Varsity, and Varsity level competition, as well as no-cut sports like cross country and track, so there's a home for every athlete. Our teams are consistently competitive across the board, earning banners and winning championships. Our student-athletes earn recognition as All-League and Washington Post All-Met athletes and even national honors, with many continuing their careers at the collegiate level.

Visitation has won the Lewis Cup for overall athletic excellence 13 times - more than any other school in the Independent School League.

The strength of our program goes far beyond awards and banners. Our student-athletes build pride and confidence through practice and hard work. They learn the rewards of teamwork, good sportsmanship, patience, and perseverance.

Check out our teams!

Select a sport to visit the team page and learn more about it!

Meet Our Coaches

Coach Abell, Volleyball

 “Visi Athletics is defined by the distinguished women who compete for our programs each season. The opportunity to compete at a high level with these young women for championships while helping them grow in general is what drew me to Visitation in the first place. It is truly a special environment."

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Coach Abell, Crew

"Working with the Georgetown Visitation athlete for the past 20ish years they never fail to impress me with their commitment to doing not only their best, but willing to stretch themselves just that little bit more to be better than the day before."

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Visi Athletics Stats

 

24

varsity, JV & freshman teams

12

different sports

66%

students play at least one sport while at Visi

9

consecutive Lewis Cup wins for overall athletic excellence

50

student managers

2

athletic trainers

10

alumnae coaches

10

2018-2019 All-Met Athletes

3

no-cut sports

Athletic Facilities

Visitation boasts excellent athletic facilities tucked right in the heart of the city:

  • 2 playing fields (1 Bermuda grass and 1 artificial surface)
  • 4 tennis courts
  • 1 Athletic Center

This award-winning sports complex includes classrooms, a weight and aerobics room, a training room, visiting- and home-team locker rooms, a student lounge, and a gym with seating for 500.

All of our teams practice on campus, with the exception of:

  • Crew - practices nearby on the Potomac River
  • Swim & Dive - practices at the University of DC

Meet the Cubs: Ferdinand & Nicodemus

Visitation is unique: instead of having just ONE mascot, we have TWO: the White Team Bear and the Gold Team Tiger! Together, we are the Cubs!

Learn more about the friendly rivalry between our two school teams.

 

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Visi Athletics News

Visitation Field Hockey Honored by NFHCA

Georgetown Visitation’s field hockey team was recently named to the 2021 NFHCA High School National Academic Squad by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association NFHCA). Visitation was one of only 280 high schools from around the nation to have players recognized for their outstanding dedication to excellence both on the field and in the classroom. 

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