Shippensburg University has won several regional and national athletic championships. The Dixon trophy is awarded to the top athletic program in the 18 university Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Shippensburg has won the trophy seven times, the most by any PSAC member. Their titles came in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, and 2011.  SU has finished either first or second in the Dixon Trophy standings 15 times in 21 years. The women's rugby club won intercollegiate Division II national titles in 2008 and 2009.  The 2011-2012 Men's rugby club were the Men's College Division I-AA Keystone Rugby Conference Champions.