.Providence is a division 3 school athletically with a division 1A bb and hockey team.
Just for the record, Providence is NOT a Division III school in its other sports.
In addition to its outstanding basketball & hockey programs, Providence has a long history of turning out superb runners. Their Men's Cross Country team, for example, has finished first or second in The Big East 6 times in the past ten years, including 4 team championships. Their Women's Cross Country team has finished first or second in The Big East 7 times in the past 10 years, including 3 team championships.