ABOUT LAGRANGE COLLEGE ATHLETICS

LaGrange Panthers Softball Athletics are an important part of the LaGrange experience. The College currently features 16 intercollegiate sports (8 for men, 8 for women) Football was added beginning in the fall of 2006 and women’s lacrosse was added in the spring of 2010. The school also has a host of intramural activities. Among the best in the region, our athletic facilities include a $2 million baseball stadium, a natatorium and a softball complex.

Over one-third of on-campus students participate in athletics at LaGrange, which is a member of the NCAA Division III. Panther teams, with the exception of swimming, compete in the USA South Athletic Conference. The swim teams are members of the Appalachian Swimming Conference.

LaGrange athletic teams completed their first year of competition in the USA South Athletic Conference during the 2012-13 season. LaGrange athletic teams had 123 student-athletes earn USA South All-Academic recognition. The Panthers had 25 athletes named to various USA South All-Conference honors. In football, junior linebacker Andre Carter was selected as the USA South Defensive Player of the Year. Carter and sophomore placekicker Will Jeffcoat were named to two different All-American squads, the first football players to earn All-American status. Sophomore Cory Howard was named to the first team PING Division III Golf All-American team, the fourth straight year a Panther golfer has earned All-American status. In women's basketball, senior Heather Miller was a first team USA South All-Conference selection and also was named to the D3hoops.com South All-Region teams. Freshman Lauren Brandner became the first LaGrange cross country athlete to run in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional. The men's soccer and football teams received USA South Team Sportsmanship Awards as voted on by their peers.