ABOUT LAGRANGE COLLEGE ATHLETICS
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 will begin their first year in the USA South Athletic Conference during the 2012-13 academic year.
During the 2011-12 school year, LaGrange athletic teams competed for conference and national recognition. Senior golfer Hudson Keener was the Great South Athletic Conference Player of the Year for the second straight year. The golf team received a bid to play in the NCAA Division III national championships for the fifth time in the past six years and sixth overall. The golf team also won the Great South Athletic Conferennce Championship Tournament. The men's basketball team won the GSAC regular season championship and were the runner-ups in the conference tournament. First year coach Kendal Wallace was the GSAC Coach of the Year, while Kyron Anderson was the GSAC Freshman of the Year and was also selected to the GSAC All-Conference team. The women's basketball team finished fifth in NCAA Division III in scoring while advancing to the GSAC Championship Tournament final for the first time. Women's soccer also reached the championship match of the GSAC tournament for the first time. In volleyball, the Panthers enjoyed their best season since 2005 and head coach Julie Moses was selected as the GSAC Coach of the Year. Sophomore Caroline Brashier was selected to the GSAC all-conference team in tennis and lost only one match during the season. LaGrange athletes earned 18 all-conference selections and 48 earn all-academic honors.