Athletics

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Athletics


The College sponsors outstanding intercollegiate athletic programs for men and women. Allegheny’s 21 varsity athletic teams compete in the North Coast Athletic Conference and are members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division III. The varsity teams known as the “Gators” have enjoyed a tradition of success. Since baseball became the first varsity sport in 1867, the Gators have accumulated 15 national titles, 180 conference championships, and 540 NCAA All- Americans. In 2010-2011, the Athletic program had nine All- Americans, three Academic All-Americans, six NCAC Players of the Year, 132 All-Conference honors, and set 29 school records. Academically, the average student-athlete grade point average was a 3.0, with 47% earning a 3.0 or higher; 15% were higher than a 3.5 GPA.

Allegheny currently fields women’s teams in basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, and volleyball The ten varsity sports for men are baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track and field, and outdoor track and field.