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ELIZABETHTOWN COLLEGE

LUE JAYS

ATHLETICS

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MEN’S & WOMEN’S NCAA DIVISION III ATHLETIC TEAMS

MEN’S TEAMS BASEBALL BASKETBALL CROSS COUNTRY GOLF INDOOR TRACK & FIELD LACROSSE OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD SOCCER

WOMEN’S TEAMS BASKETBALL CROSS COUNTRY FIELD HOCKEY GOLF INDOOR TRACK & FIELD LACROSSE OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD SOCCER

SWIMMING

SOFTBALL

TENNIS

SWIMMING

VOLLEYBALL WRESTLING

TENNIS VOLLEYBALL

MISSION The Blue Jay intercollegiate athletics program provides Elizabethtown College students with varsity sport programs that support and enhance the students’ educational experience and develop important life skills. In our pursuit of excellence, we place the highest value on the principles of integrity, studentathlete welfare, sport and gender equity, sportsmanship and fair play.


WE ARE EXTREMELY PROUD OF THE SUCCESSES OUR STUDENT-ATHLETES HAVE HAD BOTH IN THE CLASSROOM AND ON THE PLAYING FIELD, AND WE THANK THEM FOR ADDING TO OUR LONG TRADITION OF BLUE JAY ATHLETIC EXCELLENCE.

CHRIS MORGAN ’91, DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

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MASCOT: BLUE JAY

SCHOOL COLORS: BLUE & GREY

CONFERENCE: *LANDMARK *MEN’S VOLLEYBALL: CONTINENTAL CONFERENCE

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MAJORS

103 MINORS

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3.32

AVERAGE ATHLETE GPA

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AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

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440 STUDENT ATHLETES


MAJORS AND CONCENTRATIONS Accounting Actuarial Science Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Biology Biological Science Health Professions

Biology Education (7–12) Biology Laboratory Science Business Administration Accounting Economics Entrepreneurship & Family Business Finance HR & Talent Management Marketing

Business Data Science Chemistry ACS Professional Chemical Physics Chemistry Management Premedical

Chemistry Education (7–12)

Chemistry Laboratory Sciences

English

Japanese

Literature Professional Writing

Journalism

Computational Physics

English Education (7–12)

Marketing

Computer Engineering

Environmental Science

Computer Science

Exercise Science

Criminal Justice

Finance

Legal Studies Advertising & Promotional Management Category Management Marketing Analytics Sales Management

Data Science

Financial Economics

Digital Media Production

Fine Arts Studio Art

Mathematical Business

Economics

Graphic Design

Mathematics

Education/Early Childhood

History

Applied Mathematics Pure Mathematics

Pre-K through 4 DUAL Special Education Certification Education/

Elementary Middle-Level (4–8) Engineering Biomedical Civil Electrical Environmental Industrial & Systems Mechanical Mechatronics

Individualized Major Information Systems International Business Accounting Economics Entrepreneurship & Family Business Finance HR & Talent Management Marketing Self-Designed

Self-Designed

Occupational Therapy 5-year, entry-level master’s or 6-year doctoral program: Student must have successfully completed B.S. in Health Sciences at Elizabethtown College.

Physician Assistant  Accelerated 5-year BS/MS degree

Physics Education (7–12) Political Science Psychology

Mathematics Education (7–12)

Public Health

Media Analytics & Social Media

Social Studies Education (7–12)

Music

Social Work

Music Education (K–12)

Sociology

Music Therapy Neuroscience

Spanish Education (K–12)

History

Physics

Human Services

Political Science

Information Systems

Psychology

Public Relations

Spanish

MINORS Architectural Studies

Coaching Cognitive Science

Arts Administration

Communications

Asian Studies

Computer Science

Biochemistry Biology Business Administration Chemistry

Creative Writing Data Analytics Economics English Literature

English Professional Writing Family Business & Entrepreneurship Finance French General Science German Graphic Design

International Studies Japanese Mathematics Music Philosophy

JOINT DEGREES Allopathic Medicine Dentistry

Law Medicine Optometry

Osteopathic Medicine Pharmacy

Religious Studies Sociology Spanish Studio Art Technical Design Women & Gender Studies DOCTORATE

Physical Therapy Veterinary Medicine

By combining specialized undergraduate studies at Elizabethtown with direct admission to graduate school (at partner institutions like Penn State, Drexel, and Widener), you can earn your advanced degree in less time than taking a traditional route. All this means you’ll save money on tuition and enter the workforce sooner.

Doctor of Occupational Therapy 6-year, entry-level doctoral program

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IT’S A PHRASE YOU’LL FIND ALL OVER CAMPUS ON EVERY GAME DAY. WHETHER ON THE COURT, IN THE POOL, ON THE TRACK, OR ON THE FIELD, THIS IS OUR NEST. IT’S OUR HOME, AND BLUE JAYS FIERCLY DEFEND ITS HONOR AT EVERY LEVEL OF COMPETITION. TEAM HIGHLIGHTS BASEBALL

› The baseball program has compiled the most CoSIDA Academic All Americans in school history (9) › Derek Manning ’20 became the first student-athlete in school history to be named CoSIDA Academic All-American Team Member of the Year in 2020

MEN’S BASKETBALL

› The men’s basketball program has qualified for the NCAA Division III Tournament five times, reaching the title game in 2002 and finishing the year National Runner-ups › The Blue Jays have amassed 1,015 wins in program history

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

› The women’s basketball team is the second most winningest program in NCAA Division III history, compiling 1,098 victories and winning two National Championships (1982 & 1989) › On top of having 11 All-Americans, both Paige Lutz ’84 and Jane Meyer ’86 were named Women’s Basketball Coaches Association National Player of the Year


WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

› The women’s cross country team has won 14 conference championships, including 13 straight starting in 2007 › The program has had 10 different teams qualify for the NCAA Division III Championship, the most recent coming in 2017

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY

› The men’s cross country team has won 19 conference championships, including six straight Landmark Conference Championships (2014-19) › The program boasts eight AllAmericans since 2001 with Samuel Gerstenbacher ’20 becoming the most recent harrier to earn the honor, crossing the line in 27th place at the 2019 NCAA Division III Championship

FIELD HOCKEY

› The field hockey program has reached the NCAA Division III Tournament 10 times with 11 AllAmericans › The 2019 team earned a spot on the National Field Hockey Coaches Association National Academic Team, claiming a team GPA of 3.0 or better

MEN’S GOLF

› The men’s golf program has qualified for three NCAA Division III Championships, earning their best result in 2008 with a 26th place finish › The Blue Jays home venue for practices and tournaments is the Hershey Country Club

WOMEN’S LACROSSE

› The women’s lacrosse program has reached the NCAA Division III Tournament three times, compiling five All-Americans › The 2019 team earned Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association National Academic Honors, claiming a team GPA of 3.0 or better

WOMEN’S GOLF

› The women’s golf team held its inaugural season in 2017 › In only three seasons, the program has already had 11 student-athletes earn Landmark Spring Academic Honor Roll accolades earn Landmark Spring Academic Honor Roll accolades

MEN’S LACROSSE

› The men’s lacrosse team has won the last three Landmark Conference Championships, the first three league titles in program history › A record three players earned AllAmerica honors in 2020, bringing the programs total to 12

SOFTBALL

› Elly McCarthy ’12 became the first National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American in program history in 2012 › Since joining the Landmark Conference in 2014, the program has had 31 student-athletes earn Landmark Spring Academic Honor Roll accolades, including a program record 10 in 2020

MEN’S SOCCER

› One of the most storied programs in Division III history, men’s soccer has tallied 875 wins, 35 AllAmericans and won the National Championship in 1989 › The Blue Jays have gone to the five consecutive Landmark Conference Championship games, winning the title in 2018


WOMEN’S SOCCER

› The women’s soccer team has reached the Landmark Conference semifinals in four of the last six years, hosting for the first time since 2014 in 2019 › Lydia Lawson ’21 became the first student-athlete in program history to earn All-America and CoSIDA Academic All-America honors in the same season during the 2019 season

MEN’S SWIMMING

› Casey Marshall ’20 became the first male swimmer in school history to win a Landmark Conference individual championship, capturing the 100 butterfly title in 2020 › Since joining the Landmark Conference in 2014, the program has had 28 student-athletes earn Landmark Winter Academic Honor Roll accolades

WOMEN’S SWIMMING

› Jackie Zimmerman ’99 is one of the most decorated individual studentathlete in school history, earning All-America honors eight times as a member of the women’s swimming team › Since joining the Landmark Conference in 2014, the program has had 49 student-athletes earn Landmark Winter Academic Honor Roll accolades

MEN’S TENNIS

› The men’s tennis team has compiled four conference championships and three NCAA Tournament appearances since 2005 › Since joining the Landmark Conference in 2014, the program has had 24 student-athletes earn Landmark Spring Academic Honor Roll accolades

WOMEN’S TENNIS

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

MEN’S TRACK & FIELD

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD

WRESTLING

› The women’s tennis team has won 13 conference championships, reaching the NCAA Division III Tournament nine times › The program has four All-Americans with Beckie Donecker ’82 earning the only NCAA Division III Singles National Championship in 1982

› Between the indoor and outdoor track & field season, the men’s program has 28 All-Americans and 55 NCAA Division III Championship qualifiers › Kevin Clark ’08 is the only National Champion in team history, winning the pole vault at the 2007 NCAA Indoor National Championship with a height of 17’-1-1/2”

› Between the indoor and outdoor track & field season, the women’s teams have nine All-Americans and 32 NCAA Division III Championship qualifiers › The women’s program has earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team honors for the 10th consecutive year in 2020

1-on-1 PERSONALIZED STRENGTH TRAINING AND FITNESS PROGRAM

› The men’s volleyball team held its inaugural season in 2019, claiming its first victory on January 23, 2019 against Widener › With a team GPA of 3.33, the program claimed its first American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award in 2020

› The women’s volleyball team tallied its most wins since 2007 in 2020, earning 25 victories and its first playoff berth since 2013 › With a team GPA of 3.62, the program claimed its fourth consecutive American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award in 2019

› The wrestling program boasts 21 AllAmericans and 66 NCAA Division III National Championship qualifier › Eric Mast ’77 is the only two-time National Champion in school history, winning the title at 118 pounds in 1974 and 1977


BOWERS CENTER FOR SPORTS, FITNESS & WELL-BEING:

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METERS OF INDOOR TRACK

ATHLETIC FACILITIES ALUMNI COURTS Six newly renovated tennis courts ALUMNI POOL Natatorium features a six-lane, 25-yard pool BOWER’S CENTER FOR SPORTS, FITNESS & WELL-BEING Features a field house including a 180-meter Mondo surface track, a fitness center with cardio, strength, conditioning and group fitness areas, and six athletic team locker rooms. OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD Only stand-alone track & field facility in the Landmark Conference, featuring a 400-meter Mondo surface track HERSHEY COUNTRY CLUB EAST 18-hole course is home to the College’s golf teams IRA R. HERR FIELD Soccer stadium featuring 1,000-capacity bleacher seating JAY WALK Multi-purpose space including offices, classrooms, video editing room, trophy display cases and lounge areas KEVIN SCOTT BOYD STADIUM Stadium home to the College’s baseball team THE NEST Home to the College’s softball team SOLAR ARRAY CROSS COUNTRY COURSE Home to the College’s cross country team THOMPSON GYMNASIUM Home to men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s volleyball, and wrestling teams WOLF FIELD Featuring an artificial turf surface, the field is home to the College’s field hockey, men’s and women’s lacrosse teams ELIZABETHTOWN WRESTLING ROOM Practice facility for Elizabethtown College wrestling

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STAY CONNECTED CAMPUS VISITS GUIDED CAMPUS TOURS SATURDAY INFO SESSIONS JAY CHATS INDIVIDUALIZED MEETINGS JAY FOR A DAY

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WHEN YOU CHOOSE TO BE A STUDENT-ATHLETE AT ETOWN YOU ARE ENTERING A FAMILY. EVERY MEMBER OF THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT WANTS THE BEST FOR US. BEING A BLUE JAY ATHLETE HAS BEEN AN ENRICHING EXPERIENCE, I’VE MADE LIFELONG FRIENDSHIPS WITH TEAMMATES AND HAVE LEARNED MORE ABOUT MYSELF AS AN INDIVIDUAL. EMILY GARVIN ’21, FIELD HOCKEY AND WOMEN’S LACROSSE

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