Atlanta's Collegiate Teams
Atlanta college sports run from large university athletic associations hosting Atlanta college football to smaller liberal arts colleges with championship Atlanta college basketball, golf or baseball programs. Year-round Atlanta college sports make it easy for you to catch an event whenever you are in town.
Georgia Tech (Georgia Institute of Technology) Dan Radakovich, Director of Athletics, oversees teams in 17 sports. Tech won four National Football Championships in 1917, 1928, 1952, and 1990. Other major highlights include two Final Four appearances by the Tech men's basketball team in 1990 and 2004, a NWIT women's basketball title in 1992 and three College World Series berths in baseball.
University of Georgia Even though UGA is located in Athens, about 75 miles north of the city, the school is still an important part of Atlanta college sports. An annual football rivalry game pits Georgia Tech against the Georgia Bulldogs in alternating towns. Teams participate in the Southeastern Conference (SEC).
Agnes Scott College As a member of the NCAA Division III, Agnes Scott offers six varsity sports with top-flight coaches and exceptional facilities.
Atlanta Christian College In the past 10 years, Charger athletic teams have won not only regional, but also national championships. ACC fields six intercollegiate athletic teams
Clark Atlanta University The Panthers offer 11 intercollegiate sports including women's cross-country, volleyball, basketball, fast pitch softball, track and field, and tennis, and men's football, cross-country, basketball, baseball, and track and field.
Emory University Emory University's athletic program has 350 student-athletes comprising the school's 18 varsity sports including baseball, basketball, tennis, swimming and diving. Emory competes at the NCAA Division III level.
Georgia Perimeter College A member of the National Junior College Athletic Association and the Georgia Junior College Athletic Association, GPC fields eight competitive teams in men and women basketball, soccer and tennis, baseball and softball.
Georgia State University, a member of the Colonial Athletic Association, has 17 varsity athletic teams. The team includes men's & women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, and track, as well as volleyball, softball and baseball. Debuting in 2010, the Panthers football team will kickoff their first season in the Georgia Dome.
Kennesaw State University The Fighting Owls participate in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Conference with its biggest sport is its basketball program.
Morehouse College The Maroon Tigers participate in baseball, basketball, football, golf, tennis and track & field.
Oglethorpe University OU Athletics participate in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference in Division III. The men's golf program recently attained a national ranking of #1 and the women's basketball team competed in the NCAA's Final Four in 2008.
Clayton State University The Clayton State Lakers are home to the 2009 Peach Belt Conference Men's golf champions and participate in men's and women's basketball, tennis, soccer, as well as cross country and track & field.
Spelman College The Jaguars are part of the Great South Athletic Conference and play basketball, cross-country, golf, softball, soccer, tennis and volleyball.