BALTIMORE, Md. – Sanford J. Ungar, President of Goucher
College and Chair of the Landmark Conference Executive Board,
announced today that Elizabethtown College has accepted an
invitation to join the Landmark Conference as its ninth member in
athletic competition, beginning July 1, 2014.
Elizabethtown, which sponsors 22 varsity sports, is the first college to be added to the Landmark Conference since it began intercollegiate competition in 2007. It joins inaugural member-institutions The Catholic University of America (Washington, D.C.), Drew University (Madison, N.J.), Goucher College (Baltimore, Md.), Juniata College (Huntingdon, Pa.), Moravian College (Bethlehem, Pa.), the University of Scranton (Scranton, Pa.), Susquehanna University (Selinsgrove, Pa.), and the United States Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point, N.Y.).
Elizabethtown has competed against many of the schools that make up the Landmark Conference and has a rich history with geographic rivals such as Juniata, Moravian, Susquehanna, and Scranton.
Elizabethtown College, located in historic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is a private coed institution offering more than four dozen liberal arts, fine and performing arts, science and engineering, business, communications and education degrees.
Members of the Landmark Conference share a focus on institutional excellence through the emphasis of their academic missions and a belief that athletics competition is an important component of the undergraduate experience. Intercollegiate athletic programs are maintained with a perspective that holds paramount the academic programs of the institution and the academic and personal growth of the student-athlete. Headquartered on the campus of Goucher College, the Landmark sponsors championships in 20 different sports. For more information on the Landmark, click here.
To view the complete Landmark Conference release announcing Elizabethtown’s addition, click here.