Georgetown Tigers

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Georgetown Tigers
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University Georgetown College
Association NAIA
Conference MSC
Athletic director Brian Evans
Location Georgetown, Kentucky
Varsity teams 17
Football stadium Toyota Stadium
Nickname Tigers
Colors Black and Orange[1]
         
Website georgetowncollegeathletics.com

The Georgetown College Tigers are the sports teams of Georgetown College located in Georgetown, Kentucky. They participate in the NAIA and in the Mid-South Conference (MSC).[2]

On April 28, 2012, the college officially announced that after a year-long study, it had decided to transfer its athletics program to NCAA Division II. It is presumed they will join the newly formed Great Midwest Athletic Conference.[3] However, on July 24, 2012, the college announced that its application to join the NCAA was denied. The membership committee had notified them on July 12 that "it felt that Georgetown College was not ready to enter the process at this time."[4]

Sports[edit]

The Tigers participate in 17 varsity sports.[5] The Tigers also have two co-ed teams and a dance team.[5]

Overview[edit]

  • 3 NAIA Football national championships (1991, 2000, and 2001)[6]
  • 2 NAIA Men's basketball national championships (1998, and 2003)[6]

Football[edit]

Toyota Stadium

Accomplishments[edit]

  • National Finalist – 1991, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
  • National Semi-Finalist – 2004, 2011
  • 17 Mid-South Conference Champions – 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011

Men's basketball[edit]

  • 36 appearances in NAIA National Tournament (Tournament Record)
  • 26 consecutive NAIA appearances (Tournament Record)
  • 57 wins in National Tournament History
  • 22 Sweet Sixteen appearances
  • 14 Elite Eight appearances
  • 12 Fab Four appearances
  • 5 National Title games

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Billy Ray Cyrus – American country singer (attended, but did not graduate)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colors & Font Usage". Retrieved August 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Members: Georgetown College". 2013. Retrieved Dec 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Georgetown College Athletics Applies for NCAA Affiliation". Georgetown College. April 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  4. ^ NCAA Division II Application denied
  5. ^ a b Sports teams
  6. ^ a b National Championships

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