The 2010-11 season marked the 20th Anniversary for the Patriot League as an all-sport conference.
Aug. 7, 2011
Center Valley, Pa. - With just days to go until a new Patriot League season, remember the top moments, teams and stories from the 2010-11 campaign through the League's inaugural Season in Review publication.
The 2010-11 Patriot League Season in Review magazine includes information on the Patriot League and a half-page on each of the 23 championship sports from the past season.
In addition to the Season in Review publication, the top accomplishments by student-athletes over the past season are included in the Patriot League Academic and Athletic Success page and through a 2010-11 photo gallery
Fans can also re-live the men and women's basketball and Patriot League Championship action broadcast on Patriot League All-Access over the course of the 2010-11 season.
Now in its third decade as an all-sport conference combining academic and athletic excellence, the Patriot League sponsors championships in 23 men and women's sports. Initially started as an NCAA Division I-AA football conference in 1986, the Patriot League became an all-sport conference in 1990 and includes American, Army, Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh and Navy as full members, and Fordham, Georgetown and MIT as associate members. These institutions are among the oldest and most prestigious in the nation and their alumni have and continue to play leadership roles in shaping our country.
Since 1998, the Patriot League has ranked first each year among all Division I conferences awarding athletic aid in the NCAA Graduation Rate Report. The League finished at the top spot with nearly all of its teams reporting a graduation rate of 85 percent or higher in the most recent data. In addition, 82 teams from Patriot League full-member institutions earned NCAA Academic Performance Program Public Recognition Awards after posting academic progress rate scores in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports.
The Patriot League's mission is simple, to provide successful competitive athletic experiences while maintaining high academic standards, and to prepare its student-athletes to be leaders in society.