Austin McDade, senior catcher for the Southeast Guilford Falcons’ baseball team, has committed to attend and play baseball for LaGrange College in Georgia…Congrats and Good Luck to McDade and he won’t have it made in the shade when he hits Georgia, but he should be able to get enough hits to keep it all within range, when he gets to LaGrange….Near Atlanta and you can read more below….
(LaGrange in the DIII USA South Conference along with teams that you might know in Greensboro College, Methodist, N.C. Wesleyan and Averett.)
LaGrange College is located in LaGrange, Georgia (pop. 30,000) — one hour southwest of Atlanta along I-85. An inviting community that combines small-town charm with big-city options, LaGrange is home to Fortune 500 companies, historic landmarks, unique shops and restaurants for every taste. Area entertainment ranges from live music and a 10-screen movie theater to West Point Lake and Callaway Gardens. Nearby Atlanta features a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities, including professional sports and top concert venues. Atlanta also is a great place for internships and field experiences with organizations like CNN, Coca-Cola and the Atlanta Braves. And if you want to get away for a weekend road trip, you’ll find Gulf Coast beaches and the Smoky Mountains just a few hours away.
*****McDade’s dad John has been on the mic at all of the Southeast Guilford home baseball games in recent and we want to make sure we don’t encounter something strange and that John runs off to LaGrange too….+++++
LaGrange Quick Facts:
Founded : 1831; the oldest private college in Georgia
Location : LaGrange, Georgia (pop. 30,000)— 60 miles SW of Atlanta on I-85
Affiliation : The United Methodist Church
Enrollment : About 1,000 students, representing 19 states and 10 countries
Student-Faculty Ratio : 11-1;classes average 12 students
Academic Programs : more than 55 academic and pre-professional programs
The Arts : The College is renowned for its offerings in drama, music and art
Athletics : Member of NCAA Division III in 16 athletic programs, including football
+++++LaGrange College in from LaGrange College web site.+++++