College Colors & Nicknames: Four-Year Schools – L

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LA ROCHE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1963
ENROLLMENT: 1,345
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Red, Black
1997 through 2011 – Red, White
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
1997 through 2011 – Red, Black, Blue, Gold, Cream, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2012 through present – Red, White
1997 through 2011 – Red, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1963 through 1996 – Red, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1997 through present – Redhawks
1963 through 1996 – Red Hawks
INSTITUTIONAL URL: laroche.edu
ATHLETICS URL: larochesports.com

LA SALLE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1863
ENROLLMENT: 4,543
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Atlantic 10 Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2004 through present – Blue, Gold
1997 through 2003 – Blue, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2004 through present – Blue, Gold
1997 through 2003 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1863 through 1996 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1863 through present – Explorers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lasalle.edu
ATHLETICS URL: goexplorers.com

LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Riverside, California
FOUNDED: 1922
ENROLLMENT: 2,048
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Seventh-Day Adventist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: California Pacific Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Navy, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Gray, Light Blue, Orange, Red, Light Green, Green, Brown
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Navy, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1999 through 2010 – Royal Blue, Gold
1922 through 1998 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1922 through present – Golden Eagles
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lasierra.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lsugoldeneagles.com

UNIVERSITY OF LA VERNE
LOCATION: La Verne, California
FOUNDED: 1891
ENROLLMENT: 2,172
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Green, Orange, Black
2005 through 2013 – Green, Orange, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Dark Green, Orange
2005 through 2013 – Dark Green, Orange
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1891 through 2004 – Dark Green, Orange
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Leopards
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Leos
INSTITUTIONAL URL: laverne.edu
ATHLETICS URL: leopardathletics.com

LAFAYETTE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Easton, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1826
ENROLLMENT: 2,478
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Patriot League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2004 through present – Maroon, White
2000 through 2003 – Maroon, White
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Dark Blue, Light Blue
(Cur Non)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2004 through present – Maroon, White
2000 through 2003 – Maroon, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1826 through 1999 – Maroon, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1826 through present – Leopards
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lafayette.edu
ATHLETICS URL: goleopards.com

LAGRANGE COLLEGE
LOCATION: LaGrange, Georgia
FOUNDED: 1831
ENROLLMENT: 834
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: USA South Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2002 through present – Red, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2006 through present – Red, Black
2002 through 2005 – Red, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1831 through 2004 – Red, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1831 through present – Panthers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lagrange.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lagrangepanthers.com

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Painesville, Ohio
FOUNDED: 1856
ENROLLMENT: 981
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Green, White
2007 through 2014 – Green, White
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Burnt Orange, Light Orange
(Master of Education)
2015 through present – Blue, Black, Green, Gray, White
(Physician Assistant Program)
2015 through present – Blue, Red, Green, Light Blue, White
(Veteran Education & Transition Support)
2015 through present – Navy, White
(Parker MBA Program)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Green, White, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2000 through 2006 – Forest Green, White
1856 through 1999 – Kelly Green, Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1856 through present – Storm
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1856 through present – Unicorns
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lakeerie.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lakeeriestorm.com

LAKE FOREST COLLEGE
LOCATION: Lake Forest, Illinois
FOUNDED: 1857
ENROLLMENT: 1,497
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Midwest Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Red, Black, Gold
2006 through 2013 – Red, Black, Gold
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, Yellow, Orange, Green, Purple
(Forester Five)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Red, Black
2006 through 2013 – Red, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1857 through 2005 – Red, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1857 through present – Foresters
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lakeforest.edu
ATHLETICS URL: goforesters.com

LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
FOUNDED: 1946
ENROLLMENT: 2,728
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II), NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Western Collegiate Hockey Association
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Royal Blue, Yellow Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2008 through present – Royal Blue, Yellow Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1946 through 2007 – Royal Blue, Yellow Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1946 through present – Lakers
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1946 through present – Soo Lakers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lssu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lssulakers.com

LAKELAND COLLEGE
LOCATION: Sheboygan, Wisconsin
FOUNDED: 1862
ENROLLMENT: 2,964
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Church of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Northern Athletics Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1862 through present – Navy, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1862 through present – Muskies
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1862 through present – Fighting Muskies
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lakeland.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lakelandmuskies.com

LAKEWOOD COLLEGE
LOCATION: Cleveland Heights, Ohio
FOUNDED: 1998
ENROLLMENT: 0
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Coeducational
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1998 through present – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1998 through present – Lakers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lakewoodcollege.edu

LAMAR UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Beaumont, Texas
FOUNDED: 1923
ENROLLMENT: 9,800
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southland Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Red, Black
2010 through 2014 – Red, Black
1997 through 2009 – Red, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2015 through present – Red, White
2010 through 2014 – Red, White
1997 through 2009 – Scarlet, White, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1923 through 1996 – Scarlet, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1923 through present – Cardinals
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1923 through present – Lady Cardinals
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lamar.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lamarcardinals.com

# LAMBUTH UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Jackson, Tennessee
FOUNDED: 1843
TRANSITION YEAR: 2011 (Merged)
ENROLLMENT: n/a
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2002 through 2011 – Navy, White
1843 through 2001 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1843 through 2011 – Eagles
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lambuth.edu

LANCASTER BIBLE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1933
ENROLLMENT: 786
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: nondenominational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: North Eastern Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Cardinal, White
1933 through 1999 – Scarlet, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1933 through present – Chargers
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1933 through present – Chargerettes
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lbc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lbcchargers.com

LANDER UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Greenwood, South Carolina
FOUNDED: 1872
ENROLLMENT: 2,969
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Peach Belt Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2000 through 2007 – Blue, Gold, Black
1872 through 1999 – Royal Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2001 through present – Bearcats
1872 through 2000 – Senators
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lander.edu
ATHLETICS URL: landerbearcats.com

LANE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Jackson, Tennessee
FOUNDED: 1882
ENROLLMENT: 2,002
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian Methodist Episcopal
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1999 through present – Cardinal, Royal Blue
1882 through 1998 – Scarlet, Royal Blue
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1882 through present – Dragons
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1882 through present – Lady Dragons
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lanecollege.edu
ATHLETICS URL: golcdragons.com

LANGSTON UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Langston, Oklahoma
FOUNDED: 1897
ENROLLMENT: 2,526
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Red River Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Navy, Orange
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Navy, Orange
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1897 through 2013 – Navy, Orange
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1897 through present – Lions
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1897 through present – Ladies
INSTITUTIONAL URL: langston.edu
ATHLETICS URL: langstonsports.com

LASELL COLLEGE
LOCATION: Newton, Massachusetts
FOUNDED: 1851
ENROLLMENT: 1,537
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Northeast Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2009 through present – Navy, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2009 through present – Sky Blue, Navy
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1851 through 2005 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1851 through present – Lasers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lasell.edu
ATHLETICS URL: laserpride.lasell.edu

LATIN AMERICAN BIBLE INSTITUTE [LABI]
LOCATION: La Puente, California
FOUNDED: 1926
ENROLLMENT: 92
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Coeducational
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Maroon, Gold
1926 through 2011 – Maroon, Gray, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1926 through present – Lions
INSTITUTIONAL URL: labi.edu

LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY [Lawrence Tech]
LOCATION: Southfield, Michigan
FOUNDED: 1932
ENROLLMENT: 3,056
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2010 through present – Blue, White
2006 through 2009 – Blue, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2006 through 2009 – Miscellaneous Colors
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Royal Blue, White
2006 through 2013 – Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1932 through 2005 – Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1932 through present – Blue Devils
INSTITUTIONAL URL: ltu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: bluedevilathletics.com

LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Appleton, Wisconsin
FOUNDED: 1847
ENROLLMENT: 1,496
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Midwest Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, Black, Gray
2002 through 2013 – Blue, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Miscellaneous Colors
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, White
2002 through 2013 – Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1847 through 2001 – Navy, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1847 through present – Vikings
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lawrence.edu
ATHLETICS URL: vikings.lawrence.edu

LE MOYNE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Syracuse, New York
FOUNDED: 1946
ENROLLMENT: 2,749
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Northeast Ten Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Green, Gold
1999 through 2007 – Green, Gold
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Green, Gold, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Heaven, Sea, Dignity, Earth, Harvest, Courage
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2008 through present – Green, Gold
1999 through 2007 – Green, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1946 through 1998 – Green, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1946 through present – Dolphins
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lemoyne.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lemoynedolphins.com

LEBANON VALLEY COLLEGE
LOCATION: Annville, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1866
ENROLLMENT: 1,785
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: MAC Commonwealth Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2009 through present – Royal Blue, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2009 through present – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2006 through 2008 – Royal Blue, White, Red
2000 through 2005 – Navy, White
1866 through 1999 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1866 through present – Flying Dutchmen
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lvc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: godutchmen.com

LEE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Cleveland, Tennessee
FOUNDED: 1918
ENROLLMENT: 4,016
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Church of God
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II), NAIA, NCCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Gulf South Conference (2014)
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2006 through present – Blue, Red
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2006 through present – Maroon, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1918 through 2005 – Maroon, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1918 through present – Flames
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1918 through present – Lady Flames
INSTITUTIONAL URL: leeuniversity.edu
ATHLETICS URL: goleeflames.com

LEES-MCRAE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Banner Elk, North Carolina
FOUNDED: 1900
ENROLLMENT: 837
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Conference Carolinas
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2010 through present – Forest Green, Gold
2005 through 2009 – Forest Green, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2010 through present – Forest Green, Gold
2005 through 2009 – Forest Green, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1900 through 2004 – Forest Green, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1900 through present – Bobcats
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lmc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lmcbobcats.com

LEHIGH UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1865
ENROLLMENT: 4,869
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Patriot League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2004 through present – Dark Brown, Yellow, Red
1996 through 2003 – Brown, White
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 – Chartreuse, White
(40 Years of Women)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2004 through present – Dark Brown, White
1996 through 2003 – Brown, White
RIVALRY GAME COLORS:
2014 – Dark Brown, Medium Brown, Gold, Green, White
(The Rivalry – 150 Lehigh vs. Lafayette (New York City, NY))
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1865 through 1995 – Brown, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1995 through present – Mountain Hawks
1865 through 1994 – Engineers
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1865 through present – Brown & White
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lehigh.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lehighsports.com

LEHMAN COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
LOCATION: Bronx, New York
FOUNDED: 1931
ENROLLMENT: 9,577
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State and Locally-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: City University of New York Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Blue, Green
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Yellow, Orange, Red, Purple, Green, Brown, Light Warm Gray, Dark Warm Gray, Yellow 2, Blue, Purple 2, Pink, Green 2, Orange 2, Blue 2
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2000 through present – Vegas Gold, Royal Blue
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1931 through 1999 – Royal Blue, Kelly Green
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2000 through present – Lightning
1931 through 1999 – Lancers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lehman.cuny.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lehmanathletics.com

LEMOYNE-OWEN COLLEGE
LOCATION: Memphis, Tennessee
FOUNDED: 1862
ENROLLMENT: 592
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Church of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1862 through present – Purple, Old Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1862 through present – Magicians
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1862 through present – Lady Magicians
INSTITUTIONAL URL: loc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: athletics.loc.edu

LENOIR-RHYNE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Hickory, North Carolina
FOUNDED: 1891
ENROLLMENT: 1,595
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Lutheran
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: South Atlantic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Red, Black
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Light Gray, Dark Gray, Red, White
(Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Cardinal, Black
2007 through 2013 – Cardinal, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1891 through 2006 – Cardinal, Black
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Bears
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Lady Bears
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lr.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lrbears.com

LESLEY UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Cambridge, Massachusetts
FOUNDED: 1909
ENROLLMENT: 1,568
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Primarily Women
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Green, Light Green
2002 through 2013 – Forest Green, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2015 through present – Lime Green, Dark Gray
2002 through 2014 – Forest Green, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1909 through 2001 – Forest Green, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1909 through present – Lynx
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lesley.edu
ATHLETICS URL: athletics.lesley.edu

LETOURNEAU UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Longview, Texas
FOUNDED: 1946
ENROLLMENT: 2,450
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: nondenominational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III), NCCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: American Southwest Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2003 through present – Royal Blue, Gold
1946 through 2002 – Royal Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1946 through present – Yellow Jackets
INSTITUTIONAL URL: letu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: letuathletics.com

LEWIS & CLARK COLLEGE
LOCATION: Portland, Oregon
FOUNDED: 1867
ENROLLMENT: 2,150
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Northwest Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through present – Black, Orange
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1998 through present – Black, Orange
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1867 through 1997 – Black, Orange
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1867 through present – Pioneers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lclark.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lcpioneers.com

LEWIS UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Romeoville, Illinois
FOUNDED: 1932
ENROLLMENT: 4,474
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Great Lakes Valley Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Burgundy, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Red, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1932 through 2006 – Red, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1932 through present – Flyers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lewisu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lewisflyers.com

LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Lewiston, Idaho
FOUNDED: 1893
ENROLLMENT: 4,525
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Frontier Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Navy, Red
2008 through 2015 – Blue, Red
2004 through 2007 – Blue, Red
1999 through 2003 – Navy, Red
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2016 through present – Navy, White, Red
2008 through 2015 – Blue, White, Red
2004 through 2007 – Blue, White, Red
1999 through 2003 – Navy, White, Red
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1893 through 1998 – Columbia Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1893 through present – Warriors
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lcsc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lcwarriors.com

LIBERTY UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Lynchburg, Virginia
FOUNDED: 1971
ENROLLMENT: 11,581
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: nondenominational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Big South Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Red
2007 through 2012 – Blue, Red
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2013 through present – Red, White, Blue
2007 through 2012 – Red, White, Liberty Blue
MASCOT COLORS:
2014 through present – Red, Blue, Brown, Gold, White
(‘Sparky’)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1971 through 2006 – Red, White, Liberty Blue
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1971 through present – Flames
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1971 through present – Lady Flames
INSTITUTIONAL URL: liberty.edu
ATHLETICS URL: libertyflames.com

+ L.I.F.E. BIBLE COLLEGE-EAST
LOCATION: Christianburg, Virginia
FOUNDED: 1957
TRANSITION YEAR: 2003 (Closed)
ENROLLMENT: n/a
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: nondenominational
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1957 through 2003 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1957 through 2003 – Swordsmen

LIFE PACIFIC COLLEGE
LOCATION: San Dimas, California
FOUNDED: 1923
ENROLLMENT: 514
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Golden State Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Navy, Gold
1997 through 2015 – Blue, Gold
1923 through 1996 – Cardinal, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1997 through present – Warriors
1923 through 1996 – Vikings
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lifepacific.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lpcwarriors.org

LIFE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Marietta, Georgia
FOUNDED: 1974
ENROLLMENT: 862
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Mid-South Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Life University Green, Midnight Blue
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2015 through present – Green, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2008 through 2014 – Green, Gold
1974 through 2007 – Green, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1974 through present – Running Eagles
INSTITUTIONAL URL: life.edu
ATHLETICS URL: liferunningeagles.com

LIMESTONE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Gaffney, South Carolina
FOUNDED: 1845
ENROLLMENT: 858
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Conference Carolinas
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2000 through 2010 – Royal Blue, Gold
1845 through 1999 – Royal Blue, Old Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1845 through present – Saints
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1845 through present – Lady Saints
INSTITUTIONAL URL: limestone.edu
ATHLETICS URL: golimestonesaints.com

LINCOLN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Lincoln, Illinois
FOUNDED: 1944
ENROLLMENT: 679
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Independent (NCCAA)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1944 through present – Red, White, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2010 through present – Red Lions
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1944 through 2009 – Preachers
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1944 through 2009 – Angels
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lincolnchristian.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lcuredlions.com

LINCOLN MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Harrogate, Tennessee
FOUNDED: 1897
ENROLLMENT: 1,851
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: South Atlantic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Blue, Gray
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2015 through present – Blue, Gray
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1897 through 2014 – Blue, Gray
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1897 through present – Railsplitters
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lmunet.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lmurailsplitters.com

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Jefferson City, Missouri
FOUNDED: 1866
ENROLLMENT: 3,192
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2003 through present – Navy, Gray
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2010 through present – Miscellaneous Colors
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2017 through present – Navy, White
2003 through 2016 – Navy, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1866 through 2002 – Navy, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1866 through present – Blue Tigers
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1866 through present – Tigerettes
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lincolnu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lubluetigers.com

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1854
ENROLLMENT: 1,680
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Related, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, Orange
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Orange, Blue
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1854 through 2013 – Orange, Royal Blue
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1854 through present – Lions
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lincoln.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lulions.com

LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: St. Charles, Missouri
FOUNDED: 1827
ENROLLMENT: 7,811
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Black, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Black, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1827 through 2013 – Black, Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1827 through present – Lions
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1827 through present – Lady Lions
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lindenwood.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lindenwoodlions.com

LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY-BELLEVILLE
LOCATION: Belleville, Illinois
FOUNDED: 2003
ENROLLMENT: 2,600
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA, USCAA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: American Midwest Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2003 through present – Black, Maroon
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2017 through present – Maroon, White
2003 through 2016 – Maroon, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2003 through present – Lynx
INSTITUTIONAL URL: belleville.lindenwood.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lindenwoodlynx.com

LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE
LOCATION: Columbia, Kentucky
FOUNDED: 1903
ENROLLMENT: 2,187
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Mid-South Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Blue, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1903 through 2006 – Blue, White, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1903 through present – Blue Raiders
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lindsey.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lindseyathletics.com

LINFIELD COLLEGE
LOCATION: McMinnville, Oregon
FOUNDED: 1849
ENROLLMENT: 1,663
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: American Baptist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Northwest Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Red, Purple
2003 through 2010 – Cardinal, Purple
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Cardinal, Purple
2003 through 2010 – Cardinal, Purple
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1849 through 2002 – Cardinal, Purple
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1849 through present – Wildcats
INSTITUTIONAL URL: linfield.edu
ATHLETICS URL: linfield.edu/sports

LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Nashville, Tennessee
FOUNDED: 1891
ENROLLMENT: 2,675
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Church of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Atlantic Sun Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Purple, Gold
2004 through 2011 – Purple, Gold
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Purple, Gold
(Lipscomb Academy)
INSTITUTIONAL COMMEMORATIVE MARK:
2016 – Purple, White
(125th Anniversary)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2012 through present – Purple, Gold
2004 through 2011 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1891 through 2003 – Purple, Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Bisons
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1891 through present – Lady Bisons
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lipscomb.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lipscombsports.com

LIVINGSTONE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Salisbury, North Carolina
FOUNDED: 1879
ENROLLMENT: 960
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: African Methodist Episcopal
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Columbia Blue, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Columbia Blue, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1879 through 2006 – Columbia Blue, Black
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1879 through present – Blue Bears
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1879 through present – Lady Blue Bears
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1879 through present – Fighting Blue Bears
INSTITUTIONAL URL: livingstone.edu
ATHLETICS URL: bluebearathletics.com

LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
LOCATION: Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1870
ENROLLMENT: 5,029
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1999 through present – Crimson, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1999 through present – Crimson, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1870 through 1998 – Crimson, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1870 through present – Bald Eagles
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1870 through present – Lady Eagles
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lhup.edu
ATHLETICS URL: golhu.com

LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Loma Linda, California
FOUNDED: 1905
ENROLLMENT: 1,232
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Seventh-Day Adventist
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Regent Red, Platinum Gray
1905 through 2007 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1905 through present – none
INSTITUTIONAL URL: llu.edu

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-BROOKLYN CAMPUS [LIU Brooklyn]
LOCATION: Brooklyn, New York
FOUNDED: 1926
ENROLLMENT: 5,109
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Northeast Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Black, Blue
1998 through 2011 – Black, Blue, Green, Gold, Red
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through 2011 – Miscellaneous Colors
(Standard Color Palette)
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through 2011 – Miscellaneous Colors
(Campus Color Palettes)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2008 through present – Black, Silver, Gold
1998 through 2007 – Black, Silver, Royal Blue
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1926 through 1997 – Columbia Blue, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1926 through present – Blackbirds
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1926 through present – Lady Blackbirds
INSTITUTIONAL URL: liu.edu/Brooklyn
ATHLETICS URL: liuathletics.com

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-C.W. POST CAMPUS [LIU Post]
LOCATION: Brookville, New York
FOUNDED: 1954
ENROLLMENT: 8,315
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: East Coast Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Black, Yellow
1998 through 2011 – Green, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through 2011 – Miscellanous Colors
(Standard Color Palette)
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through 2011 – Green, Gold, Red, Warm Gray
(Brentwood Campus (alternate colors))
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2012 through present – Green, Gold
1998 through 2011 – Green, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1954 through 1997 – Green, Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1954 through present – Pioneers
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1954 through present – Lady Pioneers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: liu.edu/CWPost
ATHLETICS URL: liupostpioneers.com

# LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY, SOUTHAMPTON COLLEGE
LOCATION: Southampton, New York
FOUNDED: 1963
TRANSITION YEAR: 2006 (Merged)
ENROLLMENT: n/a
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through 2006 – Blue, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through 2006 – Miscellaneous Colors
(Standard Color Palette)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1998 through 2006 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1963 through 1997 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1963 through present – Colonials
INSTITUTIONAL URL: southampton.liu.edu

LONGWOOD UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Farmville, Virginia
FOUNDED: 1839
ENROLLMENT: 4,355
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Big South Conference, Mid-American Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Blue, Gray
2006 through 2013 – Blue, Gray
2002 through 2005 – Blue, Gray
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Navy, White
2006 through 2013 – Blue, White
2002 through 2005 – Lancer Blue, White, Gray
YOUTH MARK COLORS:
2014 through present – Gray, Blue, Black, Red, Green, White
(‘Elwood’)
2006 through 2013 – Gray, Blue, Black, Red, Green, White
(‘Elwood’)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1839 through 2001 – Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1839 through present – Lancers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: longwood.edu
ATHLETICS URL: longwoodlancers.com

LORAS COLLEGE
LOCATION: Dubuque, Iowa
FOUNDED: 1839
ENROLLMENT: 1,514
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Purple, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2016 through present – Purple, Gold
2008 through 2015 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1839 through 2007 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1839 through present – Duhawks
INSTITUTIONAL URL: loras.edu
ATHLETICS URL: duhawks.com

LOUISIANA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1973
ENROLLMENT: 650
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Private, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Baptist
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1973 through present – Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1973 through present – Warriors
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lbu.edu

LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Sunset, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 0
TRANSITION YEAR: 1993 (Relocated)
ENROLLMENT: 0
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian
OFFICIAL COLORS:
0 through 1993 – Maroon, Silver
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
0 through 1993 – Runnin’ Royals

LOUISIANA COLLEGE
LOCATION: Pineville, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1906
ENROLLMENT: 1,153
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Southern Baptist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: American Southwest Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, Orange
2005 through 2010 – Blue, Orange
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2015 through present – Orange, Royal Blue
2011 through 2014 – Rust Orange, Navy
2005 through 2010 – Orange, Royal Blue
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1906 through 2010 – Orange, Royal Blue
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1906 through present – Wildcats
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1906 through present – Lady Wildcats
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lacollege.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lcwildcats.net

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE [LSU]
LOCATION: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1860
ENROLLMENT: 23,977
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southeastern Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2017 through present – Purple, Gold
2009 through 2016 – Purple, Gold
2006 through 2008 – Royal Purple, Gold
2002 through 2005 – Royal Purple, Gold
1977 through 2001 – Purple, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2009 through 2016 – Miscellaneous Colors
(Expanded Color Palette)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Purple, Gold
2006 through 2013 – Purple, Gold
2002 through 2005 – Purple, Gold
1977 through 2001 – Purple, Gold
COLLEGE VAULT GRAPHICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Purple, Gold 1, Gold 2, Gold 3, Gold 4, Black, Pink, White
MASCOT COLORS:
2014 through present – Brown, Black, Purple, Gold, Gray, White
(Mike the Tiger)
CHAMPIONSHIP MARK COLORS:
2015 through present – Purple, Gold, Gray, White
(NCAA National Champions – Baseball)
2009 through 2014 – Purple, Gold, Gray, White
(NCAA National Champions – Baseball)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1860 through 1976 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1860 through present – Fighting Tigers
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1860 through present – Bayou Bengals
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lsu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lsusports.net

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY OF ALEXANDRIA [LSU Alexandria]
LOCATION: Alexandria, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1960
ENROLLMENT: 2,407
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Association of Independent Institutions
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Purple, Gold
2008 through 2013 – Royal Blue, Gold
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Purple, Green, Gold, Light Yellow, White
2008 through 2013 – Royal Blue, Green, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Purple, Gold
2008 through 2013 – Royal Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1960 through 2007 – Purple, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2008 through present – Generals
1960 through 2007 – Tigers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lsua.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lsuagenerals.com

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN SHREVEPORT [LSU Shreveport]
LOCATION: Shreveport, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1965
ENROLLMENT: 4,134
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Red River Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2014 through present – Purple, Gold
2011 through 2013 – Navy, Gold
2001 through 2010 – Blue, Gold
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Purple, Black, Gold, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Purple, Gold
2011 through 2013 – Navy, Gold
2001 through 2010 – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1997 through 2000 – Navy, Gold
1965 through 1996 – Royal Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1965 through present – Pilots
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lsus.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lsusathletics.com

LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Ruston, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1894
ENROLLMENT: 8,958
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Conference USA
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, Red
2000 through 2010 – Reflex Blue, Red
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2016 through present – Blue, Red
2015 – Reflex Blue, Red
2011 through 2014 – Reflex Blue, Red
2000 through 2010 – Reflex Blue, Red
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1986 through 1999 – Red, Blue
1982 through 1985 – Columbia Blue, Red
1894 through 1981 – Red, Blue
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1894 through present – Bulldogs
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1894 through present – Lady Techsters
INSTITUTIONAL URL: latech.edu
ATHLETICS URL: latechsports.com

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE
LOCATION: Lafayette, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1898
ENROLLMENT: 15,143
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Sun Belt Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Red, Black
1999 through 2011 – Red, Black
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
2012 through present – Red, Black, Blue, Green, Gold, White
1898 through 2011 – Red, Black, Blue, Green, Gold, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2014 through present – Vermillion, White
2012 through 2013 – Vermillion, White
1999 through 2011 – Vermillion, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1898 through 1998 – Vermillion, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1898 through present – Ragin’ Cajuns
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1898 through present – Lady Cajuns
INSTITUTIONAL URL: louisiana.edu
ATHLETICS URL: ragincajuns.com

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE
LOCATION: Monroe, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1931
ENROLLMENT: 7,243
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Sun Belt Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Maroon, Gold
2010 through 2015 – Maroon, Gold
2004 through 2009 – Maroon, Gold
1998 through 2003 – Cardinal, Gold
INSTITUTIONAL COMMEMORATIVE MARK:
2006 – Maroon, Metallic Gold, White
(75th Anniversary)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2010 through present – Maroon, Gold
2006 through 2009 – Maroon, Gold
2004 through 2005 – Maroon, Gold
1998 through 2003 – Cardinal, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1931 through 1997 – Cardinal, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2006 through present – Warhawks
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1931 through 2005 – Indians
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1931 through 2005 – Lady Indians
INSTITUTIONAL URL: ulm.edu
ATHLETICS URL: ulmwarhawks.com

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
LOCATION: Louisville, Kentucky
FOUNDED: 1798
ENROLLMENT: 15,727
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Atlantic Coast Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Red, Black
2009 through 2012 – Red, Black
1980 through 2008 – Red, Black
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2009 through present – Miscellaneous Colors
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2016 through present – Red, Black
2013 through 2015 – Red, Black
1980 through 2012 – Red, Black
ATHLETICS COMMEMORATIVE MARK:
1998 – Black, Red, Yellow, White
(Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Inaugural Season 1998)
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1798 through 1979 – Cardinal, Black
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1798 through present – Cardinals
INSTITUTIONAL URL: louisville.edu
ATHLETICS URL: gocards.com

LOURDES UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Sylvania, Ohio
FOUNDED: 1958
ENROLLMENT: 2,208
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Terracotta, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2008 through present – Terracotta, Black
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1958 through 2007 – unknown
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
2008 through present – Gray Wolves
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lourdes.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lourdesathletics.com

LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Los Angeles, California
FOUNDED: 1911
ENROLLMENT: 6,069
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: West Coast Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Red, Gray
2001 through 2007 – Navy, Crimson
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2006 through present – Brick, Pewter
(Loyola Law School)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2001 through present – Navy, Crimson
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1980 through 2000 – Crimson, Gray, Columbia Blue
1911 through 1979 – Crimson, Gray
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1911 through present – Lions
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lmu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lmulions.com

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois
FOUNDED: 1870
ENROLLMENT: 9,723
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Missouri Valley Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2017 through present – Maroon, Gold
2000 through 2016 – Maroon, Gold
1990 through 1999 – Maroon, Gold
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2017 through present – Gray, Patina, Sand, Lake
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2012 through present – Maroon, Gold
2000 through 2011 – Maroon, Gold
1990 through 1999 – Maroon, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1870 through 1989 – Maroon, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1870 through present – Ramblers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: luc.edu
ATHLETICS URL: loyolaramblers.com

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY MARYLAND
LOCATION: Baltimore, Maryland
FOUNDED: 1852
ENROLLMENT: 3,863
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Patriot League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2009 through present – Green, Black, Gold, Red, Medium Gray, Light Gray
2002 through 2008 – Green, Black, Gold, Red, Gray, Light Gray
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2002 through present – Dark Green, Gray
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1852 through 2001 – Dark Green, Gray
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1852 through present – Greyhounds
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1852 through present – Lady Greyhounds
INSTITUTIONAL URL: loyola.edu
ATHLETICS URL: loyolagreyhounds.com

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS
LOCATION: New Orleans, Louisiana
FOUNDED: 1912
ENROLLMENT: 3,165
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Southern States Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2000 through present – Maroon, Yellow-Gold
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION COLORS:
2017 through present – Gold, Maroon, Black, Green, Blue, Light Blue, Gray, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2000 through present – Maroon, Yellow-Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1912 through 1999 – Maroon, Yellow-Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1912 through present – Wolfpack
INSTITUTIONAL URL: loyno.edu
ATHLETICS URL: wolfpack.loyno.edu

LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Lubbock, Texas
FOUNDED: 1957
ENROLLMENT: 1,640
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Church of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Heartland Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Blue, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Blue, White, Red
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1957 through 2006 – Blue, White, Red
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1957 through present – Chaparrals
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1957 through present – Lady Chaps
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lcu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lcuchaps.com

LUTHER COLLEGE
LOCATION: Decorah, Iowa
FOUNDED: 1861
ENROLLMENT: 2,473
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2002 through present – Blue, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2002 through present – Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1861 through 2001 – Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1861 through present – Norse
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1861 through present – Norsemen
INSTITUTIONAL URL: luther.edu
ATHLETICS URL: luther.edu/sports

LYCOMING COLLEGE
LOCATION: Williamsport, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1812
ENROLLMENT: 1,365
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: United Methodist
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: MAC Commonwealth Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Gold
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2013 through present – Blue, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1812 through 2012 – Blue, Goldenrod
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1812 through present – Warriors
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lycoming.edu
ATHLETICS URL: athletics.lycoming.edu

LYNCHBURG COLLEGE
LOCATION: Lynchburg, Virginia
FOUNDED: 1903
ENROLLMENT: 2,211
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Old Dominion Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2016 through present – Crimson, Gray
2002 through 2015 – Crimson, Gray
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2016 through present – Crimson, Gray
2002 through 2015 – Crimson, Gray
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1903 through 2001 – Crimson, Gray
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1903 through present – Hornets
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lynchburg.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lynchburgsports.com

LYNDON STATE COLLEGE
LOCATION: Lyndonville, Vermont
FOUNDED: 1911
ENROLLMENT: 1,323
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: North Atlantic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Dark Green, Medium Green, Yellow
2012 through 2014 – Dark Green, Medium Green, Yellow
2008 through 2011 – Dark Green, Medium Green, Light Green, Yellow
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Forest Green, Gold
2008 through 2010 – Green, White, Gold
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1911 through 2007 – Green, White, Gold
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1911 through present – Hornets
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1911 through present – Hornettes
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lyndonstate.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lyndonhornets.com

LYNN UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Boca Raton, Florida
FOUNDED: 1962
ENROLLMENT: 1,619
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division II)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Sunshine State Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Blue, White
2006 through 2014 – Royal Blue, White
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2015 through present – Light Blue, Light Green, Light Orange, Medium Blue, Medium Green, Medium Orange
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2015 through present – Royal Blue, White
2006 through 2014 – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1962 through 2005 – Royal Blue, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1962 through present – Knights
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1962 through present – Lady Knights
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1962 through present – Fighting Knights
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lynn.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lynnfightingknights.com

LYON COLLEGE
LOCATION: Batesville, Arkansas
FOUNDED: 1872
ENROLLMENT: 600
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Presbyterian
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: American Midwest Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Navy, Crimson, Golden Yellow
SUPPLEMENTAL INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2007 through present – Medium Blue, Gold, Taupe
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2007 through present – Navy, Crimson
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1872 through 2006 – Red, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1872 through present – Scots
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1872 through present – Pipers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: lyon.edu
ATHLETICS URL: lyonscots.com


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