MARCH 30 & 31


Lehigh Athletics is thrilled by the outpouring of support from the Lehigh community during our annual March Mania giving campaign!  Together, we shattered the old record, and set a new one!  

The results are in…..

1,545 donors helped raise $845,007 dollars!

  • Highest alumni participation -  Women’s Basketball 

  • 2nd place - Women’s Golf

  • 3rd place- Men’s Lacrosse

  • 4th place - Softball

  • 5th place- Field Hockey

  • Most overall donors - Cross Country and Track & Field

  • Most overall dollars - Baseball

$12,000 of additional funding unlocked!

We would like to give a special thanks to our challengers whose generous support of matching gifts significantly impacted our success!

  • Thank you to - Shannon Doherty Portell ’01, Suzanne Matarazzo ’99, Jay Canell ’89, Neil Canell ’89, Tim Abbott ’91, Vince Volpe ’80, an alum from the class of 1970, and several anonymous donors.

  • $250,000 of additional funding was unlocked through sport specific matches!

Family and community are what make Lehigh so special. 

We are truly inspired by the loyalty, generosity and willing engagement of our athletics alumni community in supporting our athletes, our coaches and our mission of developing capable, confident and resilient leaders. We are appreciative of and grateful for our shared athletics community in ways that transcend words.” - Joe Sterrett, Murray H. Goodman ‘48 Dean of Athletics




March Mania may be over, but you can still support Lehigh Athletics.  Click HERE to make a gift, or mail any donations to:


Lehigh University

Office of Development and Alumni Relations

306 South New Street

Suite 500

Bethlehem, PA 18015


**Remember to make your check payable to “Lehigh University” and include the varsity sport program(s) and/or General Unrestricted Athletics Partnership Fund on the memo line of the check.  Thank you!