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Contact the Graceland Athletic Department By Mail

Graceland University
Department of Athletics
1 University Place
Lamoni, IA 50140

General Graceland University Information

President: Dr. John Sellars
Enrollment: ~ 1030 (Lamoni Campus)
Nickname: Yellowjackets
Colors: Blue and Gold
Religious Affiliation: Community of Christ
Founded: 1895
Athletic Director: Jeff Falkner
Sports Information Director: Matt Shelton
SID Phone: 641-784-5318641-784-5318
Athletics Phone: 641-784-5311641-784-5311

Yellowjacket Athletics Facilities

Baseball & Softball: North Park (100)
Basketball & Volleyball: Eugene E. & Julia Travis Closson Center (2000)
Football: Huntsman Field @ The Bruce Jenner Sports Complex (3000, field turf)
Golf: Lamoni Golf and Country Club
Soccer: "The RAZZ" Rasmussen Field (300, grass)
Tennis: Hal McKain Tennis Courts (eight courts, lighted)
Track, Indoor: Eugene E. & Julia Travis Closson Center (rubber)
Track, Outdoor: Bruce Jenner Sports Complex, Ackerley Track (all-weather)

About Graceland Athletics

Graceland University has been the home of Yellowjacket Athletics since 1895 and now boasts 22 varsity and 13 junior varsity sports.

The Yellowjackets are members of the Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) which includes 11 schools in Iowa, Kansas and Missouri while also under the national governing body of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). GU has an enrollment of approximately 950 students at the Lamoni campus, two-thirds of which are student-athletes.