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Bridgton Academy Basketball

Head Coach Whit Lesure

Basketball Schedule
Basketball Roster

Bridgton Academy’s Basketball has a rich tradition, with four NEPSAC AAA championships and countless Division I careers under its belt, as well as several NBA and other pro league careers. Since 1997 Coach Whit Lesure (a New England Basketball Hall-of-Famer) has built a program that has prided itself on creating college-ready student athletes who can step on a college campus and make an impact.

Bridgton Academy has helped recruit dozens of players to Division I schools, including Kansas University, the University of Kentucky, Ohio University, Georgia State, Missouri State, the University of Houston, St. John’s University and St. Louis University.

We also have a long history of students playing and studying at Connecticut College, Wesleyan, and other NESCAC schools, as well as Bentley University and other outstanding schools.

Program Highlights

• Schedule against college competition WITHOUT the loss of a year of NCAA eligibility.
competition against U.S. Service Academy prep schools.
• Exposure to NCAA Division I, II, and III college programs from across the country through
regular season play and showcase events.
• Balance academics and athletics through a rigorous, structured college-type environment.
• Opportunity to improve academic profile (overall GPA) and standardized testing scores
to create more college options during application process.