Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference
|Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference |
Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference logo
|Sports fielded||21 (men's: 10; women's: 11)|
Midwestern United States|
Region VIII of the NAIA
The Wolverine–Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) is a college athletic conference of twelve colleges and universities in the U.S. states of Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. Founded in 1992, the conference was created as a successor group for the now-defunct NAIA District 23. The conference is a part of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and is headquartered in Livonia, Michigan.
The WHAC announced on January 27, 2012, that it is making history by adding bowling and lacrosse for both men and women as conference sports effective the fall of 2012, becoming the first NAIA conference to offer championships in these sports.
WHAC offers 10 men's and 11 women's sports.
- Men's and women's basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field.
- Men's baseball
- Women's softball, volleyball
The member institutions are:
|Aquinas College||Grand Rapids, Michigan||1886||Private/Catholic||2,300||1992||Saints|
|Concordia University||Ann Arbor, Michigan||1963||Private/Lutheran||600||1992||Cardinals|
|Cornerstone University||Grand Rapids, Michigan||1941||Private/Christian||2,600||1992||Golden Eagles|
|Davenport University||Grand Rapids, Michigan||1866||Private||12,471||2005||Panthers|
|Indiana Institute of Technology||Fort Wayne, Indiana||1930||Private||3,207||1998||Warriors|
|Lawrence Technological University||Southfield, Michigan||1932||Private||4,489||2012||Blue Devils|
|Lourdes University||Sylvania, Ohio||1958||Private/Catholic||2,616||2011||Gray Wolves|
|Madonna University||Livonia, Michigan||1930||Private/Catholic||4,000||1997||Crusaders|
|Marygrove College||Detroit, Michigan||1899||Private/Catholic||2,702||2012||Mustangs|
|University of Michigan–Dearborn||Dearborn, Michigan||1959||Public||9,083||2004||Wolverines|
|University of Northwestern Ohio||Lima,Ohio||1920||Private||4,200||2010||Racers|
|Siena Heights University||Adrian, Michigan||1919||Private/Catholic||2,274||1992||Saints|
|Spring Arbor University||Spring Arbor, Michigan||1873||Private||2,940||1992||2004||Cougars||Crossroads|
|Trine University||Angola, Indiana||1884||Private||1,779||1992||2003||Thunder||MIAA|
(NCAA Division III)
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