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City University of New York Athletic Conference

City University of New York Athletic Conference
(CUNYAC)
City University of New York Athletic Conference logo
Established 1978 (informal), 1987 (charter)
Association NCAA
Division Division III
Members 9
Sports fielded 16 (men's: 8; women's: 8)
Region New York City
Headquarters Flushing, New York
Commissioner Zak Ivkovic
Website cunyathletics.com
Locations
City University of New York Athletic Conference locations

The City University of New York Athletic Conference (CUNY Athletic Conference or CUNYAC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division III. Its member institutions are all located in New York City and are campuses of the City University of New York. The CUNYAC also has a community college division, affiliated with the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

Contents

  • Member schools 1
    • NCAA Division III (Senior college division) 1.1
      • Current members 1.1.1
      • Former members 1.1.2
      • Membership timeline 1.1.3
    • NJCAA (Community college division) 1.2
      • Current members 1.2.1
      • Former member 1.2.2
      • Membership timeline 1.2.3
  • Sports 2
    • NCAA Division III 2.1
    • Community college 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Member schools

NCAA Division III (Senior college division)

Current members

The conference currently has nine full members:

Institution Location
(all in New York)
Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined
North Division
Baruch College Manhattan Bearcats 1919 Public 15,500 1978
City College of New York Manhattan Beavers 1847 Public 13,244 1978
Hunter College Manhattan Hawks 1870 Public 21,309 1978
John Jay College of Criminal Justice Manhattan Bloodhounds 1964 Public 14,000 1978
Lehman College The Bronx Lightning 1968 Public 10,615 1978
South Division
Brooklyn College Brooklyn Bulldogs 1930 Public 15,385 1978,
1996
College of Staten Island Staten Island Dolphins 1976 Public 11,263 1978
Medgar Evers College Brooklyn Cougars 1970 Public 7,081 1978
York College Queens Cardinals 1966 Public 6,000 1978

Former members

Institution Location
(all in New York)
Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined Left Current Conference
New York City College of Technology Brooklyn Yellow Jackets 1946 Public 15,368 1999 2011 athletics program on hiatus
Queens College Queens Knights 1937 Public 18,494 1978 1980 East Coast (ECC)
(NCAA Division II)

Membership timeline

NJCAA (Community college division)

Current members[1]

Institution Location
(all in New York)
Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined
Bronx Community College The Bronx Broncos 1957 Public 9,003 1987
Borough of Manhattan Community College Manhattan Panthers 1963 Public 21,986 1987
Hostos Community College The Bronx Caimans 1968 Public 6,499 2002
Kingsborough Community College Brooklyn Wave 1963 Public 38,000 1987
LaGuardia Community College Queens Red Hawks 1968 Public 17,569 2013
Queensborough Community College Queens Tigers 1959 Public 15,000 1987

Former member

Institution Location
(all in New York)
Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined Left Current Conference
New York City College of Technology Brooklyn Yellow Jackets 1946 Public 15,368 1987 1999 athletics program on hiatus

Membership timeline

Sports

NCAA Division III

The CUNYAC sponsors Division III intercollegiate athletic competition in men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's soccer, women's softball, men's and women's swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's track and field, and men's and women's volleyball.

Community college

The CUNYAC sponsors community college (NJCAA) intercollegiate athletic competition in men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's soccer, and women's volleyball.

References

  1. ^ http://www.cunyathletics.com/sports/2006/7/7/cuny_history.aspx

External links

  • Official site
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