College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin


College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
(CCIW)
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin logo
Established 1946
Association NCAA
Division Division III
Members 8
Sports fielded 21 (men's: 11; women's: 10)
Region Upper Midwest
Former names College Conference of Illinois
Headquarters Naperville, Illinois
Commissioner Chris Martin (since 2002)
Website cciw.org
Locations
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin locations

The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) is a college athletic conference which competes in the NCAA's Division III. Its member teams are located in Illinois and Wisconsin. CCIW schools have won 35 Division III national championships since 1973.[1] The conference was founded in 1946 as the College Conference of Illinois (CCI). The present name was adopted in 1967 in recognition of Carthage, which had moved to its Kenosha, Wisconsin campus in 1962, and Carroll, which had joined the conference in 1955.

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Member teams

The league currently has 8 full members:

Institution Location Team Name Founded Affiliation Enrollment Year Joined
Augustana College Rock Island, Illinois

(39,684)

Vikings 1860 Private/Lutheran (ELCA) 2,513 1946
Carthage College Kenosha, Wisconsin

(96,950)

Red Men 1847 Private/Lutheran (ELCA) 2,374 1946
Elmhurst College Elmhurst, Illinois

(43,298)

Bluejays 1871 Private/United Church of Christ 2,748 1946
Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, Illinois

(74,975)

Titans 1850 Private/Methodist 2,113 1946
Millikin University Decatur, Illinois

(81,500)

Big Blue 1901 Private/Presbyterian 2,118 1946
North Central College Naperville, Illinois

(144,560)

Cardinals 1861 Private/Methodist 2,167 1946
North Park University Chicago, Illinois

(2,853,114)

Vikings 1891 Private/Evangelical Covenant 1,814 1962
Wheaton College Wheaton, Illinois

(55,676)

Thunder 1860 Private/Evangelical Protestant 2,282 1946

Note: Carthage left the conference in 1952 but returned in 1961. Elmhurst and Wheaton left the conference in 1960 but returned in 1967.

Affiliate members

Institution Location Team Name Founded Affiliation Enrollment Year Joined Sports
Rose Hulman Terre Haute, Indiana

(59,614)

Fightin' Engineers 1874 Private 1,840 2008 Swimming

Former members

Institution Location Team Name Founded Affiliation Enrollment Year Joined Year Left Current Conference
Carroll University Waukesha, Wisconsin Pioneers 1846 Private/Presbyterian 2,493 1955 1992 Midwest Conference
Illinois College Jacksonville, Illinois Blueboys 1829 Private 973 1946 1953 Midwest Conference
Lake Forest College Lake Forest, Illinois Foresters 1857 Private 1,441 1946 1963 Midwest Conference

Sports

The CCIW sponsors competition in men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's football, men's golf, men's and women's soccer, women's softball, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's indoor track and field, men's and women's outdoor track and field, women's volleyball, and men's wrestling.

National championships

Year Sport School
2010 Men's Outdoor Track and Field North Central
2010 Men's Indoor Track and Field North Central
2009 Men's Cross Country North Central
2008 Women's Indoor Track and Field Illinois Wesleyan
2008 Women's Outdoor Track and Field Illinois Wesleyan
2007 Women's Soccer Wheaton
2006 Women's Soccer Wheaton
2005 Women's Basketball Millikin
2004 Women's Soccer Wheaton
2000 Men's Outdoor Track and Field North Central
1999 Men's Cross Country North Central
1998 Men's Cross Country North Central
1998 Men's Outdoor Track and Field North Central
1997 Men's Basketball Illinois Wesleyan
1997 Men's Cross Country North Central
1997 Men's Soccer Wheaton
1994 Men's Outdoor Track and Field North Central
1993 Men's Cross Country North Central
1992 Men's Cross Country North Central
1989 Men's Outdoor Track and Field North Central
1989 Men's Indoor Track and Field North Central
1987 Men's Basketball North Park
1987 Men's Cross Country North Central
1986 Football Augustana
1985 Football Augustana
1985 Men's Basketball North Park
1985 Volleyball Elmhurst
1984 Football Augustana
1984 Men's Soccer Wheaton
1983 Football Augustana
1983 Women's Basketball North Central
1983 Volleyball Elmhurst
1982 Men's Cross Country North Central
1981 Men's Cross Country North Central
1980 Men's Basketball North Park
1979 Men's Basketball North Park
1979 Men's Cross Country North Central
1978 Men's Basketball North Park
1978 Men's Cross Country North Central
1976 Men's Cross Country North Central
1975 Men's Cross Country North Central

References

  1. ^ "CCIW history". www.cciw.org. http://www.cciw.org/general/history.php. Retrieved 2009-02-08. 

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