- College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin
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
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. 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.
The league currently has 8 full members:
Institution Location Team Name Founded Affiliation Enrollment Year Joined Augustana College Rock Island, Illinois
Vikings 1860 Private/Lutheran (ELCA) 2,513 1946 Carthage College Kenosha, Wisconsin
Red Men 1847 Private/Lutheran (ELCA) 2,374 1946 Elmhurst College Elmhurst, Illinois
Bluejays 1871 Private/United Church of Christ 2,748 1946 Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, Illinois
Titans 1850 Private/Methodist 2,113 1946 Millikin University Decatur, Illinois
Big Blue 1901 Private/Presbyterian 2,118 1946 North Central College Naperville, Illinois
Cardinals 1861 Private/Methodist 2,167 1946 North Park University Chicago, Illinois
Vikings 1891 Private/Evangelical Covenant 1,814 1962 Wheaton College Wheaton, Illinois
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.
Institution Location Team Name Founded Affiliation Enrollment Year Joined Sports Rose Hulman Terre Haute, Indiana
Fightin' Engineers 1874 Private 1,840 2008 Swimming
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
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.
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
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