Northern Athletics Conference

Northern Athletics Conference
Northern Athletics Conference
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Established 2006
Association NCAA
Division Division III
Members 13
Sports fielded 18 (men's: 9; women's: 9)
Region Upper Midwest
Headquarters Waukesha, Wisconsin
Commissioner G. Steven Larson
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The Northern Athletics Conference is a college athletic conference. It participates in the NCAA's Division III and began its first season in the fall of 2006.


Member schools

Institution Location Nickname Colors Founded Affiliation Enrollment
Alverno College Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Inferno Red, White, & Black 1887 Private/Catholic 1,664
Aurora University Aurora, Illinois


Spartans Royal Blue & White 1893 Private/Non-sectarian 4,437
Benedictine University Lisle, Illinois


Eagles Cardinal & White 1887 Private/Catholic 2,520
Concordia University Chicago River Forest, Illinois


Cougars Maroon & Gold 1864 Private/Lutheran Missouri Synod 1,022
Concordia University Wisconsin Mequon, Wisconsin


Falcons Blue & White 1880 Private/Lutheran Missouri Synod 1,963
Dominican University River Forest, Illinois


Stars Royal Blue, Black, & White 1901 Private/Catholic 1,475
Edgewood College Madison, Wisconsin


Eagles Black, White, & Red 1927 Private/Catholic 1,565
Lakeland College Sheboygan, Wisconsin


Muskies Navy Blue & Gold 1949 Private/United Church of Christ 1,082
Maranatha Baptist Bible College Watertown, Wisconsin


Crusaders Royal Blue & Gold 1968 Private/Baptist 767
Marian University Fond du Lac, Wisconsin


Sabres Royal Blue, Scarlet, & White 1936 Private/Catholic 1,383
Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Raiders Cardinal & White 1903 Private/Non-sectarian 2,169
Rockford College Rockford, Illinois


Regents Purple & White 1847 Private/Non-sectarian 753
Wisconsin Lutheran College Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Warriors Forest Green & White 1973 Private/Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod 698


The newly-formed Northern Athletics Conference began its first season of competition in the fall of 2006. The NAC consists of 13 colleges and universities from the shared-border states of Illinois and Wisconsin. Many have shared traditional rivalries dating back to the NAC's predecessor conferences, the Lake Michigan Conference and the Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference. Charter members include: Alverno College, Aurora University, Benedictine University, Concordia University Chicago, Concordia University Wisconsin, Dominican University, Edgewood College, Lakeland College, Maranatha Baptist Bible College, Marian University, Rockford College and Wisconsin Lutheran College. Milwaukee School of Engineering joined the NAC in the fall of 2007.






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