Crossroads League

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Crossroads League
Crossroads League logo
Established 1959
Association NAIA
Members 10
Sports fielded 15 (men's: 7; women's: 8)
Region Midwestern United States
Region VIII
Former names Mid-Central College Conference
Commissioner J. D. Collins
Website [1]
Locations
Crossroads League locations

The Crossroads League (formerly the Mid-Central College Conference) is an athletic conference composed of NAIA private Christian colleges in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio . The current conference commissioner is J. D. Collins.

In June 2012, the conference voted to change its name from the Mid-Central College Conference to the Crossroads League, a name which better represents the modern conference growing beyond its Central Indiana roots and each member institution being faith-based.[1]

Member schools[edit]

Current members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Type Enrollment Nickname Endowment Joined
Bethel College Mishawaka, Indiana 1947 Private/Missionary 1,964 Pilots $ 7,800,000
Goshen College Goshen, Indiana 1894 Private/Mennonite 971 Maple Leafs $ 121,000,000
Grace College Winona Lake, Indiana 1948 Private/Grace Brethren 1,308 Lancers $ 8,300,000
Huntington University Huntington, Indiana 1897 Private/United Brethren in Christ 1,089 Foresters $ 24,400,000 1959
Indiana Wesleyan University Marion, Indiana 1920 Private/Wesleyan 15,953 Wildcats $ 60,000,000 1968
Marian University Indianapolis, Indiana 1851 Private/Roman Catholic 1,800 Knights $ 7,800,000
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon, Ohio 1964 Private/Nazarene 2,622 Cougars $ 12,200,000 2011
Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor, Michigan 1873 Private/Free Methodist 2,600 Cougars $ 10,000,000 2004
Taylor University Upland, Indiana 1846 Private/Non-denominational Christian 1,887 Trojans $ 48,500,000 1994
University of St. Francis Fort Wayne, Indiana 1890 Private/Roman Catholic 1,883 Cougars $1.98 1966

Former members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Type Enrollment Nickname Joined Left Current Conference

Sports[edit]

The Crossroads League sponsors athletic competition in men's baseball, men's & women's basketball, men's & women's cross country, men's & women's golf, men's & women's soccer, women's softball, men's & women's tennis, men's & women's track and field and women's volleyball.

Commissioners Cup[edit]

Each year, the member institution with the most points based on final rankings in each sport, is awarded the Commissioners Cup (formerly known as the All Sports Trophy). The current holder is Indiana Wesleyan University, which has won the last twelve cups in a row and holds the record for cups won, with eighteen. [2]

Notable athletes[edit]

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