Red River Athletic Conference

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Red River Athletic Conference
(RRAC)
Red River Athletic Conference logo
Established 1998
Association NAIA
Division Division I
Members 13
Sports fielded 15 (men's: 7; women's: 8)
Region South Central United States
Region VI of the NAIA
Headquarters Waco, Texas
Commissioner Tony Stigliano
Website www.redriverconference.com
Locations
Red River Athletic Conference locations

The Red River Athletic Conference is an affiliate of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The conference's 13 member institutions are located in Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

History[edit]

The conference began competition in 1998 with 16 charter members.[1] The conference will be at 13 members when Louisiana State University at Alexandria joins in 2014.[2]

Member schools[edit]

Current members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Joined
Bacone College Muskogee, Oklahoma 1880 1,000 Warriors 1998
Huston–Tillotson University Austin, Texas 1881 800 Rams 1998
Jarvis Christian College Hawkins, Texas 1912 550 Bulldogs 1998
Langston University Langston, Oklahoma 1897 4,000 Lions 1998
Louisiana State University at Alexandria Alexandria, Louisiana 1961 2,233 Generals 2014
Louisiana State University in Shreveport Shreveport, Louisiana 1967 4,200 Pilots 2010
Our Lady of the Lake University San Antonio, Texas 1895 2,660 Saints 2008
Paul Quinn College Dallas, Texas 1872 700 Tigers 1998
University of St. Thomas Houston, Texas 1947 3,300 Celts 2011
University of the Southwest Hobbs, New Mexico 1962 550 Mustangs 1998
Texas College Tyler, Texas 1894 800 Steers 1998
University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville, Texas 1991 17,300 Ocelots 1998
Wiley College Marshall, Texas 1873 1,250 Wildcats 1998

Future members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Joins
University of Houston–Victoria Victoria, Texas 1973 3,174 Jaguars 2015

Former members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Nickname Joined Left Current
Conference
Houston Baptist University Houston, Texas 1960 Huskies 1998 2007 Southland
(NCAA D-I)
Northwestern Oklahoma State University Alva, Oklahoma 1897 Rangers 1998 2002 Great American
(NCAA D-II)
Northwood University Cedar Hill, Texas 1966 Knights 1998 2013 Dropped sports
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Chickasha, Oklahoma 1908 Drovers 1998 2000 Sooner
Southwestern Adventist University Keene, Texas 1893 Knights 1998 2002 Dropped sports
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie, Texas 1927 Lions 1998 2013 Sooner
Texas A&M International University Laredo, Texas 1969 Dustdevils 1998 2006 Heartland
(NCAA D-II)
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth, Texas 1890 Rams 2001 2013 Sooner
University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa, Texas 1973 Falcons 1998 2006 Heartland
(NCAA D-II)

Sports[edit]

The Red River Athletic Conference sponsors championships in seven men's and eight women's sports.

Conference sports
Sport Men's Women's
Baseball Green tickY
Basketball Green tickY Green tickY
Cross Country Green tickY Green tickY
Golf Green tickY Green tickY
Soccer Green tickY Green tickY
Softball Green tickY
Tennis Green tickY Green tickY
Track & Field Outdoor Green tickY Green tickY
Volleyball Green tickY

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