Metropolitan Collegiate Hockey Conference

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Metropolitan Collegiate Hockey Conference
Established 1976
Members 7
Sport ACHA Division 3 club hockey
Region Northeast
States 3 - New York, New Jersey, Connecticut
Headquarters New Paltz, New York
President Andrew Mola

The Metropolitan Collegiate Hockey Conference or MCHC is an ACHA Division 3 league made up of smaller colleges, universities, and community colleges in the Northeast United States. The league was originally formed in 1967-68 as the Metropolitan Intercollegiate Hockey League (MIHL). After a league name change to the BSMIHL (Bi-State Metropolitan Intercollegiate Hockey League) for the 1975-76 season, the league changed its name to its current moniker at the start the of the 1976-77 season.


Teams play a 12-game league schedule with the top four teams advancing to the MCHC playoffs at the end of the regular season held during President's Day weekend in February.

Current Teams[edit]

School Location Founded Affiliation Nickname Colors
St. Thomas Aquinas College Rockland County, NY 1952 Private/Dominican Spartans    
Columbia University Manhattan, NY 1754 Ivy League Lions    
Suffolk County Community College Long Island, NY 1959 Community College Sharks    
Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ 1870 Private/Non-sectarian Ducks    
US Merchant Marine Academy Kings Point, NY 1943 United States service academies Mariners    
SUNY Maritime Bronx, NY 1938 Public College Privateers    
Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT 1963 Private/Catholic Pioneers    

Former Teams[edit]

School Location Founded Affiliation Nickname Colors
Fordham University Bronx, NY 1841 Private/Jesuit Rams    
Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 1935 Private/Non-sectarian Pride    
Western Connecticut State University Danbury, CT 1903 Public University Colonials    

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