Michigan Collegiate Conference

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Michigan Collegiate Conference
Established 1926
Dissolved 1932
Members 4
Sports fielded 5 (men's: 5; women's: 0)
Region Michigan

The Michigan Collegiate Conference (MCC) was an athletic conference that existed in the United States for six years,[1] from 1927[2] through 1932.[3]

History[edit]

Formed in December 1926,[4] the members were the Michigan State Normal Hurons (now Eastern Michigan University),[2] the Western State Normal Hilltoppers (now Western Michigan University),[5] the Central State Teachers Chippewas (now Central Michigan University),[6] and the College of the City of Detroit Tartars (now Wayne State University).

Sports sponsored by the MCC included baseball,[1] football,[2] men's basketball,[7] track,[4] and tennis.[4]

Members[edit]

Institution Location Founded Nickname Joined Left Current
conference
Central State Teachers College Mount Pleasant, Michigan 1892 Chippewas 1926 1932 MAC
College of the City of Detroit Detroit, Michigan 1868 Tartars 1926 1932 GLIAC
Michigan State Normal College Ypsilanti, Michigan 1849 Hurons 1926 1932 MAC
Western State Teachers College Kalamazoo, Michigan 1903 Hilltoppers 1926 1932 MAC

Individual sports[edit]

Football[edit]

Michigan State Normal won the football championship from 1927 through 1930,[8] sharing the championship with Western State Teachers College for a co-championship in 1929.[9]

Baseball[edit]

Western State Teachers College won the baseball championship four years and tied a fifth year.[1]

Basketball[edit]

Detroit City College won the men's basketball championship in 1927–1928,[7] going 18–1 overall, with their sole loss to Manhattan College.[10] Western State won men's basketball championships in 1930, 1931,[11] and 1932.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "'Judy' Hyames Is to Speak at Elsie Banquet". The Owosso Argus-Press. April 15, 1941. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Eastern Michigan Eagles". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Mell, Randall (September 24, 1986). "Althoff inducted into Western Michigan Hall of Fame". Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. p. 17. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c "New College Loop Formed". Luddington Daily News. December 10, 1926. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Western Michigan Broncos". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Central Michigan Chippewas". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "Rocket Cagers Play Tuesday". The Toledo News-Bee. December 17, 1928. p. 18. Retrieved January 28, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Eastern Michigan Composite Championship Listing". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Western Michigan Composite Championship Listing". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved January 27, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Detroit City College wins conference title". Ludington Daily News. February 27, 1928. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Final Standings". The Ludington Daily News. March 10, 1931. p. 6. Retrieved August 5, 2014 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read