Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference

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Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference
Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference logo
Established 1991
Association ACHA
Division Division 3
Members 14
Region North
Headquarters Holland, Michigan
Commissioner Chris Van Timmeren
Website Official Site

The Michigan Collegiate Hockey Conference (MCHC) is an Men's ACHA Division 3 conference made up of smaller colleges and universities in the state of Michigan.

Championship History[edit]

ACHA National Champions[edit]

The MCHC has produced ten National Championship teams, the most of any Division 3 conference, including Ferris State (1994), Muskegon Community College (2003), Calvin College (2004), Saginaw Valley State (2009, 2010), Adrian College-Gold (2012, 2013, 2014), Michigan State (2015) and Oakland (2016). SVSU became the first school in Division 3 history to not only win two National Championships, but to do it in back-to-back years. Adrian College-Gold later became the first school in Division 3 history to not only make three straight National Championship Games, but to win all three.

ACHA National Runners-up[edit]

The MCHC has produced eight National Runners-up including Hope College (2003, 2010, 2011, 2014), Northwood (2006), Davenport (2012), Michigan-Flint (2013) and Aquinas College (2016). Hope College is the first school in Division 3 to make it to four National Championship games.

ACHA National Championship Game[edit]

Six times the ACHA Division 3 National Championship Game has featured two MCHC teams. In 2003 Muskegon Community College vs. Hope College, in 2010 Saginaw Valley State vs. Hope College, in 2012 Adrian College-Gold vs. Davenport, in 2013 Adrian College-Gold vs. Michigan-Flint, in 2014 Adrian College-Gold vs. Hope College and in 2016 Oakland vs Aquinas College.

Conference Champions[edit]

Year Champion Runner-Up
2017 Aquinas College Adrian College-Gold
2016 Oakland Aquinas College
2015 Hope College Oakland
2014 Davenport Oakland
2013 Adrian College-Gold Davenport
2012 Saginaw Valley State Hope College
2011 Davenport
2010 Saginaw Valley State
2009
2008 Hope College
2007 Hope College
2006 Calvin College Hope College
2005 Lansing Community College
2004 Hope College

Totals

Team Titles
Hope College 4
Davenport 2
Saginaw Valley State 2
Aquinas College 1
Oakland 1
Adrian College-Gold 1
Calvin College 1

Current teams[edit]

East Division

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Enrollment Nickname Colors
Adrian College (Gold) Adrian, MI 1859 Private/Methodist 1,700 Bulldogs          
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI 1892 Public 27,069 Chippewas          
Lawrence Tech University Southfield, MI 1932 Private/Non-sectarian 4,000 Blue Devils          
University of Michigan-Flint Flint, MI 1956 Public 8,000 Victors          
Northwood University Midland, MI 1961 Private/Non-sectarian 1,987 Timberwolves          
Oakland University Rochester Hills, MI 1957 Public 17,737 Golden Grizzlies          
Saginaw Valley State University Kochville Township, MI 1963 Public 10,498 Cardinals          

West Division

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Enrollment Nickname Colors
Adrian College (Black) Adrian, MI 1859 Private/Methodist 1,700 Bulldogs          
Aquinas College Grand Rapids, MI 1886 Private/Catholic 2,235 Saints          
Calvin College Grand Rapids, MI 1876 Private/Protestant 4,075 Knights          
Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI 1866 Private/Non-profit 12,471 Panthers          
Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI 1960 Public 24,408 Lakers          
Hope College Holland, MI 1960 Private/Protestant 3,200 Flying Dutchmen          
Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 1855 Public 48,000 Spartans          

Affiliate Members

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Enrollment Nickname Colors
Indiana Institute of Technology Fort Wayne, IN 1930 Private 4,384 Warriors          
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 1817 Public 43,651 Wolverines          

External links[edit]