South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association

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South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association
(SAIAA)
Established 1911[disputed ]
Dissolved 1921
Association NCAA
Region Atlantic Coast
Conference Presidents
J. T. England 1912
J. W. H. Pollard 1915-1919

The South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SAIAA) was an intercollegiate athletic conference with its main focus of promoting track and arranging track meets. The SAIAA was first formed in 1911[disputed ] and remained active until 1921. The conference's membership was centered in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, with member schools located in the states of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, as well as the District of Columbia.

The conference disbanded in 1921, and six of its schools became founding members of the Southern Conference alongside eight former members of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). Those six SAIAA schools were: Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, Virginia, Virginia Tech, and Washington and Lee (except for the latter and Maryland, all are now in the Atlantic Coast Conference).[1]

Membership[edit]

The following universities were members of the SAIAA at some point during its existence. Where known, the school's name is followed by the period of its membership in the conference. Italicized years indicate a confirmed year of membership, but may not be exhaustive. Track meets were held in 1911, and 1912 was the first season of play for all sports.[2][3][4][5]

Football champions[edit]

Year Champion[13]
1912 Georgetown
1913 NC A&M
1914 Washington and Lee & Virginia
1915 Georgetown, Virginia, & Washington and Lee
1916 VPI
1917 Georgetown
1918 VPI
1919 Georgetown
1920 Virginia Military Institute
1921 Washington and Lee

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roger Saylor, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (PDF), College Football Historical Society, The LA84 Foundation, retrieved March 14, 2009.
  2. ^ Association, National Collegiate Athletic (1912). Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention ... p. 14. 
  3. ^ "England Selects Southern Outfit". The Charlotte News. May 27, 1912. p. 6. Retrieved December 8, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "First Field Meet". Asheville Citizen-Times. May 5, 1912. p. 9. Retrieved December 8, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "South Atlantic Colleges to Organize". The Daily Tar Heel. February 20, 1912. p. 1. Retrieved December 8, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1921.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1916.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h National Collegiate Athletic Association (1922). Official Collegiate Track and Field Guide. p. 109. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g Kemp Plummer Battle, History of the University of North Carolina, Page 20.
  10. ^ http://www.umterps.com/fls/29700/pdf/football/FBRecordBook.pdf?&&DB_OEM_ID=29700
  11. ^ American Physical Education Review. Committee on Publication and Information of the Council of the A.A.A.P.E. 1913-01-01. 
  12. ^ COLLEGE TRACK RECORDS.; Four New South Atlantic Figures Made at Baltimore Meet, The New York Times, May 4, 1913.
  13. ^ Conference Champions of the South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association,College Football Data Warehouse

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