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WHAC - Fri, Jan. 27, 2012
The Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) is making history by adding bowling and lacrosse for both men and women as conference sports effective the fall of 2012.
 

The WHAC is the first conference in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) to offer the sports as a conference championship sport. The conference, which expands to 12 schools in the fall, now offers 22 conference sports for its members in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

Although the NAIA does not offer a national championship in either sport, the WHAC will benefit from the inclusion of the sports. "It's a great opportunity to provide athletic competition to a larger group of student-athletes," said WHAC commissioner Rob Miller. "Athletic competition provides a unique college experience from which student-athletes learn dedication and leadership."

Seven schools currently offer men's and women's bowling as a varsity sport: Aquinas College, Concordia University, Davenport University, Indiana Tech, Lawrence Tech, University of Northwestern Ohio, and Siena Heights University. The WHAC seasons will start in October and culminate with conference championships in the spring. The last time the NAIA held a national championship in bowling was 1978. Currently, 36 NAIA schools sponsor men's bowling at the varsity level and 35 sponsor a women's team.

Lacrosse is a new sport to the conference and national organization and a handful of NAIA members offer the sport. The NAIA does not yet conduct national championships for the sport as only 27 schools have a men's team and 20 field a women's team. In the WHAC, four schools sponsor varsity teams for women's lacrosse: Aquinas, Davenport, Indiana Tech, and Siena Heights. Lawrence Tech, Marygrove University, and University of Michigan-Dearborn join those four in sponsoring a men's team. The lacrosse season will play a fall schedule with the conference championship in the spring.

"The sport expansion allows more student-athletes to consider our schools and the NAIA," Miller said. "We hope the fact that the WHAC will offer conference championships in bowling and lacrosse inspires other conferences to add the sports."

 
Today
Competitive Cheer
Aquinas at  
WHAC Conference Tournament @ Aquinas
Siena Heights at  
WHAC Conference Championships at Aquinas
Softball
Albion College at 7:00 am
Concordia EST
Concordia Illinois at 11:00 am
Concordia EST
Competitive Cheer
Lourdes at 11:00 am
WHAC Championship (Grand Rapids, Mich. - Aquinas)
Concordia at 11:00 am
WHAC Championship Meet at Aquinas
Softball
Indiana Tech at 12:00 pm
Martin Methodist EST
MMC Meltdown
Baseball
(17)Northwestern Ohio at Ppd
Union College  
(17)Northwestern Ohio at Ppd
Union College  
Indiana Tech at Cncl
(14)Tennessee Wesleyan  
Canceled due to weather
Indiana Tech at Cncl
(14)Tennessee Wesleyan  
Canceled due to weather
Softball
Indiana Tech at Game
Martin Methodist 2
MMC Meltdown
Today
Baseball
(17)Northwestern Ohio at Ppd
Union College  
(17)Northwestern Ohio at Ppd
Union College  
Indiana Tech at Cncl
(14)Tennessee Wesleyan  
Canceled due to weather
Indiana Tech at Cncl
(14)Tennessee Wesleyan  
Canceled due to weather
Yesterday
Men's Tennis
Indiana Tech at 1
Purdue University 5
Men's Basketball
Northwestern Ohio at 63
Siena Heights 56
Men's Tennis
Alma College at 0
Lawrence Tech 9
Women's Basketball
Northwestern Ohio at 51
Siena Heights 56
Men's Tennis
Kenyon College at 3
(5)Northwestern Ohio 6
Men's Basketball
(22)Indiana Tech at 63
Lawrence Tech 46
Marygrove at 66
(10)Cornerstone 120
UM-Dearborn at (OT) 80
Concordia 77
(1)Davenport at 65
(RV)Aquinas 51
Lourdes at 65
Madonna 73
Baseball
Indiana Tech at Cncl
(14)Tennessee Wesleyan  
Canceled due to weather
Softball
(15)Davenport vs (5) 9
Grace College 0
Baseball
(6)Davenport vs 8
Lindenwood University-Belleville 0
Played at Faulkner
Women's Basketball
Marygrove at 48
Cornerstone 87
(RV)Indiana Tech at 59
(18)Lawrence Tech 72
Senior Day
UM-Dearborn at 47
Concordia 57
(9)Davenport at 71
Aquinas 49
Lourdes at 59
Madonna 85
Baseball
(RV)Madonna at (7) 3
Cumberland Univ. 4
(17)Northwestern Ohio at Ppd
Union College  
(17)Northwestern Ohio at Ppd
Union College  
Softball
Indiana Tech vs (5) 1
(RV)Madonna 13
MMC Meltdown (hosted by Martin Methodist College - Pulaski, Tenn.)
Women's Tennis
Kenyon College at 2
(12)Northwestern Ohio 7
Baseball
(6)Davenport at 0
(3)Faulkner University 2
Indiana Tech at Cncl
(14)Tennessee Wesleyan  
Canceled due to weather
Softball
Indiana Tech vs 13
Grace College 12
MMC Meltdown
Wednesday, Feb 17
Women's Basketball
(RV)Indiana Tech at 5:30 pm
Cornerstone EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Lourdes at 5:30 pm
Northwestern Ohio EST
Live Video Live Stats
Concordia at 5:30 pm
(9)Davenport EST
Live Video
Siena Heights at 5:30 pm
Madonna EST
Live Stats
UM-Dearborn at 6:00 pm
(18)Lawrence Tech EST
Live Video Live Stats
Men's Basketball
(22)Indiana Tech at 7:30 pm
(10)Cornerstone EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Lourdes at 7:30 pm
Northwestern Ohio EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Concordia at 7:30 pm
(1)Davenport EST
Live Video
Siena Heights at 7:30 pm
Madonna EST
Live Stats
UM-Dearborn at 8:00 pm
Lawrence Tech EST
Live Video Live Stats
Friday, Feb 19
Baseball
Cornerstone at Game
(23)Bryan College 2
Live Video Live Stats
Cornerstone at 3:00 pm
(23)Bryan College EST
Live Video Live Stats
Saturday, Feb 20
Baseball
Cornerstone at Game
(23)Bryan College 2
Live Video Live Stats
Women's Basketball
Cornerstone at 1:00 pm
(9)Davenport EST
Home MediaLive Video Live Stats
Visitor Media"Live Audio
(18)Lawrence Tech at 1:00 pm
Northwestern Ohio EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
Aquinas at 1:00 pm
UM-Dearborn EST
Live Video
Concordia at 1:00 pm
Marygrove EST
Game played at Northwest Activities Center
Live Stats
Madonna at 1:00 pm
(RV)Indiana Tech EST
Live Video Live Stats
Baseball
Cornerstone at 1:00 pm
(23)Bryan College EST
Live Video Live Stats
Men's Basketball
Lawrence Tech at 3:00 pm
Northwestern Ohio EST
Live Video Live Audio Live Stats
 
 
 
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