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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."

 
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Women's Soccer
Cornerstone at 5
Rochester College 1
St. Mary-of-the-Woods College at 2
Marygrove 3
Indiana Tech at 7:00pm
Goshen College EST
Concordia at 4
Bethel College 2
Today
Women's Soccer
Cornerstone at 5
Rochester College 1
St. Mary-of-the-Woods College at 2
Marygrove 3
Concordia at 4
Bethel College 2
Yesterday
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Grace College at (OT) 1
Indiana Tech 2
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Mount Vernon Nazarene University at 6
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Lawrence Tech at 8
Bethel College 1
Women's Tennis
Lawrence Tech at 2
Bethel College 7
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Lawrence Tech at 10th of 12
LTU Invitational
Indiana Tech at 5th of 13
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Madonna at 6th of 12
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Cornerstone at 9th of 13
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Sunday, Sep 21
Men's Soccer
(RV) Northwestern Ohio at 2
(3) Lindsey Wilson 1
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Rochester College at 0
Siena Heights 3
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Lourdes at 6th of 11
John Carroll Invitational
Indiana Tech vs 7th of 16
DePauw University Small College Classic (Sept. 20-21)
Northwestern Ohio at 2nd of 7
Defiance College Invitational
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Northwestern Ohio at 3rd of 15
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Women's Bowling
Northwestern Ohio at 3rd of 12
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Robert Morris College at 0
Madonna 3
(RV) Cardinal Stritch University at 1
Concordia 2
Marian University at 3
Lawrence Tech 0
Aquinas at 0
Bethel College 4
Cornerstone at 2
Goshen College 0
Mount Vernon Nazarene University at 2
Siena Heights 1
Huntington University at 1
(21) Davenport 8
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Indiana Wesleyan University at 0
Aquinas 1
Cleary University at 0
Lawrence Tech 2
(20) Ashford University at 0
Indiana Tech 2
(RV) Northwestern Ohio at 5
(10) Robert Morris College 0
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Aquinas at 7:00pm
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Siena Heights at 7:00pm
(9) Madonna EST
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(24) Davenport at 7:00pm
(RV) Cornerstone EST
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Concordia at 7:00pm
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Indiana Tech at 7:00pm
(RV) Cornerstone EST
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UM-Dearborn at 7:00pm
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Cornerstone at 3:00pm
(RV) Northwestern Ohio EST
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(9) Madonna EST
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Lourdes at 1:00pm
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