|Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League|
|Sport||ACHA Division I club hockey|
|States||1 - Michigan|
The Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League (GLCHL) is an ACHA Division I level ice hockey league. The GLCHL is made up of teams from Michigan. The league was announced in Late 2009 and will play its first season in the ACHA in Fall 2010 with six member teams, all located within the state of Michigan.
Eastern Michigan, Michigan-Dearborn, and Western Michigan join the league after competing as members of the Central States Collegiate Hockey League. Oakland University and Adrian College previously competed as ACHA DI Independents, and Davenport University joins after making a transition to ACHA DI. DU previously competed in the ACHA DII Great Midwest Hockey League.
League teams will play a 20-game league schedule, 4 games against each team- 2 home and 2 away contests. In addition team schedules will include other ACHA Division I opponents.
participating in the league tournament at the end of the season in February.
|Institution||Location||Founded||Affiliation||Enrollment||Team Nickname||Primary conference|
|Adrian College||Adrian, Michigan||1859||Private/Methodist||1,469||Bulldogs||MIAA (D-III)|
|Davenport University||Grand Rapids, Michigan||1866||Private||12,471||Panthers||Wolverine–Hoosier (NAIA)|
|Eastern Michigan University||Ypsilanti, Michigan||1849||Public||22,974||Eagles||Mid-American (D-I)|
|University of Michigan–Dearborn||Dearborn, Michigan||1959||Public||8,634||Wolves||Wolverine–Hoosier (NAIA)|
|Oakland University||Rochester, Michigan||1957||Public||17,737||Golden Grizzlies||The Summit League (D-I)|
|Western Michigan University||Kalamazoo, Michigan||1903||Public||24,576||Stallions||Mid-American (D-I)|
|Adrian||Arrington Ice Arena||500|
|Davenport||Patterson Ice Center||1,200|
|Eastern Michigan||Ann Arbor Ice Cube||1,000|
|Michigan–Dearborn||University of Michigan-Dearborn Fieldhouse||1,500|
|Oakland||Onyx Rochester Ice Arena||1,000|
|Western Michigan||Lawson Arena||3,667|
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