Great Midwest Hockey League


ACHA Division II
Members 6
Sports fielded ACHA Men's ice hockey (men's: 6; women's: 0)
Region Michigan and Ohio
Headquarters East Lansing, Michigan

The Great Midwest Hockey League is an ACHA Division II Club hockey League consisting of 8 teams in the Great Lakes region of the USA. The league is one of the top ACHA Division II leagues and the level of the GMHL teams is close to ACHA DI and NCAA Division III levels. Michigan State University is the 2009-2010 GMHL Champions. Davenport is the 2009-2010 ACHA DII National Champions. Davenport will be leaving the GMHL following the 2009-2010 season to move up to Division I of the ACHA, a team to replace them in the GMHL has yet to be announced.

2009-2010 TeamsEdit

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Enrollment Team Nickname
Ferris State University Big Rapids, Michigan 1884 Public 13,532 Bulldogs
Grand Valley State University Allendale, Michigan 1960 Public 23,892 Lakers
Miami University (OH) Oxford, Ohio 1809 Public 20,126 RedHawks
Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan 1855 Public 46,045 Spartans
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan 1817 Public 40,042 Wolverines
Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 1870 Public 60,347 Buckeyes

Former teamsEdit

  • Davenport University- left after the 2009-10 season as part of the team's transition to ACHA Division I and the new Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League for the 2010-11 season.
  • Indiana University left after the 2008-09 season as part of the team's transition to ACHA Division I,joined the Central States Collegiate Hockey League for the 2010-11 season.

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