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Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association

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ACHA Division II, Division III
Members 19
Sports fielded Ice hockey (men's: 19; women's: 0)
Region Midwest and Great Lakes
Headquarters Peoria, Illinois
Commissioner John Lamond

The Mid-American Collegiate Hockey Association is a ACHA club hockey league comprising colleges and universities in the Midwestern USA. The Gold Division comprises ACHA Division II club hockey programs. The Silver Division comprises smaller colleges and universities at the ACHA DIII level. Some of the DII programs field JV programs in the Silver Division.


The MACHA is made up of two divisions. The Gold Division is made of 9 teams from larger universities. The Silver Division is made of 14 teams separated into the Silver-North and Silver-South, each with 7 teams.

  • Changes for 2010-11 season: Augustana College will join the league as a probationary member in the Silver/ACHA DIII Division. Loyola University Chicago will replace Eastern Illinois University in the Gold/ACHA DII Division.

Current TeamsEdit

Gold DivisionEdit

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Enrollment Nickname Primary conference
Illinois State University Normal, Illinois 1857 Public 20,859 Redbirds Missouri Valley (NCAA DI)
Loyola University Chicago Chicago, Illinois 1870 Private/Catholic 15,000 Ramblers Horizon League (NCAA DI)
Missouri State University Springfield, Missouri 1905 Public 22,785 Ice Bears Missouri Valley (NCAA DI)
Northern Illinois University DeKalb, Illinois 1895 Public 25,313 Huskies Mid-American (NCAA DI)
Saint Louis University St. Louis, MO 1818 Private/Catholic 10,633 Billikens Atlantic 10 (NCAA DI)
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville, Illinois 1957 Public 13,398 Cougars Ohio Valley (NCAA DI)
University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa 1847 Public 20,907 Hawkeyes Big Ten (NCAA DI)
University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas 1865 Public 30,004 Jayhawks Big 12 (NCAA DI)
University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri 1839 Public 30,831 Tigers Big 12 (NCAA DI)

Silver Division SouthEdit

  • Augustana College
  • Illinois State University (JV)
  • Marquette University
  • Northwestern University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Iowa JV
  • Wheaton College

Silver Division NorthEdit

  • Bradley University
  • McKendree University
  • Missouri State University JV
  • Robert Morris University - Peoria
  • Robert Morris University - Springfield
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville JV
  • Western Illinois University

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