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State University of New York Athletic Conference

State University of New York Athletic Conference
(SUNYAC)
State University of New York Athletic Conference logo
Established 1958
Association NCAA
Division Division III
Members 10 full, 1 affiliate
Sports fielded 20 (men's: 9; women's: 11)
Region New York
Former names New York State Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Headquarters Fredonia, New York
Commissioner Azure Davey (since 2012)
Website sunyac.com
Locations
State University of New York Athletic Conference locations

The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) is an NCAA Division III athletics conference consisting of schools in the State University of New York system. It was chartered in 1958 as the New York State Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Member schools

Current members

Institution Location Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined
East Division
State University of New York at Cortland Cortland, New York Red Dragons 1868 Public 7,234 1958
State University of New York at New Paltz New Paltz, New York Hawks 1828 Public 8,205 1958
State University of New York at Oneonta Oneonta, New York Red Dragons 1889 Public 5,893 1958
State University of New York at Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, New York Cardinals 1889 Public 6,358 1958
State University of New York at Potsdam Potsdam, New York Bears 1816 Public 4,325 1958
West Division
State University of New York at Brockport Brockport, New York Golden Eagles 1867 Public 8,275 1958
Buffalo State College Buffalo, New York Bengals 1871 Public 11,224 1958
State University of New York at Fredonia Fredonia, New York Blue Devils 1826 Public 5,573 1959
State University of New York at Geneseo Geneseo, New York Knights 1871 Public 5,585 1959
State University of New York at Oswego Oswego, New York Lakers 1861 Public 8,909 1958

Affiliate members

Institution Location Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined Primary
Conference
SUNYAC
Sport
Morrisville State College
(State University of New York at Morrisville)
Morrisville, New York Mustangs 1908 Public 3,338 2006 NEAC field hockey
men's ice hockey

Former members

Institution Location Nickname Founded Type Enrollment Joined Left Current Conference
University at Albany
(State University of New York at Albany)
Albany, New York Great Danes 1844 Public 17,500 1958 1995 America East
(NCAA Division I)
Binghamton University
(State University of New York at Binghamton)
Vestal, New York Bearcats 1946 Public 14,713 1973 1997 America East
(NCAA Division I)
University at Buffalo
(State University of New York at Buffalo)
Buffalo, New York Bulls 1846 Public 28,601 1978 1988 MAC
(NCAA Division I)
Morrisville State College
(State University of New York at Morrisville)
Morrisville, New York Mustangs 1908 Public 3,338 2007 2009 NEAC
State University of New York Institute of Technology
(State University of New York at Utica/Rome)
Marcy, New York Wildcats 1966 Public 2,870 1991 2008 NEAC

Membership timeline

Conference facilities

Institution Basketball Arena Capacity Football Stadium Capacity Ice Hockey Arena Capacity
Brockport Jim and John Vloganitis Gymnasium 2,000 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Stadium 10,000 Tuttle North Ice Arena 2,000
Buffalo State Sports Arena 3,500 Coyer Field 3,000 Buffalo State Ice Arena 1,800
Cortland Whitney T. Corey Gymnasium 3,500 SUNY Cortland Stadium Complex 6,500 Alumni Arena 2,500
Fredonia Steele Hall 3,300 Non-Football School N/A Steele Hall 1,100
Geneseo Schrader Gymnasium 1,000 Non-Football School N/A Ira C. Wilson Ice Arena 2,500
New Paltz Hawk Center at Elting Gymnasium 2,500 Non-Football School N/A Non-Ice Hockey School N/A
Oneonta Dewar Arena at Alumni Field House 4,000 Non-Football School N/A Non-Ice Hockey School N/A
Oswego Max Ziel Gymnasium at Laker Hall 3,500 Non-Football School N/A Campus Center Ice Arena 2,500
Plattsburgh Memorial Hall 1,400 Non-Football School N/A Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena 3,500
Potsdam Maxcy Hall 4,000 Non-Football School N/A Maxcy Hall 2,200

Sports

Fall

  • Cross Country (M,W)
  • Field Hockey (W)
  • Soccer (M,W)
  • Tennis (W)
  • Volleyball (W)

Winter

  • Basketball (M,W)
  • Ice Hockey (M)
  • Indoor Track and Field (M,W)
  • Swimming and Diving (M,W)

Spring

  • Baseball (M)
  • Softball (W)
  • Lacrosse (M,W)
  • Outdoor Track and Field (M,W)

References

External links

  • Official website


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