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East Coast Conference
East Coast Conference
ECC
East Coast Conference logo
Established 1989
Association NCAA
Division Division II
Members 10
Sports fielded
  • 18
    • men's: 8
    • women's: 10
Region Northeastern United States
Headquarters Central Islip, New York
Commissioner Robert Dranoff (since 2008)
Website eccsports.org
Locations
East Coast Conference locations

The East Coast Conference (ECC) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division II. Member institutions are located in the northeastern United States in the states of Connecticut and New York, as well as the District of Columbia.

History

The East Coast Conference was founded in 1989 as the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference. Its charter members included:

Other members that joined were:

The ECC has become a lacrosse powerhouse, seeing six ECC teams win the Division II Men's Lacrosse championship over the past 10 years. In addition, at least 1 ECC team has competed in 13 the last 14 championship games. Recent ECC champions include Adelphi (1998, 1999, 2001), C.W. Post (1996, 2006 Tri-Champion), Dowling College (2006 Tri-Champion), NYIT (1997, 2003, 2005, 2008), and Mercyhurst College (2006 Tri-Champion, 2007)

Member schools

Current members

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Joined
University of Bridgeport Bridgeport, Connecticut 1927 5,543 Purple Knights           2000
Daemen College Amherst, New York 1947 2,100 Wildcats           2013
University of the District of Columbia Washington, D.C. 1851 5,471 Firebirds           2011
Long Island University-Post Brookville, New York 1954 8,472 Pioneers           1989
Mercy College Dobbs Ferry, New York 1950 10,000 Mavericks           1989
Molloy College Rockville Centre, New York 1955 3,533 Lions           1989
New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, New York 1955 12,755 Bears           1989
Queens College Flushing, New York 1937 17,639 Knights           1989
Roberts Wesleyan College North Chili, New York 1866 2,000 Redhawks           2012
St. Thomas Aquinas College Sparkill, New York 1952 2,400 Spartans           2000

Affiliate members

Institution Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Joined Sport Primary
Conference
Adelphi University Garden City, New York 1896 8,110 Panthers           2015 bowling Northeast-10
Felician University Rutherford, New Jersey 1923 2,109 Golden Falcons           2015 bowling Central Atlantic
Franklin Pierce University Rindge, New Hampshire 1962 2,871 Ravens           2015 bowling Northeast-10
Georgian Court University Lakewood, New Jersey 1908 3,153 Lions           2012
(indoor-W);
2013
(indoor-M)
track & field indoor (M);
track & field indoor (W)
Central Atlantic
Holy Family University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1954 2,100 Tigers           2016 track & field indoor (M);
track & field indoor (W)
Central Atlantic
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown, Pennsylvania 1866 10,634 Golden Bears           2015 bowling Pennsylvania State
Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate, Tennessee 1897 2,579 Railsplitters           2016 bowling South Atlantic
Salem International University Salem, West Virginia 1888 835 Tigers           2016 bowling Independent
  • Adelphi -- was a full member in 1989-2009.
  • Georgian Court -- track & field outdoor (W) was an affiliate member in 2012-13.

Former members

Former affiliate members

Institution Location Founded Nickname Joined Left Sport Primary
Conference
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1924 Griffins 2009 2017 lacrosse (M) Central Atlantic
Dominican College Orangeburg, New York 1952 Chargers 2006 2017 lacrosse (M) Central Atlantic
Lake Erie College Painesville, Ohio 1856 Storm 2009 2012 lacrosse (M);
lacrosse (W)
Great Midwest
Mercyhurst University Erie, Pennsylvania 1926 Lakers 2005 2012 lacrosse (M) Pennsylvania State
Seton Hill University Greensburg, Pennsylvania 1883 Griffins 2009 2012 lacrosse (M);
lacrosse (W)
Pennsylvania State
Wheeling Jesuit University Wheeling, West Virginia 1954 Cardinals 2009 2012 lacrosse (M) Mountain East

Membership timeline

 Full member (all sports)   Full member (non-football)   Associate member (football-only)   Associate member (sport) 

Sports

The East Coast Conference sponsors intercollegiate athletic competition in the following sports:

Conference sports
Sport Men's Women's
Baseball Green tickY
Basketball Green tickY Green tickY
Bowling Green tickY
Cross Country Green tickY Green tickY
Lacrosse Green tickY Green tickY
Soccer Green tickY Green tickY
Softball Green tickY
Tennis Green tickY Green tickY
Track & Field Indoor Green tickY Green tickY
Track & Field Outdoor Green tickY Green tickY
Volleyball Green tickY

Men's sponsored sports by school

School Baseball Basketball Cross
Country
Lacrosse Soccer Tennis Track
& Field
Indoor
Track
& Field
Outdoor
Total
ECC
Sports
Bridgeport Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 4
Daemen Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 6
District of Columbia Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 4
Long Island-Post Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 7
Mercy Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 4
Molloy Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 7
New York Tech Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 6
Queens Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 7
Roberts Wesleyan Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 7
St. Thomas Aquinas Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 8
Totals 7 10 8 7 10 6 6 6 60
Affiliate Members
Georgian Court Green tickY 1
Holy Family Green tickY 1

Women's sponsored sports by school

School Basketball Bowling ? Cross
Country
Lacrosse Soccer Softball Tennis Track
& Field
Indoor
Track
& Field
Outdoor
Volleyball Total
ECC
Sports
Bridgeport Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 6
Daemen Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 8
District of Columbia Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 6
Long Island-Post Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 10
Mercy Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 5
Molloy Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 10
New York Tech Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 7
Queens Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
Roberts Wesleyan Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 9
St. Thomas Aquinas Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY Green tickY 8
Totals 10 4 9 9 9 7 8 7 7 8 78
Affiliate Members
Adelphi Green tickY 1
Felician Green tickY 1
Franklin Pierce Green tickY 1
Georgian Court Green tickY 1
Holy Family Green tickY 1
Kutztown Green tickY 1
Lincoln Memorial Green tickY 1
Salem International Green tickY 1
  • ? -- D-I sport

Other sponsored sports by school

School Men Women
Football Golf Swimming
& Diving
Wrestling Fencing ? Field
Hockey
Golf Gymnastics ? Swimming
& Diving
Bridgeport METS ECAC METS
Daemen IND
Long Island-Post NE-10 IND IND NE-10 IND METS
Mercy ECAC
Molloy IND
Queens METS NIWFA METS
Roberts Wesleyan IND IND IND
St. Thomas Aquinas IND IND
  • ? -- D-I sport
  • Daemen College (IND) -- Volleyball (M) begins play in 2018.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Daemen Announces Addition Of Men's Volleyball Team". Daemen College. Retrieved 2017. 

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