Colonial Athletic Association

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Colonial Athletic Association
CAA
Colonial Athletic Association logo.svg
Established1979
Association NCAA
Division Division I
Subdivision FCS
Members10
Sports fielded
  • 21
    • men's: 10
    • women's: 11
Region East Coast
Former namesECAC South
Headquarters Richmond, Virginia
CommissionerJoe D’Antonio (since 2016)
Website www.caasports.com
Locations
Colonial Athletic Association Map.svg

The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA's Division I whose full members are located in East Coast states from Massachusetts to South Carolina. Most of its members are public universities, and the conference is headquartered in Richmond. The CAA was historically a Southern conference until the addition of four schools in the Northeast (of five that joined from rival conference America East) after the turn of the 21st century, which added balance to the conference.

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The CAA was founded in 1979 as the ECAC South basketball league. It was renamed the Colonial Athletic Association in 1985 when it added championships in other sports (although a number of members maintain ECAC affiliation in some sports). As of 2006, it organizes championships in 21 men's and women's sports. The addition of Northeastern University in 2005 gave the conference the NCAA minimum of six football programs needed to sponsor football. For the 2007 football season, all of the Atlantic 10 Conference's football programs joined the CAA football conference, as agreed in May 2005.

History

Logo used until 2013. Colonial Athletic Association logo.png
Logo used until 2013.

The CAA has expanded in recent years, following the exits of longtime members such as the United States Naval Academy, the University of Richmond, East Carolina University, and American University. In 2001, the six-member conference added four additional universities: Towson University, Drexel University, Hofstra University, and the University of Delaware. Four years later the league expanded again when Georgia State University and Northeastern University joined, further enlarging the conference footprint. Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) left for the Atlantic 10 Conference in July 2012. [1] More changes came in 2013: Old Dominion University left for Conference USA, [2] Georgia State joined the Sun Belt Conference, [3] and the College of Charleston joined the CAA from the Southern Conference. [4]

On the playing field, the CAA has produced 16 national team champions in six different sports (the most recent being the James Madison University Dukes who won the 2018 Division I Women's Lacrosse championship), 33 individual national champions, 11 national coaches of the year, 11 national players of the year and 12 Honda Award winners. In 2006, George Mason became the first CAA team to reach the Final Four. In 2011, the VCU Rams became the second CAA team to reach the Final Four, as well as the first team to win five games en route, due to their participation in the First Four round.

On March 25, 2013, George Mason University left the CAA to join the Atlantic 10 Conference. [5] Shortly after, the CAA ceased sponsorship of wrestling due to the lack of teams.

The 2015–16 basketball season saw the conference RPI reach its highest rating when it finished the season ranked 9th in the nation.

Commissioners

NameYearsNotes
Tom Yeager1979–2016Retired July 1, 2016
Joe D’Antonio2016–July 1, 2016

Member schools

Full members

Current full members

InstitutionLocationFoundedJoinedTypeEnrollmentEndowmentNicknameColors
College of Charleston Charleston, South Carolina 17702013Public10,783$90,030,000 Cougars          
University of Delaware Newark, Delaware 17432001Public23,281$1,466,000,000 Fightin' Blue Hens          
Drexel University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 18912001Private22,412$779,800,000 Dragons          
Elon University Elon, North Carolina 18892014Private6,991$273,400,000 Phoenix          
Hofstra University Hempstead, New York 19352001Private10,871$622,200,000 Pride               
James Madison University Harrisonburg, Virginia 19081979Public21,787$111,100,000 Dukes          
Northeastern University Boston, Massachusetts 18982005Private21,627$1,055,000,000 Huskies          
Towson University Towson, Maryland 18661979‡
2001
Public
(University System of Maryland)
22,923$71,000,000 Tigers          
UNC Wilmington Wilmington, North Carolina 19471984Public
(University of North Carolina)
17,499$104,900,000 Seahawks               
College of William & Mary Williamsburg, Virginia 16931979Public8,817$1,023,000,000 Tribe               
Notes

‡ – Towson joined the league as a charter member in 1979, left in 1981 to join the ECAC-Metro Conference, and re-joined the CAA in 2001.

Former full members

InstitutionLocationFoundedJoinedLeftTypeEnrollmentNicknameColorsCurrent
Conference
American University Washington, D.C. 189319842001Private
(United Methodist Church)
12,006 Eagles                Patriot
University of Baltimore Baltimore, Maryland 192519791981Public
(University System of Maryland)
6,526Super Bees         Ceased athletics operations in 1983.
The Catholic University of America Washington, D.C. 188719791981Private
(Roman CatholicPontifical)
6,725 Cardinals           Landmark
(NCAA Division III)
East Carolina University Greenville, North Carolina 190719812001Public
(University of North Carolina)
27,511 Pirates           The American
George Mason University Fairfax, Virginia 195719792013Public23,917 Patriots           Atlantic 10
Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia 191320052013Public
(University System of Georgia)
32,087 Panthers           Sun Belt
United States Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland 184519791991 US Service Academy 4,756 Midshipmen           Patriot
Old Dominion University Norfolk, Virginia 19301979
1991
1982
2013
Public24,670 Monarchs                C-USA
University of Richmond Richmond, Virginia 183019792001Private4,180 Spiders           Atlantic 10
Saint Francis University Loretto, Pennsylvania 184719791981Private
(Roman CatholicFranciscan)
2,347 Red Flash           Northeast
Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, Virginia 183819952012Public31,163 Rams           Atlantic 10

Associate members

Current associate members

InstitutionLocationFoundedJoinedTypeEnrollmentNicknamePrimary
Conference
Sport(s)
University at Albany Albany, New York 18442013Public
(State University of New York)
17,944 Great Danes America East football
University of Connecticut (UConn) Storrs, Connecticut 18612019Public32,257 Huskies Big East women's rowing [6] [lower-alpha 1]
Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, Michigan 18492012Public20,313 Eagles Mid-American women's rowing
Fairfield University Fairfield, Connecticut 19422014Private
(CatholicJesuit)
5,273 Stags MAAC men's lacrosse
University of Maine Orono, Maine 18652007Public11,404 Black Bears America East football
University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst, Massachusetts 18632009Public30,593 Minutemen Atlantic 10 men's lacrosse
University of New Hampshire Durham, New Hampshire 18662007Public
(University System of New Hampshire)
15,305 Wildcats America East football
University of Rhode Island Kingston, Rhode Island 18922007Public16,883 Rams Atlantic 10 football
University of Richmond Richmond, Virginia 18302007Private4,002 Spiders Atlantic 10 football
Stony Brook University Stony Brook, New York 19572013Public
(State University of New York)
26,814 Seawolves America East football
Villanova University Villanova, Pennsylvania 18422007 (football)
2015 (rowing)
Private
(CatholicAugustinian)
11,023 Wildcats Big East football, women's rowing
  1. UConn will drop women's rowing after the 2020–21 season. [7]

Former associate members

InstitutionLocationFoundedJoinedLeftTypeEnrollmentNicknameCurrent
Conference
Sport(s)
Binghamton University Vestal, New York 194620012013Public
(State University of New York)
16,695 Bearcats America East [lower-alpha 1] wrestling
Boston College Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 184220012002Private
(Roman CatholicJesuit)
14,359 Eagles ACC [lower-alpha 2] wrestling
Boston University Boston, Massachusetts 18392001wr.,
2011w.row.
2013wr.,
2013w.row.
Private33,421 Terriers Patriot [lower-alpha 3] wrestling,
rowing (w)
The State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, New York 184620082017Public
(State University of New York)
30,183 Bulls Mid-American women's rowing [lower-alpha 4]
Campbell University Buies Creek, North Carolina 188719962008Private
(Baptist)
6,000 Fighting Camels Big South [lower-alpha 5] wrestling
Davidson College Davidson, North Carolina183720012007Private
(Presbyterian)
1,843WildcatsAtlantic 10 & Pioneerswimming
University of Dayton Dayton, Ohio 185020022014Private
(Roman CatholicMarianist)
11,074 Flyers Atlantic 10 [lower-alpha 6] women's golf
Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia 197119911994Private
(Christian)
14,500 Flames ASUN [lower-alpha 7] wrestling
Loyola University Maryland Baltimore 185220012002Private
(Roman CatholicJesuit)
5,587 Greyhounds Patriot [lower-alpha 2] men's lacrosse
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts 186320072012Public28,635 Minutemen Atlantic 10 [lower-alpha 8] football
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, North Carolina 189119941996Public16,126 Spartans SoCon [lower-alpha 9] wrestling
Penn State University University Park, Pennsylvania 185520092014Public
(State-related)
45,518 Nittany Lions Big Ten [lower-alpha 2] men's lacrosse
University of Richmond Richmond, Virginia 183020022014Private4,180 Spiders Atlantic 10 [lower-alpha 10] women's golf
Rider University Lawrenceville, New Jersey 186520012013Private5,400 Broncs MAAC [lower-alpha 11] wrestling
Robert Morris University Moon Township, Pennsylvania 192120012009Private5,181 Colonials Northeast [lower-alpha 2] Men's lacrosse
Sacred Heart University Fairfield, Connecticut 19632001wr.,
2005m.lax.
2010wr.,
2009m.lax.
Private
(Roman CatholicDiocesan)
7,016 Pioneers Northeast [lower-alpha 12] men's lacrosse,
wrestling
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 185120102013Private
(Roman CatholicJesuit)
9,025 Hawks Atlantic 10 [lower-alpha 13] men's lacrosse
Villanova University Villanova, Pennsylvania 184220012009Private
(Roman CatholicAugustinian)
10,735 Wildcats Big East [lower-alpha 14] men's lacrosse
Virginia Tech Blacksburg, Virginia 187219921998Public31,224 Hokies ACC [lower-alpha 2] wrestling
Wagner College Staten Island, New York 188320012007Private
(LutheranELCA)
2,500 Seahawks Northeast [lower-alpha 15] wrestling
Xavier University Cincinnati, Ohio 183120022013Private
(Roman CatholicJesuit)
6,650 Musketeers Big East [lower-alpha 2] women's golf
Notes
  1. Binghamton wrestling now competes in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 This school's current primary conference sponsors its former CAA sport.
  3. Boston University dropped wrestling after the 2013–14 school year. Its current primary conference, the Patriot League, sponsors women's rowing.
  4. Buffalo dropped women's rowing after the 2016–17 school year.
  5. Campbell's wrestling team now competes in the Southern Conference.
  6. Dayton women's golf now competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
  7. Liberty dropped wrestling after the 2010–11 school year.
  8. Since the 2016 season, UMass football has competed as an FBS independent.
  9. UNC Greensboro dropped wrestling after the 2010–11 school year.
  10. Richmond women's golf now competes in the Patriot League.
  11. Rider wrestling now competes in the Mid-American Conference.
  12. Sacred Heart men's lacrosse competes in the school's all-sports home of the Northeast Conference. The wrestling team now competes in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association.
  13. Saint Joseph's men's lacrosse now competes in the Northeast Conference.
  14. Villanova men's lacrosse left the CAA once the Big East began sponsoring the sport in the 2009–10 school year. Villanova football remains in the CAA to this day, and the school has also been a CAA women's rowing member since 2015–16.
  15. Wagner dropped wrestling after the 2008–09 school year.

Membership timeline

Fairfield UniversityElon UniversityCollege of CharlestonStony Brook UniversityUniversity at Albany, SUNYEastern Michigan UniversitySaint Joseph's UniversityPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity at BuffaloUniversity of Rhode IslandUniversity of New HampshireUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstUniversity of MaineRobert Morris UniversityNortheastern UniversitySun Belt ConferenceGeorgia State UniversityUniversity of DaytonXavier UniversityRider UniversityVillanova UniversityBinghamton UniversitySacred Heart UniversityLoyola University MarylandBoston CollegeHofstra UniversityDrexel UniversityUniversity of DelawareBoston UniversityAtlantic 10 ConferenceVirginia Commonwealth UniversityUniversity of North Carolina at WilmingtonPatriot LeagueAmerican UniversityAmerican Athletic Conference USAConference USAEast Carolina UniversityCollege of William & MaryAtlantic 10 ConferenceUniversity of RichmondJames Madison UniversityAtlantic 10 ConferenceGeorge Mason UniversityPatriot LeagueUnited States Naval AcademyConference USASun Belt ConferenceOld Dominion UniversityAmerica East ConferenceBig South ConferenceEast Coast Conference (Division I)Northeast ConferenceTowson UniversityNortheast ConferenceSaint Francis UniversityLandmark ConferenceCapital Athletic ConferenceOld Dominion Athletic ConferenceThe Catholic University of AmericaUniversity of BaltimoreColonial Athletic Association

Full membersFull members (non-football)Assoc. members (football only)Assoc. member (list sports)

Sports

The CAA sponsors championship competitions in ten men's and twelve women's NCAA sanctioned sports. Eleven schools are associate members in three sports. [8]

Locations of CAA full member institutions, as of 2014 CAA Locations.png
Locations of CAA full member institutions, as of 2014
Colonial Athletic Association teams
SportMen'sWomen's
Baseball
9
-
Basketball
10
10
Cross Country
6
8
Field Hockey
-
7
Football
12
-
Golf
9
8
Lacrosse
6
7
Rowing
-
5
Soccer
9
10
Softball
-
7
Swimming & Diving
5
7
Tennis
8
9
Track and Field (Outdoor)
3
8
Volleyball
-
9

Men's sponsored sports by school

SchoolBaseballBasketballCross
country
FootballGolfLacrosseSoccerSwimming
& diving
TennisTrack &
field
(outdoor)
Total
CAA
sports
CharlestonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svg6
DelawareGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svg8
DrexelRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svg6
ElonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svg7
HofstraGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
James MadisonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svg6
NortheasternGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svg5
TowsonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg6
UNC WilmingtonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
William & MaryGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg9
Totals91065+794+2958469+9
Associate members
AlbanyGreen check.svg1
FairfieldGreen check.svg1
MaineGreen check.svg1
New HampshireGreen check.svg1
Rhode IslandGreen check.svg1
RichmondGreen check.svg1
Stony BrookGreen check.svg1
UMassGreen check.svg1
VillanovaGreen check.svg1

Men's varsity sports not sponsored by the CAA which are played by CAA schools:

SchoolGymnasticsIce hockeySailing [lower-alpha 1] Squash [lower-alpha 2] Track & field
(indoor)
CharlestonIndependent
DrexelIndependent
Northeastern Hockey East ECAC
William & Mary EIGL ECAC
Notes
  1. Sailing is a coeducational sport sanctioned by the Intercollegiate Sailing Association and not the NCAA.
  2. Squash is a coeducational sport that is not sanctioned by the NCAA.

Women's sponsored sports by school

SchoolBasketballCross
country
Field
hockey
GolfLacrosseRowingSoccerSoftballSwimming
& diving
TennisTrack &
field
(outdoor)
VolleyballTotal
CAA
sports
CharlestonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
DelawareGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg12
DrexelGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svg8
ElonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg9
HofstraGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg10
James MadisonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg11
NortheasternGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg8
TowsonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg11
UNC WilmingtonGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg9
William & MaryGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgRed x.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svgGreen check.svg10
Totals1097873+3108799996+3
Associate members
Eastern MichiganGreen check.svg1
UConnGreen check.svg1
VillanovaGreen check.svg1

Women's varsity sports not sponsored by the CAA which are played by CAA schools:

SchoolBeach
volleyball
Equestrian [lower-alpha 1] GymnasticsIce hockeySailing [lower-alpha 2] Squash [lower-alpha 3] Track &
field
(indoor)
Charleston CCSA IndependentIndependent ECAC
Delaware ACHA ECAC
DrexelIndependent
Elon ECAC
James Madison ECAC
Northeastern Hockey East Independent
Towson EAGL ECAC
UNC Wilmington CCSA ECAC
William & Mary ECAC ECAC
Notes
  1. Equestrianism is part of the NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program, but the national championship is sanctioned by the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association and not the NCAA. While several conferences exist under the IHSA umbrella, the NCAA treats all women's equestrian teams that do not compete within a recognized NCAA conference as independents.
  2. Sailing is a coeducational sport sanctioned by the Intercollegiate Sailing Association and not the NCAA.
  3. Squash is a coeducational sport that is not sanctioned by the NCAA.

In addition to the above, Charleston counts its female cheerleaders (though not its male cheerleaders) and all-female dance team as varsity teams. Neither cheerleading nor dance team competitions are sponsored by the NCAA.

Current champions

RS = regular-season champion; T = tournament champion

SeasonSportMen's
champion
Women's
champion
Fall 2019Cross Country William & Mary Elon
Field Hockey Delaware (RS & T)
Football James Madison
Soccer UNCW (RS)
James Madison (T)
Hofstra (RS & T)
Volleyball Towson (RS & T)
Winter 2019–20Basketball Hofstra (RS)
Northeastern (T)
James Madison (RS)
Towson (T)
Swimming & Diving William & Mary James Madison
Spring 2020Baseball Elon (RS)
UNCW (T)
Golf UNCW UNCW
Lacrosse Towson & UMass (RS)
Towson (T)
James Madison (RS & T)
Rowing Northeastern
Softball James Madison (RS & T)
Tennis Elon James Madison
Track & Field (Outdoor) Northeastern Delaware

Men's basketball

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*Denotes a tie for regular season conference title
Denotes game went into overtime

Regular season champions

Note: The conference was known as the ECAC South from 1979 to 1985.

SeasonRegular Season ChampionConference Record
1980 Old Dominion 7–0
1981 James Madison 11–2
1982 James Madison 10–1
1983 William & Mary 9–0
1984 Richmond 7–3
1985 Navy 11–3
1986 Navy 13–1
1987 Navy 13–1
1988 Richmond 11–3
1989 Richmond 13–1
1990 James Madison 11–3
1991 James Madison 12–2
1992 Richmond 12–2
1993 James Madison 11–3
1994 Old Dominion 10–4
1995 Old Dominion 12–2
1996 VCU 14–2
1997 Old Dominion 10–6
1998* William & Mary
UNC Wilmington
13–3
1999 George Mason 13–3
2000* George Mason
James Madison
12–4
2001 Richmond 12–4
2002 UNC Wilmington 14–4
2003 UNC Wilmington 15–3
2004 VCU 14–4
2005 Old Dominion 15–3
2006* George Mason
UNC Wilmington
15–3
2007 VCU 16–2
2008 VCU 15–3
2009 VCU 14–4
2010 Old Dominion 15–3
2011 George Mason 16–2
2012 Drexel 16–2
2013 Northeastern 14–4
2014 Delaware 14–2
2015* William & Mary
UNC Wilmington
Northeastern
James Madison
12–6
2016* Hofstra
UNC Wilmington
14–4
2017 UNC Wilmington 15–3
2018* College of Charleston
Northeastern
14–4
2019 Hofstra 15–3
2020 Hofstra 14-4

History of the Tournament Final

YearCAA ChampionsScoreRunner-UpTournament MVPVenue
1980 Old Dominion 62–51 Navy Mark West , Old Dominion Hampton Coliseum (Hampton, Virginia)
1981 James Madison 69–60 Richmond Charles Fisher, James Madison Hampton Coliseum (Hampton, Virginia)
1982 Old Dominion 58–57 James Madison Mark West (2), Old Dominion Norfolk Scope (Norfolk, Virginia)
1983 James Madison 41–38 William & Mary Derek Steele, James Madison Robins Center (Richmond, Virginia)
1984 Richmond 74–55 Navy Johnny Newman , Richmond Convocation Center (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
1985 Navy 85–76 Richmond Vernon Butler, Navy William & Mary Hall (Williamsburg, Virginia)
1986 Navy 72–61 George Mason David Robinson , Navy Patriot Center (Fairfax, Virginia)
1987 Navy 53–50 James Madison David Robinson (2), Navy Hampton Coliseum (Hampton, Virginia)
1988 Richmond 73–70 George Mason Peter Wollfolk, Richmond Hampton Coliseum (Hampton, Virginia)
1989 George Mason 78–72 UNC Wilmington Kenny Sanders , George Mason Hampton Coliseum (Hampton, Virginia)
1990 Richmond 77–72 James Madison Kenny Atkinson , Richmond Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1991 Richmond 81–78 George Mason Jim Shields, Richmond Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1992 Old Dominion 78–73 James Madison Ricardo Leonard, Old Dominion Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1993 East Carolina 54–49 James Madison Lester Lyons, East Carolina Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1994 James Madison 77–76 Old Dominion Odell Hodge , Old Dominion Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1995 Old Dominion 80–75 James Madison Petey Sessoms , Old Dominion Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1996 VCU 46–43 UNC Wilmington Bernard Hopkins , VCU Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1997 Old Dominion 62–58 James Madison Odell Hodge (2), Old Dominion Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1998 Richmond 79–64 UNC Wilmington Daryl Oliver, Richmond Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1999 George Mason 63–58 Old Dominion George Evans , George Mason Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2000 UNC Wilmington 57–47 Richmond Brett Blizzard , UNC Wilmington Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2001 George Mason 35–33 UNC Wilmington Erik Herring, George Mason Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2002 UNC Wilmington 66–51 VCU Brett Blizzard (2), UNC Wilmington Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2003 UNC Wilmington 70–62 Drexel Brett Blizzard (3), UNC Wilmington Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2004 VCU 55–54 George Mason Domonic Jones , VCU Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2005 Old Dominion 73–66 VCU Alex Loughton , Old Dominion Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2006 UNC Wilmington 78–67 Hofstra T. J. Carter , UNC Wilmington Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2007 VCU 65–59 George Mason Eric Maynor , VCU Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2008 George Mason 68–59 William & Mary Folarin Campbell , George Mason Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2009 VCU 71–50 George Mason Eric Maynor (2), VCU Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2010 Old Dominion 60–53 William & Mary Gerald Lee , Old Dominion Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2011 Old Dominion 70–65 VCU Frank Hassell , Old Dominion Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2012 VCU 59–56 Drexel Darius Theus , VCU Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2013 James Madison 70–57 Northeastern A. J. Davis, James Madison Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
2014 Delaware 75–74 William & Mary Jarvis Threatt, Delaware Baltimore Arena (Baltimore, Maryland)
2015 Northeastern 72–61 William & Mary Quincy Ford , Northeastern Royal Farms Arena (Baltimore, Maryland)
2016 UNC Wilmington 80–73 Hofstra Chris Flemmings, UNC Wilmington Royal Farms Arena (Baltimore, Maryland)
2017 UNC Wilmington 78–69 Charleston C. J. Bryce, UNC Wilmington North Charleston Coliseum (North Charleston, South Carolina)
2018 Charleston 83–76 Northeastern Grant Riller , Charleston North Charleston Coliseum (North Charleston, South Carolina)
2019 Northeastern 82–74 Hofstra Vasa Pusica , Northeastern North Charleston Coliseum (North Charleston, South Carolina)
2020 Hofstra 70–61 Northeastern Desure Buie , Hofstra Entertainment and Sports Arena (Washington, D.C.)
2021 Drexel 63-56 Elon Camren Wynter, Drexel Atlantic Union Bank Center (Harrisonburg, VA)

Men's CAA Tournament championships and finalists

SchoolChampionshipsFinals AppearancesYears
Old Dominion 8101980, 1982, 1992, 1995, 1997, 2005, 2010, 2011
UNC Wilmington 6102000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2016, 2017
Richmond 581984, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1998
VCU 581996, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2012
James Madison 4111981, 1983, 1994, 2013
George Mason 4101989, 1999, 2001, 2008
Navy 351985, 1986, 1987
Northeastern 252015, 2019
Hofstra 142020
Drexel 122021
Charleston 122018
Delaware 112014
East Carolina 111993
William & Mary 05
Elon 00
Towson 00

Former member of the CAA

Broadcasters

Women's basketball

Regular season champions

SeasonRegular Season ChampionConference Record
1984 Richmond 4–1
1985 East Carolina 11–1
1986 James Madison 11–1
1987 James Madison 12–0
1988 James Madison 12–0
1989 James Madison 12–0
1990 Richmond 11–1
1991 James Madison 11–1
1992 Old Dominion 12–2
1993 Old Dominion 14–0
1994 Old Dominion 14–0
1995 Old Dominion 13–1
1996 Old Dominion 16–0
1997 Old Dominion 16–0
1998 Old Dominion 16–0
1999 Old Dominion 16–0
2000 Old Dominion 16–0
2001 Old Dominion 15–1
2002 Old Dominion 18–0
2003 Old Dominion 15–3
2004 Old Dominion 14–4
2005 Delaware 16–2
2006 Old Dominion 17–1
2007 Old Dominion 17–1
2008 Old Dominion 17–1
2009 Drexel 16–2
2010 Old Dominion 14–4
2011 James Madison 16–2
2012 Delaware 18–0
2013 Delaware 18–0
2014 James Madison 15–1
2015 James Madison 17–1
2016 James Madison 17–1
2017 Elon 16–2
2018* Drexel
James Madison
16–2
2019 James Madison 17–1
2020* Drexel
James Madison
16–2
*Denotes a tie for regular season conference title
Denotes game went into overtime

History of the Tournament Finals

YearCAA ChampionsScoreRunner-UpTournament MVPVenue
1984 East Carolina 54–39 Richmond N/A Minges Coliseum (Greenville, North Carolina)
1985 East Carolina 65–59 James Madison N/A William & Mary Hall (Williamsburg, Virginia)
1986 James Madison 66–62 East Carolina Lisa Squirewell, ECU Trask Coliseum (Wilmington, North Carolina)
1987 James Madison 74–62 American Sydney Beasley, JMU JMU Convocation Center (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
1988 James Madison 87–72 George Mason Sydney Beasley, JMU Bender Arena (Washington, D.C.)
1989 James Madison 55–45 Richmond Carolin Dehn-Duhr, JMU William & Mary Hall (Williamsburg, Virginia)
1990 Richmond 47–46 James Madison Pam Bryant, UR Robins Center (Richmond, Virginia)
1991 Richmond 88–70 East Carolina Ginny Norton, UR JMU Convocation Center (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
1992 Old Dominion 80–75 East Carolina Pam Huntley, ODU ODU Field House (Norfolk, Virginia)
1993 Old Dominion 65–51 William & Mary Pam Huntley, ODU ODU Field House (Norfolk, Virginia)
1994 Old Dominion 78–61 George Mason Celeste Hill, ODU JMU Convocation Center (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
1995 Old Dominion 63–44 James Madison Ticha Penicheiro, ODU ODU Field House (Norfolk, Virginia)
1996 Old Dominion 84–58 James Madison Clarisse Machanguana, ODU ODU Field House (Norfolk, Virginia)
1997 Old Dominion 83–46 East Carolina Clarisse Machanguana, ODU Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1998 Old Dominion 82–49 American Ticha Penicheiro, ODU Richmond Coliseum (Richmond, Virginia)
1999 Old Dominion 73–67 East Carolina Natalie Diaz, ODU Robins Center (Richmond, Virginia)
2000 Old Dominion 92–49 UNC Wilmington Natalie Diaz, ODU ALLTEL Pavilion (Richmond, Virginia)
2001 Old Dominion 66–62 James Madison Monique Coker, ODU ODU Field House (Norfolk, Virginia)
2002 Old Dominion 76–48 UNC Wilmington Okeisha Howard, ODU ODU Field House (Norfolk, Virginia)
2003 Old Dominion 66–58 Delaware Shareese Grant, ODU Ted Constant Convocation Center (Norfolk, Virginia)
2004 Old Dominion 85–81 George Mason Shareese Grant, ODU Ted Constant Convocation Center (Norfolk, Virginia)
2005 Old Dominion 78–74 Delaware Shareese Grant, ODU Patriot Center (Fairfax, Virginia)
2006 Old Dominion 58–54 James Madison T. J. Jordan, ODU Patriot Center (Fairfax, Virginia)
2007 Old Dominion 78–70 James Madison T. J. Jordan, ODU Bob Carpenter Center (Newark, Delaware)
2008 Old Dominion 74–51 VCU Shahida Williams, ODU Bob Carpenter Center (Newark, Delaware)
2009 Drexel 64–58 James Madison Gabriela Marginean, Drexel JMU Convocation Center (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
2010 James Madison 67–53 Old Dominion Dawn Evans, JMU JMU Convocation Center (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
2011 James Madison 67–61 Delaware Dawn Evans, JMU The Show Place Arena (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
2012 Delaware 59–43 Drexel Elena Delle Donne, UD The Show Place Arena (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
2013 Delaware 59–56 Drexel Elena Delle Donne, UD The Show Place Arena (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
2014 James Madison 70–45 Delaware Jazmon Gwathmey, JMU The Show Place Arena (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
2015 James Madison 62–56 Hofstra Jazmon Gwathmey, JMU The Show Place Arena (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
2016 James Madison 60–46DrexelJazmon Gwathmey, JMU The Show Place Arena (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
2017 Elon 78–60 James Madison Lauren Brown, Elon JMU Convocation Center (Harrisonburg, Virginia)
2018 Elon 57-45 Drexel Shay Burnett, Elon Daskalakis Athletic Center (Philadelphia)
2019 Towson 53-49 Drexel Nukiya Mayo, Towson Bob Carpenter Center (Newark, Delaware)
2020 Tournament cancelled after the opening round due to the COVID-19 pandemic Schar Center (Elon, North Carolina)
2021 TBDTBDTBDTBD Schar Center (Elon, North Carolina)

Women's CAA Tournament Championships and finalists

SchoolChampionshipsFinals AppearancesYears
Old Dominion 17181992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
James Madison 9171986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016
Delaware 262012, 2013
East Carolina 261984, 1985
Richmond 241990, 1991
Elon 222017, 2018
Drexel 162009
Towson 112019
American 02
George Mason 03
UNC Wilmington 02
William & Mary 01
VCU 01
Northeastern 00

Former member of the CAA

Football

Colonial Athletic Association Football Conference
CAA, CAA Football
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Established2007
Association NCAA
Division Division I
Subdivision FCS
Members12
Sports fielded
  • 1
    • men's: 1 (football)
Region East Coast
Headquarters Richmond, Virginia
Website caasports.com
Locations
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The CAA Football Conference was formed in 2005, although it did not begin play until 2007, as a separate conference independent of the CAA, but administered by the CAA front office. For this reason, there are no true "football associate members" as every member of CAA Football is a full-member of the football-only conference. In the 2004–05 academic year, the CAA had five member schools that sponsored football, all of them as football-only members of the Atlantic 10 Conference (A10). In 2005, as previously noted, Northeastern accepted the CAA's offer of membership, giving the CAA the six football-playing members it needed under NCAA rules to organize a football conference. At that time, the CAA announced it would launch its new football conference in 2007. Next, the CAA invited the University of Richmond to become a football-only member effective in 2007. Once UR accepted the offer, this left the A10 football conference with only five members, less than the six required under NCAA rules. As a result, the remaining A10 football programs all decided to join the CAA on a football-only basis, spelling the end of A10 football, at least under that conference's banner. Since the CAA football conference had the same members as the A10 the previous year, it can be said that the CAA football conference is the A10 football conference under new management.

The CAA football conference's earliest roots are in the New England Conference, founded in 1938 by four state-supported universities in that region plus Northeastern; three of the public schools are currently in the CAA football conference. After the departure of Northeastern in 1945, the remaining members joined New England's other land-grant colleges, Massachusetts State College (now the University of Massachusetts) and the University of Vermont, to form the Yankee Conference under a new charter in 1946, with competition starting in 1947. That conference eventually dropped all sports other than football in 1975. Starting in the 1980s, it expanded to include many schools outside its original New England base. After the NCAA voted to limit the influence of single-sport conferences, the Yankee merged with the A10 in 1997. As mentioned above, the A10 football conference effectively became the CAA Football Conference in 2007.

The CAA Football Conference does not claim the legacy of the A10 Football Conference or the Yankee Conference. However, every school that was in the Yankee Conference at the time of the A10 merger and still fields an FCS-level football team (nine out of the final 12 members of the Yankee Conference) is in the CAA football conference. As further proof of the continuity between conferences, the CAA inherited the A10's automatic bid to the FCS playoffs, which in turn was inherited from the Yankee.

On May 31, 2006, Old Dominion University announced that it would start a football team to begin play in 2009. [9] ODU joined the CAA football conference in 2011. [10] On April 17, 2008, Georgia State University announced that it would start a football team to begin play in 2010 and join the CAA football conference in 2012. [11] The team is playing in the 70,000 seat Georgia Dome, but is restricting ticket sales to just over 28,000 for virtually all its games. However, GSU played only the 2012 season in the CAA, and was not eligible for the conference title, as it began an FBS transition in advance of its 2013 move to the Sun Belt Conference. [3]

Since the CAA began play as a football conference in 2007, a member team has played in the FCS Championship game seven times, with Delaware making it in 2007 and 2010, Richmond in winning in 2008, Villanova winning in 2009, Towson appearing in 2013, and James Madison winning in 2016 and appearing in 2017. In 2007, the CAA set records with 15 national player of the week honorees and by sending five teams to the national championship playoffs. The very next season, in 2008, they broke that record with 19 national player of the week honorees and tied their own record by again sending five teams to the national championship playoffs for the second straight year. At the end of the 2008 season, the CAA had six Top 25 teams with four placing in the Top Ten. Players from the CAA received 78 All-America honors.

In the opening weekend of the 2009 season, CAA teams defeated three Division I FBS teams. William & Mary and Richmond took down teams from the ACC (one of the six conferences whose champions receive automatic Bowl Championship Series berths), respectively Virginia and Duke, while Villanova defeated Temple from the MAC. The following weekend saw New Hampshire defeat another MAC team, Ball State (which had gone through the previous regular season unbeaten, but ended 2009 2–10). All four of the CAA teams to defeat FBS teams qualified for the 2009 FCS playoffs and won their first-round games; Villanova and William & Mary reached the semifinals, and Villanova won the FCS championship.

Northeastern—the school whose 2005 move to the CAA enabled the creation of the CAA football conference—dropped football after the 2009 season. President Joseph E. Aoun and the board of trustees endorsed the move after an extensive, two-year review of the athletic program by its director, Peter Roby. The decision to eliminate football followed six straight losing seasons and sparse game attendance at a school whose ice rink often sells out for hockey. [12]

On December 3, 2009, Hofstra announced that the university would no longer be sponsoring football. The decision follows a two-year review of sports spending at Hofstra. School officials stated there are no plans to cut any other sports at the Long Island school. Hofstra cited costs and low student interest—only 500 students would attend home games despite free tickets—as reasons to drop the program. [13] Due to the reduction of the conference, the CAA did not use the division format for the 2010 season. Even though Old Dominion began conference play in 2011 and Georgia State did the same in 2012, the divisional format is not likely to return in the immediate future, as the CAA lost football members in both 2012 and 2013. UMass departed for FBS and the Mid-American Conference in 2012 followed by Georgia State's departure for the Sun Belt and Old Dominion for Conference USA.

The 2010 season started with the biggest non-conference win of the CAA's short history, when James Madison defeated nationally ranked Virginia Tech (FBS #13 at the time) of the ACC. JMU won 21–16 on September 11, at Virginia Tech's Lane Stadium.

Current members

The CAA football conference has the following members:

Former members

The former members of the CAA football conference are:

Hofstra, Massachusetts, and Northeastern each also played in the CAA's predecessor football conferences. Massachusetts and Northeastern joined the Yankee Conference in 1947 and 1993 respectively, and Hofstra joined the Atlantic 10 Conference in 2001.

Additionally, former members of its ancestor conferences (New England Conference, Yankee Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference) include:

Membership timeline

Elon Phoenix footballSouthern ConferenceStony Brook Seawolves footballBig South ConferenceAlbany Great Danes footballNortheast ConferenceGeorgia State Panthers footballOld Dominion Monarchs footballTowson Tigers footballHofstra PrideWilliam %26 Mary Tribe footballJames Madison Dukes footballVillanova Wildcats footballRichmond Spiders footballDelaware Fightin' Blue Hens footballUMass Minutemen footballRhode Island Rams footballNortheastern HuskiesNew Hampshire Wildcats footballMaine Black Bears footballColonial Athletic Association

Full members

Conference champions

*Denotes a tie for regular season conference title
Denotes team failed to qualify for FCS Playoffs
Bold typeDenotes national champion in the same season
YearTeam(s)Conference RecordOverall Record(s)Head Coach(es)
2007* Massachusetts
Richmond
7–110–3
11–3
Don Brown
Dave Clawson
2008 James Madison 8–012–2 Mickey Matthews
2009* Richmond
Villanova
7–111–2
14–1
Mike London
Andy Talley
2010* Delaware
William & Mary
6–212–3
8–4
K. C. Keeler
Jimmye Laycock
2011 Towson 7–19–3 Rob Ambrose
2012* New Hampshire
Richmond
Villanova
Towson [17]
6–28–3
8–3
8–3
7–4
Sean McDonnell
Danny Rocco
Andy Talley
Rob Ambrose
2013 Maine 7–110–3 Jack Cosgrove
2014 New Hampshire 8–010–1 Sean McDonnell
2015* James Madison
Richmond
William & Mary
6–29–2
8–3
8–3
Everett Withers
Danny Rocco
Jimmye Laycock
2016 James Madison 8–014–1 Mike Houston
2017 James Madison 8–014–1 Mike Houston
2018 Maine 7–110–4 Joe Harasymiak
2019 James Madison 8–014–2 Curt Cignetti
2020 Delaware 4–05−0 Danny Rocco

    All-time conference championships

    SchoolChampionshipsOutright ChampionshipsYears
    James Madison 542008, 2015,2016, 2017, 2019
    Richmond 402007, 2009, 2012, 2015
    Delaware 212010, 2020 a [18]
    Maine 222013, 2018
    New Hampshire 212012, 2014
    Towson 212011, 2012
    Villanova 202009, 2012
    William & Mary 202010, 2015
    Massachusetts102007

    Co-championships are designated by italics.

    BOLD denotes the team won the National Championship

    Former member of CAA Football

    NCAA FCS National Championships by School

    SchoolChampionshipsFinals AppearancesWonLost
    James Madison 24 2004*, 2016 2017, 2019
    Delaware 14 2003* 1982†, 2007, 2010
    Villanova 11 2009
    Massachusetts 13 1998* 1978, 2006^
    Richmond 11 2008
    Towson 01 2013

    †Delaware was an NCAA FCS Independent in the 1982 season.

    *Won as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference.

    ^UMass became a football-only member in the MAC in 2013, and an independent football member of FBS beginning with the 2016 season.

    All-time NFL Draft selections

    YearRoundSelectionPlayerPositionCollegeNFL Team
    2008 118 Joe Flacco Quarterback Delaware Baltimore Ravens
    4125Arman Shields Wide Receiver Richmond Oakland Raiders
    5149 Tim Hightower Running Back Richmond Arizona Cardinals
    6207 Matt Sherry Tight End Villanova Cincinnati Bengals
    2009 373 Derek Cox Cornerback William & Mary Jacksonville Jaguars
    4125 Lawrence Sidbury Defensive End Richmond Atlanta Falcons
    2010 261 Vladimir Ducasse Offensive Tackle Massachusetts New York Jets
    6178 Arthur Moats Defensive End James Madison Buffalo Bills
    184 Adrian Tracy Linebacker William & Mary New York Giants
    203 Scotty McGee Kick Returner James Madison Jacksonville Jaguars
    7234 Sean Lissemore Defensive Tackle William & Mary Dallas Cowboys
    2011 249 Ben Ijalana Offensive TackleVillanova Indianapolis Colts
    7206 Justin Rogers Cornerback Richmond Buffalo Bills
    2012 498 Gino Gradkowski Guard Delaware Baltimore Ravens
    133 Jerron McMillian Safety Maine Green Bay Packers
    2013 4114 B. W. Webb Cornerback William & Mary Dallas Cowboys
    116 Earl Watford Guard James Madison Arizona Cardinals
    5152 Cooper Taylor Safety Richmond New York Giants
    7241 Jared Smith Defensive Tackle New Hampshire Seattle Seahawks
    2014 394 Terrance West Running Back Towson Cleveland Browns
    6184 Kendall James Cornerback Maine Minnesota Vikings
    2015 7245 Tre McBride Wide Receiver William & Mary Tennessee Titans
    2016 6185 DeAndre Houston-Carson Cornerback William & Mary Chicago Bears
    7239 Trevor Bates Linebacker Maine Indianapolis Colts
    2017 259 Tanoh Kpassagnon Defensive End Villanova Kansas City Chiefs
    7236 Brad Seaton Offensive Tackle Villanova Tennessee Titans
    2018 4108 Kyle Lauletta Quarterback Richmond New York Giants
    5145 Bilal Nichols Defensive Tackle Delaware Chicago Bears
    6192 Jamil Demby Offensive Tackle Maine Los Angeles Rams
    2019 260 Nasir Adderley Safety Delaware Los Angeles Chargers
    6193 Oli Udoh Offensive Tackle Elon Minnesota Vikings
    7227 Jimmy Moreland Cornerback James Madison Washington Redskins
    2020 5171 Isaiah Coulter Wide Receiver Rhode Island Houston Texans
    7231 Ben DiNucci Quarterback James Madison Dallas Cowboys

    Men's soccer

    Regular season champions

    Note: The conference was known as the ECAC South from 1983 to 1985.

    List of CAA regular season champions. [20]

    SeasonRegular Season ChampionConference Record
    1983 George Mason 4–1–0
    1984 American 5–0–2
    1985 American 6–1–0
    1986 George Mason 5–0–2
    1987 William & Mary 6–1–0
    1988 Navy 5–1–1
    1989 George Mason 6–0–1
    1990 George Mason 6–1–0
    1991 James Madison 6–1–0
    1992 William & Mary 5–0–2
    1993 James Madison 7–0–0
    1994 James Madison 6–0–1
    1995 William & Mary 6–2–0
    1996 William & Mary 8–0–0
    1997 American 6–0–2
    1998 VCU 7–0–1
    1999 Old Dominion 7–1–0
    2000 James Madison 7–1–0
    2001 Old Dominion 3–0–2
    2002 VCU 7–1–1
    2003 VCU 8–1–0
    2004 VCU 7–1–1
    2005 Old Dominion 9–1–1
    2006 Towson 10–0–1
    2007 Drexel 8–2–1
    2008 UNC Wilmington 7–4–0
    2009 UNC Wilmington 8–0–3
    2010 William & Mary 8–1–2
    2011 James Madison 8–3–0
    2012 Drexel 8–1–1
    2013 Drexel 4–1–2
    2014 Delaware, Hofstra & UNCW 5–2–1
    2015 Elon & Hofstra 6–2–0
    2016 Hofstra 7–1–0
    2017 James Madison 5–1–2
    2018 James Madison 6–2
    2019 UNC Wilmington 7–0–1

    All-time conference championships

    SchoolChampionshipsOutright ChampionshipsYears
    James Madison 771991, 1993, 1994, 2000, 2011, 2017, 2018
    UNC Wilmington 432008, 2009, 2014, 2019
    Hofstra 312014, 2015, 2016
    Elon 102015
    Towson 212011, 2012
    Villanova 202009, 2012
    William & Mary 202010, 2015
    Delaware 102010
    Massachusetts102007

    Facilities

    SchoolFootball stadiumCapacityBasketball arena (Nickname)CapacityBaseball parkCapacity
    Albany Bob Ford Field 8,500Football-only member (See: America East)
    Charleston Non-football school TD Arena 5,100 CofC Baseball Stadium at Patriot's Point 2,000
    Delaware Delaware Stadium 16,730 Bob Carpenter Center (The "Bob")5,000 Bob Hannah Stadium 1,300
    Drexel Non-football school Daskalakis Athletic Center (The "DAC")2,509Non-baseball school
    Elon Rhodes Stadium 11,250 Schar Center 5,100 Walter C. Latham Park 500
    Hofstra Non-football school Mack Sports Complex (The "Mack")5,124 University Field 400
    James Madison Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field 24,877 Atlantic Union Bank Center [lower-alpha 1] 8,500 Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park 1,200
    Maine Alfond Stadium 8,419Football-only member (See: America East)
    New Hampshire Wildcat Stadium 11,015Football-only member (See: America East)
    Northeastern Non-football school Matthews Arena (men's)
    Cabot Center (women's)
    6,000
    2,500
    Parsons Field 3,000
    Rhode Island Meade Stadium 6,580Football-only member (See: Atlantic 10)
    Richmond E. Claiborne Robins Stadium 8,700Football-only member (See: Atlantic 10)
    Stony Brook Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium 12,300Football-only member (See: America East)
    Towson Johnny Unitas Stadium 11,198 SECU Arena 5,200 John B. Schuerholz Baseball Complex 500
    UNC Wilmington Non-football school Trask Coliseum 5,200 Brooks Field 3,500
    Villanova Villanova Stadium 12,500Football-only member (See: Big East)
    William & Mary Zable Stadium 12,259 Kaplan Arena 8,600 Plumeri Park 1,000
    1. Replaces the JMU Convocation Center (aka "The Convo") for 2020–21.

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