College soccer: Division III conferences in Midwest make call on fall sports

Until Monday, most NCAA Division III conferences in the Midwest had been silent about their plans for fall sports.

No more.

Six conferences announced that they began the process of shutting down intercollegiate sports for the fall due to the Covid-19 pandemic:

-- The College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin, Midwest Conference, Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference and Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference cancelled conference seasons and championships for fall sports.

-- The Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference postponed men's and women's soccer, football and women's volleyball -- what the NCAA classifies as "high-risk sports" -- until next spring but will go ahead with golf, tennis 36and cross country.

-- The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postponed fall sports and will move them to a spring 2021 season.

In addition, InForum reported that the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will confirm on Tuesday that is moving most fall sports to the spring.

With the MIAC's closure, 36 of the 44 Division III conferences have postponed soccer or the conference component of soccer play. All but one conference -- the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference -- has both men's and women's soccer championships. The WIAC only sponsors women's soccer.

Note: M=sponsors men's soccer; W=sponsors women's soccer.

Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (no decision made)
Alfred State (M/W)
*Hilbert (M/W)
La Roche (M/W)
Medaille (M/W)
Mt. Aloysius (M/W)
Penn State-Altoona (M/W)
Penn State-Behrend (M/W)
*Pitt.-Bradford (M/W)
*Pitt.-Greensburg (M/W)
*Cancelled fall sports.

Atlantic East Conference (postponed fall sports)
Cabrini (M/W)
Gwynedd Mercy (M/W)
Immaculata (M/W)
Marymount (M/W)
Marywood (M/W)
Neumann (M/W)
Wesley (M/W)

American Rivers Conference (no decision made)
Buena Vista (M/W)
Central (M/W)
Coe (M/W)
Dubuque (M/W)
Loras (M/W)
Luther (M/W)
Nebraska Wesleyan (M/W)
Simpson (M/W)
Wartburg (M/W)

American Southwest Conference (postponed conference play in fall sports)
Belhaven (M/W)
Concordia (Texas) (M/W)
East Texas Baptist (M/W)
Hardin-Simmons (M/W)
Howard Payne (M/W)
LeTourneau (M/W)
Louisiana College (M/W)
Mary Hardin-Baylor (M/W)
McMurry (M/W)
Ozarks (M/W)
Sul Ross State (M/W)
UT Dallas (M/W)

Capital Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Christopher Newport (M/W)
Finlandia (M/W)
Mary Washington (M/W)
Mills (W)
Pine Manor (M/W)
Pratt Institute (M/W)
St. Mary's (Md.) (M/W)
Salisbury (M/W)
York (Pa.) (M/W)
Southern Virginia (M/W)
UC Santa Cruz (M/W)

Centennial Conference (postponed fall sports)
Bryn Mawr (W)
Dickinson (M/W)
Franklin & Marshall (M/W)
Gettysburg (M/W)
Haverford (M/W)
Johns Hopkins (M/W)
McDaniel (M/W)
Muhlenberg (M/W)
Swarthmore (M/W)
Ursinus (M/W)
Washington College (M/W)

City University of New York Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Baruch (M)
Brooklyn (M/W)
CCNY (M/W)
Hunter (M)
John Jay (M/W)
Lehman (M/W)
Medgar Evers (M/W)
York (NY) (M/W)

Colonial States Athletic Conference
(postponed fall sports)
Bryn Athyn (M/W)
Cairn (M/W)
Cedar Crest (W)
Centenary (N.J.) (M/W)
Clarks Summit (M/W)
Keystone (M/W)
Notre Dame (Md.) (W)
Rosemont (M/W)
St. Elizabeth (M/W)
Wilson (M/W)

Commonwealth Coast Conference (postponed fall sports)
Curry (M/W)
Endicott (M/W)
Gordon (M/W)
University of New England (M/W)
Nichols (M/W)
Roger Williams (M/W)
Salve Regina (M/W)
Wentworth (M/W)
Western New England (M/W)

College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (postponed conference play in fall sports)
Augustana (M/W)
Carroll  (M/W)
Carthage  (M/W)
Elmhurst  (M/W)
Illinois Wesleyan  (M/W)
Millikin (M/W)
North Central  (M/W)
North Park (M/W)
Wheaton (Ill.) (M/W)

Empire 8 Conference (postponed fall sports)
Alfred (M/W)
Elmira (M)
Hartwick (M/W)
Houghton (M/W)
Nazareth (M/W)
Sage (M/W)
St. John Fisher (M/W)
Utica (M/W)

Great Northeast Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Albertus Magnus (M/W)
Anna Maria (M/W)
Colby-Sawyer (M/W)
Emmanuel (M/W)
Johnson & Wales (RI) (M/W)
Lasell (M/W)
Norwich (M/W)
Regis (Mass.) (M/W)
Rivier (M/W)
Saint Joseph's (Maine) (M/W)
St. Joseph (Conn.) (M/W)
Simmons (W)
Suffolk (M/W)

Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (postponed soccer, football and volleyball)
Anderson (M/W)
Bluffton (M/W)
Defiance (M/W)
Earlham (M/W)
Franklin (M/W)
Hanover (M/W)
Manchester (M/W)
Mount St. Joseph (Ohio)
Rose-Hulman (M/W)
Transylvania (M/W)

Landmark Conference (postponed fall sports)
Catholic (M/W)
Drew (M/W)
Elizabethtown (M/W)
Goucher (M/W)
Juniata (M/W)
Moravian (M/W)
Scranton (M/W)
Susquehanna (M/W)

Liberty League (postponed fall sports)
Bard (M/W)
Clarkson (M/W)
Hobart (M)
Ithaca (M/W)
RPI (M/W)
RIT (M/W)
Skidmore (M/W)
St. Lawrence (M/W)
Union (M/W)
Vassar (M/W)
William Smith (W)

Little East Conference (no decision made)
Castleton (M/W)
Eastern Connecticut State (M/W)
Keene State (M/W)
*UMass Boston (M/W)
UMass Dartmouth (M/W)
Plymouth State (M/W)
Rhode Island College (M/W)
*Southern Maine (M/W)
Western Connecticut State (M/W)
*Cancelled fall sports.

Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Bridgewater State (M/W)
Fitchburg State (M/W)
Framingham State (M/W)
Massachusetts Maritime (M/W)
MCLA (M/W)
Salem State (M/W)
Westfield State (M/W)
Worcester State (M/W)

Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (conference-only schedule)
Adrian (M/W)
Albion (M/W)
Alma (M/W)
Calvin (M/W)
Hope (M/W)
Kalamazoo (M/W)
Olivet (M/W)
Saint Mary's (Ind.) (W)
Trine (M/W)

Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth (postponed fall sports)
Albright (M/W)
Alvernia (M/W)
Eastern (M/W)
Hood (M/W)
Lebanon Valley (M/W)
Messiah (M/W)
Stevenson (M/W)
Widener (M/W)
York (M/W)

Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom (postponed fall sports)
Delaware Valley (M/W)
DeSales (M/W)
Fairleigh Dickinson-Madison (M/W)
King's (M/W)
Lycoming (M/W)
Misericordia (M/W)
Stevens Tech (M/W)
Wilkes (M/W)

Midwest Conference (postponed conference play in fall sports)
Beloit (M/W)
Cornell College (M/W)
*Grinnell (M/W)
Illinois College (M/W)
Knox (M/W)
Monmouth College (M/W)
Lake Forest  (M/W)
Lawrence (M/W)
Ripon (M/W)
St. Norbert (M/W)
*Cancelled fall sports.

Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (conference-only schedule)
Augsburg (M/W)
Bethel (M/W)
Carleton (M/W)
Concordia (Minn.) (M/W)
Gustavus (M/W)
Hamline (M/W)
Macalester (M/W)
Saint John's (Minn.) (M)
Saint Mary's (Minn.) (M/W)
Saint Benedict (W)
St. Catherine (W)
St. Olaf (M/W)
St. Thomas (Minn.) (M/W)
*Cancelled fall sports.

New England Collegiate Conference (postponed fall sports)
Bay Path (W)
Becker (M/W)
Dean (M/W)
Eastern Nazarene (M/W)
Elms (M/W)
Lesley (M/W)
Mitchell (M/W)
New England College (M/W)

New England Small College Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Amherst (M/W)
Bates (M/W)
Bowdoin (M/W)
Colby (M/W)
Connecticut College (M/W)
Hamilton (M/W)
Middlebury (M/W)
Tufts (M/W)
Trinity (Conn.) (M/W)
Wesleyan (M/W)
Williams (M/W)

New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Babson (M/W)
Clark (M/W)
Coast Guard (M/W)
Emerson (M/W)
MIT (M/W)
Mount Holyoke (W)
Smith (W)
Springfield (M/W)
Wellesley (W)
Wheaton (Mass.) (M/W)
WPI (M/W)

New Jersey Athletic Conference (no decision made)
Kean (M/W)
Montclair State (M/W)
New Jersey City (M/W)
*The College of New Jersey (M/W)
Ramapo (M/W)
Rowan (M/W)
Rutgers-Camden (M/W)
Rutgers-Newark (M/W)
Stockton (M/W)
William Paterson (M/W)
*Cancelled fall sports.

North Atlantic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Cazenovia (W)
Husson (M/W)
Maine-Farmington (M/W)
Maine-Presque Isle (M/W)
Maine Maritime (M/W)
Northern Vermont-Johnson (M/W)
Northern Vermont-Lyndon (M/W)
SUNY Canton (M/W)
SUNY Cobleskill (W)
SUNY Delhi (M/W)
SUNY Poly (W)
Thomas (Maine) (M/W)

North Coast Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Allegheny (M/W)
Denison (M/W)
DePauw (M/W)
Hiram (M/W)
Kenyon (M/W)
Oberlin (M/W)
Ohio Wesleyan (M/W)
Wabash (M)
Wittenberg (M/W)
Wooster (M/W)

North Eastern Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Cazenovia (M)
Gallaudet (M/W)
Keuka (M/W)
Lancaster Bible (M/W)
Penn College (M/W)
Penn State-Abington (M/W)
Penn State-Berks (M/W)
Penn State-Harrisburg (M/W)
Morrisville State  (M/W)
SUNY Cobleskill (M)
SUNY Poly (M)
Wells (M/W)

Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (postponed conference play in fall sports)
Alverno (W)
Aurora (M/W)
Benedictine (Ill.) (M/W)
Concordia (Ill.) (M/W)
Concordia (Wisc.) (M/W)
Dominican (Ill.) (M/W)
Edgewood (M/W)
Illinois Tech (M/W)
Lakeland (M/W)
Marian (M/W)
MSOE (M/W)
Rockford (M/W)
Wisconsin Lutheran (M/W)

Northwest Conference (postponed fall sports)
George Fox (M/W)
Lewis & Clark (M/W)
Linfield (M/W)
Pacific (M/W)
Pacific Lutheran (M/W)
Puget Sound (M/W)
Whitman (M/W)
Whitworth (M/W)
Willamette (M/W)

Ohio Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Baldwin Wallace (M/W)
Capital (M/W)
Heidelberg (M/W)
John Carroll (M/W)
Marietta (M/W)
Mount Union (M/W)
Muskingum (M/W)
Ohio Northern (M/W)
Otterbein (M/W)
Wilmington (M/W)

Old Dominion Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Bridgewater (Va.) (M/W)
Eastern Mennonite (M/W)
Emory & Henry (M/W)
Ferrum (M/W)
Guilford (M/W)
Hampden-Sydney (M)
Hollins (W)
Lynchburg (M/W)
Randolph (M/W)
Randolph-Macon (M/W)
Roanoke (M/W)
Shenandoah (M/W)
Sweet Briar (W)
Virginia Wesleyan (M/W)
Washington & Lee (M/W)

Presidents' Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Bethany (M/W)
Chatham (M/W)
Geneva (M/W)
Grove City (M/W)
Saint Vincent (M/W)
Thiel (M/W)
Washington & Jefferson (M/W)
Waynesburg (M/W)
Westminster (Pa.) (M/W)

St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Blackburn (M/W)
Eureka (M/W)
Fontbonne (M/W)
Greenville (M/W)
Iowa Wesleyan (M/W)
Principia (M/W)
Spalding (M/W)
Webster (M/W)
Westminster (Mo.) (M/W)

Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Cal Lutheran (M/W)
Cal Tech (M/W)
Chapman (M/W)
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (M/W)
La Verne (M/W)
Occidental (M/W)
Pomona-Pitzer (M/W)
Redlands (M/W)
Whittier (M/W)

Skyline Conference (postponed fall sports)
Farmingdale State (M/W)
Manhattanville (M/W)
Merchant Marine (M)
Mount St. Mary (M)
Mount St. Vincent (M/W)
Old Westbury (M)
St. Joseph's (Brooklyn.) (M/W)
St. Joseph's (L.I.) (M/W)
Sarah Lawrence (M/W)
SUNY-Maritime (M)
SUNY-Purchase (M)
Yeshiva (M/W)

Southern Athletic Association (postponed fall sports)
Berry (M/W)
Birmingham-Southern (M/W)
Centre (M/W)
Hendrix (M/W)
Millsaps (M/W)
Oglethorpe (M/W)
Rhodes (M/W)
Sewanee (M/W)

Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Austin (M/W)
Centenary (M/W)
Colorado College (M)
Schreiner (M/W)
Southwestern (M/W)
St. Thomas (Texas) (M/W)
Texas Lutheran (M/W)
Trinity (Texas) (M/W)
University of Dallas (M/W)

State University of New York Athletic Conference (postponed fall sports)
Brockport (M/W)
Buffalo State (M/W)
Cortland (M/W)
Fredonia (M/W)
Geneseo (M/W)
New Paltz (M/W)
Oneonta (M/W)
Oswego (M/W)
Plattsburgh (M/W)
Potsdam (M/W)

University Athletic Association (non-conference-only schedule)
*Brandeis (M/W)
*Carnegie Mellon (M/W)
*Case Western Reserve (M/W)
*Chicago (M/W)
*Emory (M/W)
*NYU (M/W)
Rochester (M/W)
*Washington U. (M/W)
*Cancelled fall sports.

Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (conference-only schedule)
Bethany Lutheran (M/W)
Crown (M/W)
Martin Luther (M/W)
Minnesota-Morris (M/W)
North Central (M/W)
Northland (M/W)
Northwestern  (Minn.) (M/W)
St. Scholastica (M/W)
Wisconsin–Superior (M/W)

USA South Athletic Conference (division-only schedule)
Agnes Scott (W)
Averett (M/W)
Berea (M/W)
Brevard (M/W)
Covenant (M/W)
Greensboro (M/W)
Huntingdon (M/W)
LaGrange (M/W)
Mary Baldwin (M/W)
Maryville (Tenn.) (M/W)
Meredith (W)
Methodist (M/W)
North Carolina Wesleyan (M/W)
Pfeiffer (M/W)
Piedmont (M/W)
Salem (W)
Wesleyan (Ga.) (W)
William Peace (M/W)

Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (postponed conference play in fall sports)
Wisconsin–Eau Claire (W)
Wisconsin–La Crosse (W)
Wisconsin–Oshkosh (M/W)
Wisconsin–Platteville (M/W)
Wisconsin–River Falls (W)
Wisconsin–Stevens Point (W)
Wisconsin–Stout (W)
Wisconsin–Whitewater (M/W)
Note: Wisconsin–Eau Claire will add men's soccer in 2021.
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