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Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

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Established  1972
Division  Division III
Region  Upper Midwest
Association  NCAA
Members  9 full, 5 associate
Upper Midwest Athletic Conference
Sports fielded  16 (men's: 8; women's: 8)

The Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) is a college-level athletic conference. The UMAC is a member-conference of the NCAA Division III since the 2008-09 season. Prior to that, the UMAC was formerly affiliated with the NAIA. Corey Borchardt is the current commissioner of the UMAC, and was appointed to the position in 2008. The UMAC was started in 1972 as the Twin Rivers Conference, and assumed its current name in 1983. Member institutions are located in Minnesota and Wisconsin.


The UMAC sponsors intercollegiate competition in men's baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's football, men's and women's golf, men's and women's soccer, women's softball, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field, and women's volleyball.

Eureka College, Greenville College, MacMurray College and Westminster College became associate members of the UMAC in football in 2009 and Iowa Wesleyan College in 2013.

Full members


1 - North Central was an associate member for several sports from the 2008–09 to the 2012–13 seasons.

Associate members


1 - Westminster (Mo.) was formerly an associate member for football from the 2002–03 to the 2007–08 seasons.

Membership timeline

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

Football champions

*- 2011 was the first year the UMAC Champion received an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Playoffs.

Ice hockey affiliations

The UMAC does not sponsor ice hockey. Three member schools sponsor men's and women's hockey as a varsity sport. Northland and St. Scholastica are members of the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association and UW-Superior is a member of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.


Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Wikipedia

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