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Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Data
Classification NCAA Division II
Established December 30, 1913
Members 13
Sports fielded 13 (7 men's, 6 women's)
Region Southeast
States 5 - Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky,
South Carolina, Tennessee
Past names Southeastern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Headquarters Tucker, Georgia
Commissioner Gregory Moore
Locations
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The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) is a College athletic conference consisting of historically black colleges and universities located in the southern United States. Formed in 1913, only two of the original participating schools have held continuous memberships: Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University) and Tuskegee University.

The SIAC is a member of the NCAA and participates in Division II athletics.

Contents

Conference sports

Conference sports
Sport Men's Women's
Baseball
YesY
Basketball
YesY
YesY
Cross Country
YesY
YesY
Golf
YesY
Softball
YesY
Tennis
YesY
YesY
Track and Field
YesY
YesY
Volleyball
YesY
Football
YesY

Conference member schools

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Current members

Institution Location Founded Affiliation Nickname
Albany State University Albany, Georgia 1903 Public Golden Rams
Benedict College Columbia, South Carolina 1870 Private/Baptist Tigers
Claflin University* Orangeburg, South Carolina 1869 Private Panthers
Clark Atlanta University Atlanta, Georgia 1869 Private/Methodist Panthers
Fort Valley State University Fort Valley, Georgia 1895 Public Wildcats
Kentucky State University Frankfort, Kentucky 1886 Public Thoroughbreds and Thoroughbrettes
Lane College Jackson, Tennessee 1882 Private/Methodist Dragons
LeMoyne-Owen College* Memphis, Tennessee 1862 Private/Baptist Magicians
Miles College Fairfield, Alabama 1905 Private/Methodist Golden Bears
Morehouse College Atlanta, Georgia 1867 Private/Non-sectarian Maroon Tigers
Paine College* Augusta, Georgia 1882 Private/Methodist Lions
Stillman College Tuscaloosa, Alabama 1874 Private/Presbyterian Tigers
Tuskegee University Tuskegee, Alabama 1881 Private/Non-sectarian Golden Tigers
* - Denotes a non-football member

Former members

Institution [A] Location Conference years Current Affiliation
Alabama A&M University Normal, Alabama 1947-1998 Southwestern Athletic Conference
Alabama State University Montgomery, Alabama 1913-1976 Southwestern Athletic Conference
Allen University Columbia, South Carolina 1947-1969 NAIA D-I Independent
Atlanta University Atlanta, Georgia 1913-1929 merged with Clark University to form Clark-Atlanta
Bethune-Cookman College Daytona Beach, Florida 1950-1979 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Edward Waters College Jacksonville, Florida 1930-1935 The Sun Conference
Fisk University Nashville, Tennessee 1920-1983 NAIA D-II Independent
Florida A&M University Tallahassee, Florida 1920-1979 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Knoxville College Knoxville, Tennessee 1920-1990 dropped athletics
Morris Brown College Atlanta, Georgia 1913-2000 dropped athletics after moving to NCAA I
Savannah State University Savannah, Georgia 1969-2000 NCAA I FCS Independent
South Carolina State University Orangeburg, South Carolina 1935-1971 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Talladega College Talladega, Alabama 1913-1941 NAIA D-I Independent
Tennessee State University Nashville, Tennessee 1920-1930 Ohio Valley Conference
Xavier University New Orleans, Louisiana 1935-1960 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Conference Stadia

School Football Basketball
Stadium Capacity Arena Capacity
Albany State Albany Municipal Coliseum 11,000 HPER Gym Complex 4,000
Benedict Charlie W. Johnson Stadium 11,000 Benjamin E. Mays Arena 3,500
Claflin non-football member N/A Edward Tullis Arena 3,000
Clark Atlanta Panther Stadium 6,000 L.S. Epps Gym 1,800
Fort Valley State Wildcat Stadium 7,500 Health and Physical Education Complex 5,100
Kentucky State Alumni Field 5,000 William Exum HPER Center 2,750
Lane Rothrock Stadium 3,500 J.F. Lane Center 2,500
LeMoyne-Owen non-football member N/A Bruce Hall 1,000
Miles Alumni Stadium 3,400 Knox-Windham Gym 2,000
Morehouse B. T. Harvey Stadium 9,850 Forbes Arena 6,000
Paine non-football member N/A Randall Carter Gymnasium 1,200
Stillman Stillman Stadium 9,000 Birthright Arena 1,000
Tuskegee Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium 10,000 James Center Arena 5,000

Championships

By institution

School Football [1] M. Basketball
(season)
M. Basketball
(tournament)
W. Basketball
(season)
W. Basketball
(tournament)
Baseball Golf Softball M. Tennis W. Tennis Track and Field Track and Field Volleyball
Alabama A&M 12
Alabama State 4
Albany State 10
Allen
Atlanta
Benedict
Bethune-Cookman 4
Clark Atlanta 4
Edward Waters
Fisk 4
Florida A&M 29
Fort Valley State 3
Kentucky State
Knoxville
Lane
LeMoyne-Owen
Miles
Morehouse 7
Morris Brown 4
Paine
Savannah State 0
South Carolina State 0
Stillman
Talladega 1
Tennessee State 0
Tuskegee 28
Xavier 1

Commissioner's All-Sports

Year School
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973 Tuskegee (M)
1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980 Tuskegee (M)
1981 Tuskegee (M)
1982 Tuskegee (M)
1983 Tuskegee (M)
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998 Morehouse (M)
Albany State (W)
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004 Albany State (M&W)
2005 Albany State (M&W)
2006 Albany State (W)
Morehouse (M)
2007 Albany State (W)
2008[2] Albany State (W)
Morehouse (M)

Men's Sports

Year Football [1] Basketball
(season)
Basketball
(tournament)
Baseball [3] Tennis Golf [B] Track and Field
1968 Tuskegee Bethune-Cookman South Carolina State
1969 Tuskegee Fort Valley Tuskegee
1970 Fort Valley Savannah State Alabama A&M
1971 Fort Valley Alabama State South Carolina State
1972 Fort Valley Alabama State Alabama State
1973 Fisk Albany State Tuskegee
1974 Clark Atlanta Fisk Bethune-Cookman
1975 Fisk Alabama A&M Fisk
1976 Fort Valley Alabama A&M Bethune-Cookman
1977 Knoxville Florida A&M Bethune-Cookman
1978 Florida A&M Florida A&M Florida A&M
1979 Alabama A&M Tuskegee Tuskegee
1980 Morris Brown Bethune-Cookman Tuskegee
1981 Alabama A&M
Fort Valley
Morehouse Tuskegee
1982 Fort Valley Morris Brown Tuskegee
1983 Fort Valley Albany State Tuskegee
1984 Albany State Albany State Tuskegee
1985 Albany State
Fort Valley
Albany State Tuskegee
1986 Albany State Alabama A&M Tuskegee
1987 Alabama A&M
Tuskegee
Alabama A&M Tuskegee
1988 Alabama A&M
Albany State
Alabama A&M Benedict
1989 Alabama A&M Alabama A&M Tuskegee
1990 Alabama A&M Morehouse Paine
1991 Alabama A&M
Clark Atlanta
Morehouse
Fort Valley
Tuskegee
Morehouse Albany State
1992 Fort Valley Albany State Savannah State
1993 Albany State Alabama A&M Alabama A&M
1994 Albany State Paine Albany State
1995 Albany State Alabama A&M Savannah State Morehouse
1996 Albany State Alabama A&M Savannah State Morehouse
1997 Albany State Albany State Savannah State Morehouse
1998 Tuskegee Fort Valley Fort Valley Savannah State Morehouse
1999 Fort Valley
Tuskegee
Paine Savannah State Morehouse
2000 Tuskegee LeMoyne-Owen Paine Morehouse
2001 Fort Valley
Morehouse
Tuskegee
Kentucky State Albany State Morehouse
2002 Tuskegee Paine Albany State Morehouse Morehouse
2003 Albany State Morehouse Albany State Morehouse
2004 Albany State Benedict Benedict Albany State Tuskegee Morehouse
2005 Albany State Lane Paine Tuskegee Morehouse
2006 Albany State
Tuskegee
Benedict Stillman Albany State Morehouse Morehouse
2007 Tuskegee Benedict Albany State Stillman Morehouse Morehouse
2008 Tuskegee Benedict Benedict Stillman Morehouse
2009 Claflin LeMoyne-Owen Stillman Morehouse Morehouse

Women's sports

Year Basketball
(season)
Basketball
(tournament)
Softball Tennis Track and Field Volleyball
1968 No Tournament
1969 No Tournament
1970 No Tournament
1971 No Tournament
1972 No Tournament
1973 No Tournament Tuskegee
1974 No Tournament
1975 No Tournament
1976 No Tournament
1977 No Tournament Tuskegee
1978 No Tournament Tuskegee Tuskegee
1979 Tuskegee Tuskegee Tuskegee
1980 Albany State
1981 Albany State
1982 Clark Atlanta Tuskegee
1983 Tuskegee Tuskegee
1984 Alabama A&M Alabama A&M Tuskegee
1985 Clark Atlanta Tuskegee
1986 Clark Atlanta Tuskegee
1987 Albany State
1988 Fort Valley State
1989 Albany State
1990 Albany State
1991 Alabama A&M
1992 Fort Valley State
1993 Fort Valley State
1994 LeMoyne-Owen
1995 Fort Valley State
1996 Albany State
1997 Kentucky State
1998 Albany State Albany State
1999 Clark Atlanta Albany State
2000 Fort Valley State Albany State
2001 Fort Valley State Tuskegee Albany State
2002 Fort Valley State Albany State
2003 Fort Valley State Clark Atlanta Albany State Albany State
2004 Benedict Clark Atlanta Albany State Albany State
2005 Paine Tuskegee Albany State Albany State
2006 Paine Albany State Albany State
2007 Benedict Albany State Clark Atlanta Albany State Albany State
2008 Tuskegee Tuskegee Albany State Albany State
2009 Fort Valley State Fort Valley State Miles Tuskegee Albany State

Notes

A.^ The U.S. Army's 24th Infrantry Division teams competed as members of the SIAC from 1930 until 1935.
B.^ Golf returned as a conference sport in 2008. The first SIAC Intercollegiate Golf Championship was held at Tuskegee in 1938. The SIAC stopped Golf as a sport due to World War II but restarted in 1947 as an official conference sport until 1980 when golf was discontinued.[4]

See also

African American topics
Category · Portal

External links

  • thesiac.com Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference official web site

References


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