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British Universities Sports Association

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

The British Universities Sports Association (BUSA) is the governing body for university sports in the United Kingdom. It is responsible for organising inter-university sports within the UK and representative teams for the World University Championships and the World University Games. The body was founded in 1994, one of its co-founders being Alun Evans. Apart from […]

Western Collegiate Hockey Association

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

The Western Collegiate Hockey Association is a college athletic conference which operates over a wide area of the Midwestern and Western United States. It participates in the NCAA’s Division I as a hockey-only conference.
At the conclusion of the 2006 season, WCHA teams had won five consecutive NCAA men’s titles (as well as seven of the […]

Hockey East

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

Hockey East Association is a college athletic conference which operates in New England. It participates in the NCAA’s Division I as a hockey-only conference.
 
Hockey East came into existence in 1984 for men’s hockey when most of its current members split apart from what is today known as ECAC Hockey. It largely sought to emulate the […]

ECAC Hockey

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

ECAC Hockey is one of the six conferences that compete in NCAA Division I ice hockey. Despite its name, it is not sponsored by the Eastern College Athletic Conference, a consortium of over 300 colleges in the eastern United States. The name derives from the league’s former direct association with the ECAC, which ended in […]