Atlantic Sun Conference
The Atlantic Sun Conference (A-Sun) is a NCAA conference whose members play in the NCAA Division I. The conference is headquartered in Macon, Georgia and features universities and colleges from the southeastern United States. The A-Sun does not play football.
The A-Sun began in 1978 as the Trans America Athletic Conference (TAAC). It became the Atlantic Sun Conference in 2001.
Members[change | change source]
As of the 2014–15 school year, the A-Sun has eight full members, or schools that play almost all of their sports in the conference.
|Florida Gulf Coast University||Fort Myers, Florida||1991||Public||Eagles||2007|
|Jacksonville University||Jacksonville, Florida||1934||Private||Dolphins||1998|
|Kennesaw State University||Kennesaw, Georgia||1963||Public||Owls||2005|
|Lipscomb University||Nashville, Tennessee||1891||Private||Bisons||2003|
|University of North Florida||Jacksonville, Florida||1969||Public||Ospreys||2005|
|Northern Kentucky University||Highland Heights, Kentucky||1968||Public||Norse||2012|
|Stetson University||DeLand, Florida||1883||Private||Hatters||1985|
|University of South Carolina Upstate
|Spartanburg, South Carolina||1967||Public||Spartans||2007|
Northern Kentucky will leave the A-Sun in July 2015 and join the Horizon League.
Associate members[change | change source]
The A-Sun also has four "associate members" that play one sport in the conference while being full members of another conference.
|University of Detroit Mercy||Detroit, Michigan||1877||Private||Titans||2012||Women's lacrosse||Horizon League|
|Furman University||Greenville, South Carolina||1826||Private||Paladins||2013||Women's lacrosse||Southern Conference|
|Howard University||Washington, D.C.||1867||Private||Lady Bison||2013||Women's lacrosse||Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference|
|Old Dominion University||Norfolk, Virginia||1930||Public||Monarchs||2014||Women's lacrosse||Conference USA|
References[change | change source]
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