Atlantic Sun Conference

The Atlantic Sun Conference, branded as the ASUN Conference, is a collegiate athletic conference operating mostly in the Southeastern United States. The league participates at the NCAA Division I level, and does not sponsor football. Originally established as the Trans America Athletic Conference (TAAC) in 1978,[1] its headquarters are located in Macon, Georgia.

Atlantic Sun Conference
Atlantic Sun Conference logo
DivisionDivision I
Sports fielded
  • 19
    • men's: 8
    • women's: 11
RegionSouthern United States
Former namesTrans America Athletic Conference (1978–2001)
HeadquartersMacon, Georgia
CommissionerTed Gumbart (since 2007)
Atlantic Sun Conference locations

The conference has seen several changes in its membership in recent years. First, the 2014 departure of East Tennessee State University and Mercer University to the Southern Conference left the ASUN with eight members. Northern Kentucky University (transitioning from NCAA Division II sports to Division I) left the conference to join the Horizon League[2] and was replaced by the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), previously the only Division I basketball independent, in 2015.[3] The ASUN membership expanded to nine members in 2018. The University of South Carolina Upstate (USC Upstate) left the ASUN to join the Big South Conference after the 2017–18 season,[4] but two new schools joined. The University of North Alabama arrived from the Division II Gulf South Conference,[5] and Liberty University left the Big South for the ASUN.[6]

The ASUN's most recent changes of membership occurred in 2020–21 with the arrival of Bellarmine University from the Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference[7] and the departure of NJIT to the America East Conference.[8]

Membership historyEdit

Current membersEdit

Institution Location Founded Joined Type Enrollment Nickname Colors
Bellarmine University Louisville, Kentucky 1950 2020 Private 3,369 Knights          
Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers, Florida 1997 2007 Public 15,076 Eagles          
Jacksonville University Jacksonville, Florida 1934 1998 Private 4,213 Dolphins          
Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, Georgia 1963 2005 Public 35,420 Owls          
Liberty University Lynchburg, Virginia 1971 2018 Private 15,000 Flames               
Lipscomb University Nashville, Tennessee 1891 2003 Private 4,620 Bisons          
University of North Alabama Florence, Alabama 1830 2018 Public 7,650 Lions          
University of North Florida Jacksonville, Florida 1969 2005 Public 16,309 Ospreys          
Stetson University DeLand, Florida 1883 1985 Private 4,330 Hatters          

Associate membersEdit

Departing members highlighted in red.

Institution Location Founded Type Enrollment Joined Nickname Primary
ASUN Sport(s)
Coastal Carolina University Conway, South Carolina 1954 Public 10,641 2015–16BV
Chanticleers Sun Belt Beach Volleyball
Women's Lacrosse
Howard University Washington, D.C. 1867 Private 9,139 2012–13 Lady Bison MEAC Women's Lacrosse
Mercer University Macon, Georgia 1833 Private 8,740 2014–15 Bears SoCon Beach Volleyball

Former membersEdit

Institution Location Founded Type Enrollment Joined Left Nickname New Conference
Current Conference
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1904 Private 3,770 1978 1979 Chiefs[a 1] Midwestern City[b 1]
(NCAA Division I non-football)
Sooner (SAC) (NAIA)
Pan American University[a 2] Edinburg, Texas 1927 Public 19,302 1978 1980 Broncs[a 3] NCAA D-I Independent
(NCAA Division I non-football)
(NCAA Division I non-football)
Northeast Louisiana University[a 4] Monroe, Louisiana 1931 Public 8,405 1978 1982 Indians[a 4] Southland
(NCAA Division I FCS)
Sun Belt
(NCAA Division I FBS)
Houston Baptist University Houston, Texas 1960 Private 2,567 1978 1989 Huskies NAIA - Non-Football
(NCAA Division I FCS)
Hardin–Simmons University Abilene, Texas 1891 Private 2,435 1978 1990 Cowboys TIAA
(NCAA Division III)
American Southwest
(NCAA Division III)
Centenary College of Louisiana Shreveport, Louisiana 1825 Private 787 1978 1999 Gentlemen (men's)
Ladies (women's)
NCAA D-I Independent
(NCAA Division I non-football)
(NCAA Division III non-football)
Samford University Homewood, Alabama 1841 Private 4,440 1978 2003 Bulldogs OVC
(NCAA Division I FCS)
(NCAA Division I FCS)
Northwestern State University Natchitoches, Louisiana 1884 Public 9,244 1979 1984 Demons Southland
(NCAA Division I FCS)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock[b 2] Little Rock, Arkansas 1927 Public 13,000 1979 1991 Trojans Sun Belt[b 3]
Georgia Southern University Statesboro, Georgia 1906 Public 20,584 1979 1992 Eagles SoCon
(NCAA Division I FCS)
Sun Belt
(NCAA Division I FBS)
Nicholls State University[a 5] Thibodaux, Louisiana 1948 Public 7,093 1982 1984 Colonels Gulf Star
(NCAA Division I FCS)
(NCAA Division I FCS)
Georgia State University Atlanta, Georgia 1913 Public 32,087 1983 2005 Panthers CAA
(NCAA Division I non-football)[b 4]
Sun Belt
(NCAA Division I FBS)
University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio, Texas 1969 Public 30,474 1986 1991 Roadrunners Southland
(NCAA Division I non-football)[b 5]
(NCAA Division I FBS)
Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, Louisiana 1925 Public 17,800 1991 1997 Lions Southland
(NCAA Division I FCS)
Florida International University University Park, Florida 1965 Public 50,394 1990 1998 Golden Panthers[a 6] Sun Belt
(NCAA Division I non-football)[b 6]
(NCAA Division I FBS)
College of Charleston Charleston, South Carolina 1770 Public 11,320 1991 1998 Cougars SoCon
(NCAA Division I non-football)[b 7]
CAA[b 7]
University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida 1963 Public 60,181 1992 2005 Golden Knights[a 7] C-USA
(NCAA Division I FBS)
The American
(NCAA Division I FBS)
Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Florida 1961 Public 29,290 1993 2006 Owls Sun Belt
(NCAA Division I FBS)[b 8]
(NCAA Division I FBS)
Jacksonville State University Jacksonville, Alabama 1883 Public 9,490 1995 2003 Gamecocks OVC
(NCAA Division I FCS)
Troy University Troy, Alabama 1887 Public 29,689 1997 2005 Trojans Sun Belt
(NCAA Division I FBS)[b 9]
Gardner–Webb University Boiling Springs, North Carolina 1905 Private 4,300 2002 2008 Runnin' Bulldogs Big South
(NCAA Division I FCS)
Campbell University Buies Creek, North Carolina 1887 Private 4,120 1994 2011 Fighting Camels Big South
(NCAA Division I FCS)[b 10]
Belmont University Nashville, Tennessee 1890 Private 6,647 2001 2012 Bruins OVC
(NCAA Division I FCS)[b 11]
East Tennessee State University Johnson City, Tennessee 1911 Public 15,530 2005 2014 Buccaneers SoCon
(NCAA Division I FCS)[b 12]
Mercer University Macon, Georgia 1833 Private 8,300 1978 2014 Bears SoCon
(NCAA Division I FCS) [b 13]
Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, Kentucky 1968 Public 15,263 2012 2015 Norse Horizon
(NCAA Division I non-football)
University of South Carolina Upstate Spartanburg, South Carolina 1967 Public 5,821 2007 2018 Spartans Big South
(NCAA Division I FCS) [b 14]
New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, New Jersey 1881 Public 11,518 2015 2020 Highlanders America East
(NCAA Division I non-football)

School names and nicknames listed here reflect those used during the schools' time in the TAAC/ASUN. One school has changed both its name and nickname, and three others have changed only their nicknames:

  1. ^ Oklahoma City adopted its current nickname of Stars in 1999.
  2. ^ Pan American adopted its final name of the University of Texas–Pan American in 1989. In 2015, it merged with the University of Texas at Brownsville to form the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV).
  3. ^ UTRGV inherited UTPA's athletic program, with the nickname being changed from Broncs to Vaqueros. UTRGV also inherited UTPA's membership in the Western Athletic Conference.
  4. ^ a b Northeast Louisiana adopted its current name of the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 1999. The school adopted its current nickname of Warhawks in 2006, when it joined the Sun Belt Conference.
  5. ^ Nicholls State was a provisional member, and as such was never a full member of the TAAC. The school changed its athletic brand to "Nicholls" in 2017.
  6. ^ FIU dropped the word "Golden" from its nickname in 2010, becoming simply the Panthers.
  7. ^ UCF dropped the word "Golden" from its nickname in 2007, becoming simply the Knights.
  1. ^ The Midwestern City Conference is now known as the Horizon League.
  2. ^ The school changed its athletic brand to "Little Rock" in 2015.
  3. ^ Although the Sun Belt Conference competes in football at the Division I FBS level, Little Rock does not sponsor the sport.
  4. ^ The CAA began an FCS-level football league in 2007, but Georgia State did not sponsor the sport until 2010. It began a transition from FCS to FBS in 2013, and joined the FBS Sun Belt Conference in 2014.
  5. ^ Although the Southland Conference competes in football at the Division I FCS level, UTSA did not sponsor the sport until 2011. It never competed in the Southland Conference in football; it started a two-year transition to FBS in 2011, joined the WAC in 2012, and joined Conference USA (C-USA) in 2013.
  6. ^ The Sun Belt did not start its Division I-A (now FBS) football league until 2001, and FIU did not start a football program until 2002. It competed as a Division I-AA (now FCS) independent until joining Sun Belt football in 2005.
  7. ^ a b Although both the Southern Conference and CAA compete in football at the Division I FCS level, Charleston has never sponsored the sport.
  8. ^ Florida Atlantic joined the Sun Belt for football in the 2005 season before becoming an all-sports member in 2006.
  9. ^ Troy became a Sun Belt football member in 2004, a year before it became an all-sports member.
  10. ^ Although Campbell became a full member of the Big South in 2011, it did not participate in the Big South’s football conference until 2018, instead competing in the non-scholarship Pioneer Football League.
  11. ^ Although the OVC competes in football at the Division I FCS level, Belmont does not sponsor the sport.[10]
  12. ^ ETSU, which had left the SoCon to join the ASUN in 2005 after dropping football in 2003. The Buccaneers returned to the SoCon as part of relaunching the dormant football program in 2014; football began play in 2015 as an FCS independent, with SoCon football membership following in 2016.
  13. ^ Mercer joined the SoCon after the football program, which last played a game in 1941, signed its first players in 2012, with full play beginning in 2013.
  14. ^ Although the Big South Conference competes in football at the Division I FCS level, USC Upstate does not sponsor the sport.

Former associate membersEdit

Institution Location Founded Type Enrollment Joined Left Nickname ASUN sport(s) Primary conference Current conference
in former ASUN sport(s)
University of Akron Akron, Ohio 1870 Public 18,730 2019 2020[11][a] Zips Women's Lacrosse MAC
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, Michigan 1892 Public 27,693 2015 2017 Chippewas Women's Lacrosse MAC
Delaware State University Dover, Delaware 1891 Public 3,400 2016 2017 Hornets Women's Lacrosse MEAC SoCon
University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, Michigan 1877 Private 5,700 2012 2017 Titans Women's Lacrosse Horizon League MAC
Elon University Elon, North Carolina 1889 Private 6,305 2013 2014 Phoenix Women's Lacrosse CAA
Furman University Greenville, South Carolina 1826 Private 2,668 2014 2017 Paladins Women's Lacrosse SoCon
Kent State University Kent, Ohio 1910 Public 28,122 2018 2020[a] Golden Flashes Women's Lacrosse MAC
Mercer University[b] Macon, Georgia 1833 Private 8,603 2014 2017 Bears Women's Lacrosse SoCon
Old Dominion University Norfolk, Virginia 1930 Public 24,932 2014 2018 Monarchs Women's Lacrosse C-USA American
  1. ^ a b Akron and Kent State left ASUN women's lacrosse after the 2020 season to join the newly formed women's lacrosse league of their full-time home of the Mid-American Conference.[12]
  2. ^ Mercer remains an ASUN associate in beach volleyball.

Membership timelineEdit

Bellarmine UniversityUniversity of North AlabamaLiberty UniversityNew Jersey Institute of TechnologyNorthern Kentucky UniversityUniversity of South Carolina UpstateFlorida Gulf Coast UniversityUniversity of North FloridaKennesaw State UniversityEast Tennessee State UniversityLipscomb UniversityGardner-Webb UniversityBelmont UniversityJacksonville UniversityTroy UniversityJacksonville State UniversityCampbell UniversityFlorida Atlantic UniversityUniversity of Central FloridaCollege of CharlestonSoutheastern Louisiana UniversityFlorida International UniversityUniversity of Texas at San AntonioStetson UniversityGeorgia State UniversityNicholls State UniversityGeorgia Southern UniversityUniversity of Arkansas at Little RockNorthwestern State UniversityMercer UniversitySamford UniversityCentenary College of LouisianaHardin–Simmons UniversityHouston Baptist UniversityUniversity of Louisiana at MonroeUniversity of Texas–Pan AmericanOklahoma City University
  • Northeast Louisiana became the University of Louisiana at Monroe (Louisiana–Monroe) in 1999.
  • Pan American, later known as Texas–Pan American or UTPA, merged with the University of Texas at Brownsville in 2015 to create the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). The new school inherited UTPA's athletic program.

Sports sponsoredEdit

The ASUN sponsors championship competition in eight men's and eleven women's NCAA sanctioned sports.[13]

In 2008, the ASUN, in an agreement with the Southern Conference (SoCon), Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), and Big South Conference, formed the Coastal Collegiate Swimming Association (CCSA) for schools sponsoring men's and women's swimming and diving within the associated conferences. For the past several years, the ASUN's Commissioner has served as the president of what was initially a swimming & diving-only conference. In 2014 the CCSA expanded to include several other schools from other conferences, and the following year the conference added beach volleyball (women-only at the NCAA level) as a sponsored sport, changing its name to the Coastal Collegiate Sports Association. Currently the conference has 24 member schools, with five men's swimming and diving teams, 14 women's swimming & diving teams, and nine beach volleyball teams.[14]

The most recent change to the roster of ASUN sports took place after the 2013–14 school year. Under a cooperative agreement between the ASUN and SoCon, the two leagues agreed to split lacrosse sponsorship. The SoCon took over the ASUN men's lacrosse league, while women's lacrosse sponsorship remained with the ASUN.[15] The full alliance in women's lacrosse amicably ended after the 2017 season, with the SoCon sponsoring that sport from the 2018 season forward, but the two leagues continue in a cross-scheduling agreement.

More recently, on September 13, 2016, the ASUN and Big South announced a football partnership that allows any ASUN members with scholarship football programs to become Big South football members, provided they are located within the general geographic footprint of the two conferences. At the time of announcement, the only ASUN member with a scholarship football program, Kennesaw State, was already a Big South football member. Should any ASUN member add scholarship football, or any non-scholarship football program of an ASUN school (at the time of announcement, Jacksonville and Stetson) upgrade to scholarship football, that team will automatically join Big South football.[16] North Alabama joined Big South football under the terms of this agreement; although the school's home state of Alabama had no schools in either conference at the time it was announced as a future ASUN member, three of its neighboring states were home to six of the ASUN's eight members at that time.

ASUN Conference teams
Sport Men's Women's
Beach volleyball
Cross country
Track and field (indoor)
Track and field (outdoor)

Men's sportsEdit

Men's sponsored sports by school
School Baseball Basketball Cross
Golf Soccer Tennis Track &
Track &
Bellarmine  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 8
Florida Gulf Coast  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  N 6
Jacksonville  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  N  N 5
Kennesaw State  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  Y  Y  Y 7
Liberty  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 8
Lipscomb  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 8
North Alabama  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  Y  N  N 5
North Florida  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 8
Stetson  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  N 6
Totals 9 9 9 9 7 8 5 5 61

Men's varsity sports not sponsored by the league which are played by ASUN schools:

School Football Lacrosse Rowing Swimming
& Diving
Bellarmine No SoCon No CCSA Independent
Kennesaw State Big South No No No No
Jacksonville No SoCon MAAC No No
Liberty FBS independent No No No No
North Alabama Big South No No No No
Stetson Pioneer League No MAAC No No

Women's sportsEdit

Women's sponsored sports by school
School Basketball Beach volleyball Cross
Golf Lacrosse Soccer Softball Tennis Track & field
Track & field
Volleyball Total
Bellarmine  Y  N  Y  Y  N  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 9
Florida Gulf Coast  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  Y  Y  Y  N  N  Y 8
Jacksonville  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  Y  Y  Y 10
Kennesaw State  Y  N  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 10
Liberty  Y  N  Y  N  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 9
Lipscomb  Y  N  Y  Y  N  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 9
North Alabama  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  Y  Y  Y  N  N  Y 8
North Florida  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y 10
Stetson  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  Y  N  N  Y 9
Totals 9 5+2[a] 9 8 4+2[b] 9 8 8 6 6 9 82+4
  1. ^ Associate members Coastal Carolina and Mercer.
  2. ^ Associate members Coastal Carolina and Howard, with the latter leaving after the 2021 season.

Women's varsity sports not sponsored by the league which are played by ASUN schools:

School Field Hockey Rowing Swimming &
Bellarmine Independent[a] No CCSA
Florida Gulf Coast No No CCSA
Jacksonville No MAAC No
Liberty Big East No CCSA
North Florida No No CCSA
Stetson No MAAC No
  1. ^ Bellarmine field hockey will join the Mid-American Conference in July 2021.[17]


School Basketball arena Capacity Baseball stadium Capacity Soccer stadium Capacity
Bellarmine Freedom Hall 18,252 Knights Field N/A Owsley B. Frazier Stadium 2,000
Florida Gulf Coast Alico Arena 4,633 Swanson Stadium 1,500 FGCU Soccer Complex 1,500
Jacksonville Swisher Gymnasium 1,500 John Sessions Stadium 1,500 Ashley Sports Complex 500
Kennesaw State KSU Convocation Center 4,792 Fred Stillwell Stadium 1,200 Fifth Third Bank Stadium 8,300
Liberty Liberty Arena (primary)
Vines Center
Liberty Baseball Stadium 2,500 Osborne Stadium 1,000
Lipscomb Allen Arena 5,028 Ken Dugan Field 1,500 Lipscomb Soccer Complex 600
North Alabama Flowers Hall 3,900 Mike D. Lane Field N/A Bill Jones Athletic Complex N/A
North Florida UNF Arena 5,800 Harmon Stadium 1,000 Hodges Stadium 9,300
Stetson Edmunds Center 5,000 Melching Field at Conrad Park 2,500 Stetson Soccer Complex 500

All Sports ChampionshipsEdit

The Jesse C. Fletcher and Sherman Day Trophies are awarded each year to the top men's and women's program in the conference. The Bill Bibb Trophy, combining the men's and women's results for the best overall program, was first awarded in 2006–07. East Tennessee State won this overall trophy seven of the nine years it has been awarded; Florida Gulf Coast won in 2012–13, 2014–15 and 2015-16.[18]

Men's All Sports: Jesse C. Fletcher TrophyEdit

Year Champion
1978–79 Oklahoma City
1979–80 Northeast Louisiana
1980–81 Northeast Louisiana
1981–82 Northeast Louisiana
1982–83 Georgia Southern
1983–84 Centenary
1984–85 Georgia Southern
1985–86 Houston Baptist
1986–87 Georgia Southern
1987–88 Georgia Southern
1988–89 Georgia Southern
1989–90 Georgia Southern
1990–91 Georgia Southern
1991–92 Florida International
1992–93 Florida International
1993–94 Florida International
1994–95 Central Florida
1995–96 Central Florida
1996–97 Florida International
1997–98 Georgia State
1998–99 Central Florida
1999–00 Georgia State
2000–01 Georgia State
2001–02 Georgia State
2002–03 Central Florida
2003–04 Central Florida
2004–05 Central Florida
2005–06 East Tennessee State
2006–07 East Tennessee State
2007–08 East Tennessee State
2008–09 East Tennessee State
2009–10 East Tennessee State
2010–11 East Tennessee State
2011–12 East Tennessee State
2012–13 Florida Gulf Coast
2013–14 East Tennessee State
2014–15 North Florida
2015–16 North Florida

Women's All Sports: Sherman Day TrophyEdit

Year Champion
1978–79 None
1979–80 None
1980–81 None
1981–82 None
1982–83 None
1983–84 None
1984–85 None
1985–86 Stetson, Georgia State
1986–87 Stetson
1987–88 Georgia State
1988–89 Georgia State
1989–90 Georgia State
1990–91 Florida International
1991–92 Florida International
1992–93 Georgia State
1993–94 Florida International
1994–95 Campbell
1995–96 Central Florida
1996–97 Central Florida
1997–98 Georgia State
1998–99 Central Florida
1999–00 Georgia State
2000–01 Georgia State
2001–02 Central Florida
2002–03 Central Florida
2003–04 Central Florida
2004–05 Central Florida
2005–06 Florida Atlantic
2006–07 East Tennessee State
2007–08 Jacksonville
2008–09 Jacksonville
2009–10 Kennesaw State
2010–11 Jacksonville
2011–12 Kennesaw State
2012–13 Florida Gulf Coast
2013–14 Jacksonville
2014–15 Florida Gulf Coast
2015–16 Florida Gulf Coast




Season Regular Season Champion(s) Tournament Champion
1978–79 Northeast Louisiana Northeast Louisiana
1979–80 Northeast Louisiana Centenary (LA)
1980–81 Houston Baptist Mercer
1981–82 Arkansas–Little Rock Northeast Louisiana
1982–83 Arkansas–Little Rock Georgia Southern
1983–84 Houston Baptist Houston Baptist
1984–85 Georgia Southern Mercer
1985–86 Arkansas–Little Rock Arkansas–Little Rock
1986–87 Arkansas–Little Rock Georgia Southern
1987–88 Arkansas–Little Rock
Georgia Southern
Texas–San Antonio
1988–89 Georgia Southern Arkansas–Little Rock
1989–90 Centenary (LA) Arkansas–Little Rock
1990–91 Texas–San Antonio Georgia State
1991–92 Georgia Southern Georgia Southern
1992–93 Florida International
1993–94 College of Charleston Central Florida
1994–95 College of Charleston Florida International
1995–96 College of Charleston (TAAC East)
Samford (TAAC West)
Southeastern Louisiana (TAAC West)
Central Florida
1996–97 College of Charleston (TAAC East)
Samford (TAAC West)
College of Charleston
1997–98 College of Charleston (TAAC East)
Georgia State (TAAC West)
College of Charleston
1998–99 Samford Samford
1999–00 Georgia State
Troy State
2000–01 Georgia State Georgia State
2001–02 Georgia State
Troy State
Florida Atlantic
2002–03 Belmont (ASUN North)
Mercer (ASUN South)
Troy State (ASUN South)
Troy State
2003–04 Troy State Central Florida
2004–05 Central Florida
Central Florida
2005–06 Belmont
2006–07 East Tennessee State Belmont
2007–08 Belmont Belmont
2008–09 Jacksonville East Tennessee State
2009–10 Belmont
East Tennessee State
2010–11 Belmont Belmont
2011–12 Belmont Belmont
2012–13 Mercer Florida Gulf Coast
2013–14 Florida Gulf Coast
2014–15 North Florida North Florida
2015–16 North Florida Florida Gulf Coast
2016–17 Florida Gulf Coast Florida Gulf Coast
2017–18 Florida Gulf Coast Lipscomb
2018–19 Lipscomb


Notes and referencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Northern Kentucky University to Join Horizon League in July" (Press release). Horizon League. May 11, 2015. Archived from the original on 2015-05-14. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  3. ^ "New Jersey Institute of Technology to Join the Atlantic Sun: #NJITtoASun" (Press release). Atlantic Sun Conference. June 12, 2015. Archived from the original on June 14, 2015. Retrieved June 12, 2015.
  4. ^ "USC Upstate moving to Big South Conference". Spartanburg Herald-Journal. November 16, 2017. Retrieved November 16, 2017.
  5. ^ "UNA Accepts ASUN Division I Invitation" (Press release). North Alabama Lions. December 6, 2016. Retrieved December 11, 2016.
  6. ^ "ASUN Conference Announces Liberty University as League Member for 2018-19" (Press release). ASUN Conference. May 17, 2018. Retrieved May 17, 2018.
  7. ^ "ASUN Conference Announces Addition of Bellarmine University" (Press release). ASUN Conference. June 18, 2019. Retrieved June 18, 2019.
  8. ^ "NJIT to Join America East Conference as 10th Member Institution - NJIT Highlanders". NJIT Highlanders. 2020-06-12. Retrieved 2020-06-13.
  9. ^ "Six Howard Athletics Programs Join the Northeast Conference as Associate Members" (Press release). Howard Bison. July 6, 2020. Retrieved July 11, 2020.
  10. ^ "Belmont moving to Ohio Valley Conference in 2012-13". USA Today. December 7, 2011. Retrieved December 7, 2011.
  11. ^ "Akron Women's Lacrosse to Join ASUN" (Press release). Akron Zips. April 9, 2018. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  12. ^ "Women's Lacrosse Coming in 2020-21; Detroit Mercy & Youngstown State As Affiliates" (Press release). Mid-American Conference. November 6, 2019. Retrieved February 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "ASUN Conference".
  14. ^ "About the CCSA". Coastal Collegiate Sports Association. Retrieved September 29, 2020.
  15. ^ "SoCon, ASUN Partner to Enhance Lacrosse" (Press release). Southern Conference. January 9, 2014. Retrieved March 31, 2014.
  16. ^ "Big South and ASUN Conference Establish FCS Membership Partnership" (Press release). ASUN Conference. September 13, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
  17. ^ "Bellarmine to Join MAC as Affiliate Member in Field Hockey" (Press release). Mid-American Conference. June 9, 2020. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  18. ^ "All Sports Standings - ASUN Conference".
  19. ^ "TAAC/Atlantic Sun Conference summary". Sports Reference LLC. 2016. Archived from the original on April 22, 2016. Retrieved April 20, 2016.

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