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New Mexico Intercollegiate Conference

The New Mexico Intercollegiate Conference (later renamed the Frontier Conference, 1955–1962) was an intercollegiate athletic conference composed of member schools located in the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The league existed from 1940 to 1962.[1]

  • New Mexico Intercollegiate Conference
  • Frontier Conference
Established1940
Dissolved1962
Association
Members9 (Football)
RegionSouthwest
Locations
New Mexico Intercollegiate Conference Frontier Conference locations

MembershipEdit

Former membersEdit

  • The following is an incomplete list of the membership of the Frontier Conference.
Institution
(Former Name)
Location Founded Type Nickname Joined Left Colors Current
Conference
Adams State University
(Adams State College)
Alamosa, Colorado 1921 Public Grizzlies 1946 1955 Green & White
         
RMAC
NCAA Division II
Northern Arizona University
(Arizona State College)
Flagstaff, Arizona 1899 Public Lumberjacks 1953 1962 Blue & Gold
         
Big Sky
NCAA Division I FCS
Eastern New Mexico University Portales, New Mexico 1927 Public Greyhounds 1940 1953 Green & Silver
         
Lone Star
NCAA Division II
New Mexico Highlands University Las Vegas, New Mexico 1893 Public Cowboys and Cowgirls 1940 1962 Purple & White
         
RMAC
NCAA Division II
New Mexico Military Institute Roswell, New Mexico 1891 Public Broncos 1940 1957 Red & Black
         
WJCAC, SWJCFC
NJCAA Division I
Western New Mexico University
(New Mexico State Teachers' College)
Silver City, New Mexico 1893 Public Mustangs 1940 1962 Royal Purple & Golden Yellow
         
Lone Star
NCAA Division II
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
(Panhandle Agricultural and Mechanical College)
Goodwell, Oklahoma 1909 Public Aggies 1940 1950 Crimson & Blue
         
Sooner
NAIA Division I
St. Michael's College Santa Fe, New Mexico 1859 Roman Catholic Horsemen 1948 1950 Light Navy & White
         
Defunct
Sul Ross State University
(Sul Ross State College)
Alpine, Texas 1917 Public Lobos 1946 1949 Scarlet & Grey
         
American Southwest
NCAA Division III

Membership timelineEdit

Northern Arizona UniversitySanta Fe University of Art and DesignAdams State UniversitySul Ross State UniversityWestern New Mexico UniversityNew Mexico Highlands UniversityNew Mexico Military InstituteEastern New Mexico UniversityPanhandle State University 

NMIC members Frontier members

Football championships and postseason appearancesEdit

National playoff and bowl games
Conference Team Opponent Result Score Location
1949 Tangerine Bowl
Sul Ross State Murray State Tie 21—21[6] Orlando, Florida
1958 NAIA Semifinal
Arizona State College Gustavus Adolphus Win 41—12[9] Tucson, Arizona
1958 NAIA Championship (Holiday Bowl)
Arizona State College Northeastern State Loss 13—19[11] St. Petersburg, Florida

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Frontier (NM) Conference, College Football Data Warehouse, retrieved October 22 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "New Mexico Intercollegiate Conference ; Frontier Conference". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Western New Mexico University". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "New Mexico Military Institute". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Adams State College". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  6. ^ a b c d "Sul Ross State University". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  7. ^ a b c "Eastern New Mexico University". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  8. ^ a b c "Oklahoma Panhandle State University". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h "Northern Arizona University (sheet 1)". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  10. ^ "New Mexico Highlands University". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 5, 2017.
  11. ^ "Northern Arizona University (sheet 2)". The Dr. Roger B. Saylor Football Records Collection. Penn State University Libraries. Retrieved January 5, 2017.