MIAC

Concordia Athletics Announces Plan for Spring Sports Season

Baseball, softball start over next two weeks

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has given a go on a spring sports season that includes those from the fall. Baseball, softball, tennis, golf and outdoor track play championships. Soccer, volleyball, cross country, and football play shortened schedules. The baseball season features a 35-game schedule, eight non-conference match-ups with midweek and Saturday doubleheaders in conference play. Single…

MIAC Winter Season Gets Green Light

Competition Begins First Week of February

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – (MIAC Press Release) The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Presidents’ Council has voted to approve plans for a return to competitive athletics this winter. The MIAC winter sports of basketball, hockey, indoor track and field, and swimming and diving will be permitted to participate in regular-season competition. The MIAC will not host winter-sport playoffs nor conference postseason…

MIAC Postpones Competition Until January

Includes Winter Sports

MOORHEAD, MINN. (8/31/20)— (CONCORDIA ATHLETICS) The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference office announced that all athletic competition has been postponed until January of 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This latest decision includes all winter sports as well as golf and tennis which were not included in the initial postponement of all medium and high contact fall sports that came out…

Concordia Football’s Horan: “MIAC competition will be on even playing field” with No Non-Conference

Wisconsin-Lacrosse, Wisconsin-Whitewater games canceled

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — The MIAC has followed the lead of many power five conferences in terms of a football season, eliminating the non-conference schedule come the fall. The decision leaves Concordia with a delayed start and just seven games to play. The cobbers usually play two non-conference games, one home and one away. This year, one of the top…

MIAC announces cancellation of fall non-conference contests

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – (MIAC) The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced today that it will cancel non-conference contests for the fall sports season. Presidents and Athletic Directors will continue to explore opportunities for the fall. MIAC administrators and staff have met weekly throughout the summer to develop protocols, expectations, and best practices for the possible return of athletics this fall….

MIAC Member Carleton Cancels Fall Sports Season

First MIAC School to make decision

NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Carleton College has canceled all fall sports due to ongoing concerns with the coronavirus pandemic, the school announced late last week. Carleton added the school hasn’t made any decision at winter and spring sports at this time. “It absolutely breaks my heart having to announce to our student-athletes and coaches the cancellation of the fall season,” Carleton athletic…

Senior Tribute: Concordia Softball’s Betsy Asp

With COVID-19 cancelling all levels of ncaa spring sports, kvrr sports tributes those who didn't get to finish what they started

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It hasn’t been the easiest of roads for Concordia Softball’s lone senior Betsy Asp. Concussions ended both her freshman and sophomore seasons then junior year tore cartilage in her knee dung spring play in Florida before deciding to have surgery and become fully healthy for this season. On the field, Asp had just 17 at bats this…

University of St. Thomas invited to join Summit League

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The University of St. Thomas announced Friday it has been invited to join the Summit League, a Division I athletic conference, four months after it was kicked out of the Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The NCAA must approve the St. Thomas’ move to the Summit League. Current NCAA rules state that Division III schools…

University of St. Thomas “Involuntarily” Removed From MIAC

St. Thomas will be eligible to compete in the conference through spring 2021. 

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The University of St. Thomas will no longer be part of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). MIAC announced Wednesday St. Thomas is being “involuntarily removed” from membership in the conference within two years. The MIAC President’s council cited athletic competitive parity across many sports as the primary concern that led to the decision. St. Thomas will be…

Cobbers Hoping Difficult Schedule Prepared them for Thursday’s Playoff Game

Concordia faced some of the top teams in the conference down the stretch.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Concordia men’s hockey team starts the MIAC playoffs on Thursday. Concordia is the four-seed in the five-team field, matching them up with St. Mary’s. The Cobbers won two of the three regular-season showdowns between these two squads. They view the Cardinals as a very fast team, but Concordia also feels prepared for this playoff matchup because…