BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WLUC) – WCHA President and Men’s League Commissioner Bill Robertson released the following statement today regarding the status of intercollegiate athletics at Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Fairbanks for the 2020-21 academic year.
“On Friday, it was announced at the University of Alaska Board of Regents meeting that intercollegiate athletics would continue at the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Alaska Fairbanks next season.
“This is great news for the hockey programs at both UAA and UAF and for the WCHA. We are pleased that the Men’s League of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association will remain at 10 teams in 2020-21.”
About the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Men’s League:
The Western Collegiate Hockey Association, among the most historic, tradition-rich and successful conferences in all of collegiate athletics, is marking its 68th season of men’s competition in 2019-20. The 10-team NCAA Division I conference consists of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (Chargers), the University of Alaska Anchorage (Seawolves), the University of Alaska (Nanooks), Bemidji State University (Beavers), Bowling Green State University (Falcons), Ferris State University (Bulldogs), Lake Superior State University (Lakers), Michigan Technological University (Huskies), Minnesota State University (Mavericks) and Northern Michigan University (Wildcats).