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Delaware Valley College Hockey Conference
Delaware Valley College Hockey Conference logo
Established 1971
[[]] (Men) Division II & Division III
(Women) Division I&II acha
Members 10
Sports fielded Men's and Women's ice hockey
Region Mid Atl/N East
Headquarters ,
Website Official website

The Delaware Valley Collegiate Hockey Conference (DVCHC) is a collegiate hockey conference associated with the Collegiate Hockey Federation (CHF) and independent women's university teams. The conference has men's teams that compete within divisions II and III of the CHF and women's teams that compete in divisions I and II.

The first season (1971–1972), The league consisted of six teams: Bryn Athyn College, LaSalle, St Josephs University, University of Delaware, Villanova, and West Chester.

Format[]

The Men's Division has 24 current members that are split into three divisions. The National is considered the higher division. The season ends each year with division playoffs.

The Women's Division has 14 current members split in two divisions. Division 2 has a North and a South section whereas all of the teams in Division 1 are in one section.

Current Men's teams[]

Division II[]

Institution Location Nickname Enrollment Established
Alvernia University Reading, PA Golden Wolves 2,900 1958
La Salle University Philadelphia, PA Explorers 3,164 1863
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg, PA Huskies 9,201 1839
Lafayette College Easton, PA Leopards 2,610 1826
Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA Bison 3,600 1846
Penn State Harrisburg Lower Swatara Township, PA Nittany Lions 4,519 1966
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove, PA River Hawks 2,203 1858
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown, PA Golden Bears 7,391 1866

Division III[]

  • National Division
Institution Location Nickname Enrollment Established
Stockton University Galloway Township, NJ Ospreys 7,243 1969
University of Delaware Newark, DE Blue Hens 19,391 1743
Rowan University Glassboro, NJ Profs 10,483 1923
Salisbury University Salisbury, MD Sea Gulls 10,529 1925
  • American Division
Institution Location Nickname Enrollment Established
Catholic University of America Washington D.C. Cardinals 5,956
Rutgers University-Camden Camden, NJ Raptors 4,497 1766
Widener University Philadelphia, PA Pride 3,204 1862
Franklin & Marshall College Lancaster, PA Diplomats 2,324 1787
Neumann University Aston, Pennsylvania Knights 3,011 1965
  • Patriot Division
Institution Location Nickname Enrollment Established
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD Blue Jays 20,848 1876
York College of Pennsylvania York, PA Spartans 5,564 1876
Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA Bullets 2,700 1832
Salisbury University Salisbury, MD Sea Gulls 10,529 1925
UMBC Catonsville, Maryland UMBC Retrievers 13,767 1966

Current Women's teams[]

Division I[]

Institution Location Nickname Enrollment Established
Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, MD Greyhounds
University of Maryland College Park, MD Terrapins 37,610
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA Quakers 10,394
Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, PA Pride 8,500
Towson University Towson, MD Tigers 21,950
Villanova University Villanova, PA Wildcats 6,335

Division II North[]

Institution Location Nickname Enrollment Established
Columbia University New York, NY Lions 7,934
Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ Knights 42,327
Rowan University Glassboro, NJ Profs 10,750
St. Joseph's University Philadelphia, PA Hawks 5,300

Division II South[]

Institution Location Nickname Enrollment Established
American University Washington, DC Eagles 5,866
U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis, MD Midshipman 4,400
University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA Cavaliers 12,748
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Indiana, PA Crimson Hawks 12,827

Men's Championships[]

Division II[]

  • 2020- Kutztown University of Pennsylvania defeated Penn State Harrisburg
  • 2019- Drexel University
  • 2018- Lafayette College
  • 2005- Temple University
  • 2004- Temple University
  • 2003- Temple University
  • 2002- Lafayette College
  • 2001- Lafayette College
  • 2000- University of Pennsylvania
  • 1999- Saint Joseph's University
  • 1998- Saint Joseph's University
  • 1997- Princeton University
  • 1996- Princeton University
  • 1995- Millersville University of Pennsylvania
  • 1994- Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
  • 1993- Millersville University of Pennsylvania
  • 1992- Millersville University of Pennsylvania & Franklin & Marshall College
  • 1991- Franklin & Marshall College
  • 1990- Temple University
  • 1989- Franklin & Marshall College
  • 1988- Drexel University
  • 1987- Drexel University
  • 1986- La Salle University
  • 1985- Drexel University
  • 1984- Saint Joseph's University
  • 1983- La Salle University
  • 1982- Saint Joseph's University
  • 1981- Saint Joseph's University
  • 1980- Lafayette College
  • 1979- Lafayette College
  • 1978- Thomas Jefferson University, known as Textile at the time
  • 1977- Drexel University
  • 1976- University of Delaware
  • 1975- University of Delaware
  • 1974- West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • 1973- University of Delaware
  • 1972- Bryn Athyn College & West Chester University of Pennsylvania

National Division[]

  • 2020- University of Delaware defeated Stockton University
  • 2019- George Mason University
  • 2018- George Mason University
  • 2017- Bryn Athyn College
  • 2016- Bryn Athyn College
  • 2015- Bryn Athyn College (Beat Richard Stockton)
  • 2014- Neumann (Beat Bryn Athyn College in Best of three 2-0)
  • 2013- Neumann (Beat Alvernia in Best of three 2-0)
  • 2012- Penn State Brandywine (Beat Alvernia in Best of Three 2-1)
  • 2011- West Chester University
  • 2010- Penn State Brandywine
  • 2009- Monmouth University
  • 2008- Lehigh University
  • 2007- Penn State-Berks
  • 2006- Penn State-Berks
  • 2005- Penn State-Berks
  • 2004- Penn State-Berks
  • 2003- Penn State-Berks

American Division[]

  • 2020- Catholic University of America defeated Rutgers University-Camden
  • 2019- Rutgers University-Camden
  • 2018- Bucknell University
  • 2017- Rutgers University-Camden
  • 2016- Johns Hopkins University
  • 2015- Rutgers University-Camden
  • 2014- Rowan
  • 2013- Bryn Athyn College
  • 2012- Rowan University
  • 2011- Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Patriot Division[]

  • 2020- York College of Pennsylvania defeated Gettysburg College
  • 2019- Catholic University of America
  • 2018- Franklin & Marshall College

Women's Championships[]

  • 2020- D2: Rowan | D3: Lafayette
  • 2019- D2: Rowan | D3: Saint Joseph's University
  • 2018- D2: Montclair State | D3: Virginia
  • 2017- D2: Villanova | D3: Rowan
  • 2016- D1: Towson | D2: Columbia
  • 2015- D1: Towson | D2: Rowan
  • 2014- D1: Towson | D2: Pennsylvania
  • 2013- D1: West Chester | D2: Rutgers
  • 2012- D1: West Chester | D2: Rutgers
  • 2011- D1: California (PA) | D2: Navy
  • 2010- D1: Virginia | D2: Slippery Rock
  • 2009- D1: Virginia | D2: California (PA)
  • 2008- D1: Delaware | D2: West Chester
  • 2007- D1: American
  • 2006- D1: Virginia
  • 2005- D1: Pennsylvania
  • 2004- D1: Pennsylvania
  • 2003- D1: Penn State

See also[]

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