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Atlantic 10 Conference Schools

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The Atlantic 10 Conference was started in 1975 with basketball as the only sponsored sport, and by 1976 the first season of play started. Originally founded with eight member schools, the conference now has 14 members. Currently, three of the original eight schools are still members of the A-10. The sports supported by the Atlantic 10 are baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, rowing, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track & field, and volleyball.

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University joined the A-10 in 2012. In the most recent season, VCU won the regular season and A-10 championships for field hockey, women’s tennis, men’s tennis, women’s outdoor track & field, and baseball. In 2021, VCU also won the A-10 women’s basketball championship.

  • Davidson College

    Davidson College joined the Atlantic 10 in 2014, making the school the newest member of the conference. Davidson currently holds the regular season and A-10 championship titles for men’s golf (2021).

  • Davidson College
    Davidson, NC
  • University of Dayton

    University of Dayton joined the A-10 in 1995. Dayton currently holds the regular season and A-10 championship titles for men’s volleyball, and the regular season championship titles for men’s soccer and women’s basketball (2021)

  • Duquesne University

    Duquesne University joined the Atlantic 10 in 1976 as an original member, and rejoined in 1993 after briefly leaving for the 1992-03 season. Currently Duquesne holds the regular season and A-10 championship titles in women’s cross country (2021).

  • Duquesne University
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Fordham University

    Fordham University joined the A-10 in 1995 and currently holds the A-10 championship title for men’s soccer (2021).

  • Fordham University
    New York, NY
  • George Mason University

    George Mason University joined the Atlantic 10 in 2013. GMU won the men’s championship titles for indoor and outdoor track & field in 2019.

  • The George Washington University

    George Washington University joined the A-10 as a founding member in 1976. GWU currently holds the regular season and A-10 championship titles for men’s swimming & diving and for softball.

  • La Salle University

    La Salle University joined the Atlantic 10 in 1995. In the 2019-20 season, La Salle won the regular season and A-10 championships for men’s cross country and women’s cross country.

  • La Salle University
    Philadelphia, PA
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst

    University of Massachusetts joined the A-10 in 1976 as a founding member. In 2021 UMass won the A-10 championship for women’s lacrosse and in 2020 they were the regular season and A-10 champions in women’s indoor track & field.

  • University of Rhode Island

    University of Rhode Island joined the Atlantic 10 in 1980. In 2021 University of Rhode Island won the regular season and A-10 championships for rowing and for men’s outdoor track & field.

  • University of Richmond

    University of Richmond joined the A-10 in 2001. In the 2020-21 season, UR won the regular season and A-10 championship titles for men’s cross country and women’s swimming & diving as well as tying for the regular season women’s lacrosse championship.

  • University of Richmond
    University of Richmond, VA
  • St. Bonaventure University

    St. Bonaventure University joined the Atlantic 10 in 1979, just four years after the conference was founded. In 2021, S.t Bonaventure University won the regular season and A-10 championships in men’s basketball.

  • St. Bonaventure University
    St. Bonaventure, NY
  • Saint Joseph's University

    Saint Joseph’s University joined the A-10 in 1982. In the 2019-20 season, SJU won the regular season and A-10 championship titles for field hockey.

  • Saint Joseph's University
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Saint Louis University

    Saint Louis University joined the Atlantic 10 in 2005. In both 2020 and 2021 SLU won the regular season and A-10 championships for women’s soccer.

  • Saint Louis University
    St. Louis, MO
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