College Hockey South Announces Women’s Division for 2023 – 2024 Season
College Hockey South (CHS) is proud to announce the addition of the College Hockey South Women’s Division. Starting in the 2023 – 2024 season, CHS will welcome the women’s teams from Auburn University, University of Miami, University of South Florida and University of Tampa.
“This is a great opportunity for us to expand our league and be more inclusive of college athletes passionate about hockey,” CHS Commissioner Kyle Knell said. “I am very excited for the addition of the women’s division. Women’s college hockey is primarily prevalent in the north, and I believe this opens the door for continued growth of hockey in the south.”
University of Georgia and University of South Carolina are also in the process of formalizing their teams for the upcoming 2023 – 2024 season.
“We are excited to partner with these schools and look forward to what the future holds,” Knell said.
College Hockey South is a member conference of the Collegiate Hockey Federation, which brands itself as “the future of non-varsity college hockey.” College Hockey South consists of 28 teams across the southeast: Auburn University, Clemson University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (x2), Florida Atlantic University, Florida Institute of Technology, Florida State University, Florida Southern College, Georgia Institute of Technology, Kennesaw State University, Lynn University, Middle Tennessee State University, University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Huntsville, University of Central Florida, University of Florida (x2), University of Georgia, University of Miami, University of Mississippi, University of South Carolina, University of South Florida (x2), University of Tampa (x2), University of Tennessee (x2) and Vanderbilt University.
ABOUT College Hockey South: Founded in 2008, College Hockey South is a 23-school intercollegiate hockey conference spanning six southeastern U.S. states and competing in the national Collegiate Hockey Federation. College Hockey South is a 501(c) not for profit organization.