Algoma U seeks Ontario University Athletics membership

April 2, 2012

Currently competing in the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association, Algoma University has made a formal application to join Ontario University Athletics starting in 2013-14. Given that Algoma U has been an independent university since 2008, "it's time to adjust our varsity programming to reflect that fact," says president Richard Myers. "If we want people to think of us as a university, we should probably associate ourselves with our sister universities. The OCAA is an excellent organization, but playing in a league composed primarily of colleges sometimes leads to confusion about who we are and what we do, especially in Southern Ontario." A 5-person committee overseeing Algoma U's application will head to Sault Ste. Marie later this month for a site visit. Sault Star