Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference


North Division

FERRIS STATE GRAND VALLEY STATE HILLSDALE
"Bulldogs" "Lakers" "Chargers"
Big Rapids, MI Allendale, MI Hillsdale, MI
MICHIGAN TECH NORTHERN MICHIGAN NORTHWOOD
"Huskies" "Wildcats" "Timberwolves"
Houghton, MI Marquette, MI Midland, MI
SAGINAW VALLEY
STATE
WAYNE STATE
"Cardinals" "Warriors"
University Center, MI Detroit, MI

South Division

ASHLAND FINDLAY LAKE ERIE
"Eagles" "Oilers" "Storm"
Ashland, OH Findlay, OH Painesville, OH
MALONE OHIO DOMINICAN TIFFIN
"Pioneers" "Panthers" "Dragons"
Canton, OH Columbus, OH Tiffin, OH
WALSH
"Cavaliers"
North Canton, OH

Comments

Northern Michigan, Northwood, and Tiffin used new helmet designs in 2014 (shown above), as did Wayne State for some games.


Historical Helmets

ASHLAND

? - 2002 2003 2004 - 2007
2008 -

FERRIS STATE

2003 - 2005 2006? - 2008 ? - 2002; 2009 - 2011
2012 -

FINDLAY

2003 - 2006 ? - 2002; 2007 - 2012 2013 -

GRAND VALLEY STATE

1997 - 1998 1999 2000
*see note 1 below
2001 2002 - 2007 October 22, 2011
*see note 2 below
'B' 'C'
2008 - 2011 2013 - 2014 -
*see note 3 below
'D' 'A'
2014 - 2012 -
*see note 4 below

In 2014 GVSU used four of the above helmet designs in the following sequence: C-A-A; A-A-D; A-B-B; A-B.

GVSU used two of the above helmet designs during the 2013 season in the following sequence: A-A-A; A-A-B; B-A-A; B-B-B; B-B-B (the last four games being NCAA Division II playoff games).

*1 The logo on this helmet was actually worn only on the right sides; I have depicted it here on the left side to maintain consistency with the other helmet images at this web site.

*2 Worn during the 2011 home game against Ferris State.

*3 Worn during the 2014 game at Azusa Pacific. Numerals were worn only on the left side of each helmet; on the right side was worn a "GV" logo (as shown below).

*4 Worn during the 2014 home game vs Wayne State. The left side of each helmet was "blank" while the right side featured a vintage "Laker" logo (as shown below).


HILLSDALE

? - early 2000s early 2000s - present

LAKE ERIE

2008 - 2010 2011 -

2008 was the first year of varsity play for this team (a club-level team played in 2007 and earlier years).


MALONE

? - 2001 2002 2003 - 2005
2006 - 2007 2008 2009 - 2012
2013 -

MICHIGAN TECH

? - 2000 2001 - 2007 2008 -

NORTHERN MICHIGAN

? - 2001 2002 - 2005 2006 - 2008
2009 - 2011 2012 - 2013 2014 -

NORTHWOOD

? - 2002 2003 - 2012 2013
2014 -
*see note 1 below

*1 In 2014 the large "wolf head" logo was used only on the left side of each helmet; the right sides were left "blank".


OHIO DOMINICAN

2004 - 2009 2010 - 2011 2012 -

This team played its first season in 2004.


SAGINAW VALLEY STATE

c.late 1990s? c.1999? - 2010 2011
*see note 1 below
2012 -

*1 For at least the last several years (and perhaps the entire period) when this logo was used it was worn only on the right sides of the helmets, with the left sides remaining "blank".


TIFFIN

? - 2002 2003 - 2008 2009 - 2010
2011 - 2013 2014 -

WALSH

? - 2005 2006 - 2012 2013 -
*see note 1 below

*1 This design is reported to have been in use at least throughout the period 2000 - 2004.


WAYNE STATE

'B'
? - 2001? 2002 - 2009 2014 -
'A'
2010 -

In 2014 Wayne State used the last two helmet designs shown above in the following sequence: B-B-A; A-B-A; A-B-A; A-A.