In 1986, the Colonial League is founded and begins full round-robin play in football only. Lafayette College associate professor Alan Childs is named the Executive Director. In 1989, Carl Ulrich is appointed as the first full-time Executive Director. In 1990, the Colonial League changes its name to Patriot League. In 1990-91, the Patriot League becomes an all-sport conference, sponsoring 22 sports, 11 for women and 11 for men.This category currently contains no pages or media.