The Toms closed their regular season with two wins over playoff teams. UST won 5-4 over Carleton on Friday and 8-1 on Saturday in Fridley against St. Olaf.
St. Thomas (15-2 on the season, 9-1 MIAC) will be the No. 2 seed in next weekend's MIAC playoffs if first-place Gustavus tops Carleton this week.
Caitlyn Bakke went 4-0 in singles and doubles on the weekend to lead the hard-fought wins.
Sophomores Caitlyn Bakke and Jenna Zimmerman pulled out close singles wins to tip the match as the visiting Tommies scored a 5-4 win Friday at Carleton in MIAC women's tennis.
St. Thomas (14-2 overall, 7-1 MIAC) swept the three singles matches and need third-set wins of 10-8 and 10-5 at Nos. 3-4 singles from Bakke and Zimmerman.
It was the first MIAC loss for Carleton (14-5, 7-1), ranked No. 12 in the region.
St. Thomas 5, Carleton 4
Friday April 22nd
#2.) Caitlyn Bakke & Jenna Zimmerman (UST) def. Danielle Vasiliev & Caitlin Shea (CC) 8-4
#1.) Danielle Vasiliev (CC) def. Bridget Noack (UST) 4-6, 7-5, 10-5
#2.) Kayla Becich (CC) def. Shelby Henderson (UST) 6-4, 6-1
#3.) Caitlyn Bakke (UST) def. Joyce Yu (CC) 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 10-8
#4.) Jenna Zimmerman (UST) def. Caitlin Shea (CC) 4-6, 6-2, 10-5
#5.) Alana Danieu (CC) def. Paige Becher (UST) 6-3, 6-2
#6.) Grace Davis (CC) def. Jessie O'Brien (UST) 6-3, 6-1