St. Thomas sweeps MIAC All-Sports titles again in '18-19

Liam Doyle photo
Liam Doyle photo


MIAC news release


St. Thomas recorded a sweep of the MIAC Men's and Women's All-Sports trophies for the 12th year in a row.

The Tommie women scored 114 points to outdistance closest pursuers Gustavus (90), St. Olaf (77.5), Bethel (76.5) and St. Ben's (75).

The Tommie men scored 93 points to outdistance closest pursuers St. John's (86) and Gustavus (84).

Led by indoor and outdoor team title sweeps for both genders, St. Thomas won 11 of 22 regular-season crowns in the conference, and four of 11 league playoff championships. 

The Tommie women won all six possible team trophies in the regular season and playoffs last winter.

The St. Thomas women made it 28 all-sport championships in the last 34 years as it won seven team titles: soccer, basketball, hockey, swim-dive, indoor and outdoor track and field, and softball. They also won playoff championships in soccer, basketball, hockey and softball. 

The St. Thomas men made it 31 all-sport championships in the last 40 years as it won four team titles: golf, basketball, and indoor and outdoor track and field. They also had five teams place second or third in their championships or standings.

St. Thomas sent nine of a possible 16 teams into NCAA playoff competition in 2018-19: men's cross country; men's and women's soccer; volleyball; men's and women's basketball; women's hockey; softball; and men's golf.

Tommie teams have won a league-best 505 MIAC team championships (433 regular season, 72 playoffs).