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St. Thomas wins most championships in MIAC history

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 10:53 PM
Seniors Tara Baago, Paige Baldwin and Dani Lobejko of the St. Thomas women's hockey team hold the conference title plaque. The women's hockey team was one of six winter sports teams that won the MIAC championship. (Andrew Brinkmann/TommieMedia)

Out of the 12 conference titles up for grabs this winter, St. Thomas won nine of them. These included six conference championships out of the eight winter sports.

MIAC roundup: Postseason awards

Monday, March 23, 2015 11:09 PM
Center Maggie Weiers drives the paint in the playoff game against Hope College March 13. Weiers earned earned Second-Team All-America honors, averaging 12.3 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. (Jake Remes/TommieMedia)

Ten St. Thomas athletes earned First-Team All-America honors, and six others earned Second-Team or Honorable Mention recognition.

7 swimming and diving athletes earn All-America honors

Sunday, March 22, 2015 9:25 PM
Senior Emily Punyko surfaces for a breath while swimming the 200 medley relay at last year's MIAC Championships. Punyko was recognized as an Honorable Mention for her role in this year's 200 free relay at the NCAA Championships. (Christina Theodoroff/TommieMedia)

Junior Mike Lanz and sophomore Emma Paulson each earned First-Team All-America honors in two events, while five other swimmers earned Honorable Mention recognition.

The Locker Room with swimming, diving teams – Feb. 26, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:38 PM
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Diver Mel Brothers and swimmers Mike Lanz and Tom Osmolak joined senior reporter Baihly Warfield in The Locker Room to talk about the recent MIAC Championships. 

Swimming and diving places 1st, 2nd in MIAC Championships

Sunday, February 22, 2015 10:34 PM
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The St. Thomas men’s swimming and diving team claimed the team crown at the 2015 MIAC Championships this weekend, and the women’s team finished in second place behind Gustavus.

Hour of Power raises cancer awareness

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 11:10 PM
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The St. Thomas swim team joined other teams to raise awareness and donations for cancer research in honor of former Carleton swim captain Edward Mullin.

Swimming, diving teams compete in weekend meets

Monday, November 10, 2014 10:35 PM
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The St. Thomas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams competed against both Carleton and St. Olaf this weekend.

Talented swimming and diving teams take to the pool

Thursday, November 6, 2014 10:38 PM
Emily Punyko distances herself from other swimmers in the 200 medley relay last season. St. Thomas starts the season Nov. 7. (Christina Theodoroff/TommieMedia)

When the St. Thomas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams begin their season Friday, a new coach will be at the helm for the Tommies. 

Weekend sports roundup: Volleyball beats Hamline

Monday, October 27, 2014 11:21 PM
Wide receiver Jack Gilliland and a Bethel defender dive for an overthrown ball. Gilliland caught eight balls for 102 yards Saturday. (Madeleine Davidson/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas volleyball and women’s soccer teams were victorious this weekend, while the men’s basketball team was ranked in the D-III Hoops preseason poll.

Scott Blanchard named swim and dive coach

Friday, May 16, 2014 2:06 PM
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Scott Blanchard will take over as head coach, a position Tom Hodgson held for more than 30 years.

Six St. Thomas athletes receive Elite 22 honors

Monday, March 31, 2014 11:51 AM
Sophomore Joe Morris won the Elite 22 award for men's hockey. Five other Tommies won the award (Molly Sigler/TommieMedia).

Elite 22 is a new MIAC honor modeled after the NCAA Elite 89 award, which recognizes the player in each sport who has the highest GPA and whose team played in the conference championship.

6 earn All-American honors at NCAA swim and dive meet

Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:19 PM
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All six St. Thomas swimmers who advanced to the NCAA Division III Championship Swim and Dive meet earned All-American honors in longtime coach Tom Hodgson’s final meet.

The Locker Room with Tom Hodgson — Feb. 20, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014 7:01 PM
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Swimming and diving coach Tom Hodgson, and swimmers Mike Lanz and Emily Punyko join senior reporter Briggs LeSavage in The Locker Room.

Swim and dive’s Hodgson retires after 35 years

Monday, February 17, 2014 12:17 AM

Coach Tom Hodgson received a standing ovation as he completed the final MIAC Championship meet of his career.

Tommies swim strong in second-place MIAC finishes

Sunday, February 16, 2014 4:26 PM
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The St. Thomas men scored 740 points and the women scored 697, putting them both in second-place for the meet.