The baseball team practices on Koch Diamond as seen from a helicopter. (Photo by Mike Ekern)

Depth of Field: Best of Sport 2012-13

St. Thomas athletics put on a show this year. The football team made an appearance in the NCAA national championship. The volleyball team, on the brink of defeat in front of a hostile crowd, came roaring back to take home national title hardware. Five teams won MIAC playoff crowns and six teams made appearances in NCAA playoffs. Thirty-three students from 15 different sports were named to Division III All-America teams. And the list goes on.

The short story is that the more than  700 players and coaches involved in athletics at St. Thomas did the institution proud.

Collected for you here is a brief (and surely incomplete) visual record of the action and emotion that accompanied those achievements: Photo Services' "Best of Sport" for the 2012-13 season.

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