2014-2015 State Champions
2014 Tiger Golf
The Tiger golf team captured the KHSAA State Championship in Bowling Green winning by 27 strokes. It was the program’s 19th team title overall and first since 2009. All five Tiger golfers finished in the top 25 in the individual race. Allen Hamilton tied for 3rd place (143), Drew Kiehl and Michael Sass tied for 12th (149), and Matt Liston and Billy Basham tied for 18th (150).
2015 Tiger Swimming and Diving
St. Xavier’s swim team notched four victories and placed in the top three of every event but three while extending the program’s streak of state championships to 27. With such a dominating performance, the Tigers piled up 449.5 points to runner-up Covington Catholic’s 335.
2015 Tiger Powerlifting
The Iron Tiger Powerlifting team won the 2015 Kentucky State Push-Pull Championship in both the Varsity and JV divisions. The Varsity team, which placed 10 lifters in the top 5, was led by state champions Grant LeNeave, Carter Mattingly, Joseph Fisher and runner up Christian Tippel. The JV team, which placed 19 lifters in the top 5, was led by state champions Clay Fitzhugh, Christian Tobbe, Evan Davis, Chase Carpenter and runner ups Cameron Harp, Sean McGarry, Nick Ford, Bryce Gittings, Ben Bell. Chase Carpenter also broke two St. X records.
2015 Tiger Volleyball
The Tiger Volleyball Team swept Trinity 27-25, 25-20, 25-16 to claim their eighth state championship in nine years on Tuesday, April 28th. On the team’s senior night, the youngins came up big for the Tigers as they displayed their dominance of Kentucky volleyball once again.
2015 Tiger Tennis
Tiger Tennis didn’t sweep the weekend again, but they won their 7th consecutive KHSAA Tennis State Championship on Friday, May 15 at the University of Kentucky’s Boone Tennis Complex. The Tigers defeated Covington Catholic 3-0 to claim the title once again. Sophomore Spencer Blanford clinched the championship by beating Max Cook 6-2, 6-1 following Kamron Akrami/Matt Graft’s doubles win and Drew Singerman’s singles win.
2015 Tiger Lacrosse
For the second year in a row, the Tiger Lacrosse team is the KSLL State Champions. Led by All-Americans, Collin Roppel and Max Cartor, the Tigers defeated KCD in the title game 18-4 to secure the program’s 10th title since the beginning of the league in 2000. In 15 years, Coach Scott Howe has racked up 10 state championships, the most by an active coach at St. Xavier.
2015 Tiger Rugby
The Tiger Rugby Team defeated Trinity 26-0 to win their fourth straight KY Rugby State Championship on Saturday, May 16. Tries were scored by Dough Schafner, Brandon Washburn, Michael Sehlinger and Tucker Donlon to defeat the Shamrocks.