MIAC announces 2019-20 championship venues

Gustavus captured the MIAC Volleyball Playoff championship on its home court last fall.
Gustavus captured the MIAC Volleyball Playoff championship on its home court last fall.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) has announced its championship dates, hosts and venues for the 2019-20 athletics season.

Women's golfers will once again head back to Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker, Minn. at the end of September for the 2019 MIAC Women's Golf Championships. Men's golfers will tee off at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn. the following weekend. The MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships will return to the University of Minnesota's Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center - this time in Wednesday-Saturday format in mid-February. CHS Field will host the MIAC Baseball Championships for the third consecutive year in May.

MIAC schools will also play host for several Conference Championships, including Cross Country at Carleton College, Indoor Track & Field at Saint John's University, and Outdoor Track & Field at Gustavus Adolphus College. High-seeds will host the team-sport playoffs of Volleyball, Basketball, Hockey and Tennis, while the top overall seed will host the entire Softball Playoffs. The Playoff Championship matches for men's and women's tennis will also now both be played on Saturday, May 2.

A complete listing of 2019-20 MIAC Championship dates and venues can be found below.

FALL
Sept. 28-30, 2019
Women's Golf Championship
Becker, Minnesota (hosted by College of Saint Benedict and St. Olaf College at Pebble Creek Golf Club)

Oct. 5-7, 2019
Men's Golf Championship
Jordan, Minnesota (hosted by Saint Mary's University at Ridges at Sand Creek) 

Nov. 2, 2019
Men's and Women's Cross Country Championships
Northfield, Minnesota (hosted by Carleton College)

Nov. 5/6/9, 2019
Men's Soccer Playoffs
High Seed Host

Nov. 5/6/9, 2019
Women's Soccer Playoffs
High Seed Host 

Nov. 5/7/9, 2019
Volleyball Playoffs
High Seed Host

WINTER
Feb. 12-15, 2020
Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
Minneapolis, Minnesota (hosted by College of Saint Benedict, St. Catherine University, and Saint John's University at University of Minnesota Aquatic Center) 

Feb. 25/27/29, 2020
Men's Basketball Playoffs
High Seed Host

Feb. 25/27/29, 2020
Women's Basketball Playoffs
High Seed Host

Feb. 27-29, 2020
Indoor Track & Field Championships
Collegeville, Minnesota (hosted by College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University)

Feb. 27, 29 & Mar. 7, 2020
Men's Hockey Playoffs
High Seed Host

Feb. 27, 29 & Mar. 7, 2020
Women's Hockey Playoffs
High Seed Host 

SPRING
April 28, 30 & May 2, 2020
Women's Tennis Playoffs
High Seed Host

Apr. 29 & May 1-2, 2020
Men's Tennis Playoffs
High Seed Host

May 1-3, 2020
Softball Playoffs
High Seed to Host Entire Tournament

May 7-9, 2020
Baseball Playoffs
St. Paul, Minnesota (hosted by Hamline University at CHS Field)

May 8-9, 2020
Outdoor Track & Field Championships
St. Peter, Minn. (hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College)