Any doubt that the University of Florida had the dominant athletics program in the Southeastern Conference during the 2011-12 school year was put to rest Sunday as the university was named the SEC All-Sports champion by the Halifax Media Group for the fourth-straight season. Sweeping all three titles – overall, men’s and women’s – the Florida Gators won by staggering numbers in each category, literally dominating the competition.
|Team (OVERALL)||Total Points||Sports||Average|
|No. 1 Florida||156.5||16||9.78|
|No. 2 Georgia||141.0||16||8.81|
|No. 3 LSU||129.0||15||8.06|
|Team (MEN's)||Total Points||Sports||Average|
|No. 1 Florida||66.5||7||9.50|
|No. 2 Georgia||59.0||7||8.43|
|No. 3 LSU||55.0||7||7.86|
|Team (WOMEN's)||Total Points||Sports||Average|
|No. 1 Florida||90.0||9||10.00|
|No. 2 Georgia||82.0||9||9.11|
|No. 3 Tennessee||70.0||8||8.75|
Florida is the only school to sweep all three titles in a single season, accomplishing the feat for the 12th time, fifth in the last six years and fourth-in-a-row (2006-07, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11). UF has now won 22 overall titles (including six-straight), 19 women’s titles and 16 men’s titles.
All 16 of the Gators’ sports (nine women’s, seven men’s) were counted with cross country, indoor and outdoor track & field combined into one unit per gender. Lacrosse was not included as that program competes in the American Lacrosse Conference.
Florida won three SEC titles over this period – gymnastics, women’s tennis and women’s indoor track and field – compared to eight in 2010-11. UF women’s tennis captured both the regular season and tournament championships.
The Gators lead the SEC with 205 all-time team titles.
The SEC All-Sports titles were previously awarded by The New York Times Regional Newspaper Group from 1994-95 to 2010-11.