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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Looking For Rebound Win Over Carleton

After falling to St. John’s 20-18 in the conference opener, every week the rest of the season will essentially be a playoff game for the Tommies. St. Thomas (2-1, 0-1) can’t afford to have another MIAC loss if it has any hopes of another league title and a trip to the NCAA Playoffs.

10/04/2013

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Tommies Blog: MIAC Gets Football Shakeup With Tommies On Bye

The St. Thomas campus, at least from a football standpoint, was quiet last weekend with the Tommies on a bye following a frustrating loss to St. John’s. With that bye after three games, it gave St. Thomas an early chance to correct several mistakes and get back to the fundamentals of football.

10/02/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. John’s Pulls Upset Of No. 2 St. Thomas

There’s rarely been a time in the St. Thomas/St. John’s football rivalry where it’s considered an upset if the Johnnies come out with the victory. That was exactly the scenario Saturday as the two teams entered their MIAC opener 2-0, with the Tommies ranked No. 2 in the nation after making a run to last year’s national title game.

09/25/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Hosts Rival St. John’s In MIAC Opener

St. Thomas hosts arguably the biggest small-college athletic event of the year Saturday as it opens the MIAC football slate against rival St. John’s at O’Shaughnessy Stadium. When the two teams met in St. Paul two years ago, St. Thomas broke a 29-year record with more than 10,000 people in attendance as the Tommies rolled to a 63-7 victory.

09/19/2013

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Tommies Blog: No. 2 St. Thomas Heads To UW-River Falls Thursday

The St. Thomas football team got its first real test against an opponent last Saturday in its home opener, and by all accounts the Tommies passed with flying colors. The Tommies, ranked No. 2 in the national polls, scored the first 15 points against UW-Eau Claire and led 32-7 at the half on the way to a 52-7 victory.

09/11/2013

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Tommies Blog: New Season Starts Saturday Against UW-Eau Claire

Students moved in over the weekend, and it should make for a festive atmosphere Saturday when No. 2-ranked St. Thomas hosts UW-Eau Claire Saturday afternoon. They may not say it right away, but the three-time defending MIAC champion Tommies have their sights set on something bigger: A national championship.

09/05/2013

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Tommies Blog: Reliving The 2012 National Title Game

I’ve never been a huge fan of the “what might have been” scenario, especially when it comes to sports and championships. I’ve always viewed that as pretty cut and dry. If you did enough, you’ll win a championship. If you didn’t, you won’t.

08/09/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Gears Up For Fall Camp

If you head over to Palmer field at O’Shaughnessy Stadium it’s pretty quiet these days. That will all change in a few short weeks as the St. Thomas football team prepares for the start of the fall season. Camp starts in early August for the Tommies, who went 14-1 last season. That one loss prevented St. Thomas from winning its first national championship.

07/29/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Introduces 2013 Class

Every football coach will tell you they are excited about a new class of incoming players, it’s up to everyone else to determine how legitimate that excitement is. Glenn Caruso was downright giddy when talking about his 2013 recruiting class that will arrive on the St. Thomas campus this fall.

05/10/2013

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Tommies Blog: Ayo Idowu Gets Tryout With Seahawks

He was the heart and soul of the St. Thomas defense in a run to the NCAA Championship game last season. Now Ayo Idowu is at least getting a chance, even if temporary, to take his game to the next level.

05/06/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Releases 2013 Football Schedule

St. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso announced Thursday the 2013 schedule for the Tommies football team. For those who keep track, it’s going to look awfully familiar.

02/15/2013

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Tommies’ Caruso Named AFCA D3 Coach Of The Year

The American Football Coaches’ Association has named St. Thomas of Minnesota coach Glenn Caruso Division III National Coach of the Year.

01/08/2013

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Caruso Wins Third Straight National Coach Of The Year Award

St. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso has the luxury of enjoying Monday night’s BCS national championship game in Miami, getting to watch Notre Dame face Alabama in person.

01/07/2013

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Tommies Blog: Mount Union Beats St. Thomas For NCAA Title

The Tommies hung with Mount Union late into the third quarter, but Mount Union scored the last 14 points in a 28-10 victory over the Tommies to claim the national championship.

12/17/2012

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas, Mount Union Meet For National Title

St. Thomas (14-0) and Mount Union (14-0) face off for the Division III national championship Friday night in Salem, Va. It’s Mount Union’s seventh straight title game appearance and the first for the Tommies.

12/13/2012

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