Glenn Caruso was a mix of exuberant and emotional after the St. Thomas football team cruised to a 47-7 win over No. 7-ranked Hobart in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Playoffs on Saturday.
The No. 3-ranked Tommies handily defeated No. 7-ranked Hobart 47-7 in the NCAA Quarterfinals on Saturday in St. Paul, and an emotional Glenn Caruso talked about getting to keep his football family together for at least another week.
The Tommies (12-0), ranked No. 3 nationally, host No. 7-ranked Hobart (12-0) at noon Saturday in the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.
It’s just another week for the St. Thomas football team, but there are not a lot of teams left that can say that.
The St. Thomas football team left the field a happy bunch Saturday after a dominating 48-17 victory over St. Norbert in the NCAA Division III Playoffs.
Glenn Caruso is not only happy about his team’s success, but also about its ability to score late in the second quarter.
The St. Thomas football team got a taste of what it takes to be a national champion after losing to UW-Whitewater 20-0 last year in the NCAA Semifinals.
The St. Thomas sideline was all smiles Saturday afternoon once a perfect regular season became a reality. The No. 3-ranked Tommies completed a 10-0 regular season, despite already having the MIAC title won, with a 35-21 win over St. Olaf.
The MIAC title is wrapped up for the St. Thomas football team, so they’re guaranteed a spot in the NCAA Division III Playoffs. But there’s still plenty at stake Saturday as the No. 3-ranked Tommies host St. Olaf in their regular season finale at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.
There were a lot of smiles on the sidelines and even a little emotion after the St. Thomas football team beat Concordia (Moorhead) 21-7 Saturday afternoon. The Tommies, with the win and Bethel’s 24-17 loss at St. Olaf, won their third straight MIAC title.
There’s a lot more than perfection on the line Saturday as the St. Thomas football team travels to Moorhead to face Concordia College. At 8-0, including 6-0 in the MIAC, St. Thomas can clinch at least a share of the MIAC crown with a victory over the Cobbers.
Depth is important in any team to have success, and it’s never been more evident than the St. Thomas football team’s win over Augsburg on Saturday.
The St. Thomas football is 7-0 on the season, 5-0 in MIAC play and has a top five national ranking for at least the third straight week. But you’ll be hard-pressed to find the Tommies celebrating it.
It might have been hard to tell the St. Thomas football team had won by looking at players and coaches after they left Klas Field at Hamline University on Saturday. The Tommies, ranked No. 3 in the nation, survived six turnovers in a 51-9 win over the Pipers to remain unbeaten on the season.
When you’re undefeated, every game is your biggest game of the year. Last week, the St. Thomas football team played its best overall game of the year in its biggest game of the year so far.