NCAA Division III Playoffs
The St. Thomas football team celebrated Senior Day with a 57-35 win in its regular season finale against Gustavus on Saturday. Most of the 17 seniors on the squad also probably thought it was their final college football game. Not so fast. There was a sliver of hope for the No. 20-ranked Tommies after Bethel went to double overtime with Augsburg and lost 62-61 for its second loss of the season.
The St. Thomas men’s basketball team left Wednesday morning for the Elite Eight in Salem, Va., after narrowly beating Calvin College 63-62 in the NCAA Division III Sweet 16 last Saturday night.
Senior Noah Kaiser hit arguably the biggest shot of his career, a 3-pointer with just more than a minute left, to lift St. Thomas over Calvin 63-62 in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III Playoffs Saturday night.
The St. Thomas men’s basketball team got off to a fast start and held off a second half comeback in a 68-58 win over Wheaton College Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs.
The road to a championship is never an easy one, and the St. Thomas basketball team isn’t expecting an easy match-up when it faces Wheaton College Saturday night.
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 St. Thomas football team spent most of its season ranked No. 3 in the nation, but the Tommies found out Saturday just how much better they have to get to go to the top of Division III.
It’s without question the biggest game in the history of the St. Thomas football program.
The St. Thomas football team can finally say it’s in unfamiliar territory. The Tommies, ranked No. 3 in the nation, advanced to the NCAA Semifinals for the first time in school history with a 45-10 win over St. John Fisher on Saturday at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul.
The St. Thomas football team used a dominant second half to top Monmouth College (Ill.) 38-10 on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs. Their reward: Playing a team they’ve never faced.
A 10-0 regular season and a MIAC championship was a great accomplishment for the St. Thomas football team, but it’s just one step in the journey for Glenn Caruso’s squad this season.