Minnesota State has a first-round bye in the NCAA Division II playoffs.
The Tommies, ranked No. 3 in the nation, ran away in the second half with a 48-2 victory over the Saints at O’Shaughnessy Stadium to advance. St. Scholastica got its only points of the game on the opening kickoff with a safety.
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.