When Glenn Caruso took over as the head coach at St. Thomas four years ago, he believed he could turn around a perennially mediocre football program.
Colin Tobin ran for 159 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday and St. Thomas beat St. John Fisher 45-10 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Yes, winning football has been witnessed in Minnesota this season.
St Thomas football coach Glen Caruso joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News and talked about the Tommies perfect season.
The St. Thomas football team already clinched at least a share of the MIAC title last Saturday with a 20-7 win over Gustavus, but the team has bigger things in mind.
The St. Thomas football team is 8-0 and there are six Tommies that have helped make short work of their opponents this season.
The Tommies, now 6-0 and ranked No. 3 in Division III, limited talented Auggies’ quarterback Marcus Brumm to just 136 yards passing, no touchdowns and intercepted him once.
The Tommies got six touchdowns from their running game, including four from senior Colin Tobin, in a 45-22 win at UW-River Falls on Saturday. Tobin finished with 122 yards in the game.
Dakota Tracy is expected to be a leader of the St. Thomas offense this season, and the quarterback played like it on Saturday as the Tommies beat St. Norbert (Wis.) 20-7 in the season opener for both teams at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul.
Steve Fritz, the athletic director at the University of St. Thomas, admitted it was time four years ago for the athletic facilities at the small private college in St. Paul to get a facelift.
Sunday evening, Head Coach Glen Caruso and his St. Thomas football team visited the WCCO Radio booth at the Minnesota State Fair.
Are you a St. Thomas student looking for a fun watering hole to hang out at on the weekends? Want to grab a juicy burger, have a beer and enjoy a patio on Grand Avenue? Whatever your reason, there are plenty of great spots in the Highland and Merriam Park areas of St. Paul. Here are some of the best spots to grab a drink or dinner that are within walking distance or are a short drive away from the University of St. Thomas.
Violent extremism, community policing and civil rights are among the issues being discussed at a Saturday summit for Somali youth in the Twin Cities.
The Tommies enter the playoffs having won 15 of their last 16 regular season games. It’s a stretch that included doubleheader sweeps of Concordia-Moorhead, St. Olaf, Macalester and St. Mary’s.
830 WCCO has announced a partnership with the University of St. Thomas to broadcast the Tommies entire 2011 and 2012 football seasons.