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Women’s CC sprints to 20th at NCAA finals

Saturday, November 19, 2016 12:03 PM
The Tommie women's cross country team, which finished 20th in the NCAA finals Saturday. (Courtesy Tommiesports.com)

The St. Thomas women’s cross country team, led by a trio of seniors, finished 20th at the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championships Saturday.

Women’s cc gets at-large NCAA berth

Monday, November 14, 2016 10:51 AM
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The NCAA cross country selection committee picked the Tommie women’s team for an at-large berth for Saturday’s national championship race in Louisville, Ky.

The Locker Room with Joe Sweeney – Oct. 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016 1:16 PM

Joe Sweeney, Bridget McGivern and Alex Fossum join TommieMedia’s Lauren Andrego in The Locker Room. Related NewsVideo: Oshkosh intercepts St. Thomas’ chance at Final Four The Locker Room with James Kilian- Nov. 18, 2016 St. Thomas football earns top-four seed in NCAA playoffs

The Locker Room with Men’s CC – Oct. 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016 6:34 PM
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Trevor Smith and Allen-Michael Burbeck join TommieMedia’s Carolyn Meyer in The Locker Room.

Success follows Tommie running legend

Sunday, December 6, 2015 6:30 PM
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This season marks Joe Sweeney’s 36th campaign as the coach of the women’s cross country and track teams.

Tommie women take 26th at nationals

Saturday, November 21, 2015 4:18 PM
Tommie runners wait for the start of the race. St. Thomas took 26th at the NCAA championships Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Eugene McGivern.)

The St. Thomas women’s cross country team placed 26th out of 32 teams in the NCAA Division-III Championships Saturday.

Women’s cross country advances to NCAA championships

Thursday, November 19, 2015 10:50 PM

The St. Thomas women’s cross country team claimed the NCAA central region title in a field of 24 teams.

St. Thomas women’s cross country by the numbers

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 8:56 PM
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Designer Rachel Habas looks at the numbers behind the St. Thomas women’s cross country team.

St. Thomas men’s cross country by the numbers

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 8:17 PM
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Designer Rachel Habas looks at the numbers behind the St. Thomas men’s cross country team.

The Locker Room with Joe Sweeney – Oct. 29, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015 9:01 PM
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Coach Joe Sweeney, Emily Gapinski and Bridget McGivern join reporter Willie Faust in The Locker Room.

Tommie Spotlight: Jake Gerhartz

Sunday, October 25, 2015 9:08 PM
Senior Jake Gerhartz, center, competes at the St Kate's invite on Oct. 10 in St. Paul. Gerhartz won the 2.49-mile race with a time of 12:20.
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Senior Jake Gerhartz excels in the classroom and in athletics at a level likely to dumbfound many other student-athletes.

Cross country teams finish in top 35 at NCAA Championships

Sunday, November 23, 2014 9:20 PM
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The St. Thomas men’s and women’s cross country teams battled through a muddy course to finish 31st and 21st respectively Saturday at the NCAA Division-III Championships.

Cross country advance to NCAA Championships

Sunday, November 16, 2014 8:20 PM

The St. Thomas men’s and women’s cross country teams both failed to earn automatic bids to the NCAA Championships – the top two teams in each region qualify – but ultimately received at-large bids to the 32-team NCAA Championships next weekend. 

The Locker Room with Joe Sweeney – Oct. 16, 2014

Thursday, October 16, 2014 6:46 PM
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Women’s cross country coach Joe Sweeney, senior Erin Statz and sophomore Alex Fossum join reporter Jordan Kruger in The Locker Room.

Tommie spotlight: Erin Statz

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 10:50 PM
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Senior Erin Statz is a two-time All-American athlete and was recently named the D-III National Athlete of the Week for cross country.