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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
Men's CC

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.

Men’s, women’s cross country seasons end at regionals

Saturday, November 16, 2013 9:31 PM
Junior Keaton Wendroth runs toward the finish line in the last stretch of Saturday's race. The St. Thomas men placed 7th out of 26 teams in the NCAA central region championships, while the women's team finished 14th out of 27 teams. (Jacob Sevening/TommieMedia)

Junior Keaton Wendroth was the top finisher for the St. Thomas men’s cross country team at the NCAA central region championship meet Saturday in Northfield, Minn.

MIAC roundup: Football drops in poll

Monday, October 14, 2013 9:55 PM
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Football dropped three places in this week’s D3football.com poll and two golfers received the MIAC Elite 22 award.

Tommie athletes busy over weekend

Monday, September 30, 2013 10:15 PM
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DeBerg heads to France for professional basketball career, volleyball’s coach Pham reached his 300th win and soccer shuts out St. Mary’s.

Young women’s cross country team starts strong

Thursday, September 19, 2013 10:55 PM
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Coach Joseph Sweeney said this is the youngest team he has coached since he started in 1980.