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The Locker Room with Tom Palkowski — April 3, 2014

Thursday, April 3, 2014 9:47 PM
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Women’s hockey coach Tom Palkowski, forward Jenny Saxon and goalie Alise Riedel join reporter Briggs LeSavage in The Locker Room.

Six St. Thomas athletes receive Elite 22 honors

Monday, March 31, 2014 11:51 AM
Sophomore Joe Morris won the Elite 22 award for men's hockey. Five other Tommies won the award (Molly Sigler/TommieMedia).

Elite 22 is a new MIAC honor modeled after the NCAA Elite 89 award, which recognizes the player in each sport who has the highest GPA and whose team played in the conference championship.

Falcon women’s hockey seals Tommies’ fourth-place finish

Saturday, March 22, 2014 3:42 PM
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Forward Courtney Umland’s goal and assist were not enough to boost the St. Thomas women’s hockey team past Wis.-River Falls Saturday afternoon.

National title hopes end for Women’s hockey in OT

Friday, March 21, 2014 4:29 PM
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The No. 6-ranked St. Thomas women’s hockey team was eliminated from national championship contention after losing 1-0 Saturday.

Women’s hockey best friends Mumm and Bishop

Friday, March 21, 2014 3:58 PM
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Seniors Lauren Mumm and Andrea Bishop have been playing on the same hockey team for 17 years now.

Riedel receives All-American honors at banquet

Friday, March 21, 2014 1:02 PM
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Goaltender Alise Riedel of St. Thomas was named an All-American at the Division-III national championship banquet Thursday night in Plattsburgh, N.Y.

St. Thomas squares off against No. 1 Plattsburgh

Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:30 PM
The team gathers on the ice in celebration of the victory in the NCAA quarterfinals. St. Thomas takes on Plattsburgh at 2:30 p.m. Friday. (Christina Theodoroff/TommieMedia)

St. Thomas is riding a hot goaltender in Alise Riedel, while Plattsburgh has a potent offense that averages nearly five goals a game.

Men’s hockey earns best win percentage in 12 years

Thursday, March 20, 2014 3:32 PM
St. Thomas forward Thomas Williams looks on during the NCAA tournament. The Tommies finished the season with a 21-5-2 record (Eric Wuebben).

The Tommies went 13-1-2 in the MIAC and claimed the regular season and playoff conference titles en route to a berth in the NCAA tournament.

Pointers’ 3-0 shutout ends men’s hockey season

Saturday, March 15, 2014 11:26 PM
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The St. Thomas men’s hockey team’s season came to a close Saturday after losing to Wis.-Stevens Point 3-0 for the second time this season. 

5-0 victory shoots women’s hockey into NCAA Frozen Four

Saturday, March 15, 2014 12:08 AM
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Forward Courtney Umland’s two goals led the No. 6-ranked St. Thomas women’s hockey team to the D-III semifinal in a 5-0 victory Friday.

Women’s hockey to take on Stevens Point

Monday, March 10, 2014 9:13 AM
The Tommies gather together for a group hug to celebrate their 2-0 shutout and MIAC championship victory. St. Thomas will take on Wis. Stevens Point in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament. (Christina Theodoroff/TommieMedia)

In its first NCAA tournament appearance since 2003, the Tommies will play Wis.-Stevens Point in the NCAA quarterfinals.

Men’s hockey earns first-round bye, hosts Stevens Point in quarterfinal

Sunday, March 9, 2014 9:22 PM
"Win today and we walk together forever" is written on the wall in the locker room. St. Thomas will face UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, March 15.

The Tommies will take on UW-Stevens Point on Saturday, March 15.

Men’s hockey wins first MIAC playoff title since 2010

Sunday, March 9, 2014 1:22 AM
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Forward Jordan Lovick’s laser of a wrist shot in the second period was the winning goal for the St. Thomas men’s hockey team Saturday night.

Women’s hockey gets 2-0 shutout, claims MIAC crown

Saturday, March 8, 2014 8:29 PM
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Goaltender Alise Riedel’s 2-0 shutout performance secured St. Thomas’ first MIAC championship in ten years and punched the Tommies’ national playoff ticket.

Tommies stifle Oles, advance to MIAC championship

Sunday, March 2, 2014 9:59 AM
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Forward Alex Altenbernd’s game-winning goal propelled the St. Thomas men’s hockey team to a 2-1 victory over St. Olaf.