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Tommies finish well in 51-9 road win

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St. Thomas survived another six-turnover game and a minor injury to starting quarterback Matt O'Connell to defeat Hamline 51-9 Saturday in MIAC football.

The No. 3 Tommies (7-0, 5-0 MIAC) won their 31st consecutive regular-season game – and 24th straight in conference play – to cruise past the Pipers (1-6, 0-5) on Klas Field. The win was No. 50 for Glenn Caruso (50-7, .877) in less than five full years as St. Thomas coach.

O'Connell threw two touchdown passes to tight end Logan Marks and ran for 51 yards before leaving the game late in the first half with leg cramps. He was replaced by junior Ben Duncan and did not return in the second half.

Duncan threw four interceptions and fumbled once, but also figured in three touchdowns. He scored on nine-yard run with 35 seconds left in the first half, threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Matt Allen in the third quarter and caught a 13-yard pass from wide receiver Kyle Whitley after a reverse.

St. Thomas came into the game leading the MIAC with 480 yards of offense and exceeded that with 534 yards (268 pass and 266 rush) against the Pipers, thanks to running back Jack Kaiser's 77-yard touchdown run late in the game.

The Tommies return to O'Shaughnessy Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 27, to face Augsburg. The Auggies (5-2, 3-2) lost 38-31 Saturday at home to Concordia.

 

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
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Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
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Wesley at Brockport
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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Husson at Delaware Valley
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Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Nov. 19: All times Eastern
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at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
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Wesley at Brockport
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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Husson at Delaware Valley
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Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Trine at Wartburg
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