Despite the final score (UST 20, SJU 17), yesterday's first-ever football gate at Target Field was not only an amazing day, but I think the two teams should play their annual matchup their ever season. It was fantastic!
This Saturday I'll be at Target Field with a bunch of St. Thomas fans when the #6 Johnnies & #10 Tommies tangle in front of the largest DIII football crowd in history. Of course they'll all be decked out in purple. Not me.
The #10 SJU Johnnies (1-0) set a new national Division III record this afternoon, routing St. Scholastica 98-0 at Clemens Stadium in Collegeville. The previous record was held by Concordia-Moorhead, who beat Macalester 97-6 in 1977.
The 2017 St. John's University football season opens today in Collegeville against visiting St. Scholastica at Clemens Stadium. The Johnnies start the season ranked #10 in Division III. The kickoff is set for 1 pm.
St. John's lead the nation in Division III college football attendance for the 15th time for the last 16 years in 2016. The Johnnies averaged 7,787 fans per game with a six-game total of 46,719 fans. UW-Whitewater finished 2nd but averaged approximately 2,000 less fans per game than St. John&…
A clash of top-ten ranked MIAC rivals will take place this afternoon in Collegeville when #6 St. John's (3-0) hosts #4 St. Thomas. The Minnesota Golden Gophers (2-0) host Colorado State in Minneapolis. The St. Cloud State Huskies (1-2) travel to Nebraska to play at Wayne State.
St. John's (10-1) takes on St. Thomas (11-0) this afternoon in St. Paul in second round action for the NCAA Division III football playoffs -- with the two teams meeting in the postseason for the first time. The Gophers (5-6) host Wisconsin (8-3) at TCF Bank Stadium with Paul Bunyan's&…
St. John's (10-1) routed the U of Dubuque (8-3) 51-7 in the opening round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs this afternoon in Collegeville. St. Thomas (11-0) also won this afternoon, pitting the Johnnies and Tommies against one another next Saturday in St. Paul.
The SCSU Huskies (5-4) are at home this afternoon in St. Cloud against Northern State. St. John's (7-1) is at Bethel this afternoon in Arden Hills. The Minnesota Golden Gophers (4-4) are on the road tonight at Ohio State.