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  • Thomas More road show coming to a close
    November 06, 2018
    It's been a long run this season for Thomas More, the only independent in Division III football. The Saints, who will have traveled more than 7,500 miles when it's all said and done, finish the season at St. John's and have a chance to extend their season with a win. Joe Sager has more.
  • Roundup: Ithaca, BW keep hopes alive
    November 03, 2018
    Ithaca pushed back against Hobart to remain somewhere in playoff contention, while Baldwin Wallace outlasted Ohio Northern to set up a showdown with John Carroll next week for a possible at-large bid. Merchant Marine and Thomas More remained in contention for the Pool B bid.
  • Thomas More Shuts Out Division II Lake Erie, 44-0
    November 03, 2018
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The Thomas More University football team rolled up 480 yards of offense today (Saturday, November 3, 2018) as it defeated NCAA Division II member Lake Erie College, 44-0, on Senior Day at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
  • Thomas More Shuts Out St. Scholastica, 35-0; Clinch 23rd Winning Season
    October 20, 2018
    (DULUTH, Minn.) – Thomas More University senior running back Hjavier Pitts (Cincinnati, Ohio/Mt. Healthy) crossed the 1,000 yard rushing plateau for the season and the Saints clinched their 23rd winning season today (Saturday, October 20, 2018) as they defeated The College of St. Scholastica, 35-0, at Public School Stadium in Duluth, Minnesota.
  • Saints Swat Wasps, 41-27, For Fifth-Straight Win
    October 06, 2018
    (EMORY, Va.) – The Thomas More University football team extended its winning streak to five games as it defeated Emory & Henry College, 41-27, today (Saturday, October 6, 2018) at Fred Selfe Stadium in Emory, Virginia.
  • Thomas More Runs Past St. Lawrence, 48-12
    September 29, 2018
    (CANTON, N.Y.) – The Thomas More football team had 334 yards of rushing today (Saturday, September 29, 2018) as it defeated St. Lawrence University, 48-12, at Leckonby Stadium in Canton, New York.
  • Saints Extend Winning Streak to Three With 38-35 Win at Huntingdon
    September 22, 2018
    (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) – The Thomas More football team extended its winning streak to three games today (Saturday, September 22, 2018) as it defeated Huntingdon College, 38-35, on Charles Lee Field at Samford Stadium in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Calling your alma mater home
    September 20, 2018
    Division III is home to many coaches who have made a life out of coaching at the same school they played at. Some of those coaches graduated, coached elsewhere and came home as head coach, while some never left. Adam Turer talks to a handful of young coaches who arrived as teenagers and are now young head coaches in this edition of Around the Nation.
  • Podcast: Now that was surprising
    September 17, 2018
    Some ranting, some raving, some rallying and some rating in the latest podcast. We tackle great defensive performances as well as the great offense and special teams plays, plus Pat and Keith look at which conferences were winners and losers in non-conference play. It's all good on Monday's podcast.
  • Read & React: Setting the standard
    September 16, 2018
    One week doesn't make or break a season, but an impressive Saturday showing can help propel a program into the national conversation. Hear from Ithaca and Thomas More coaches, whose teams made statements with comeback wins on Saturday.
  • Thomas More, UWO, Linfield clear hurdle
    September 15, 2018
    The Saints helped their own cause on their treacherous playoff quest, while UW-Oshkosh and Linfield put last week behind them. Thomas More got some help as well. More in the Top 25 roundup.
  • Thomas More Upsets No. 16 Wisconsin-Platteville, 35-28
    September 15, 2018
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The Thomas More football team rallied from a 21-point deficit and defeated 16th-ranked University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 35-28, today (Saturday, September 15, 2018) at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
  • Thomas More Defeats Traditional Rival Hanover, 27-18
    September 08, 2018
    (HANOVER, Ind.) – The Thomas More football team defeated traditional rival Hanover College, 27-18, today (Saturday, September 8, 2018) on C. Wayne Perry Field at Alumni Stadium in Hanover, Indiana.
  • Read & React: The long road of independence
    September 02, 2018
    Thomas More started its ten-week playoff campaign 0-1. Wash U. can relate after a similarly challenging schedule in 2017. What can the Saints learn from the Bears?
  • Roundup: Alvernia's first taste is of victory
    September 01, 2018
    Alvernia's first-ever football game was one to remember, while Thomas More's attempt to barnstorm its way to a playoff bid was derailed right out of the gate and Washington & Lee did something it hadn't done since 1969 in Saturday's Week 1 Division III football action. 
  • End of a long road
    November 09, 2017
    Barry Streeter ends his 39-year head-coaching career with his final game on Saturday, and Regis Scafe is retiring after 22 years as a Division III head coach. That's dedication to Division III football. More in Around the Nation.
  • Thomas More Sends Scafe and Seniors Off With a 56-7 Win Over Thiel
    November 04, 2017
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The Thomas More College football team sent head coach Regis Scafe and the Saints’ 23 seniors off on a good note today (Saturday, November 4, 2017) as it defeated Thiel College, 56-7, in the team’s regular season finale at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
  • Thomas More Posts 21-0 Shutout Win Over Bethany
    October 28, 2017
    (BETHANY, W.Va.) – The Thomas More College football team shutout Bethany College, 21-0, today (Saturday, October 28, 2017) in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) game at Bison Stadium in Bethany, West Virginia.
  • Thomas More Downs Saint Vincent, 63-13
    October 21, 2017
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The Thomas More College football team extended its winning streak to three games as it defeated Saint Vincent College, 63-13, today (Saturday, October 21, 2017) in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) game at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
  • Scafe to retire; Thomas More announces succession plan
    October 16, 2017
    At the end of the season, Regis Scafe will retire from Thomas More, and the Saints' next football coach is already on staff.
  • Thomas More Runs Away From Yellow Jackets, 59-7
    October 14, 2017
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The Thomas More College football team out-gained Waynesburg University 554 yards to 196 yards as it defeated the Yellow Jackets, 59-7, today (Saturday, October 14, 2017) in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) game at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
  • No. 19 Saints Defeat Franklin, 47-37, in Season Opener
    September 02, 2017
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The 19th-ranked Thomas More College football team opened the 2017 season today (Saturday, September 2, 2017) with a 47-37 victory over Franklin College at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
  • Hilvert returns to D-III, takes BW job
    January 17, 2017
    Jim Hilvert, who coached at Thomas More for eight seasons, will be returning to Division III after leading La Salle High School in Cincinnati to back-to-back state titles.
  • No. 15 Saints Fall in Four Overtimes to No. 17 Tigers in NCAA First Round
    November 19, 2016
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The 15th-ranked Thomas More College football team fell, 33-30, to 17th-ranked Wittenberg University in four overtimes today (Saturday, November 19, 2016) in the first round of the NCAA Division III Football Championship Playoffs at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
  • No. 13 Saints Defeat Thiel, 63-16, to Clinch PAC Title
    November 05, 2016
    (GREENVILLE, Pa.) – The 13th-ranked Thomas More College football team clinched at least a share of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) title as it defeated Thiel College, 63-16, today (Saturday, November 5, 2016) at Alumni Stadium in Greenville, Pennsylvania.
  • No. 13 Saints Defeat Bethany 30-7 on Senior Day
    October 29, 2016
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The 13th ranked Thoma More College football held Bethany College to 242 yards of total offense today (Saturday, October 29, 2016) as it defeated the Bison 30-7 in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) game on Senior Day at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
  • No. 13 Thomas More Defeats Saint Vincent to Remain Undefeated in the PAC
    October 22, 2016
    (LATROBE, Pa.) – The 13th-ranked Thomas More College football team remained undefeated in Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) platy today (Saturday, October 22, 2016) as it defeated Saint Vincent College, 45-14, at Chuck Noll Field in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.
  • No. 14 Thomas More Outruns Yellow Jackets, 40-7
    October 15, 2016
    (WAYNESBURG, Pa.) – The 14th-ranked Thomas More College football team rolled up 350 rushing yards today (Saturday, October 15, 2016) as it defeated Waynesburg University, 40-7, in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) game at Wiley Stadium in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania.
  • New-look Saints survive challenging start
    October 11, 2016
    Like many teams heading into this season, Thomas More faced many lineup questions. Unlike many teams, though, the Saints had a playoff-caliber opener on the road, another road game and then games against three conference contenders.
  • No. 15 Thomas More Sets Records in 70-20 Win Over Grove City
    October 08, 2016
    (CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.) – The 15th-ranked Thomas More College football team set the school record in points in a quarter and junior quarterback Brenan Kuntz (Independence, Ky./Simon Kenton) set the single-game touchdown passing record today (Saturday, October 8, 2016) as the Saints defeated Grove City College, 70-20, in a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) game at BB&T Field in Crestview Hills, Kentucky.
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2 Mount Union (1) 14-1 599
3 St. John's 12-1 566
4 UW-Whitewater 12-1 555
5 North Central (Ill.) 10-2 482
6 Johns Hopkins 12-2 457
7 St. Thomas 8-2 414
8 Muhlenberg 11-2 405
9 Hardin-Simmons 9-2 397
10 Bethel 11-2 396  
11 Whitworth 10-1 336  
12 Linfield 7-2 291  
13 Brockport 11-1 230  
14 Delaware Valley 9-2 223  
15 Illinois Wesleyan 8-2 197  
16 Berry 10-2 190  
17 John Carroll 9-2 168  
18 Wittenberg 9-1 162  
19 RPI 10-2 152  
20 Centre 10-2 137  
21 Washington and Jefferson 9-2 132  
22 Wheaton (Ill.) 8-2 109  
23 Wabash 9-1 105  
24 Randolph-Macon 9-3 91  
25 St. Norbert 10-2 83

Others receiving votes: Trine 73; UW-La Crosse 71; Wartburg 61; Wesley 59; Washington U. 58; Montclair State 49; Alfred 48; Ithaca 42; UW-Oshkosh 40; Central 29; Case Western Reserve 25; Baldwin Wallace 20; Salisbury 15; Trinity (Texas) 10; Hope 10; Redlands 6; Marietta 3; Trinity (Conn.) 3, MIT 2.

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