RIVER FALLS, WIS. – St. Thomas, ranked No. 2 in the d3football.com poll, used a strong defensive effort on Thursday night to defeat Wisconsin-River Falls 25-7 for its 36th consecutive regular-season victory.
The Tommies (2-0) had five sacks and limited the Falcons (0-2) to 62 yards in the second half, when they twice stopped the Falcons deep in their territory (at the 17- and 33-yard lines).
Matt O’Connell passed for 260 yards and Nick Waldvogel and Dan Noehring each rushed for a touchdown to lead St. Thomas.
The Tommies outgained the Falcons 438-244 but lost two fumbles and had eight penalties. They led 15-7 at halftime.
St. Thomas is 3-0 against River Falls under coach Glenn Caruso, but the Falcons lead the overall series 8-5.
St. Thomas, whose last regular-season loss was in overtime to St. John’s in 2009, will play host to St. John’s in its MIAC opener on Sept. 21. It has a 27-game winning streak in the MIAC, which is one shy of the MIAC record held by St. John’s.
|Philadelphia||0||Top 4th Inning|
|Milwaukee||3||Bottom 3rd Inning|
|Arizona||0||Bottom 3rd Inning|
|Washington||1||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Oakland - J. Hammel||1:10 PM|
|Houston - D. Keuchel|
|Pittsburgh - C. Morton||2:45 PM|
|San Francisco - T. Lincecum|
|LA Angels - G. Richards||6:05 PM|
|Baltimore - K. Gausman|
|Seattle - F. Hernandez||6:05 PM|
|Cleveland - C. Kluber|
|Chicago WSox - H. Noesi||6:08 PM|
|Detroit - M. Scherzer|
|Toronto - M. Buehrle||6:10 PM|
|Boston - B. Workman|
|Colorado - B. Anderson||7:05 PM|
|Chicago Cubs - T. Wood|
|NY Yankees - H. Kuroda||7:05 PM|
|Texas - C. Lewis|
|Minnesota - P. Hughes||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - D. Duffy|
|Atlanta - A. Wood||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - Z. Greinke|
|St. Louis - J. Kelly||9:10 PM|
|San Diego - J. Hahn|
|NY Giants||8/3/14 7:00 PM|
|Toronto FC||6:00 PM|
|Vancouver FC||7:30 PM|
|Red Bull New York||8:00 PM|
|Real Salt Lake|
|Winnipeg||7/31/14 6:00 PM|
|Toronto||8/1/14 6:00 PM|
|Brt Columbia||8/1/14 9:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/2/14 6:00 PM|
|Saskatchewan||8/7/14 7:30 PM|