St. Thomas scored in an assortment of ways — passing, running, an interception return as well as a punt return — on Saturday.
The No. 9-ranked and unbeaten Tommies (5-0) rolled up 597 yards of offense in a 55-6 victory over Augsburg in MIAC play.
Senior quarterback John Gould completed 13 of 20 passes for 275 yards and two touchdowns. Junior wide receiver Nick Waldvogel had seven catches for 160 yards.
Tommies senior Jack Kaiser added two touchdown runs.
Junior defensive lineman Ryan Winter returned an interception for a score, and Bennett Celichowski took a punt back 69 yards for another touchdown.
Gustavus 58, St. Olaf 34: The Gusties (6-0) remained perfect behind the arm of senior Mitch Hendricks. The quarterback completed 23 of 35 passes for 383 yards and five touchdowns.
Senior wide receiver Jake Douglas caught nine passes for 172 yards and three scores. Sophomore running back DaiVon Poole added 111 yards on the ground and two scores. Senior quarterback Nate Penz threw three touchdown passes for the Oles (1-5).
Bethel 41, Hamline 7: Senior running back Marshall Klitzke ran for three of the Royals five touchdowns against the Pipers (2-3). Klitzke scored on three short runs, 1, 1 and 4 yards. Freshman quarterback Trey Anderson passed for one score and ran for a second one. He scored on a 1-yard run and then hit sophomore wide receiver Charles Johnson with a 57-yard touchdown pass on the following possession.
Bethel (4-2) raced to a 34-7 halftime lead, scoring on its last five possessions of the half. Only one of the scoring drives was longer than 55 yards.
Concordia 27, Carleton 24: The No. 23 Cobbers (5-1) built a 17-point lead, then held off a fourth-quarter comeback bid by the Knights (1-5). Michael Herzog’s 52-yard touchdown pass to Jon Baune midway through the third quarter gave Concordia a 17-point cushion. Tyler O’Keefe ran for two fourth-quarter touchdowns for Carleton, the last coming with 3:50 remaining. The defense, however, was unable to stop the Cobbers and get the ball back.