UST in the news

Here’s a roundup of recent St. Thomas mentions of interest in various media.

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  • “College sports briefs,” Star Tribune, March 29, 2006. “The St. Thomas baseball team, which won nine of 11 games during its trip to Florida, moved up 15 spots to No. 12 in the NCAA Division III poll. … St. Thomas senior Janet Nagle pitched the Tommies to a 4-0 victory over Whitworth last week for her 26th consecutive victory. Nagle, who is 66-5 in her Tommies career, struck out 16. The Tommies (15-1), ranked No. 1 in the NCAA Division III softball poll, are scheduled to open MIAC play against Augsburg today.” http://www.startribune.com/513/story/337032.html
  • “Three teams, two captains, one shining example for Anoka High,” Star Tribune, March 29, 2006. “They will split up again this fall. Day is headed to the United States Military Academy at West Point while Olson will enroll at the University of St. Thomas, where he hopes to play football and baseball.” http://www.startribune.com/142/story/331462.html
  • “College sports briefs,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 29, 2006. “Tommies ranked No. 12: After winning nine of 11 games on its Florida trip, the St. Thomas baseball team moved up 15 spots to No. 12 in this week’s NCAA Division III poll released by the American Baseball Coaches Association. The Tommies (11-4), ranked 27th in the preseason poll, split last week with then-No. 1 Wooster and went 3-1 against previously ranked Otterbein and Salisbury. St. Scholastica (13-1), which swept St. Thomas in a March 7 doubleheader at the Metrodome, moved up to No. 5.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/14200875.htm
  • “Federal judicial nominee clears Senate committee,” Star Tribune, March 31, 2006. “Patrick Schiltz, a founding dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, was approved Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee as Minnesota’s next federal judge.” http://www.startribune.com/462/story/341968.html
  • “Teen driver to enter plea in fatal collision,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, March 31, 2006. “One passenger, Brian Fitzpatrick, who was partially clothed, was unconscious, suffering from severe head and chest trauma. Fitzpatrick died of his injuries Feb. 11. … Fitzpatrick’s father refused to comment Thursday. Fitzpatrick’s aunt described her nephew as an honor student who had earned a scholarship to the University of St. Thomas.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/local/14227534.htm
  • “Shadow Falls is for condo buyers seeking convenience with space,” Star Tribune, April 1, 2006. “Underground heated parking for two vehicles will address the problem of limited off-street parking in the area, which is near the University of St. Thomas and Town & Country Golf Club. Prices start above $400,000 and go to $1.9 million.” http://www.startribune.com/417/story/337085.html  
  • “The keeping of the green,” Star Tribune, April 2, 2006. Here’s an interview of Irish poet Dennis O’Driscoll, this year’s winner of the UST Center for Irish Studies’ O’Shaughnessy Award for Poetry. He gives a reading at St. Thomas on Friday night. http://www.startribune.com/384/story/341475.html
  • “Finalists for Minnesota Book Awards named,” Star Tribune, April 2, 2006. Some familiar names among the finalists: Dr. Heid Erdrich, English Department, for her book of poetry, The Mother’s Tongue, and David Housewright ’77 in the popular fiction category, for his Tin City. http://www.startribune.com/384/story/226594.html
  • “St. Thomas’ Embree honored,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 4, 2006. “University of St. Thomas shortstop Carrie Embree was selected softball player of the week in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after she hit .700 with two home runs, a triple, a double and three singles to help the Tommies (19-1) sweep Augsburg and Hamline.” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/14256102.htm
  • “Jake Mauer moves to mentor,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, April 4, 2006. “Last weekend, Mauer, 27, quietly accepted a job with the Twins as a minor league coach. … ‘I thought about this opportunity for five or six days, then took it; I’m excited about it,’ said Mauer, twice an All-American at the University of St. Thomas. ‘These jobs are kind of hard to come by. We’ll see where it takes me.’” http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/special_packages/columnists/14256200.htm