Football: St. Thomas (4-2 overall, 4-1 MIAC) will try to stay in a first-place tie in the conference football race when it visits Augsburg (4-2, 3-2) Saturday at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on KYCR-AM 1570. UST will try to win its fourth game in a row.
Two other MIAC teams tied for first place meet in Moorhead as Gustavus (5-1, 4-1) plays the Cobbers (4-2, 4-1). St. John’s (5-1, 4-1), the other MIAC co-leader, is at Hamline.
UST senior quarterback Greg Kaiser moved into second place in UST career passing last week and now has 5,766 yards. He moved into No. 17 on the Minnesota collegiate list for career passing yards, and needs 893 yards to reach No. 10 on the list. Kaiser has completed 61.3 percent of his passes, third best on the Minnesota collegiate list.
Women’s soccer: The UST women’s soccer team plays Friday at Hamline (3:30 p.m.). UST is 8-6-1 overall and 3-4 in the conference after going 0-3-1 in its last four games, including 1-0 losses to Macalester and Carleton.
Men’s soccer: The UST men’s soccer team has three games remaining — all at home. The Tommies host Macalester Saturday (2 p.m.) on the south campus field. UST took records of 6-7 overall and 3-3 MIAC into Wednesday’s game at Carleton.
Volleyball: The UST volleyball team plays four matches today and Saturday in the UW-LaCrosse Invitational. The Tommies play Viterbo (4 p.m.) and Carroll (8 p.m.) on Friday, and St. Norbert (noon) and host LaCrosse (2 p.m.) on Saturday. The Toms were 14-8 overall and 8-0 in the MIAC prior to Wednesday night’s match at Gustavus, with eight consecutive victories. UST moved up four spots to third in this week’s NCAA Central Region rankings.
Cross country: The UST men’s and women’s cross country teams are off this weekend and run Oct. 30 in the MIAC Championships at St. Paul’s Como Golf Course.