University of St. Thomas invited to join Summit League

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The University of St. Thomas announced Friday it has been invited to join the Summit League, a Division I athletic conference, four months after it was kicked out of the Division III Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The NCAA must approve the St. Thomas’ move to the Summit League. Current NCAA rules state that Division III schools…

University of St. Thomas “Involuntarily” Removed From MIAC

St. Thomas will be eligible to compete in the conference through spring 2021. 

ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) – The University of St. Thomas will no longer be part of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). MIAC announced Wednesday St. Thomas is being “involuntarily removed” from membership in the conference within two years. The MIAC President’s council cited athletic competitive parity across many sports as the primary concern that led to the decision. St. Thomas will be…

Cobbers Hoping Difficult Schedule Prepared them for Thursday’s Playoff Game

Concordia faced some of the top teams in the conference down the stretch.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Concordia men’s hockey team starts the MIAC playoffs on Thursday. Concordia is the four-seed in the five-team field, matching them up with St. Mary’s. The Cobbers won two of the three regular-season showdowns between these two squads. They view the Cardinals as a very fast team, but Concordia also feels prepared for this playoff matchup because…

Concordia Hockey Hoping to Slow Down Fast-Paced St. Mary’s in MIAC Tournament

The 4-seed Cobbers host the 5-seed Cardinals on Thursday night

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It is playoff hockey time in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The top five teams all make it to the Tournament, and Concordia grabbed the fourth seed. That pits the cobbers up against St. Mary’s to see who will play the top seed, Augsburg. Concordia beat the Cardinals to open the season and more recently split a…

Chad Johnson Leading the Way for Cobber Baseball

Johnson leads the team in most offensive categories.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Concordia baseball team is sitting in the middle of the pack in the MIAC as the team is about two-thirds of the way through conference play. Much of their offensive production has come from senior Chad Johnson, the same Chad Johnson who led the conference in rushing touchdowns in football. Now, Johnson has hit his stride…

Cobber Baseball Splits Double Header with Tommies

Concordia baseball currently sits at 9-10.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Concordia baseball team got to play its first game on its home field on Friday, but they were not the home team. The Cobbers downed St. Thomas 2-1 in extra innings in game one and fell 6-0 in game two of the double header. In game one, Austin Erickson threw a complete game surrendering just two…

Third Period Struggles Sink Cobber Men’s Hockey against St. Thomas

Concordia entered the period with a 2-1 lead, but lost 3-2

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia men’s hockey scored twice in the game’s first 12 minutes against St. Thomas, but that was all the offense mustered in the contest. The Cobbers still held a 2-1 lead heading into the final period, but the Tommies rattled off a pair of goals to take the contest 3-2. The series against St. Thomas wraps up…

Cobber FB Gearing up for Important Regular-Season Finale against St. John’s

Both team's head into Saturday's game 6-1 in conference play

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia’s football team is excited about the prospect of playing for something in the final game of the regular season. The Cobbers (8-1, 6-1 MIAC) have a chance to get into the playoffs if they can upset No. 7 St. John’s (8-1, 6-1 MIAC) on the road Saturday. “What’s really good about this game is the fact…

Concordia Football Working to Fill Holes at Offensive Line

The Cobbers graduated four starting offensive linemen from 2016

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia College returns a lot of talent at skill positions from last season. The Cobbers bring back their starting quarterback, their two star running backs and seven starters from the defense. One position where Concordia will lack a lot of depth is at the offensive line, where four starters from 2016 graduated. Senior running back Jason Montonye…

Concordia Football Top-10 in Attendance

Cobbers averaged 4,951 fans at five home games in 2016.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (Concordia Athletics)— Make it 10 straight seasons in the Top 10 of NCAA Division III attendance for Concordia. The Cobbers averaged 4,951 fans for their five home games in 2016 and finished sixth in the nation in attendance per game for the second straight year. The 2016 average of 4,951 fans is the second most in program history….