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College football’s coaching nun in New York Times

Sister Lisa Maurer photo by Tim Gruber for the New York TimesThe story of Sister Lisa Maurer, who serves as a football coach at the College of St. Scholastica, is featured today in the New York Times. Maurer is a Benedictine nun with St. Scholastica Monastery in Duluth, which shares a campus with the College of St. Scholastica. She joined the ranks of the coaching crew this fall, after spending years as one of the Saints’ biggest fans. Maurer will be on the sidelines Saturday as the Saints take on Saint John’s University in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs in Collegeville.

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Paul Lundgren

about 4 years ago

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Dean Reynolds and Sister Lisa

CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds was in Duluth last week with a crew from Minneapolis' Rum Jungle Media working on a story about Sister Lisa. No word yet on an air date.

Photos on the College of St. Scholastica Google+ page.

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