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Tommie Talks

Tommie Talks provides an inside look at St. Thomas athletics, where we get to know those who wear the purple and grey. Hosted by the Voice of the Tommies, Corbu Stathes.

Latest Episodes

Olivia Moll – Senior Distance, Cross Country and Track & Field

It’s the final episode of Season 1! This week we are joined by Senior Distance Runner Olivia Moll. She talks about the D3 mindset versus the D1 mindset she had to have to succeed, the differences between running cross-country and track and field, and being involved with the Special Olympics Club at St Thomas.

Kyle Halverson – 5th year, INF – Baseball

This week we are joined by 5th year infielder Kyle Halverson from the baseball team. He talks about the run to the college world series in their final season as a D3 program, how he got convinced to play baseball instead of football at St Thomas, and how the idea that being a Tommie is like being part of a family isn’t a figure of speech for him.

Parker Feuerborn – Senior Throws, Men's Track & Field

Parker Feuerborn talks about how the transition from Division 3 to Division 1 inspired him to get better. The creative writing major also shares a poem with us and we talk about his favorite music, as well.

Brooke Ellstad – Freshman Shortstop, Softball

The Tommies’ shortstop talks about the advantages of being on the younger side of a big family, her mentality on the field, and why she chose St. Thomas. We also talk about bat flips, and when they are acceptable.

Jack Nasby – Senior, Men's Golf

This week we are joined by senior golfer Jack Nasby. Jack grew up around golf and we talk about getting to play with his brother in college. He also tells us about the hole-in-one he only sorta counts, and how caddying has helped him succeed on and off the course.

Isabelle Lynch – Freshman, Women's Golf

This week we are joined by freshman golfer Isabelle Lynch. Isabelle was not only a successful prep golfer, but tennis player as well. We talk about playing those sports growing up, how playing in tournaments in those sports helped her growth, and playing an individual sport as part of a team. Also…is Caddyshack required viewing for golfers?

Jazz Hampton – Alum, CEO & General Counsel for TurnSignl

Former St Thomas football and rugby player Jazz Hampton joins us this week.
Jazz was involved in a lot of activities on campus, and he tells us about how his diverse campus life has helped him succeed. We also talk about how he ended up at St Thomas, and the app called TurnSignl he co-founded to help make getting stopped by the police safer for everyone. You can learn more about the app here: https://www.turnsignl.com/

Lois Arterberry – Head Women's Tennis Coach

Coach Arterberry talks about growing up in Grenada and the culture shock when she moved to the United States. She also shares how race is viewed differently in the two countries, her experience as a player and coach at HBCU’s, and a breakdown of this year’s tennis team.