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Carleton College sophomore Amelia Campbell smashed the NCAA Division III all-time record in winning the pentathlon at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships. Campbell broke three school records and established five personal bests in winning all five events en route to totaling 3,914 points.
Senior forward Taylor Hanson played at an all-conference level throughout the 2013-14 season, and that distinction was made official on Thursday when he was named to both the 2013-14 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Men’s Basketball All-Conference Team and the All-Defensive Team. The conference coaches also voted Carleton rookie Tianen Chen to the MIAC’s All-First Year Team, and Cameron Webb was selected to the All-Sportsmanship squad.
Senior Jenny Ramey and junior Skylar Tsutsui were recognized as All-Conference Honorable Mention when the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its season-ending women’s basketball award winners on Wednesday. For Tsutsui, this is the third consecutive season she has picked up postseason hardware from the conference, while Ramey—who was All-MIAC in softball last spring— adds recognition for hoops to her athletic résumé. Emma Purfeerst was named to the All-Sportsmanship squad.
The MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held March 6-8 at McNeely Spectrum on the campus of Saint John’s University. The Carleton College women’s team has been breaking school records all season, while the men’s team has been gaining momentum heading into the conference meet.
The Carleton College softball team got off to a great start but could not maintain the momentum in dropping a pair of games to undefeated squads from the Iowa Conference. One big inning doomed the Knights in a 9-4 loss to University of Dubuque followed by a 10-1 setback versus No. 7 Luther College.
In a matchup of the last two MIAC regular-season champions, the Carleton College women’s tennis team rallied for a 6-3 victory over the defending champs from St. Catherine University. Katherine Greenberg and Molly Hemes both prevailed in singles and combined on a doubles win for the Knights, accounting for three of the squad’s victories.
The Carleton College women’s track team outdid itself yet again at the Ole Open. Another slew of school records fell on Friday night in what has become a weekly occurrence in the team’s remarkable season. This was the sixth consecutive meet at which the Knights broke at least two school records.
In its final tune up for the MIAC Championships, the Carleton College men’s track and field team competed at the Ole Open Qualifier, held across town at St. Olaf College. Even with some of the squad’s top runners taking a break before the conference meet, the Knights still saw strong showings up and down the roster.
First-year Patton McClelland aided in a thrilling doubles win and then dethroned the reigning MIAC Player-of-the-Week in singles as the Carleton College men’s tennis team dispatched Bethel University by an 8-1 margin.
The Carleton College women’s tennis team bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 9-0 victory over MIAC opponent Bethel University. Molly Hemes and Joyce Yu both recorded victories during singles and doubles action.
The Carleton College softball squad lifted the lid on the 2014 campaign by splitting a pair of non-conference games, defeating University of Wisconsin-Superior, 8-1, before falling to Bemidji State University—a NCAA Division II program—by an 8-7 tally in extra innings.
Carleton is ranked 21st in the first Golf World/Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Division III poll of the spring season.The Knights, who recorded a trio of runner-up finishes in five tournaments this past fall, fell one spot from the final poll of the fall season. Carleton is one of three MIAC schools in the rankings, as St. Thomas moved up one slot to 13th, while Gustavus Adolphus is ranked 19th.
The Carleton College women's indoor track and field team continued its record-breaking season, and at the University of Minnesota Parent's Day Open, Knights' junior runner Colette Celichowski and senior thrower Kao Sutton starred. In recognition of their performances, the duo swept the conference’s weekly honors as they were tabbed the MIAC Women's Indoor Track and Field Athletes-of-the-Week.
Sometimes another team just has your number. For the Carleton College women’s team, that’s the case with Sunday’s opponent, a squad that has handed the Knights (5-1) their first loss of the year in five of the last six seasons. Of course, you will not find any members of the Carleton program complaining because Sunday’s setback came by a 7-0 score to the University of Minnesota, a NCAA Division I program.
With the match hanging on the final singles contest of the afternoon, senior McCoy Becker lifted the Carleton College men’s tennis team to a 5-4 victory over St. Cloud State University, a NCAA Division II program.
The Carleton College women’s track and field team broke four team records on Saturday. That total that would be extraordinary in almost any other season but seems almost normal by the standards of the Knights 2014 run.
With only two meets remaining in the regular season, the Carleton College men’s indoor track and field team looked to gain momentum with a strong showing at the Tostrud Open hosted by St. Olaf College.
Victories by Mauricio Gonzalez and Christian Nagy in both singles and doubles propelled the Carleton College men’s tennis team to victory. The 9-0 triumph over Concordia lifted the Knights (3-2, 2-0 MIAC) to the top spot in the conference standings.
Sophomore Claire Spencer notched victories in both singles and doubles as the Carleton College women’s tennis team dispatched of Concordia College by a 9-0 score. With the victory, the No. 29-ranked Knights improve to 5-0 on the season and 3-0 in MIAC play.
The Carleton College men’s basketball program bid farewell to seniors Taylor Hanson and Cameron Webb on Senior Day at West Gymnasium. However, Hanson’s 18-point,11-rebound double-double performance was not enough to end the Knights season on a winning note, as they dropped a close contest to Macalester College by a final tally of 62-58.