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Knights’ Scoring Outburst Too Much for Storm to Weather

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 10:34pm

Beau Smit scored a game-high 19 points to spark the Carleton College men’s basketball team to a 105-61 victory over non-conference foe Crown College. That was the Knights’ highest scoring output since a 111-104 triumph at Bethel on Feb. 12, 1996, and Carleton’s third-highest margin of victory in the shot clock era.

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Knights Compete at Jean Freeman Invite

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 11:35pm

The Carleton College swimming and diving teams took part in the two-day competition at the Jean Freeman Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota. The 17-team field included a trio of NCAA Division I programs: Minnesota, South Dakota State, and University of South Dakota. The biggest highlights of the weekend came on Friday as both Caroline Mather and Maria Wetzel posted NCAA ‘B’ cut times.

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Knights Stumble Against Saint John’s

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 9:47pm

The Carleton College men’s basketball team dropped a second consecutive road contest to open the MIAC schedule, this time falling 62-45 at Saint John’s University. Mitchell Biewen finished with 14 points and was the lone Knight in double figures.

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Knights Scorched by Blazers’ Hot Shooting

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 9:03pm

Three players finished in double figures for the Knights, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team could not match the scoring pace of host Saint Benedict as the Blazers shot 57 percent in the contest and prevailed 88-52.

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Moriah Arnold Selected to All-Region Team

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 4:16pm

Moriah Arnold became the latest in a long line of All-Region performers for the Carleton College women’s soccer program. The senior defender was voted to the National Soccer Coaches’ Association of America (NSCAA) All-North Region Third Team, becoming the Knights’ 14th All-Region performer since 2010.

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Cardinals Shoot Down Knights in MIAC Opener

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:57pm

Kevin Grow notched his second straight double-double—tallying game highs of 20 points and 11 rebounds—and Freddie Gillespie added a 19-point, nine-rebound effort, but it was not enough to offset hot perimeter shooting by host Saint Mary’s University as the Cardinals topped the Knights, 74-67 in the conference opener for both programs.

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Cardinals Clip Knights in Overtime

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:18pm

Samantha Cooke poured in a game-high 26 points for the Knights, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team could not avoid heartbreak in the MIAC opener versus Saint Mary’s as Emma Schaeffer banked in an off-balance runner with 0.5 second remaining in overtime to lift the visiting Cardinals to a 61-60 victory.

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Kevin Grow Tabbed MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week

Mon, 11/28/2016 - 9:26pm

Kevin Grow and the Carleton College men's basketball team certainly enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday, with a 1-1 trip to Hawaii and a good showing against two NCAA Division II programs. Grow picked up his second career MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week award after averaging a double-double with 15.5 points and 10.0 rebounds per game.

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Kevin Grow Leads Knights to Win at BYU-Hawaii (D-II)

Sun, 11/27/2016 - 1:24am

The Carleton College men’s basketball team wrapped up its biennial trip to the Hawaiian Islands with a 68-59 victory over BYU-Hawaii, a NCAA Division II program. The Knights had four players finish in double figures, including Kevin Grow, who posted season highs with 19 points and 13 rebounds.

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Cece Leone Leads Knights to Win Over Pomona-Pitzer

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 9:39pm

Cece Leone poured in a career-best 21 points—including a dagger three pointer in the final minute—to lead the Carleton College women’s basketball team to a 76-68 non-conference victory over Pomona-Pitzer on the final day of action at the David Wells Classic.

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Cold Shooting Dooms Knights in SoCal Opener

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 2:23am

POMONA, Calif. – The Carleton College women’s basketball team shot only 22 percent for the contest and dropped a 65-37 result to No. 25-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Friday, the first day of play at the David Wells Classic.

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Knights Drop Opener of Hawaii Trip

Sat, 11/26/2016 - 1:29am

Sophomore Freddie Gillespie came off the bench to tally 17 points and 11 rebounds—both career highs—and senior Mitchell Biewen contributed a 21-point effort, but the Carleton College men’s basketball team absorbed a 79-70 setback to Hawaii Pacific University, a NCAA Division II program.

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Boerma, Creighton, and Saline Named to All-MIAC Team; Five Others Honored

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 2:06pm

A total of eight Carleton College football players took home accolades as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) coaches handed out their postseason awards. Defensive tackle Pete Boerma repeated as an All-MIAC First-Team selection. The Knights also had two players voted to the all-conference second team. Wide receiver Zach Creighton was named to the offensive unit, while defensive back Dylan Saline was selected to the special teams unit.

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Knights Finish 28th at NCAA Championships

Sat, 11/19/2016 - 4:12pm

Making its sixth consecutive visit—and 11th trip in 13 seasons—to the NCAA Division III Championships, the Carleton College women’s cross country team wrapped up the 2016 season with a 28th-place finish in the team competition.

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Lucy Stevens Named All-America Honorable Mention Again

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 1:30pm

Lucy Stevens continues to accumulate accolades as the junior middle hitter establishes herself as one of the most-decorated players in Carleton College volleyball history. For the second consecutive season, Stevens picked up both All-Region First-Team status and All-America Honorable Mention recognition from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

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Casperson’s Huge Game Powers Knights to Season-Opening Win

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:42am

Ryan Casperson smashed his previous career bests with a 17-point, 17-rebound performance to lead the Carleton College men’s basketball team to a season-opening 84-64 triumph over Bethany Lutheran College.

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Knights Fall Short Versus No. 12 UWRF

Tue, 11/15/2016 - 11:37pm

Sarah Waldfogel notched her first career double-double as the Carleton College women’s basketball team put a scare into No. 12-ranked UW-River Falls before absorbing a 71-58 setback. Waldfogel finished the contest with 13 points, a career-best 10 rebounds, three blocks, and three assists.

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Knights Earn At-Large Bid to NCAA Cross Country Championships

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 5:41pm

The Carleton College women’s cross country team will once again compete at the NCAA Championships as the Knights earned one of 16 at-large berths in the field. This will be Carleton’s sixth consecutive trip to Nationals as the Knights were selected to participate for the 11th time in the last 13 seasons and the 18th time overall.

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Knights Take 10th at NCAA Regional Meet

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 6:53pm

The Carleton College men’s cross country finished its season with a 10th-place result at the NCAA Central Region Championships on Saturday. Sophomore Tris Dodge finished in 19th place on Saturday and secured All-Region honors for the 2016 season. Only two other underclassmen placed among the race’s top-25 runners. Dodge finished the eight-kilometer course with a time of 25:59.9.

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Emily Kaegi 10th, Knights Fourth at NCAA Regional Meet

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 6:39pm

The No. 30-ranked Carleton College women’s cross country team hosted the NCAA Division III Central Region Championships on Saturday, and the Knights finished fourth out of 32 teams in a very competitive race. Emily Kaegi led the Knights yet again posting an impressive time of 22:38.3 for the six-Kilometer course, good for a 10th-place finish that earned her All-Region status.

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