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Sophomores Emma Grisanzio and Zoe Peterson finished fourth and ninth place, respectively, in the pentathlon at the MIAC Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships.
After the first day of competition at the MIAC Heptathlon, members of the Carleton College men’s track and field team hold down three of the top four spots in the standings. Senior Colby Seyferth posted the top results of the day in the 60-meter dash, long jump, and shot put en route to 2,747 points, most in the 18-man field.
The MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held March 5-7 at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.Full event information and team previews can be found by clicking the link above.
Carleton College sophomore Zoe Peterson is hitting her stride in the jumping events at the perfect time. Peterson took home a pair of first-place finishes in the long and triple jump on Friday night at the Ole Open Qualifier, setting one new school record in the process in her final tune-up before the conference championships. For her performance, Peterson was honored on Wednesday with the season's final MIAC Women's Indoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week award.
Carleton College senior Colby Seyferth has had an incredible indoor track and field season, and his success continued in a big way during his final outing to prepare for the 2015 MIAC Championships. Seyferth starred at Friday's Ole Open Qualifierwith wins in both the 200- and 400-meter dashes and the MIAC's top time this season for both events. For his performance, Seyferth was honored Wednesday with his third MIAC Men's Indoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week award of 2015.
The Carleton College Women’s Tennis team is no stranger to the national spotlight, earning national rankings in each of the last five years. There is no difference in that this year with the Knights ranked No. 26 in the nation by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
Just three games into the season, Carleton College infielder Cassie Clarke put up one of the best single-game stat lines the MIAC may see throughout the entire 2015 softball campaign. The sophomore had two home runs and seven RBI in one game to highlight a tremendous week that included a .538 batting average (7-for-13) and a 1.154 slugging percentage after hitting safely in three of her first four outings. For her performance, Clarke was honored Monday with the first MIAC Softball Player-of-the-Week honor of the 2015 season.
The Carleton College men’s tennis team just keeps on winning. The Knights overcame an early doubles deficit to post the 5-4 triumph over University of St. Thomas. The Tommies earned their four points atop the lineup—with wins at the first two spots in both the doubles and singles flights—but the Knights’ depth was the difference on this evening. Senior Mauricio Gonzalez notched crucial wins in both singles and doubles action.
An injury limited Cassie Clarke to only eight games her rookie campaign, but the sophomore infielder is doing her best to make up for missed time. Clarke collected five more hits on Sunday—including a pair of home runs—to raise her season average .538. The Carleton College softball team played two more early season contests, defeating Millikin (Ill.) University, 10-2 in five innings, then dropping a 12-4 result to national No. 18 Luther (Iowa) College.
For the seventh time in the last eight seasons, the Carleton College women’s tennis team has had the opportunity to play two levels up as the Knights test themselves against the University of Minnesota, a nationally-ranked NCAA Division I program. Carleton (5-1) absorbed its first loss of the season, falling by a 7-0 tally.
To say that Micaela LaRose had a spectacular first day of the 2015 softball season would be an understatement. Despite the Carleton College squad settling for a split—7-6 loss to UW-River Falls and a 7-4 triumph over UW-Stevens Point—the senior went a combined 7-for-7 at the plate, collected nine of the team’s 12 RBI on the day, and pitched a complete game victory in the win over the Pointers.
Senior Colby Seyferth was first to the line twice on Friday night as the Carleton College men’s indoor track and field team won five events at the Ole Open Qualifier.
The Carleton College women’s indoor track and field team closed the regular season in style as the Knights eclipsed a pair of school records while competing at the Ole Open Qualifier. Sophomore Zoe Peterson bettered the previous standard in the triple jump, and Carleton’s entry in the distance medley relay broke the program standard established a year ago at this same meet.
For the 22nd year in a row, Carleton College’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have received Scholar All-America Team honors from the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
Saturday saw the Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team move up one spot in the team competition, finishing fourth overall. The Knights captured All-MIAC performances from sophomore Alex Mathson and senior Evan Harris on the final day of the MIAC Championships.
The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team concluded the MIAC Championships fourth in the team standings, moving up one spot in the rankings from the previous year. Sophomore Maria Wetzel turned in the Knights’ sole All-MIAC performance on Saturday, taking second in the 200-yard backstroke.
The Carleton College men’s track and field team split up the squad for the second-to-last regular-season meet, taking a large contingent across town to St. Olaf’s Tostrud Open where the Knights won four events, in addition to sending the distance medley relay to UW-Stevens Point.
Senior Ellie Wilson took command of the 400-meter dash from the start and posted the winning time with a season-best 58.82 at the University of Minnesota’s Parents Day Open. The meet provides tough competition for the Carleton College women’s indoor track and field team as they face student-athletes from the NCAA Division I, II, and III levels.
Junior Claire Spencer did her part to help the Carleton College women’s tennis team remain undefeated this season as the Knights blanked the College of Saint Benedict, 9-0. With the triumph, the No. 26-ranked team in the country improves to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in MIAC matches.
Saturday’s season finale loss at Bethel University closed one chapter for the Carleton College men’s basketball team and gave a further glimpse into the program’s future. Senior Shane McSparron capped his collegiate career with a 17-point effort in the 64-60 setback, while rookie Kevin Grow posted his eighth double-double of the year as he recorded career- and game-highs of 20 points and 16 rebounds.