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Despite out-shooting their hosts by a 17-8 margin, the Carleton College women’s soccer team was forced to accept the result of a second consecutive scoreless draw, this one coming at the University of St. Thomas.
Lucy Stevens (Fy./Portland, Ore./Oregon Episcopal School) claimed a career-best 22 kills and hit .429, while Karen Halls (SR./Edina, Minn.) added 11 kills in her final home match, but the Carleton College volleyball team fell in a three sets (25-22, 25-22, 25-22) to No. 9-ranked St. Thomas at West Gymnasium Wednesday evening.
With a flair for the dramatic, junior Branden McGarrity broke the Carleton College men’s soccer career goals record when he tallied the double-overtime game-winning goal to lift the Knights to the 1-0 victory over visiting University of St. Thomas.
The Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team began the 2014-2015 season on Saturday with the University of St. Thomas Relay Meet. The top results for the unique event included victories in the 300-yard backstroke relay and 200-yard freestyle relay and second-place finishes in the 300-yard backstroke relay and the 400-yard IM relay.
The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team kicked off its first real competition of the 2014-2015 season at the University of St. Thomas Relay Meet on Saturday. The Knights were led by a trio of second-place finishes, each coming in an unconventional 300-yard event.
Goals by brothers Reed Cammarota and Jordy Cammarota led the Carleton College men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Concordia College on Saturday. The result keeps the Knights in a tie alongside Gustavus Adolphus for third place in conference standings and clinched an eighth straight trip to the postseason for Carleton.
In a battle between two of the top defensive teams in the region, the Carleton College women's soccer team fought No. 24-ranked Concordia College to a scoreless draw on Saturday, preserving the two teams’ positioning near the top of the MIAC standings. The tie earned the Knights one point in the standings and, coupled with St. Olaf's loss to St. Thomas, clinched a berth for Carleton in the upcoming MIAC Playoffs.
Seeking its first win away from Laird Stadium this season, the Carleton College football team knocked on the door multiple times but never reached the end zone, getting only a second-quarter field goal by Brandt Davis in absorbing the loss at national No. 21-ranked Saint John’s University.
Caroline Duke (So./Evanston, Ill.) and Claire Willeck (Sr./Eden Prairie, Minn.) each claimed a season-high 14 kills, but the Carleton College volleyball team let a late lead slip away in the fourth-set and fell to Bethel University (25-22, 23-25, 25-21, 26-24) Saturday afternoon at West Gym. The loss drops the Knights a game out of the sixth-place in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference standings heading into the final week of the regular season.
Carleton ranks first in two categories by BirdieFire and third in the latest Golfstat Relative rankings as the fall season comes to an end. The Knights are the top-ranked team in season points total and tournament win average by BirdieFire, and fourth in match win average. In the Golfstat rankings, used by the NCAA Women’s Golf Committee to select and seed the national tournament field, the Knights sit third after previously holding down the number one and two spots.
The Carleton College women’s cross country team finds itself listed at No. 14 in the USTFCCCA’s final regular-season national rankings. The Knights are coming off a solid performance at the UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational
Following a strong showing at the star-studded UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational, the Carleton College men’s cross country team not only returned to the national rankings but jumped all the way to No. 23 in this week’s listing released by the USTFCCCA.
The 'C' Club Board of Directors is now seeking nominations for the 'C' Club Hall of Fame. The purpose of the ‘C’ Club Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor Carleton letter winners, coaches, and others who have made outstanding contributions to varsity athletics at Carleton. Nominations must be submitted/postmarked by November 15, 2014.
Junior Hart Hornor led the Carleton College men's cross country team with a top-10 individual finish at the UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational, helping the Knights to a top-13 team finish among a loaded field of nationally-ranked Division II and III teams. For his performance, Hornor was honored with his third MIAC Men's Cross Country Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2014 season.
The Carleton College women's cross country continues to assert itself as a regional and national power, and its latest performance at the star-studded UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational was another step in the right direction. Junior Ruth Steinke ran a career-best time, earned a top-10 overall finish, and led Carleton to a 13th-place finish in a field loaded with nationally-ranked squads. She was recognized for her performance with her second MIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete-of-the-Week honor in the last three weeks.
The Knights are currently on a seven game winning streak, and rookie Lucy Stevens has been an integral part of Carleton's success. For her outstanding performance, Stevens received her first MIAC Volleyball Hitter-of-the-Week award.
Junior Branden McGarrity tied the Carleton College men’s soccer career goals record with a stylish second-half tally that earned the Knights a 1-1 draw on the home field of No. 15 Wartburg College.
The Carleton College volleyball team claimed two more wins on Monday, as the Knights picked up match wins over Finlandia University (Mich.) and the University of Wisconsin-Superior at Mortorelli Gymnasium Monday evening. With the two wins, Carleton has now won seven consecutive matches, which marks the programs longest win streak since the 2011 season. Carleton’s 17-win total is also the Knight’s most since the 2011 season (18).
The No. 12-ranked Carleton College women’s cross country team took on a high quality field at the UW-Oshkosh AAE Invitational on Saturday. Despite missing two of the team's top runners, the Knights were able to string together a series of person-best performances and finished 13th overall.
The Carleton College swimming and diving teams opened the 2014-15 season with their annual Intrasquad/Alumni Meet. This non-scoring event featured a record 40 former Knights in attendance at Thorpe Pool.