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For the second consecutive season, the Carleton Volleyball team went on the road and defeated a nationally-ranked Saint Benedict squad. Lucy Stevens led all participants with 17 kills, while Camille Benson added 39 digs in the match. Carleton was buoyed by a season-high 13 aces in the match, including five by Emily Tonogai.
Carleton College's Grace Gilmore had a historic weekend on the golf course, as she became just the fourth player to win back-to-back individual medalist honors in the history of the MIAC Golf Championships. Gilmore won her second-straight title thanks to a three-day, 54-hole score of 231 and especially strong play over the first two rounds. The Knights' senior received All-Championship (Top 10) Team honors and will automatically be named All-Conference in the spring. In addition, Gilmore was further honored with her second-straight MIAC Women's Golf Athlete-of-the-Week award.
Carleton College senior Hart Hornor continued his brilliant season with a performance to remember in front of the home fans. Hornor nearly led wire-to-wire and ran to victory at the Knights' "Running of the Cows" to give him a top-five (or better) finish at each of his three races in 2015. For his performance, Hornor received his third MIAC Men's Cross Country Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2015 season.
The Carleton College women's cross country team and senior star Ruth Steinke have been having an exceptional 2015, and that continued over the weekend at the Knights' home "Running of the Cows" meet. Steinke was victorious on her home course for her third-straight first-place finish, and she led No. 12-ranked Carleton to the team title as well. For her performance, Steinke picked up her third MIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2015 season.
The Carleton College women's soccer team went 2-1 last week including a pair of huge conference wins, with rookie standout Annika Martensson picking a good time for her breakout performance. Her first two collegiate goals helped the Knights score a remarkable comeback win over Gustavus Adolphus and nearly topple No. 25-ranked Luther. For her performance, Martensson was honored Tuesday with the MIAC Women's Soccer Athlete-of-the-Week award.
Carleton senior notches second straight MIAC individual title, Knights second as a team.
The Carleton College men’s golf team finished eighth at the MIAC Championships, concluding the 54-hole tournament with a team score of 951 shots. The Knights improved their score in each round, in contrast to conference team champion Augsburg College that saw its shot total increase each day.
The Carleton College men’s tennis team had a busy weekend as the Knights took part in two tournaments running concurrently—the ITA Regional and the Midwest Open. The biggest highlight for the squad was the performance by junior Mark Conrad, who won all seven of his matches to capture the Midwest Open singles bracket.
Annika Martensson scored for the second consecutive afternoon, but the Carleton College women’s soccer team could not complete another second half rally in dropping a 2-1 result at national No. 25 Luther College.
Four different players scored goals for Carleton College women’s soccer as the Knights used a flurry of scoring midway through the second half to overcame a two-goal deficit and hand MIAC leader Gustavus Adolphus College its first conference setback of the season, 4-3.
A pair of goals by senior Branden McGarrity and a tap-in finish by classmate John Fox was more than enough offense for the Carleton College men’s soccer team as the Knights bested Gustavus Adolphus College, 3-0.
The Carleton College football team was unable to keep the high-octane offense of Gustavus Adolphus College in check as the Knights fell by a final tally of 63-14.
The Carleton College men's cross country team finished second in a tightly contested race at the “Running of the Cows” meet through the Carleton Arboretum. The Knights’ Hart Hornor continued his strong start to his senior season finishing in first place with a time of 24:45.7. That was good for a nearly 43-second margin of victory on the 8-kilometer course.
After a four-year hiatus, the “Running of the Cows” meet returned to campus and the No. 13-ranked Carleton College women's cross country team made up for lost time by racing to a first-place team finish. The Knights placed three runners among the top-5 finishers, including overall champion Ruth Stienke, who posted a time of 22:04.6 for her third victory in as many meets.
NORTHFIELD, Minn.— After dropping their last conference home game on Wednesday against St. Catherine, the Carleton College volleyball team responded with an impressive victory over Macalester College in a four-set match (25-15, 23-25, 27-25, 27-25) to grab their first home win of the season at West Gymnasium Friday evening.
The Carleton College women’s golf team captured its first conference crown last year in record-breaking fashion. The Knights look to defend that title as they tee it up at the 2015 MIAC Championships from Oct. 3-5 at Bunker Hills Golf Club.
The Carleton College men’s golf team will tee it up at the MIAC Championships from Oct. 3-5 at Bunker Hills Golf Club. The Knights will be looking to build upon last year’s seventh-place finish in the team competition. That matched Carleton’s best placement since the championships switched to a 54-hole format in 2006.
Fans heading to the Carleton College campus to attend the volleyball, cross country, soccer, or football events this weekend are advised to adjust their travel plans—if needed—due a road closure in the area.
Lucy Stevens claimed a match-best 17 kills and added two blocks, but the Carleton College volleyball team dropped a hard-fought four-set match (23-25, 25-20, 25-17, 25-19) to St. Catherine University Wednesday evening at West Gymnasium.
First-half goals by Ava Lewis and Ruby Kazemi lifted the Carleton College women’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory at Bethel University. The result moved the Knights into a tie for third place in the conference standings with a month remaining in the regular season.