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The Carleton College swimming and diving teams took part in the Pentathlon Meet versus Kalamazoo (Mich.) College in conjunction with the Knights’ annual Winter Break trip. This year’s competition was held at the Jacobs Aquatic Center.
After missing four games due to injury, senior Shane McSparron returned to action and scored 15 of his game-high 19 points after halftime. That was almost enough as the Carleton College men’s basketball team nearly erased a 16-point deficit in the second half before the Knights ultimately dropped a 73-70 result at rival St. Olaf College.
A season-best 16 points off the bench from Michele Arima provided the necessary spark as the Carleton College women’s basketball team re-claimed the President’s Cup with a 52-51 victory over rival St. Olaf College.
Branden McGarrity became the third Carleton College men’ soccer player to be named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) All-North Region team three times and the only one to do so in each of his first three seasons.
Tianen Chen tallied a game-high 21 points to go along with a career-best three blocked shots, yet the Carleton College men’s basketball team could not hold off Gustavus Adolphus College, falling 63-57 at West Gym.
Point guard Wendy Lo was 7-of-8 from the field and finished with a career-high 17 points to lead five players in double figures as the Carleton College women’s basketball team posted a 75-55 non-conference victory over Bethany Lutheran in the first-ever meeting between the two programs.
The Carleton men's swimming and diving team fared well against top-notch competition last weekend at the University of Minnesota's Jean Freeman Invitational. Senior Evan Harris had a particularly strong showing with a pair of top-five individual finishes with one NCAA "B" selection time. He helped four Knights' relay teams finish in the top five as well. For his performance, Harris was honored with the MIAC Men's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week award.
John Eckert’s third career double-double paced five Knights in double figures as the Carleton College men’s basketball team pulled away from the University of Minnesota-Morris for an 83-50 non-conference victory.
Senior Evan Harris posted a NCAA “B” cut time in finishing second in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Jean Freeman Invitational. That was one of many solid performances turned in by the Carleton College men’s swimming team at the meet hosted by the University of Minnesota. Harris posted a time of 2:05.85 during the preliminary round, the fastest he has gone at this point in any season of his career.
Sophomore Maria Wetzel posted a NCAA “B” cut time in placing third in the 200-yard backstroke at the Jean Freeman Invitational hosted by the University of Minnesota.
First-year Kevin Grow posted his first career double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds in guiding the Carleton College men’s basketball team to a 54-44 victory over visiting Macalester College. The Knights (2-3, 1-1 MIAC) limited the Scots (2-3, 0-2 MIAC) to just 15 points in the first half and 27.5 percent shooting overall.
First-years Kayla Frank and Nnenna Ezem guided the Carleton College women’s basketball team to its first victory of the season, a 59-45 triumph over visiting Macalester College.
After missing her rookie year due to injury, midfielder Ava Lewis bounced back by turning in an outstanding sophomore season. She was tabbed to the All-North Region Team as recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
Tianen Chen, Beau Smit, and Kevin Grow all reached double figures yet the Carleton College men’s basketball team lost the conference opener at Augsburg, 68-58.
First-year Nnenna Ezem poured in 21 points and pulled down eight rebounds, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team dropped its conference opener, 65-58, to visiting Augsburg College.
Mitchell Biewen poured in a season-best 17 points and John Eckert was close to a triple-double, but the Carleton College men’s basketball team could not hold off a late charge from the University of Hawaii-Hilo, a Division II program from the Pacific West Conference, and ultimately lost 81-71 in overtime.
Gabbi Stienstra paced the Knights in scoring for the second time in as many days, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team absorbed a 70-56 defeat at Linfield (Ore.) College. First-years Nnenna Ezem and Kayla Frank chipped in a dozen points apiece.
Junior Gabbi Stienstra poured in a career-best 20 points, but a late rally fell just short as the Carleton College women’s basketball team dropped a 76-74 decision at Pacific University. Stienstra’s big game included a quartet of three pointers, one shy of her career high.
The Carleton College men’s basketball team opened its trip to the Aloha State with 62-57 loss to Division II program Hawaii Pacific University. Sophomore Tianen Chen paced the Knights with 12 points, and first-year Kevin Grow added 10 points.
Seniors Alex Polk and Eric Wittenburg headline a quartet of Carleton College football players that were named All-MIAC Honorable Mention. Joining them in garnering recognition were sophomores Brandt Davis and Chris Madden.