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Five members of the Carleton College men’s track and field team participated in the Drake Alternative meet held at Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday.
The Carleton College men’s tennis team absorbed its first conference loss of 2015 and was defeated by a Division III team for the first time this season as the Knights dropped a 9-0 result to national No. 16 Gustavus Adolphus College.
The Carleton College women’s tennis team concluded the regular season by dispatching of visiting Macalester College by a 9-0 margin. The Knights will enter the playoffs with a 13-3 overall record after going 8-2 in MIAC action.
Shannon Holden posted a 79 and Taylor Wells and Grace Gilmore added 81s as the Knights grabbed a one-shot lead in its own Carleton Invitational. Five teams are within six shots of the hosts, including St. Catherine and St. Thomas who are one shot back of Carleton.
On Saturday, the Carleton College baseball team honored the three seniors on the roster but were not able to celebrate with a victory as visiting Saint Mary’s University jumped out to big leads in both games en route to a sweep by scores of 17-3 and 13-3.
Arielle Zuaro collected four hits and three RBI as the Carleton College softball team attempted to knock off MIAC regular-season champion Bethel University, but the Knights dropped a pair of tightly-contested affairs by scores of 10-9 and 6-3.
NORTHFIELD, Minn. — Although they were competing in neighboring states, juniors Ruth Steinke and Amelia Campbell turned in the top performances for the Carleton College women’s track and field team on Saturday. Steinked finished seventh in the steeplechase at the Drake Relays, while Campbell won three events at the Macalester Invitational.
The Carleton College men’s track and field team’s entry in the 4x800-meter relay finished 10th at the Drake Relays on Friday morning. Brothers Thor and Noah Laack-Veeder (Sr./Madison, Wis./LaFollette) comined with Arnaud Kpachavi (Sr./San Gregorio, Calif./Woodside Priory School) and Jerry Cook-Gallardo (Fy./Moscow, Idaho/Moscow) to post a time of 7:46.41, which is also tops in the MIAC this season.
Jerry Cook-Gallardo traveled to the prestigious Drake Relays on Thursday and finished seventh in the 800-meter run. The rest of the Carleton College men’s track and field team competed at the Bolstorff Twilight at Macalester College.
Carleton College and Hamline University locked in an epic midweek scoring battle, with the visiting Pipers winning the opener, 18-12, while the Knights erased a six-run deficit—thanks to a 14-run sixth inning—and earned a split with a 19-11 triumph in game two, a contest suspended due to darkness and finished the next day.
The outdoor season is off to an excellent start for the men’s track and field team, as the Knights continue to climb in the regional and national rankings. Last week the team was ranked 41st in the country, but after impressive performances at the UW-La Cross Phil Esten Challenege and the Carleton Relays, the Knights have climbed to the No. 26 spot.
The Carleton College softball team was unable to sustain early lead in game one and fell by a final score of 11-3 before dropping a 11-0 decision in game two against Saint Benedict Wednesday afternoon at Ele Hansen Field.
Carleton College junior distance runner Hart Hornor turned some heads with a tremendous performance Friday at the UW-La Crosse Phil Esten Challenge. Hornor impressed en route to a victory in the men's 10,000-meter run, where his time ranked among the best in the MIAC and Division III this season, and in the top-three in Knights history. For his performance, Hornor was honored as the MIAC Men's Outdoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week. This is his seventh career conference athlete-of-the-week award, the second time in outdoor track and field.
The Carleton men’s golf team placed 15th out of 15 teams at the Bobby Krig Invitational.
Carleton College rookie pitcher Alec Lawler continued his breakout season on the mound with two near-perfect performances last week. Lawler didn't allow a run, going 1-0 and recording 8.0 scoreless innings, with six strikeouts against just three hits and three walks. For his performance, Lawler was honored Monday with his first MIAC Baseball Pitcher-of-the-Week award.
In a surprisingly close match, the Carleton College men’s tennis team prevailed, 5-4, at Concordia College and captured their 21st victory of the season to equal the Knights’ team record. Sophomore Christian Purnell came up big for Carleton, claiming wins in both singles and doubles.
Juniors Grace Gilmore and Mara Daly paced Carleton to a sixth-place finish at the Bethel Royal Invite at Deer Run Golf Club, as the Knights used the event to give its players outside the normal starting lineup some experience.
First-year Jerry Cook-Gallardo and senior Colby Seyferth both won individual events as well as running a portion of the victorious 4x400-meter relay as the Carleton College men’s track and field team hosted the Carleton Relays at Laird Stadium.
The Carleton College women’s track and field team made the most of its lone home meet of the 2015 season as the Knights broke three school records (1500m, triple jump, and 4x400) while hosting the Carleton Relays.
Micaela LaRose was honored by the Carleton College softball team during a pregame Senior Day ceremony on Saturday, but she and her teammates had to be content with a doubleheader split against cross-town rival St. Olaf College. The Knights took the opener, 4-1, before dropping game two by an 8-1 margin.