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Four Knights Receive All-MIAC Honorable Mention

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:02am

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.

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Knights Pick Up Academic Award as Team GPA is 11th in Division III

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:50pm

The Carleton College men’s soccer team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) Team Academic Award after posting a team cumulative GPA of 3.40 for the 2013-14 academic year. This is the 15th consecutive year that the Knights have picked up this award.

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Knights Boast Fifth-Best GPA in Division III, Earn Team Academic Award

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:45pm

For the 14th consecutive year, the Carleton College women’s soccer team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) Team Academic Award after posting a team cumulative GPA of 3.58 for the 2013-14 academic year. The Knights have earned this honor every year since 2001.

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Carleton Athletic Department No. 9 in NCSA Power Rankings

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:48am

Carleton College is listed at No. 9 in Division III and No. 16 across all divisions in the annual Athletic Recruiting Collegiate Power Rankings released by the National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA).

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Ruth Steinke 4th, Knights 14th at NCAA Championships

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:12pm

Ruth Steinke capped her spectacular junior season with a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships. That result propelled the Carleton College women’s team to 14th out of the 32 teams competing at the national meet. This was Carleton’s ninth trip to the NCAA Championships since 2004.

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Knights Finish 18th at NCAA Championships

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:57pm

Led by Hart Hornor’s top-20 finish, the Carleton College men’s cross country team placed 18th out of 32 squads at the Division III Championships. This was the Knights’ second straight trip to nationals and 22nd overall time competing at the NCAA Championships.

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Knights Pull Away from Vikings to Win Season Opener

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:55pm

Buoyed by a raucous crowd that got into the Hawaiian Night theme, sophomore Tianen Chen scored a game-high 14 points and senior Shane McSparron added 13 as the Carleton College men’s basketball team kicked off the 2014-15 campaign with a 69-53 triumph over visiting Bethany Lutheran College.

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Knights Clipped by Falcons in Home Opener

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:14pm

Michele Arima scored a team-high 15 points and Skylar Tsutsui chipped in 14 points, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team dropped its home opener, 58-51, to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

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Alexander Polk, Eric Williams Named MIAC Athletes-of-the-Week

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 11:23am

The Carleton College football team finished the year on a high-note, posting a 13-6 victory over Hamline University on Saturday. The game was played in snowy conditions, putting an extra emphasis on defense and special teams. The Knights excelled in both areas, thanks in part to the efforts of senior defensive back Alex Polk and rookie punter Eric Williams. The duo picked up MIAC weekly honors as the conference’s Defensive and Special Teams Players-of-the-Week.

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Knights Headed Back to NCAA Championships

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 9:45pm

A day’s worth of nervous anticipation ended on Sunday when the Carleton College men’s cross country team was awarded one of 16 at-large bids to next weekend’s NCAA Championships. The Knights are headed to Nationals for the second straight year, the fifth time in the last 11 seasons, and the 22nd time overall.

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Knights Drop Season Opener at Northwestern

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 12:03am

Senior Skylar Tsutsui and first-year Kayla Frank scored 14 points apiece, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team dropped its season opener, 74-60 at University of Northwestern-St. Paul.

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Knights Take Fourth at Regionals, Sit on Bubble for Bid to Nationals

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:37pm

The No. 25-ranked Carleton College men’s cross country continued its push towards a bid to Nationals as the Knights took fourth at the NCAA Central Region Championships on Saturday. Juniors Hart Hornor and Jonah Barry were joined on the All-Region squad by rookie Jerry Cook-Gallardo.

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Knights Cap Season with Win at Hamline

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 8:38pm

Quarterback Zach Creighton accounted for a pair of first-half touchdowns, and the defense made it stand up as the Carleton College football team closed the 2014 campaign with a 13-6 win in snowy conditions at Hamline University.

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Knights Win Central Region Championships, Secure Bid to Nationals

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 8:06pm

The Carleton College women’s cross country team has been ranked first in the region all season long, and the Knights lived up to that billing as they posted the team victory at the NCAA Central Regional Championships. That result guarantees the Knights a return trip to next weekend’s NCAA National Championships.

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MIAC Champion Ruth Steinke Roots for Rival at Conference Meet

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:01pm

In sports, it is typical for teammates to encourage one another in competition. It is less common, however, for the same interaction to occur between individuals from opposing schools. But that is just what happened at this year’s MIAC Cross Country Championships.

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Benson Earns All-Region Honorable Mention Honors

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:28am

Carleton College defensive specialist Camille Benson was tabbed as an All-Region Honorable Mention selection by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA), it was announced Thursday. She becomes the second Knight selected for all-region recognition since 2007.

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Men’s Soccer Quartet Named to All-MIAC Squads

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:42pm

For the eighth season in a row, the Carleton College men’s soccer program had at least three players voted by conference coaches to the All-MIAC team. This time around, senior forward Jordy Cammarota and junior midfielder Sam Hayward were named to the all-conference squad for the first time while junior forward Branden McGarrity became the fourth player in program history to earn a trio of All-MIAC first-team selections. Additionally, sophomore defender Riley Phelps was voted All-MIAC Honorable Mention.

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Women’s Soccer Sees Five Earn All-MIAC Recognition

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 9:36pm

Five members of the Carleton College women’s soccer team received recognition as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) handed out its all-conference awards. That figure is tied for most in the MIAC. Junior goalkeeper Mikayla Coulombe and sophomore midfielder Ava Lewis were named to the All-MIAC First Team while seniors Courtney Jones, Bailey Ulbricht, and Ellie Wilson were tabbed All-MIAC Honorable Mention.

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Ruth Steinke Tabbed MIAC Athlete-of-the-Year & Donna Ricks Voted MIAC Coach-of-the-Year

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 9:18am

Following her individual title at the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Championships, junior Ruth Steinke was tabbed for the MIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete-of-the-Year award. Her coach, Donna Ricks, was also honored for the Knights' success, as Ricks was voted by her peers as the MIAC Women's Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year for the second consecutive year and the seventh time in her career.

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Tommies Spoil Knights’ Senior Day

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 9:00pm

It was Senior Day at Laird Stadium and the Carleton College football team recognized the 10 seniors on the roster during a special pre-game ceremony. Unfortunately, the national No. 23-ranked University of St. Thomas squad crashed the party as the Tommies prevailed in a lop-sided affair.

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