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Hayden Tsutsui Voted All-Region for Fourth Straight Year

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 9:12pm

Following a historic senior year, Carleton College catcher Hayden Tsutsui was voted to the All-Midwest Region Team for the fourth consecutive season.

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Simon Says… Run Fast and Qualify for Nationals

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 10:47pm

Two members of the Carleton College women’s track and field team traveled to Wisconsin to compete at the NCAA Qualifier last chance meet hosted by UW-La Crosse. Reilly Simon broke the school record in the 400-meter dash and looks to have secured her spot at the upcoming NCAA Championships. Ruth Steinke likely already had a bid to Nationals locked up, so she used the meet as an opportunity to stay sharp.

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Anna Lauko Selected to NFCA All-Region Team

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 8:24am

Earlier this week, first-year Anna Lauko was named to the all-conference team. Now the Carleton College outfielder picked up another athletic award as she was voted to the All-Midwest Region second team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Lauko’s stellar rookie season led to her being the Knights’ first All-Region selection since 2000.

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Lauko, Steinberg, and Lucchesi Named to All-MIAC Roster

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 5:13pm

Three members of the Carleton College softball team achieved All-MIAC status following the 2016 season. Sophomore catcher/infielder Molly Steinberg garnered her first All-MIAC selection and was joined on the all-conference team by first-year outfielder Anna Lauko. Sophomore infielder Corrie Lucchesi received All-MIAC Honorable Mention.

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Knights Use Late Push to Finish Fifth at MIAC Championships

Sun, 05/15/2016 - 12:26am

Despite having one of its top performers sidelined by injury, the Carleton College men’s track and field team used a late surge to finish fifth at the MIAC Outdoor Championships. Senior Hart Hornor won his second event of the weekend, adding the 5000-meter run title to his 10K victory from the day before.

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Seniors Shine as Knights Finish Second at MIAC Championships

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 8:48pm

Led by a strong showing by members of its senior class, the Carleton College women’s track and field team took second place at the MIAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Knights won four events over the two-day competition and matched their best-ever placement in the team standings. Among the victories on day two was a historic triumph for senior Ruth Steinke in the steeplechase. Meanwhile, classmate Amelia Campbell was the high point scorer at the conference meet, scoring an incredible 38.5 points.

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Hart Hornor Claims 10K Title on Day 1 at MIAC Championships

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 2:13am

The Carleton College men’s track and field team closed the first day of competition at the MIAC Championships tonight in fifth place with 26.0 points. Continuing his outstanding senior season, Hart Hornor finished in first and picked up All-MIAC status with his time of 32:10.44 in the 10,000-meter run. Hornor beat the rest of the pack by a solid 30 seconds to earn Carleton 10 points.

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Knights Off to Good Start at MIAC Championships

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 1:37am

Despite cool and windy conditions, the Carleton College women’s track and field team turned in four all-conference performances during the first day of action at the MIAC Outdoor Championships.

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Wang Tied for 21st, Gilmore 23rd at Rain-Shortened NCAA Championships

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 12:42am

After beautiful weather to start the day, thunderstorms rolled into the area surrounding Bay Oaks Country Club and suspended final-round action at the NCAA Championships. After an hour-long lightning delay, the decision was made to cancel the rest of the final round, and all scores reverted back to the end of round three and were declared official at that point. Carleton College’s Ziyi Wang finished in a tie for 21st place, while the Knights other individual qualifier Grace Gilmore took 23rd in the field of 109 golfers.

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Tsutsui, Bolte, and Violetta Named to All-MIAC Squad

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 3:30pm

Three members of the Carleton College baseball team earned All-MIAC distinction following the 2016 campaign. Senior catcher Hayden Tsutsui closes his career with his fourth All-MIAC selection. Sophomore outfielder Griffin Bolte and senior pitcher Jack Violetta also picked up their first All-MIAC honors.

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Both Knights Now Inside Top 25 at NCAA Championships

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 11:25pm

Ziyi Wang matched the NCAA Championships school record with a four-over par 76 and Grace Gilmore tallied her third consecutive round of 78 at the national tournament’s third round at Bay Oaks Golf Club. Wang’s score moved her six spots up the leaderboard into a tie for 21st, while Gilmore remained in 23rd.

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Wang and Gilmore Earn Recognition by WGCA

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 12:56pm

First-year Ziyi Wang was named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-America honorable mention squad and joined senior Grace Gilmore on the All-Region squad in post-season awards announced Wednesday.

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Knights' duo post matching 78s at NCAAs second round

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 9:19pm

Grace Gilmore and Ziyi Wang posted identical scores of six-over par 78 in round two of the 2016 NCAA Championships. Gilmore is tied for 23rd at 12-over par for the tournament, while Wang is tied for 27th at 13-over par.

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Buckner Captures MIAC Weekly Award

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 6:15pm

Carleton College sophomore Jack Buckner certainly has a flair for the dramatic. He won his second-straight MIAC Decathlon title in spectacular comeback fashion, this time thanks to first-place finishes in each of the final two events to win the championship by just four points. For his performance, Buckner was honored Wednesday with the final MIAC Men's Outdoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2016 season.

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Campbell Secures MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week Honor

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 6:11pm

Carleton College's Amelia Campbell continued her remarkable MIAC career with a stirring performance in the conference multi-event championships. The Knights' senior won her third-straight MIAC Heptathlon title, with the second-best score in MIAC Championships history (trailing only her performance from 2014) and the top score in the nation this season. For her performance, Campbell secured her second-straight MIAC Women's Outdoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week award, the final honor of the 2016 season.

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Four Knights Take Home All-MIAC Recognition

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:44pm

Four members of the Carleton College women’s tennis team received All-MIAC recognition highlighted by Mikayla Becich picking up all-conference honors for both singles and doubles. Danielle Vasiliev once again earned All-MIAC accolades for her play in singles, while Caitlin Shea and Joyce Yu were recognized for their success in doubles.

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Knights Tie Team Record with Six All-MIAC Selections

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 11:40pm

Showcasing the depth of the Knights’ roster, the Carleton College men’s tennis team had six players named the All-MIAC squad. Junior Patton McClelland earned his second straight honor in singles, while sophomore Kevin Mei and rookies Jordon O'Kelly and Andrew Qi earned their first singles award. Both Ezra Frankel and Aaron Goodman secured their first all-conference recognition for doubles.

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Gilmore, Wang off to solid NCAA starts

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 10:47pm

Grace Gilmore fired a 78 and Ziyi Wang a 79 as the pair of Knights opened play at the 2016 NCAA Championships.

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2016 MIAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships Preview

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 2:11pm

The Carleton College men’s and women’s track teams head to Collegeville, Minn. for the MIAC Outdoor Championships on May 13-14. The Carleton men finished fourth last year and are coming off a fifth-place showing at the conference indoor meet in March. The women’s team also took fourth place a year ago and finished in sixth place at this year’s MIAC Indoor Championships. Competition at this year’s meet begins at 2:00 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday

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Hayden Tsutsui Named to Team-of-the-Week

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 1:49pm

Hayden Tsutsui finished the season—and his career—on a high note, with a spectacular final week to the 2016 campaign. He was voted as the catcher on the national Team of the Week for May 2-8, his third career selection to the weekly honor roll.

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