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Ruth Steinke Receives a Second Straight MIAC Weekly Honor

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 1:07pm

Carleton College star distance runner Ruth Steinke continued her stellar junior campaign last weekend despite a step-up in competition. Steinke claimed a title in the 3,000-meter run and a runner-up finish in the 800-meter run at the Minnesota State-Mankato Open while competing against mostly NCAA Division II foes. For her performance, Steinke was honored Wednesday with her second-straight MIAC Women's Indoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week award.

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Knights Offense Sputters in Loss at Augsburg

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:47pm

Senior Skylar Tsutsui scored a game-high 18 points, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team was undone by turnovers as the Knights suffered a 62-43 setback on the road against Augsburg College.

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With Five Players in Double Figures, Knights Top Augsburg in Overtime

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:18pm

Five players finished in double figures—paced by Kevin Grow’s double-double—as the Carleton College men’s basketball team secured a 71-65 overtime victory against visiting Augsburg College.

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Colby Seyferth Breaks Heptathlon Mark at MSU Multi & Open

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 10:52pm

Colby Seyferth broke the school record for the heptathlon to highlight a weekend of great performances for the Carleton College men’s indoor track and field team at the MSU Multi and Open hosted by Minnesota State-Mankato. Seyferth finished second overall with 4,579 points, a figure that is tops in the MIAC and currently ranks seventh in the nation.

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Zoe Peterson Breaks Triple Jump Mark at MSU Open

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 9:28pm

The Carleton College women’s track and field team took part in the MSU Open this weekend, a meet held at Minnesota State-Mankato. The field was largely comprised of NCAA Division II programs, giving the Knights a solid early-season challenge. Sophomore Zoe Peterson broke the school's triple jump record, and junior Ruth Steinke turned in the Knights' top performance, posting a nearly 13-second margin of victory in prevailing in the 3,000-meter run.

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Diving Deficit Too Much for Knights to Overcome at Saint John’s

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 8:35pm

The Carleton College men’s swimming team was nearly even with Saint John’s University on Saturday, but the host Johnnies benefitted from receiving no competition in the diving events en route to a 136-101 dual meet score.

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Knights Shift Lineup and Race Past St. Ben’s, 129-113

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 8:10pm

The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team won eight events and secured a 129-113 dual meet victory over College of Saint Benedict on Saturday afternoon.

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Knights Go Cold in OT, Lose at Macalester

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 5:08pm

First-year Kevin Grow finished with a team-best 14 points and played shutdown defense at the other end of the floor but the Carleton College basketball team was out-scored 12-4 in overtime, falling at Macalester College by a 57-49 tally.

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Knights Lead Wire to Wire in Beating Macalester

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 4:05pm

Skylar Tsutsui paced four players in double figures as the Carleton College women’s basketball team completed a season sweep of Macalester College, posting a 63-52 road victory.

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Knights Receive 38 Academic All-Conference Honors

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 1:23pm

Two of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference's (MIAC) four core values are Quality Athletics and Academics and, Thursday, the conference celebrated those tenets with the announcement of the 2014 Fall Academic All-Conference team. The Knights had 38 athletes across 6 different sports receive this honor.

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Slow Start to Second Half Dooms Knights at Concordia

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:24pm

The Carleton College men’s basketball team saw it’s season-best three-game win streak halted with a 58-48 setback on the road against Concordia College. After holding a one-point lead at halftime, the Knights saw the Cobbers open the second stanza on a game-changing 21-6 run, a deficit that proved too much for Carleton to overcome.

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Offense Sputters in Loss at Concordia

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:24pm

The Carleton College women’s basketball team made the journey across the state to face Concordia College, but the Knights were unable to snap their recent slide and absorbed a 68-38 defeat.

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Trio Recognized as MIAC Indoor Track and Field Athletes-of-the-Week

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:39pm

The Carleton College track and field programs opened their indoor seasons with matching team victories at the Carleton Triangular last Friday. The trio of seniors Colby Seyferth and Evan McNeil along with junior Ruth Steinke started off the year with nationally-ranked performances helping each claim status as a MIAC Indoor Track and Field Athlete-of-the-Week.

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Knights Clip Cardinals, Extend Win Streak to Three

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:28pm

Shane McSparron and Tianen Chen each tallied a game-high 14 points as the Carleton College men’s basketball team prevailed in another close conference contest, this one a 61-57 decision at Saint Mary’s University.

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Knights Host Baseball Youth Camp

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 12:18pm

On Sunday, the Carleton Knights baseball team once again hosted their annual Free Youth Baseball Clinic.  Over 70 boys and girls from the Northfield community showed up for a couple of hours to receive instruction from the Carleton Baseball Team.  

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Knights Pick Up Second Straight Close Win and Top Bethel, 60-57

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 8:51pm

First-year Kevin Grow was one of four Knights in double figures and recorded his third double-double of the season in leading the Carleton College men’s basketball team (6-7, 3-5 MIAC) to a 60-57 victory over Bethel University (9-4, 5-3 MIAC).

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Skylar Tsutsui Joins the 1,000-Point Club, but Knights Comeback Falls Short Once Again

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 6:40pm

Senior Skylar Tsutsui poured in a game-high 23 points and became the 13th player in Carleton College women’s basketball history to surpass 1,000 career points, but the Knights were unable to overcome a large halftime deficit and ultimately dropped a 71-58 result to Bethel University.

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Knights Win 11 Events in Opening Year at Carleton Triangular

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 12:48am

The Carleton College men's track and field team turned in several spectacular performances at the season-opening Carleton Triangular. Among those was Jerry Cook-Gallardo, who competed in his first collegiate indoor track and field meet and won the 800-meter run as well as running a leg of the victorious 4x400-meter relay. All told the Knights posted the top result in 11 events.

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Knights Start Indoor Season in Style

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:34pm

The Carleton College women’s track and field team opened the indoor season with a team victory at the Carleton Triangular. The Knights posted the top result in eight events, including victories by Ruth Steinke in both the 1,000-meter and mile runs.

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McSparron, Knights Reject Hamline’s Comeback Bid

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 11:06pm

Shane McSparron followed up Saturday’s 22-point performance with a game-high 19 points to lead the Carleton College men’s basketball team to a 62-60 triumph at Hamline University.

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