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The Carleton College men’s basketball team shot a season-low 32.6 percent overall and could not keep pace Claremont-Mudd-Scripps as the Stags shot 54.2 percent in securing a 64-43 result in the finale of the David Wells Classic.
The Knights capped a fourth-quarter comeback when Sarah Waldfogel drained a three-pointer with 12 seconds remaining to lift the Carleton College women’s basketball team to a 64-62 victory over Central (Iowa) College on Saturday afternoon.
Tianen Chen scored a team-high 17 points and Kevin Grow notched his third consecutive double-double, but the Carleton College men’s basketball team could not overcome a 16-point second-half deficit and lost for the first time this season, dropping a 72-66 contest to Pomona-Pitzer.
No. 20-ranked Luther College used a 13-0 run in the first half to set the tone and pull away from the Carleton College women’s basketball team for a 72-39 decision. Anne Hamilton paced the Knights with 11 points in a neutral-site contest played at nearby St. Olaf College.
Maya Okamoto came off the bench and turned in the best performance of her career to lead the Carleton College women’s basketball team to a 65-56 victory at Bethany Lutheran College. Okamoto was 4-for-4 from beyond the arc and more than doubled her previous career high as she finished tonight’s contest with 19 points and her quartet of 3-pointers matched the ninth-highest single-game total in recorded team history.
Defensive tackle Pete Boerma was voted by the conference coaches to the All-MIAC First Team Defense. Four other Knights received all-conference honorable mention as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) handed out its annual awards on Tuesday.
Seniors Hart Hornor and Jonah Barry capped their final season’s racing for the Carleton College men’s cross country team with impressive races at the NCAA Championships. Hornor finished seventh out of 280 runners with a time of 24:33.0 and earned All-America recognition for the second straight year. Barry finished in 41st place today with the fastest eight-kilometer performance (25:07.0) of his career.
Ruth Steinke senior placed fifth at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships and repeated as an All-American. She became just the second runner in the history of Carleton College women’s cross country to earn multiple All-America awards. Today, she led the Knights to a 17th-place finish in the team competition.
Both the Carleton College men’s and women’s cross country teams will be represented at the 2015 NCAA National Championships this Saturday, Nov. 21. The women’s team earned an automatic bid to nationals after finishing second at the NCAA Central Region Championships last weekend. On the men’s side, seniors Hart Hornor and Jonah Barry were individual qualifiers after ranking among the region’s top seven performers not on a team going to the national championship meet.
Led by eight early points by Kevin Grow,the Carleton College men’s basketball team shot 65 percent in the first half en route to a 71-56 road victory over Bethany Lutheran College. Grow finished with his second straight double-double, totaling 17 points and 10 rebounds.
The awards keep coming for Carleton College senior libero Camille Benson and sophomore middle hitter Lucy Stevens. First the duo was named to the all-conference team, then they picked up All-Region recognition. Now the pair received All-America Honorable Mention from the America Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Tuesday.
Sarah Waldfogel poured in a team-best and career-high 16 points, but a tough shooting night doomed the Carleton College women’s basketball team in a 73-56 loss at UW-River Falls.
Tianen Chen came off the bench to score a game-high 21 points, Mitchell Biewen added a career-best 20 points, and Kevin Grow recorded his ninth career double-double as the Carleton College men’s basketball team ran away with a 94-67 victory over Crown College in the season opener for both squads.
The Carleton College football team closed its 2015 season with a tough 19-7 loss at home against Hamline Saturday, but one of the bright spots for the Knights was the work of punter/kicker Brandt Davis. The junior was a weapon in the field-position battle all day, with a 37.7 average per punt, three inside the 20 and a long of 61 yards, and he was also 1-for-1 on PATs. For his performance, Davis was honored with the final MIAC Football Special Teams Athlete-of-the-Week award of 2015.
The impressive season continued for the nationally-ranked Carleton College women’s cross country team at the NCAA Central Region Championships on Saturday. Led by Ruth Steinke successfully defending her regional championship title, the Knights narrowly finished in second place behind St. Thomas at the NCAA Central Regional Championships. That result guarantees the Knights a return trip to next weekend’s NCAA National Championships.
The Carleton College men’s cross country finished its strong season at the NCAA Central Region Championships on Saturday as the Knights took 10th out of 29 teams. Senior Hart Hornor finished in fourth place individually to secure a spot in the NCAA National Championship race next Saturday. Jonah Barry joined Hornor on the All-Region squad by finishing in 11th place. His impressive time gives him a possible shot at earning an at large bid to nationals as well
Anne Hamilton scored a game-high 18 points and added eight rebounds in her Carleton College debut, but the Knights could not hold off a late University of Northwestern (Minn.) rally and dropped the season opener, 53-48.
In their final contest of the 2015 campaign, the Carleton College football team dropped a tight matchup with Hamline University by a final score of 19-7. Today marked the last game in the careers of the 10 seniors in the class of 2016, all of whom made great contributions on and off the field during their four years in the program.
Five members of the Carleton College women’s soccer team received recognition as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) handed out its postseason awards on Thursday. Among that quintet was midfielder Ava Lewis, who was once again tabbed to the all-conference first team.
Senior libero Camille Benson and sophomore middle hitter Lucy Stevens were named to the America Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Central Region team on Thursday. This marks the third time in program history—also 2004 and 2005—that a pair of Knights earned All-Region recognition during the same season.