Carleton Sports

Syndicate content
The latest posts from Varsity Athletics
Updated: 1 hour 51 min ago

Knights Battle St. Olaf in Annual Rolex Classic

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 9:53pm

The annual Rolex Classic took place on Tuesday as the Carleton College men’s track and field team visited crosstown rival St. Olaf College for a dual meet. The Knights won four events on the day.

Categories: Colleges

Becich Secures Second MIAC Weekly Award

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 9:10pm

The Carleton women's tennis team pulled off a huge win Saturday to earn a share of the MIAC championship and the top seed in the conference tournament. Senior Kayla Becich won both her singles and doubles matches in the title-winning, 7-2, triumph over Gustavus Adolphus. For her performance, Becich was honored Tuesday with her second MIAC Women's Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week award of the 2016 season.

Categories: Colleges

Knights Earn Split in Season Finale at Bethel

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 8:06pm

In its final MIAC doubleheader of the season, the Carleton College softball team split a pair of road games against Bethel University. Both games ended with an 11-3 score. Sophomore Molly Steinberg went 7-for-7 on the day, including two doubles and four RBI. This was just the third time in the past 12 seasons that a Knight tallied at least seven hits in a single day’s work.

Categories: Colleges

Gilmore, Wang headed to NCAA Championships

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 7:30pm

Grace Gilmore and Ziyi Wang have been selected to represent Carleton at the 2016 NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships on May 10-13 in Houston, Texas, at Bay Oaks Country Club.

Categories: Colleges

Gilmore, Knights rally for win in regular-season finale

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 10:43pm

Grace Gilmore fired a final-round, four-over par 77, helping herself and the Knights to rally for victories in the Carleton Invitational. Ziyi Wang was one shot back of Gilmore, her third consecutive second-place finish this spring.

Categories: Colleges

Strong Singles Play Lifts Knights in Comeback Win at Saint John’s

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 9:36pm

The Carleton College men’s tennis team certainly has a flair for the dramatic as the Knights rallied from a 3-0 deficit after doubles and defeated Saint John’s University, 5-4 on Sunday. This was the sixth time this season that the Knights had erased a post-doubles deficit to secure the team victory.

Categories: Colleges

Saints Edge Knights in Pitchers’ Duel

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 6:58pm

The Carleton College baseball team limited St. Scholastica to only four hits—all singles—but the Knights were unable to come away with a win, losing a hard fought pitchers’ duel, 2-1, in the squad’s final non-conference action of the spring.

Categories: Colleges

Knights Swept on Senior Day

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 9:20pm

It was Senior Day at Ele Hansen Field as the Carleton College softball team saluted the careers of its three seniors: Keelin Davis, Nicole Magats, and Emily Starr. Unfortunately, the Knights were not able to celebrate with a victory as visiting Gustavus Adolphus College left town with victories by scores of 5-2 and 8-2.

Categories: Colleges

Knights Dispatch Gustavus, Clinch Share of MIAC Crown

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 8:31pm

Seniors Mikayla Becich, Grace Davis, and Joyce Yu each won in both singles and doubles to lead the Carleton College women’s tennis team to a 7-2 road victory over national No. 36 Gustavus Adolphus College. With the win, the Knights clinched a share of the MIAC regular-season title. This is Carleton’s sixth conference crown and third over the last five seasons.

Categories: Colleges

Knights Earn a Split at Gustavus

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 6:14pm

The Carleton College baseball team earned a split against Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday as the Knights now hold a 7-9 record in the MIAC. After being shut out in the first game and by a final score of 5-0, the Knights turned the tables on the Gusties in game two with a 4-0 victory.

Categories: Colleges

Steinke and Company Go for Gold at Drake Relays; Others Compete at Janis Rider Invite

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 5:22pm

The Carleton College women’s track and field team split up on Saturday, sending a handful of athletes to compete against some of the best collegiate and Olympian runners in the country at the 2016 Drake Relays in Des Moines. The majority of the Knights headed the opposite direction and took part in the Janis Rider Invitational at Macalester College.

Categories: Colleges

Another Day, Another Singles Rally for the Knights

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:20pm

After wet weather forced the Knights final regular-season home match to move indoors in nearby Lakeville, the Carleton College men’s tennis team rallied in singles to defeat St. Thomas, 5-4. The victory guarantees another home match for the Carleton seniors as the result allowed the Knights to clinch the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in next week’s MIAC Playoffs. The Knights will host a semifinal match on Friday, May 6.

Categories: Colleges

Hornor and Cook-Gallardo Grab Spotlight At Drake Relays

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:19pm

Competing against a number of Division I racers at the prestigious Drake Relays, Carleton College men’s track and field stars Jerry Cook-Gallardo and Hart Hornor finished in first place in their respective races on Thursday. The rest of the Carleton College men’s track and field team competed at the Macalester Twilight Meet in St. Paul. 

Categories: Colleges

Amelia Campbell Takes Fourth in Drake Relays Heptathlon

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 5:09pm

With a strong finish to the seven-event competition, Carleton College senior Amelia Campbell totaled 4,870 points and placed fourth in the heptathlon at the 107th Drake Relays. Her point total is second in Division III this season. Of the 18 athletes to complete the heptathlon, 11 of them came from NCAA Division I programs, one is from a D-II program, three from D-III schools, and three unattached competitors including two with multiple All-America awards to their credit.

Categories: Colleges

Knights Drop a Pair of Games against Saint Benedict

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:09pm

The Carleton College softball team returned to action on Wednesday with a road doubleheader against the College of Saint Benedict. An early lead and late rally by the Knights fell just short in game one as they lost 4-3. In game two, an eight-run third inning propelled the Blazers to a 10-2 (6 inn.) triumph in the nightcap.

Categories: Colleges

Four Knights named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:23am

The National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced the members of the 2016 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, and four Knights made the list. The Carleton seniors that received this honor are fullback Greg Erlandson, defensive end Mitch Heflin, tight end Matt Mensinger, and defensive lineman Omar Reyes.

Categories: Colleges

Eight Knights Headed to Prestigious Drake Relays

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:41am

Eight members of the Carleton College track and field teams are slated to participate at the 107th Drake Relays from April 27-30. Amelia Campbell, Emma Grisanzio, Kayla McKinsey, Tonya Piergies, Elsa Sandeno, and Ruth Steinke will represent the women’s program, while sophomore Jerry Cook-Gallardo and senior Hart Hornor will race for the men’s team.

Categories: Colleges

Cards Clip Knights to Secure Sweep

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 9:10pm

The Carleton College baseball team dropped both ends of its doubleheader at Saint Mary’s University on Tuesday, falling 2-0 in a pitchers' duel to start the day before dropping a 13-9 result as both offense finally awoke late in game two.

Categories: Colleges

Knights Turn in Top Scores at Saint John’s Spring Invite

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 9:56pm

Four of the five Knights in the lineup turned in their best rounds of the year, while the other, senior Brian Herlihy, posted the second-best 54-hole score of his career as the Carleton College men’s golf team took part in the two-day, 54-hole Saint John’s Spring Invitational.

Categories: Colleges

Knights notch victory at rain-shortened BU Royal Match

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 3:17pm

Ziyi Wang rolled in three birdies, firing a two-over par 74 to lead Carleton to its third win of the season at the BU Royal Match. Grace Gilmore added a 75 and Geraldine Tellbuescher a 76 as the Knights ended at 306, matching a season low team score.

Categories: Colleges

Bookmark and Share