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In what has become a regular occurrence, the Carleton College women’s soccer team matched up against Concordia College in the MIAC Playoffs. This year’s semifinal meeting saw the team’s battle back-and-forth for 110 minutes with neither defense cracking. The game ended in a scores two-overtime draw, with Concordia advancing in a shootout, 3-0.
One day after posting a victory in the opening round of the MIAC Playoffs, the Carleton College men’s soccer team was back on the pitch to take on a rested Gustavus Adolphus College squad in the semifinal match. The two teams tied for second place in the conference standings and Wednesday’s match was a fairly even affair, a contest the Gusties won by a narrow 1-0 margin.
Carleton's Maria Wetzel had a great showing against an extremely competitive field Saturday at the Cows, Colleges and Contentment Classic and was honored with the first MIAC Women's Swimming and Diving Athlete-of-the-Week award of the new season.
A strong offensive display, particularly a pair of first-half goals by sophomore Ava Lewis, led to the Carleton College women’ soccer team to a 3-1 win over Bethel University in the quarterfinal round of the MIAC Playoffs.
Sophomore Danny Leal’s 41st-minute goal proved to be the game winner as the Carleton College men’s soccer team defeated the University of St. Thomas, 2-0, in the MIAC Playoffs Quarterfinals.
Lucy Stevens finished her breakout season with a pair of terrific performances last week as she racked up 43 kills with a blistering .462 hitting percentage. For her performance, Stevens was honored with the MIAC Volleyball Hitter-of-the-Week award for the second time this season.
The Carleton College men’s swimming team continued its strong start to the season at the Cows, Colleges, and Contentment Classic on Saturday. In addition to a handful of Division III squads, the unscored meet also included a trio of Division II programs: Minnesota State University at Mankato, Minnesota State University at Moorhead, and St. Cloud State University.
Sophomore standout Maria Wetzel led the Knights with a trio of superb performances at the Cows, Colleges, and Contentment Classic hosted by crosstown rival St. Olaf College.
With junior Ruth Steinke leading the way, the Carleton College women’s cross country team won its second straight MIAC Championship Crown. This was the Knights’ seventh overall MIAC title and third over the last four years.
Junior Hart Hornor continues to thrive off top competition, and it was no different at the MIAC Championships. The junior placed fifth as an individual and led the Carleton College men’s cross country team to a second-place finish in the team competition. Jerry Cook-Gallardo and Jonah Barry also earned All-MIAC status.
Senior Ellie Wilson scored a pair of first-half goals to propel the Carleton College women’s soccer team to a 3-0 triumph at rival St. Olaf College. The victory means that the Knights (10-4-3, 7-1-3 MIAC) will open next week’s MIAC Playoff at home with a quarterfinal matchup against Bethel University on Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Sophomore Peter Passalino made sure that the five seniors on the Carleton College men’s soccer team would not be participating in their final home game. His first goal of the year came in the 84th minute and gave the Knights a 3-2 victory over crosstown rival St. Olaf College. The result earned the Knights (9-6-2, 7-2-1 MIAC) a share of second place in the MIAC standings and secured a first-round home game for Carleton in next week’s MIAC Playoffs.
The 2014 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Cross Country Championships will be Saturday, Nov. 1 at Como Golf Course. The eight-kilometer men’s race will begin at 2:15 p.m. with the women tackling the six-kilometer course at 3:15 p.m.
Lucy Stevens (Fy./Portland, Ore./Oregon Episcopal School) claimed a match-best 21 kills and hit .500, while Camille Benson (Jr./Savage, Minn./Burnsville) added a match-best 27 digs to lead the Carleton College volleyball team in a three-set win (25-22, 25-17, 25-17) over cross-town rival St. Olaf College Friday night at the Skoglund Center. The victory enabled Carleton (18-8, 5-6 MIAC) to match its highest overall win total over the last seven seasons and gives the Knights their highest overall win percentage (.692) since the 2007 season (.760).
Already a solid performer in the classroom, Carleton College men’s soccer player Jordy Cammarota stepped up his play this season and was voted to the 2014 Academic All-District team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Despite out-shooting their hosts by a 17-8 margin, the Carleton College women’s soccer team was forced to accept the result of a second consecutive scoreless draw, this one coming at the University of St. Thomas.
Lucy Stevens (Fy./Portland, Ore./Oregon Episcopal School) claimed a career-best 22 kills and hit .429, while Karen Halls (SR./Edina, Minn.) added 11 kills in her final home match, but the Carleton College volleyball team fell in a three sets (25-22, 25-22, 25-22) to No. 9-ranked St. Thomas at West Gymnasium Wednesday evening.
With a flair for the dramatic, junior Branden McGarrity broke the Carleton College men’s soccer career goals record when he tallied the double-overtime game-winning goal to lift the Knights to the 1-0 victory over visiting University of St. Thomas.
Junior Branden McGarrity had an outstanding week and helped the Carleton men's soccer team pick up two big wins. In the Knights' win over St. Thomas, McGarrity broke the Carleton College men’s soccer career goals record when he tallied the double-overtime game-winner to lift the Knights to a 1-0 victory. For his performance, McGarrity earned the MIAC Men's Soccer Athlete-of-the-Week award.