- Go! Northfield-Dundas
- Submit Content
The latest posts from Varsity Athletics
Updated: 26 min 20 sec ago
The annual Carleton Interscholastic high school track and field meet will be held at Laird Stadium. Running and field events begin at 10 a.m. Heat sheets with the event schedule can be found by following the link above.
The Carleton College baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader against national No. 2 University of St. Thomas. The games, decided by scores of 10-2 and 5-2, were shifted from Carleton to the Tommies’ home field due to wet weather.
NEW OLEANS, La. – In this week’s USTFCCCA NCAA Division III regional team rankings, the Carleton Men’s Outdoor Track and Field team holds the No. 9 spot in the Central Region. The Knights dropped one spot in the rankings, after the team’s performances at the Macalester Twilight, Drake Relays, Gustavus Drake Alternative, and the Rolex Classic.
Claire Spencer won her seventh consecutive singles match and closed the MIAC regular season with an unblemished 10-0 record in conference contests as the Carleton College women’s tennis team defeated St. Olaf College by a 7-2 margin. The match was moved to the Owatonna Tennis Center due to wet weather.
While the Carleton College men’s track and field team won only two of the 17 events in this year’s Rolex Classic against St. Olaf College, the Knights claimed victory in the meet. As a tradition, at the end of the day, the teams pick a random event. The school that won that event wins the meet. This year’s selection was the 800-meter run, an event in which the Knights took both first and second place.
The Carleton College softball team’s final regular-season doubleheader, scheduled for Wednesday, May 1 at Saint Mary’s University, has been postponed due to cold and rain. The games will not be made up as both squads prepare to open pool play at the MIAC Playoffs on Friday.
Carleton freshman Hart Hornor continued his tremendous first season of collegiate running with a great showing last week at the Bolstorff Twilight meet, hosted by Macalester in St. Paul, Minn. Hornor ran to a top-three finish in the men's 5,000-meter run and was the second MIAC finisher and first MIAC freshman. His latest time helped solidify his standing as the top-ranked distance rookie in the league. For his performance, Hornor was named the MIAC Men's Outdoor Track Athlete-of-the-Week.
The Carleton men's tennis team won a trio of conference matches last week to put a strong finish on a great regular season. Thanks to the three MIAC wins, the Knights locked up a second-place finish and a first-round bye in the 2013 MIAC Men's Tennis Playoffs. Paul Cooper led the way, winning all three of his singles matches and going 2-1 as part of the Knights' top doubles tandem, while filling his role as a senior captain admirably. For his performance, Cooper was named the MIAC Men's Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week.
Jeff Dsida set the tone today for the Carleton College baseball squad, homering to straightaway centerfield on the first pitch of the Knights’ first turn at bat. Carleton went on to sweep the Bethel University Royals by scores of 5-4 and 8-4 to pick up their first conference victories of the season. Pitching on only two days rest, senior Henry Rownd went the distance for the Knights in the first game, grabbing his third win of the season. Hayden Tsutsui led the Carleton offense, hitting a combined 4-for-6 on the day with three runs and an RBI.
Coming off a victory on Friday and a 13th place finish at the St. John’s Winter Invitational on Saturday, freshman Ned Rohrbach turned in a solid performance as the lone Knight participating in the St. John's Spring Invitational. Rohrbach fired a six-over par 77 to finish 44th out of 75 players.
The Knights picked up their first victory of the spring season in their first competitive round outside in over a month. Carleton's team score of 322 was enough to defeat both Bethany Lutheran College and St. Mary’s University.
First-year Hayden Tsutsui went 6-for-9 on the evening to raise his MIAC-leading batting average to .480 for the season, but the inability of the Knights’ pitching staff to avoid the big inning led to the Carleton College baseball team being swept, 9-3 and 11-8, in a twilight doubleheader against Hamline University.
Kaitlin Bagley had five hits on the day, and Keelin Davis tossed another gem as the Carleton College softball team split its third straight doubleheader. Host Hamline University prevailed in game one, 5-3, but Davis’ recorded her first collegiate shutout, 2-0, in the nightcap.
Taylor Wells posted a final-round, 10-over par 82 to finish in a tie for sixth and Kelsey Moede recorded her eighth top-10 finish in nine tournaments as No. 23 Carleton ended up sixth at its home spring invitational. Wells finished the 36-hole event at 18-over par 162. Moede tallied a final-round 84 to end at 164 and in solo eighth. The Knights had a final-round 357, their highest score in more than two seasons, and ended at 703, the first time they’ve shot above 700 in a 36-hole event since the 2011 Carleton Invitational.
Ned Rohrbach fired a six-over par 148 to tie for 13th place at the Saint John’s Winter Invitational. Overall, the Carleton College men’s golf team ranked 13th out of 16 squads participating in the 36-hole, one-day event.
Micaela LaRose delivered a clutch three-run double and picked up the victory in relief to help the Carleton College softball team earn a split at Bethel University. The Knights out-hit the Royals in both games but dropped game one, 3-1, before bouncing back with a 6-5 triumph in the game two.
After going 20 years without a victory over perennial conference power Gustavus Adolphus College, the Carleton College women’s tennis team has now won the last four meetings including an 8-1 decision over the Gusties on Sunday afternoon. The Knights (12-7, 8-1 MIAC) posted a trio of tight victories over Gustavus a year ago and made a statement with the decisive triumph today. The win also secured the No. 2 seed in the upcoming MIAC Playoffs and a first-round bye.
The Carleton College men’s tennis team closed the regular season with a 7-2 triumph over the University of St. Thomas in a matchup of regionally-ranked squads. The victory locked up the No. 2 seed and the coveted first-round bye for the upcoming MIAC Playoffs. This is the 11th consecutive season that the Knights have posted a top-2 finish in the conference standings.
The Carleton College men’s track and field team had competitors at two meets on Saturday. Marcus Huderle was the second Division III finisher and placed 17th overall in the steeplechase at the Drake Relays, while the Knights' sprinters and throwers also took part in the Drake Alternative hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College.
Haley Johnson’s second-place result in the 1500-meter run was the top individual performance by the Carleton College women’s track and field team at the Macalester Invitational. Johnson crossed the line in 4:49.2, ranking behind only a Division I runner from the University of Minnesota.