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In its final contest of the season, the Carleton College football team rattled off three consecutive scores and overcame a 17-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Augsburg College, 49-45. With the victory, the Knights sealed their first five-win season since 2008 when the squad posted a 7-3 record and came within a win of the MIAC championship.
For the seventh year in a row, the Carleton College men’s soccer program had at least three players named to the All-MIAC Team. Seniors Neil Bartholomay and Will Corcoran plus sophomore Branden McGarrity are each repeat selections to the all-conference squad. Additionally, sophomore defender Trent Elmore was voted All-MIAC Honorable Mention.
Three members of the Carleton College women’s soccer team received recognition today as the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference handed out its all-conference awards. Senior defender Layne Teska and junior midfielder Bailey Ulbricht were named to the All-MIAC First Team while sophomore goalkeeper Mikayla Coulombe was tabbed All-MIAC Honorable Mention.
Senior football player Jack Reardon was featured in a Nov. 14 Star Tribune blog post. Reardon has overcome several injuries to finally break into the Knights starting lineup. Read the blog post here.
The noise level in the front row at a rock concert is typically about 110 decibels. For the eighth annual "Hour of Power", the cheering inside Carleton College’s Thorpe Pool topped 120 on Tuesday. The event increases awareness of sarcoma—a soft-tissue cancer—and seeks to raise funds to research a cure of the disease.
Carleton College men’s soccer players Neil Bartholomay and Trent Elmore play alongside one another on the Knights’ backline. Both were named to the 2013 Academic All-District team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for their strong performances on the field and in the classroom.
This coming weekend, the Carleton College men’s soccer team (15-2-3) will make its second consecutive and third-ever appearance in the NCAA Division III Men’s Soccer Championship. The Knights are slated to play Westminster College (Mo.) as part of a four-team “regional” with the first- and second-round games held at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. The Carleton-Westminster contest is scheduled for a 1:30 p.m. start on Saturday, Nov. 16.
The Carleton College men's soccer team captured its second-ever MIAC Playoff championship last week with a pair of postseason victories. The third-seeded Knights received an outstanding offensive performance from senior Will Corcoran in Saturday's 2-1 title-game win over Saint John's. The midfielder scored both of Carleton's goals in a 12-minute span during the first half to help his team claim the title and an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships. For his performance, Corcoran was named the MIAC Men's Soccer Athlete-of-the-Week.
Carleton College dropped a tough 34-19 game to Gustavus Adolphus on Saturday, but Knights' linebacker Mitch Heflin turned in an eye-catching defensive performance. The sophomore racked up the most total tackles and tackles-for-a-loss in the conference in Week 10 and made plays all over the field for the Carleton defense. For his performance, Heflin was named the MIAC Football Defensive Player-of-the-Week.
Senior forward Simon Ginet was honored with the MIAC Elite 22 award over the weekend for his success in the classroom and on the field.
Following her squad’s victorious performance at last weekend’s MIAC Championships, Donna Ricks was selected by her peers as the 2013 MIAC Women's Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year. This is her seventh conference coaching award, having won for cross country on five previous occasions and indoor track and field once.
In its final road contest of the season, the Carleton College football team racked up over 350 yards of total offense, but the Gustavus Adolphus College rushing attack proved to be too much to handle. The Knights (4-5, 2-5 MIAC) fell behind early and were unable to complete their comeback bid, dropping the game by a final score of 34-19.
On the back of a two-goal performance from Will Corcoran and a tremendous defensive effort in the second half, the Carleton College men’s soccer team defeated Saint John’s University, 2-1, to claim its second MIAC postseason crown along with the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Championships.
The Carleton College men’s swimming team won eight of the sixteen events but came up short against the University of St. Thomas, 162.5 to 125.5, in the annual celebration of the Margate Memorial Trophy.
The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team hosted the University of St. Thomas in a dual meet on Friday night. After a special pre-racing presentation of the Margate Memorial Trophy to the Tommies, the Knights won six events but came out on the short end of a 197-103 score.
The Carleton College men’s cross country team battled neighboring St Olaf College in the annual Karhu Shoe Race, with the Ole men coming out on top 18-37.
The Carleton College women’s cross country team went across town to race in the annual Karhu Shoe Race at St Olaf College. The Knights came away with a 22-33 victory in this entertaining event.
After waiting an extra 24 hours due to poor field conditions, the Carleton College men’s soccer team avenged its loss to rival St. Olaf College five days prior with a thrilling 1-0 triumph in the semifinals of the MIAC Playoffs. Branden McGarrity’s goal in the 52nd minute proved to be the game winner. The Knights advance to the MIAC Playoff finals for the third consecutive season and will host Saint John’s University at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9.