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Skyler Tsutsui scored 13 points—11 of them in the second half—and Nnenna Ezem added 10 points and five rebounds, but the Carleton College women's basketball team made only 2-of-17 tries from three-point range and fell to host College of Saint Benedict, 58-49.
Shane McSparron scored 22 points, including the go-ahead bucket with 8.3 seconds left, but SJU made two free throws 3.3 seconds left as visiting Saint John’s held off Carleton, 64-63. Beau Smit tallied a career-best 15 points for the Knights while Mitchell Biewen was also in double figures with 11 points.
The Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team won eight events during Friday night’s dual meet against Gustavus. Senior Evan Harris notched three of those victories, and the Knights avenged last year’s narrow six-point loss with a 135-110 victory in the team competition.
During Friday night's dual meet versus Gustavus Adolphus, sophomore Maria Wetzel broke the Thorpe Pool record in winning the 200-yard backstroke during a dual meet against Gustavus Adolphus. The Carleton College sophomore touched the wall at 2:06.76, bettering—by nearly 0.49 seconds—the pool standard she set year ago.
While Mother Nature is blanketing much of the country with arctic air, the Carleton College men’s basketball team had no trouble weathering the Storm of Crown College. Rookie Kevin Grow was among four Knight players in double figures and finished with his second double-double of the season as Carleton cruised to an 80-55 victory.
Skylar Tsutsui poured in a season-best 24 points, including a quartet of three pointers to pace the Carleton College women’s basketball team to a 64-56 triumph over St. Catherine University.
The Carleton College women’s basketball team notched it’s first victory of the new year as the Knights raced out to a 14-0 lead en route to a 70-55 non-conference triumph at Crown College. Skylar Tsutsui was one of three Knights in double figures as she matched her season high with a team-best 16 points.
John Eckert and Shane McSparron had 12 points apiece to lead four Knights in double figures, but 21 turnovers proved to be too much for the Carleton College men’s basketball team to overcome in dropping a 74-69 result to No. 6-ranked University of St. Thomas.
The University of St. Thomas proved worthy of its No. 6 spot in the national rankings, as the Tommies handed the Carleton College women’s basketball team a 74-42 defeat at home.
The Carleton College women’s basketball team (3-6) traveled to Iowa for a non-conference affair on New Year’s Eve and absorbed a 74-41 defeat at the hands of Coe College (7-4).