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The Carleton College football team carried a one-point lead into halftime, but the Knights could not keep pace with host Augsburg College in the second half as the Auggies pulled away for a 54-28 victory. Both offenses flourished, accumulating a total of 909 yards of offense on just 136 plays.
After winning their previous four consecutive matches, the Carleton College volleyball team battled but came up short in their conference opener against Hamline University, dropping an evenly played four-set match (26-24, 17-25, 25-17, 25-23) at West Gymnasium Wednesday evening.
Defending MIAC women's cross country champion Ruth Steinke is just two races into her senior season at Carleton College, but the early returns indicate the decorated runner has been saving her best for last. Steinke's latest exploits include not only a first-place finish at the UW-River Falls Falcon Invitational, but a course record time and a nearly 40-second margin of victory. For her performance, Steinke was honored Tuesday with her second-straight MIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete-of-the-Week award.
Brandon Hilliard came up with several crucial saves as the Carleton College men’s soccer team played regionally-ranked Luther College to a 0-0 draw on Tuesday night.
For the second time on the homestand, a first-year player delivered at a key moment as the Carleton College Women’s Soccer would eventually claim a 1-0 triumph. On Tuesday, it was Hailey Mair’s left-footed strike in the 34th minute that proved to be the difference as the Knights defeated visiting St. Catherine University in the conference opener for both squads.
After a disappointing opening round on a difficult, unfamiliar course, the Carleton College men’s golf team bounced back during Monday’s second round and trimmed 20 strokes off the team total to finish 13th at the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Invitational. Ned Rohrbach was the Knights’ top individual performer, concluding the 36-hole tournament tied for third place.
Carleton student-athletes participate in intervention program that trains bystanders how to take action when personal violence occurs.
Grace Gilmore fired a final-round, one-over par 73, matching Carleton 36-hole scoring record, as the Knights moved up two spots to finish second at the Wartburg Invite with a final-round 306. The Knights’ 619 total was the second-lowest in school history, with only last year’s 604 at the same event topping this weekend’s total. Carleton finished eight shots back of tournament champion St. Thomas at 611, as the Knights made up four shots on the Tommies in the final round.
You win some, you lose some, and sometimes you are stuck settling for a draw. The latter was the case for the Carleton College women’s soccer team on Sunday. Despite out-shooting the visitors from the College of St. Scholastica by a 21-6 margin, the Knights were unable to tally a goal, and the game ended as a scoreless draw.
The Carleton College volleyball team closed out play at the ACM Volleyball Invitational in style, earning a pair of wins Sunday over Lake Forest College (Ill.) and Lawrence University (Wis.). With the two wins Sunday, Carleton completed the ACM tournament with a perfect 4-0 record for the second consecutive season. The Knights have won 11 consecutive matches in ACM Tournament play dating back to the 2013 season.
Led by the play of sophomores Jeff Yoo and Perry Strong, the Carleton College men’s golf jumped out to the early lead and defeated Bethany Lutheran, 9-3, in a modified Ryder Cup format.
Grace Gilmore fired a three-over par 75 and Ziyi Wang backed her with a 76 as Carleton posted a first-round 313 team score at the Wartburg Invitational. On an ideal scoring day, the Knights find themselves in fourth place, 12 shots behind red-hot St. Thomas (301). St. Catherine (306) and host Wartburg (309) also lead the Knights.
John Fox headed home a service from Sam Hayward in the third minute, and that was enough scoring for the Carleton College men’s soccer team as the Knights—playing in front of a large, energetic crowd—bested Grinnell College, 1-0.
The Carleton College football team (1-1) seemed to be in control of the contest late in the fourth quarter, only to watch the host Knox College Prairie Fire (1-1) score two touchdowns within a 90-second span and hand the Knights their first loss of the season, 23-20.
The Carleton College volleyball team grabbed two wins on the opening day of the ACM Volleyball Invitational on Friday afternoon, sweeping both Grinnell College (25-9, 25-10, 27-25) and Knox College (25-18, 25-18, 25-14). The event, hosted by Macalester College includes eight participating colleges who belong to the Associated Colleges of the Midwest consortium.
Racing without two of the team’s top runners, the Carleton College men’s cross country team finished sixth out of seven squads at the UW-River Falls Falcon Invitational.
Paced by Ruth Steinke’s course record time of 21:37.3, the Carleton College women’s cross country team took the top spot in the team standings at the UW-River Falls Falcon Invitational contested at Kilkarney Hills Golf Course.
With a flair for the dramatic, the first goal in the collegiate career of first-year Diana Tyutyunnyk was the overtime game winner as the Carleton College women’s soccer team topped Grinnell College, 1-0, in the Knights' home opener.