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Leo Vithoontien rallies, advances to finals of the NCAA Championships

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 4:58pm

Sophomore Leo Vithoontien is going where no Carleton College men’s tennis player has gone before… the title match of the NCAA Singles Championships. On Saturday, he cruised to victory in the quarterfinals and rallied in the semis to punch his ticket to the finals.

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Wilkinson, Mueller add All-America performances on day three of NCAA Outdoor Championships

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 4:31pm

On the final day of competition at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, sophomores Matt Wilkinson and Lucas Mueller fought through hot and humid conditions to turn in All-America performances, helping the Carleton College men’s track and field team finish 13th out of the 79 programs to score points at this year’s meet.

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Leo Vithoontien earns All-America honors, advances to NCAA Championships quarterfinals

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 10:50pm

Sophomore Leo Vithoontien had a busy first session at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, as he won a pair of singles matches and became the first Carleton College men’s tennis player in 30 years to earn multiple All-America honors. His third match of the day saw Vithoontien and senior Jordon O'Kelly fall in the opening round of the doubles bracket.

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Mueller, Dodge attain All-America status in 10K at NCAA Championships

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:02am

GENEVA, Ohio – On day one of the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, sophomore Lucas Mueller and senior Tris Dodge both delivered All-America performances in the 10,000-meter run for the Carleton College men’s track and field team.

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Tennis duo slated for NCAA Championships

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 4:52pm

Two members of the Carleton College men’s tennis team, sophomore Leo Vithoontien and senior Jordon O’Kelly, have been selected to compete at the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis Singles and Doubles Championships.

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Trio of Knights headed to NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 3:11pm

Three members of the Carleton College men’s track and field team are gearing up to compete at the 2019 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which will be held from Thursday, May 23 through Saturday, May 25 at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio

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Second annual Knight Awards to be held on May 20

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 12:40pm

The Carleton College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) in junction with the Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation Department (PEAR) will hold the second annual Knight Awards ceremony on Monday, May 20. This serves as a celebration of the accomplishments of the various Carleton varsity student-athletes and teams from during the 2018-19 academic year. The festivities will once again be held in the Recreation Center and begins with a 6:15 p.m. dinner for the varsity teams and the awards presentation will begin at 7 p.m.

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Knights take seventh at NCAA Championships

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 4:21pm

The Carleton College women’s golf team wrapped up an impressive week of play at the NCAA Championships with a final-round 311, tying the program’s second-best single-round score ever at Nationals. The Knights tied for seventh place overall after totaling 1,249 shots during the four-day tournament at Bay Oaks Country Club.

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Lauko and Maurice named to NFCA All-Midwest Region Second Team

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 2:42pm

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Representing the Carleton College softball team, Anna Lauko and Natalie Maurice were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Midwest Region Second Team.

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In wake of historic performance at MIAC Championships, Mueller tabbed Outstanding Track Athlete

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 2:19pm

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – After being crowned the MIAC champion in both the 5000- and 10,000-meter runs at last weekend’s conference meet, Lucas Mueller earned his second consecutive Outstanding Track Athlete award.

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Cook-Gallardo runs MIAC's fastest 800 of 2019 at NCAA Final Qualifier

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:23am

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Competing at the NCAA Final Qualifier on the campus of UW-La Crosse on Thursday, Joey Cook-Gallardo won his heat of the 800-meter run, setting a new personal record in 1:53.29 and climbing to the top of the 2019 MIAC leaderboard in the process.

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Knights slide to sixth at NCAA Championships

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:13pm

The third round of a four-day tournament is often referred to as “moving day,” a chance to make a move up the leaderboard. However, at the NCAA Division III Golf Championships, most of the shifting happened in the second round as Thursday saw only two teams shift more than two spots in the standings. The Carleton College women’s golf team fell to sixth despite carding a 316, tied for the fifth-best NCAA Championships round in program history.

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Knights stay in fifth place midway through NCAA Championships

Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:41pm

Day two at the NCAA Division III Women’s Golf Championships saw significant movement in the team competition as only two of the top-12 squads finished the round holding the same spot on the leaderboard that they occupied to begin the day. Carleton College was one of the those two teams as the Knights held steady at fifth place in the 25-team field after posting a team score of 312, its third-best ever round at the national tournament. Senior Ziyi Wang tied her second-lowest NCAA Championships round with a 74 and moved into a three-way tie atop the individual leaderboard at 5-over par.

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Knights fifth after day one at NCAA Championships

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:50pm

The Carleton College women’s golf team wrapped up day one of the NCAA Championships at Bay Oaks Country Club in a tie for fifth place after posting a score of 310, four shots off the pace. That is the lowest single-round score posted by the Knights in their four trips to the national tournament.

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Lauko headlines Carleton All-MIAC Softball honorees

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 4:43pm

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – After finishing the 2019 campaign with a 24-15 record (10-12 MIAC), the Carleton College softball team saw four players earn All-MIAC recognition.

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Battle, Rubin collect MIAC Baseball Awards

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 4:06pm

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Representing the Carleton College baseball team, Wilson Battle was named to the 2019 MIAC Baseball All-Conference First Team for his efforts in the batter’s box and on the mound this season. This is his first time receiving All-MIAC recognition.

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Knights ready to tee it up at NCAA Championships

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 11:30pm

The Carleton College women’s golf team opens play at the NCAA Division III Championships on Tuesday, May 14 for a four-day, 72-hole tournament at Bay Oaks Golf Club. This is the Knights’ fourth trip to Nationals as a team over the last five seasons, with Carleton finishing among the top seven on the final leaderboard each time.

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Knights’ season ends with Sweet Sixteen loss to U of Chicago

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 7:49pm

The No. 27-ranked Carleton College women’s tennis team saw the curtain close on the 2018-19 season with a 5-0 loss to No. 12 University of Chicago in the NCAA Championships Regional Final.

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Knights excel in 5K, team finishes in 7th at MIAC Outdoor Championships

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 9:03pm

On the second and final day of the 2019 MIAC Outdoor Championships, Amanda Mosborg, Samantha Schnirring, and Emma Greenlee went 2-3-5 in the 5000-meter run to boost the Carleton College women’s track and field team to a seventh-place finish.

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Mueller sets new 5K record as Knights take 5th at MIAC Outdoor Championships

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 8:23pm

Just a day after repeating as conference champion in the 10,000-meter run, Lucas Mueller broke the MIAC Championships 5000-meter run record en route to victory in the event on day two of the 2019 MIAC Outdoor Championships. The previous record had remained untouched for nearly 40 years.

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