2012 Fall Issue 6 (October 26, 2012)
The Carleton College football team failed to capture the “Goat Trophy” on Saturday, absorbing a 27-20 setback at the hand of rival St. Olaf College.
Senior Jessa Youso made sure she would not end her career without a trip to the postseason, pounding out a career-best 23 kills—the most kills by a Knight since 2007—to lead the Carleton College volleyball team (17-8, 6-4 MIAC) to a thrilling five-set win at Saint Mary’s University.
Carleton sophomore Kelsey Moede and her Knights teammates have enjoyed a great fall season, and they put the finishing touches on their successful campaign with a good showing against top national competition last week.
While the Carleton College women’s soccer team outplayed its hosts during the second half and the overtime periods, the Knights saw their hope of participating in the upcoming MIAC Playoffs evaporate as the squad played to a scoreless draw with University of St. Thomas.
The Carleton Men’s Soccer team, ranked 13th in the NSCAA national poll and 17th in the D3soccer.com poll, took a giant step this week in reclaiming their regular season MIAC championship with two gigantic conference victories: a 2-0 victory over Bethel University on Saturday before routing St. Thomas by a 4-0 margin on Tuesday.