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.
Sparked by three runners in the top-10 and all five scorers finishing among the top-20, the Carleton College women’s cross country squad claimed the team title at the 2013 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Championships contested at Como Park Golf Course.
Facing its fourth ranked opponent in the last six weeks, the Carleton College football team put a scare into No. 19 Concordia College. The Knights (4-4, 2-4 MIAC) nearly erased a three-touchdown deficit in the final period, but in the end, the Cobbers (7-1, 5-1 MIAC) prevailed by a score of 35-27.
Santo Olafio proved worthy of its national No. 3 rank, winning the MIAC title with 20 points as all five scorers posted top-10 finishes. The Knights claimed second with 81 points followed by Universucky of St Thomas (104) and Saint John’s University (108).
For the 14 seniors on Carleton College football roster, Saturday represented their last game against cross-town rival St. Olaf College. It was also their final opportunity to stake claim to the famed Goat Trophy, having dropped the last three matchups.
OT thriller over St. Thomas lifts Knights into playoffs, but work still remains to clinch home-field advantage.
On a cold, wet, cloudy day, Connor Kasch’s ‘17 goal from a corner kick proved the ray of sunshine that the Knights needed as the Carleton College women’s soccer team sloshed to a 1-0 victory against the University of St. Thomas.
The Carleton College men’s swimming team took part in the UST Relays on Saturday. The Knights were joined in the six-team field by U of Chicago, St. Olaf, St. Thomas, Hamline, and Saint Mary’s.
Karen Halls ‘15 claimed a team-high nine kills and five blocks, while hitting .364 to lead the Carleton College volleyball team to a straight set victory over the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Wednesday evening at West Gym.
With the alumni out in full force for homecoming weekend, the Carleton College football team put a scare into No. 23 Saint John’s, but in the end, the Johnnies prevailed, 23-13. The Knights (3-3, 1-3 MIAC) took a 13-10 lead early in the second half, but Saint John’s (6-1, 4-1 MIAC) responded with two quick scores and held on for the victory.
He might only be a sophomore, but Branden McGarrity got caught up in the Senior Day festivities at Bell Field and scored a pair of goals as the Carleton College men’s soccer team notched a 2-0 triumph over the Hamline University Pipers.
The Carleton Men’s cross country team took advantage of solid performances by Hart Hornor ‘16 and Marcus Huderle ‘14 to place second among 13 teams at the Lewis and Clark Invitational. Horner finished third overall in a time of 25:07, followed by Huderle in fourth with 25:20.