Kaitlin Bagley ‘14 had five hits on the day, and Keelin Davis ‘16 tossed another gem as the Carleton College softball team split its third straight doubleheader. Host Hamline University prevailed in game one, 5-3, but Davis recorded her first collegiate shutout, 2-0, in the nightcap.
Claire Spencer ‘16 won her seventh consecutive singles match and closed the MIAC regular season with an unblemished 10-0 record in conference contests as the Carleton College women’s tennis team defeated St. Olaf College by a 7-2 margin. The match was moved to the Owatonna Tennis Center due to wet weather.
Jeff Dsida ‘14 set the tone today for the Carleton College baseball squad (12-14, 2-8 MIAC), homering to straightaway centerfield on the first pitch of the Knights’ first turn at bat. Carleton went on to sweep the Bethel University Royals (19-10, 6-6 MIAC) by scores of 5-4 and 8-4 to pick up their first conference victories of the season.
Carleton College men’s soccer player Neil Bartholomay ‘14 was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s (NSCAA) Scholar All-America second team, honoring his performance both on the field and in the classroom.
Although wet weather had prevented the Carleton College women’s tennis team from competing for more than two weeks, the Knights showed little sign of rust as they dispatched the College of Saint Benedict by a 9-0 score. The victory clinched a spot in the MIAC Playoffs on May 3-4.
The cold temperatures didn’t affect Carleton thrower Alex Polk ‘15 Saturday in his home stadium at the Carleton Relays. The Knights’ sophomore turned in a terrific performance in the javelin, finishing second overall and first among MIAC and Division III competitors.
Despite the snowy weather only 36 hours earlier, the Carleton College track and field teams hosted the Knights’ only co-ed home meet of the 2013 outdoor season on Saturday. The men’s team finished in fourth place at the Carleton Relays.
The Carleton College men’s tennis team faced conference power Gustavus Adolphus College on Saturday, and despite fighting valiantly, the result was somewhat predictable for the Knights as the Gusties prevailed once again, something they have done in 256 consecutive regular-season MIAC matches stretching back to 1985.
Thanks to the yeoman’s effort by the Carleton College facilities staff and grounds crew, the track at Laird Stadium was cleared of snow in order to allow the track and field teams to hold the Carleton Relays— the Knights’ only co-ed home meet of the 2013 outdoor season—as scheduled. The Carleton women finished in fourth place.
Carleton College’s Avery Johnson was both outstanding and clutch in her first collegiate javelin victory Saturday at the Norse Relays hosted by Luther (Iowa) College. Johnson pulled out her first-place finish on her final throw to prevail in an exciting back-and-forth competition, recording one of the top throws in school history in the process.
Led by the class of 2013, the Carleton College men’s tennis team posted a 6-3 victory at Grinnell College, in a matchup of regionally-ranked squads. Seniors Alex Chin, Paul Cooper, and Austin Jiang each won in both singles and doubles.
Amelia Campbell ‘16 won the long jump by a wide margin and Avery Johnson ‘15 won the javelin with her final attempt as the Carleton College women’s track and field team took fourth at the Norse Relays with 71 points, only five behind conference foe Hamline University.