Despite a well-rounded nine-point, seven-assist, five-rebound, and three-steal performance from senior forward Taylor Hanson ‘14, the Carleton College men’s basketball team could not withstand a strong second-half run by the Hamline University Pipers.
The Carleton College men’s swimming team faced off against the visitors from Hamline University on Friday evening. The Knights swam well, and the Pipers small squad size led to a fairly easy victory for Carleton, 206-74.
Emma Purfeerst ‘14 poured in 21 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead the Carleton College women’s basketball team against the visiting College of Saint Benedict, but the senior’s 14th career double-double proved not enough as the home team fell by a final score of 81-73.
The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team entered the final stage of the “training” portion of the schedule with a dual meet Friday against visiting Hamline University.
Taylor Hanson ‘14 proved too strong for the Macalester College Scots as the senior poured in a career-best 34 points to carry the Carleton College men’s basketball team to a 66-52 road victory.
Evan Lahr ‘17 continued his amazing rookie season with two more individual event crowns and a relay victory as the Carleton College men’s swimming team defeated Saint John’s University, 145-135.
Skylar Tsutsui ‘15 had 14 points and Emma Purfeerst ‘14 narrowly missed a double-double, as the Carleton College women’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaking 51-48 decision at Augsburg College.
Despite a defensive performance that caused opponent Saint Mary’s University to commit 39 turnovers, the Carleton College women’s basketball team was unable to catch up to the Cardinals and suffered a 68-55 road setback.
Maria Wetzel ‘17 won three individual events, including breaking the Thorpe Pool record in the 200-yard backstroke, but the Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team came up short against the College of Saint Benedict, 169-127.
Tianen Chen ‘17 and Taylor Hanson ‘14 had 21 points apiece to lead the Carleton College men’s basketball team to a 77-61 victory over Saint Mary’s University.
Knights Win MIAC Tournament Title: Men's Soccer Starts NCAA Tourney Quest Against Westminster College in St. Peter This Weekend
On the back of a two-goal performance from Will Corcoran ‘14 and a tremendous defensive effort in the second half, the Carleton College men’s soccer team defeated Saint John’s University, 2-1, to claim its second MIAC postseason crown along with the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Championships.
Carleton College men’s soccer players Neil Bartholomay ‘14 and Trent Elmore ‘16 play alongside one another on the Knights’ backline. Both were named to the 2013 Academic All-District team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for their strong performances on the field and in the classroom.