The Knights won six events, including three involving sophomore Colby Seyferth ‘15, and the Carleton College men’s track and field team finished second to host Luther College at the Norse Relays. The Knights finished with 127 points compared to 140 for Luther.
The Carleton College softball team gave No. 16 University of St. Thomas all it could handle in the opener, with the Tommies eventually rallying for a 3-2 walkoff victory. The momentum carried over to game two as St. Thomas grabbed the early lead and posted a 9-0 (5 inn.) win to complete the sweep and extend its home-field winning streak to 37 games.
Colby Seyferth’s ‘15 third-place finish in his first-ever 400-meter hurdles was the top performance for the Carleton College men’s track and field team at the Hamline Invitational, the Knights’ first full-squad outdoor meet of 2013.
Katherine Greenberg ‘14 won twice in singles and added a doubles victory as the Carleton College women’s tennis team placed sixth at the Midwest Invitational. The annual tournament brings together several of the top squads in the central region.
The Carleton College men’s tennis team moved closer to securing yet another post-season berth with a 9-0 victory at Hamline University. Alex Chin ‘13 picked up two more victories, and Mauricio Gonzalez ‘15 prevailed in a marathon match to cap the sweep.
For the second straight day, Keelin Davis ‘16 and Micaela LaRose ‘15 pitched and hit the Carleton College softball team to a sweep. This time the duo guided the Knights to a pair of victories over Macalester College, prevailing by scores of 9-1 (6 inn.) and 8-4.
Ted Harmon ‘13 and Kevin Johnson ‘14 turned in yeoman efforts on the mound, but the Carleton College baseball team absorbed a pair of one-run setbacks to Gustavus Adolphus, falling 3-2 and 5-4 (12 innings) in the MIAC opener for both squads. The contests were re-located to the Gusties’ stadium after the Knights’ home field was unplayable due to wet conditions.
Sophomore Colby Seyferth ‘15 figured in a trio of all-conference honorable mention performances on Day Two of the MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships as Carleton College finished eighth in the team competition.
The Carleton College women’s golf team has opened the 2013 spring season ranked 20th in the first Golf World/WGCA Division III coaches poll.
Paul Cooper ‘13 gave up a combined four games while wining in both doubles and singles to push the Carleton College men’s tennis team to an 8-1 triumph over St. Cloud State University, a NCAA Division II program. This was the Knights seventh straight victory.
Senior Haley Johnson broke the school record in the 1000-meter run and first-year Ruth Steinke turned in another All-MIAC performance on the final day of competition at the MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Despite wins by Anne Lombardi ‘14 in both singles and doubles, the Carleton College women’s tennis team found itself on the wrong end of a 5-4 decision, falling to St. Catherine University. The result drops the Knights out of a first-place tie in the MIAC standings.