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.
A late score proved to be the difference as the women’s soccer team absorbed a 1-0 loss at Hamline University. The setback dropped the Knights into a tie for sixth in the conference standings.
The Carleton Women’s Cross Country team traveled to Ohio to race in the Inter-Regional Rumble hosted by Oberlin College. The Knights, ranked No 21 in the latest USTFCCCA national poll, took third place in the team competition.
Ellie Wilson’s ‘15 goal in the eighth minute gave the Knights the early advantage, and the momentum from the tally was backed up by solid play along the defensive wall to help the Carleton College women’s soccer team secure a 2-0 victory over previously unbeaten and No. 25-ranked Augsburg College.
On Saturday night, the Knights travelled to Augsburg’s Edor Nelson field for their first matchup of the week against a MIAC rival.
With goals from Branden McGarrity ‘16 and Jordy Cammarota ‘15, the Carleton College men’s soccer team defeated Macalester College, 2-0, and ran its undefeated streak to eight straight games.