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  • Alex Wirta

    Baseball starts season with two losses

    The Carleton baseball team (0-2) dropped both ends of a doubleheader against Bethany Lutheran College (2-0) in the Metrodome to open the 2010 campaign. The Knights dropped the opener 5-0 while only managing one hit and lost the second 6-3.

  • Mari Jo Long

    Defense costly in softball’s first game

    Carleton had plenty of offense against Dakota County Technical College, but a series of defensive miscues caused the Knights to fall 8-7 in their season opener.

  • Patrick Roberts ’11 dives in the mud, holding on to the frisbee.

    Ultimate Update

    This past weekend GOP headed out west to participate at the Stanford Open, held in Stevinson, California. They had a successful Saturday going 3-1 in pool play, losing the the second overall seed UC-Berkeley 10-7 while defeating UC-Santa Cruz, Whitman, and Claremont.

  • Knights topple Tommies, advance to MIAC Finals against Gustavus Adolphus

    Bryan Rosett, men's basketball actionBlaise Davis, men's basketball actionIn a historic upset, the Carleton men’s basketball team traveled to St. Paul last night and knocked off No. 3 St. Thomas 73-67 in the semifinals of the MIAC playoffs.  With the win, Carleton’s 11th in their last 12 games, the Knights advance to the conference championship, where they will face Gustavus Adolphus Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in St. Peter, Minn. The win snapped St. Thomas’ 55-game home win streak against conference teams.

  • Eugene Nishi

    Swimmers wrap up season at MIAC Championships

    - Three earn all-MIAC as women take second

    - Men fifth; Brenner dives to all-conference

  • Bridget Doyle

    Women’s Tennis wins twice over weekend, now 4-0

    Carleton continued to play exceptional tennis against the College of Saint Scholastica. The Knights improved to 4-0 in the young season and have yet to drop a singles match.  “This was the best we played this year, in doubles especially,” said head coach Luciano Battaglini. The match-up against Macalester is on Saturday the 27th at 2:00 p.m. at the Lifetime Fitness Center in Lakeville, Minnesota. The Knights take on the Gophers on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at the Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Freshman Jordan Bulter in a recent meet at the Rec Center.

    Men’s track runs strong at Tostrud Classic, ready for MIAC Championship

    The MIAC Championship meet begins Thursday at 2 p.m. at the Rec Center with the pentathlon.  The other events take place Friday and Saturday, also at the Rec.

  • Tammy Metcalf-Filzen

    Women’s BBall coach Metcalf-Filzen announces retirement

    After 13 seasons at the helm of the Carleton College women’s basketball program, Tammy Metcalf-Filzen announced she is retiring from her position as head women’s basketball coach and associate professor of physical education, athletics and recreation, effective June 30, the end of the current academic year.  The winningest coach in program history, she is stepping aside to devote more time and energy to her family. This past Saturday, she concluded her 15th season as a head coach and 13th at Carleton.

  • Simone Childs-Walker

    Childs-Walker sets mile record at U of M

    The women’s track team traveled up to the University of Minnesota last weekend to take on competitors of all NCAA divisions in the last few weeks leading up to the conference championships.  It was quite an impressive display of the team’s talent, as six women moved up in the standings of the All-Time Top 10 list at Carleton.  Simone Childs-Walker ’12 demonstrated her leg speed by placing second and dipping under the 5:00 minute-mark.  Her time bettered the old school record, set by Katherine Wingert ’08, by just over 4 seconds.

  • Clare Franco

    Women place second at Meet of Hearts

    Last Friday and Saturday the women’s track and field team hosted a number of competitors at the Meet of the Hearts. The team surprised many by putting together enough points to place second in the team competition. It was quite a feat, made possible by the number of first and second places the team recorded.  The action kicked of with the pentathlon and 5k on Friday night. The success will continue this weekend as the team heads up to the University of Minnesota to enjoy some fierce competition.

  • Joe Concannon, Ty Martin

    Men’s track perform well at Meet of Hearts, ready for Tostrud Classic

    The men’s track team hosted the Meet of the Hearts Friday and Saturday at the Rec Center, scoring 83 points to finish fifth of ten teams.  The Knights will next compete tomorrow at the St. Olaf Tostrud Classic against the Oles, St. Thomas, Augsburg and Wisconsin-River Falls.

  • Patrick Roberts ’11 dives in the mud, holding on to the frisbee.

    Syzygy and GOP enjoy their weekend at Pres. Day Invitational

    This past weekend, two of Carleton’s intercollegiate ultimate teams, the Gods of Plastic and Syzygy, descended on sunny San Diego to participate in the Pres Day Invitational tournament. For both teams, this tournament would be their first outdoor play of the 2010 season.