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  • Seth Jonker

    After big week, red-hot Men’s BBall eyes playoffs

    The Carleton College men’s basketball team (10-8, 6-7 MIAC) continued its second-half surge with a 65-42 victory over visiting Concordia College. Junior Seth Jonker tallied a game-high 15 points to pace the Knights, who won their third straight game. Jeremy Sutherland chipped in 13 points, four rebounds and two steals. The Knights’ stifling defense held Concordia to 16 percent shooting in the first half, helping Carleton carry a 29-13 lead into intermission. The Cobbers shot 26 percent overall for the contest compared to 47 percent for Carleton.

  • Blaise Davis

    Men’s BBall blows chance for Tommie upset

    The Knights did squandered a golden opportunity to notch a historic upset of the nationally No. 5 ranked Tommies, choking at the free-throw line in crunch time and consequently falling 58-55 in a gut-wrenching loss. The defeat ended the Knights six-game winning streak and foiled Carleton’s bid to break the Tommies’ run of 53 straight conference home victories.

  • Annalisa Andre

    Swimmers set new bests at Minnesota Challenge, prep for MIAC Championships

    Next Thursday through Saturday the Knights’ swimming and diving teams will compete in the MIAC conference championship meet, held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. With a limit on the number of participants from each team, some of both the men’s and women’s teams wrapped up their season last weekend at the Minnesota Challenge meet.

  • Tish Fagin/ultiaction.com The 2009 National College Champions the Carleton Ultimate Team.

    CUT foiled by rain, but gains experience in desert

    This past weekend the Carleton Ultimate Team (CUT) made their annual midwinter trip to the charming city of Las Vegas a three day of reprieve from the brutal winter of Northfield, only to be thwarted by a few raindrops, which managed to cancel the tournament, Trouble in Vegas, after one day.

  • Clare Franco races at the 2009 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

    Franco sets school record as Knights perform well in first meet

    The Rec Center played host to its first track meet of the indoor season last Friday as the women’s track and field team took on St. Ben’s, some Oles, and a Tommie. It was quite a success, as Carleton won six events and many individuals improved their performance marks from the previous meet.

  • Tom Ballinger (foreground) and Jack Delehanty

    Men’s track ready for Meet of the Hearts

    Tonight, the men’s track team will begin competition at the Meet of the Hearts at the Recreation Center.
    The two-day meet features five visiting teams: Augsburg, Hamline, Luther, Gustavus and Hamline, as well as some individuals from Bethel, St. Olaf and Minnesota State-Mankato.

  • Carter Biewen

    Great Six-cess! Red-hot Men’s BBall keeps winning

    When you’re playing hot basketball like the Carleton men’s hoops team, it’s important to remember to play within yourself, take things one game at a time, and also how to stop, drop and roll for when you really catch fire. It’s almost time to remind the Knights of the basics of fire safety after they’ve reeled off six convincing wins in a row to catapult themselves into the MIAC playoff picture.

  • Ally Weaver

    Ally Weaver sets 3-point mark

    Junior Ally Weaver of the Carleton women’s basketball team broke the school’s all-time three-point shooting record Wednesday at West Gym, hitting her 129th career trifecta during the Knights’ 58-49 loss to St. Mary’s.

  • Michael Sanders

    Runners notching early-season successes

    Last Friday, the men’s track and field team competed at the St. Olaf Invitational at the Tostrud Center. Saturday, a handful of athletes traveled to the Warren Bowlus Open at Wisconsin-Stout. Michael Sanders ’10 won twice over the weekend, taking the 600-yard dash at St. Olaf and the 1000-meter run at Stout.

  • Ally Weaver

    Women’s basketball fighting for momentum

    It was another tough week for the Carleton women’s basketball team, as the Knights dropped two home games, falling to Saint Benedict on Saturday before coming up just short on an upset bid against conference co-leader Concordia Wednesday night. With the losses, Carleton falls to 3-11 in conference play (3-14 overall), tied for ninth in the 12-team MIAC. While they are not mathematically eliminated, the Knights will need to get hot fast for a shot at the sixth and final spot in the conference playoffs.

  • Simone Childs-Walker

    Childs-Walker leads women’s track

    Last Saturday the women’s indoor track squad traveled across the river for a little tussle with Hamline and St. Olaf. The meet was a successful first foray into competition, highlighted by the sheer presence of Carleton sprinting on the track. In the longer races, Simone Childs-Walker ’12 and Laura Roach ’10 placed 1-2 in both the mile and the 3k. Childs-Walker cut down her personal best for the mile race and lapped everyone in the 3k except for Roach. This performance earned her MIAC Athlete of the Week honors.

  • Michael Sanders

    Men’s track off to a good start

    Saturday, the men’s track and field team ran, jumped and threw to a third-place finish at St. Olaf. The Knights amassed 77 points, trailing Hamline and the host Oles. In the most exciting race of the day, Michael Sanders ’10 delivered a stellar 1:57.42 personal best, trailing St. Olaf’s Reid Gilbertson at the finish by just one tenth.