With the conference meet only three and a half weeks away, the Carleton women’s swimming and diving team put together an impressive performance, defeating Grinnell College and St. Cloud State, a Division II program, at the Carleton Mini Invite.
Charlie Gamble ’10 highlighted an exciting day of track and field Saturday with a blazing 8:25.44 performance in the 3000-meter run.
The Carleton women’s track and field team competed in its first meet of the season, placing third at the St. Olaf Triangular, behind the Oles and Hamline Pipers.
The bleak exterior of the Warner Palaestra Pool, which hosts both the St. Bens and St Johns, swim teams, posed a high contrast to the electrifying meet the Knights were having inside.
On the weekend of January 10-11, sixteen cross-country skiers from Carleton competed in the 24 Hours of Telemark (24T), one of the nation's only 24-hour cross-country ski races.
Carleton finished an action-packed week of men's basketball Wednesday night with a thrilling 72-67 victory over visiting Gustavus Adolphus. Senior forward Zach Johnson scored 28 points on 10-15 shooting as the Knights (11-4, 7-3 MIAC) avenged last year's playoff loss and drew even with the Gusties (8-7, 7-3 MIAC) for third in the conference standings.
Megan Mileusnic ’10 tallied nine points and snatched 10 rebounds, nearly recording her second career double-double, in a 51-46 Knights (7-8, 6-6 MIAC) victory over Gustavus Aldophus on Wednesday.
The men and women’s swimming teams both competed at a triangular meet versus Saint Mary’s and Luther last weekend.
Sarah Lincoln ’09 posted her 11th career double-double in a 67-55 Knights (5-7, 4-5 MIAC) win over the Augsburg Auggies (2-10, 0-9 MIAC) on Wednesday.
While most of Carleton's student body was home for winter break, the men's basketball team started its season in impressive fashion, upsetting two Division II opponents on a Thanksgiving-week trip to Hawaii, then returning home to win five of its first seven conference games.
Though the season opener against Hibbing Community College was a disappointment to the Carleton hockey team, they didn’t let their 12-7 loss impact their second game. A day later, they won a decisive 7-4 victory over Bethel, a team they will face again later in the season.
Keren Gudeman and Bob Carlson were voted regional coaches of the year for their teams' successes in the 2008 season.