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  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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/ 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.