Upcoming athletic events from Friday February 15 - Wednesday February 20
The Carleton College women’s basketball team (12-8, 11-6 MIAC) inched closer to securing a playoff berth with a 73-64 victory over College of St.Catherine. Hannah Oken-Berg ‘09 recorded her seventh career double-double to lead the Knights, who had four players reach double digits.
Four Knights recorded personal bests in the 3000 meter run on Friday as the Carleton women’s track and field team competed at the Carleton Quadrangular in the Recreation Center. Senior co-captain Heather Hoecker led the charge in the 3K, picking up Carleton’s only event win. Hoecker’s time of 10:36.01 is the second fastest run in the conference this season. The fourth and sixth best times in the MIAC were also run by Carleton athletes at the meet. Sophomores Laura Roach and Irene Koplinka-Loehr finished in 10:39.71 and 10:45.13, respectively, crossing the line in third and fourth place.
The Carleton College men’s basketball team (13-7, 8-7 MIAC) lost its third straight game, falling 70-66 at Bethel University (12-7, 8-6 MIAC). The loss drops the Knights into a tie with Saint John’s for fifth place in the conference standings. Zach Johnson ‘09 had a team-high 17 points and 7 rebounds for Carleton. He knocked down four of the Knights’ season-high 13 three-pointers.
Carleton College senior wing Tommy Drake was selected to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 5 men's basketball second team.
Upcoming events from Friday February 8th - Thursday February 14th
Men's basketball standings
Women's Basketball standings
Carleton College sophomore forward Bryan Rosett (Cottage Grove, Minn./Park) was named the MIAC Co-Player of the week for January 28-February 3.
The Carleton College swimming & diving teams hosted Gustavus Adolphus College in the final home meet of the season. It was senior day, celebrating the swimming careers of Karin Brown, Shannon Carcelli, Jen Gratz, Kenley Jackson, Barb Marmet, Matt Haffner and Bret Jackson. The women’s team recorded a 170-130 victory.
The Knights came away from a very tough week on the road with a hard fought two point win over Concordia and a tough loss against conference co-leader St. Benedict.
The indoor season is already off to a good start for the lady Knights after a successful season opener last Friday at St. Olaf’s Tostrud Center. The distance core showed their strength, as the Knights claimed wins in the three longest events on the track, the 1000, the mile, and the 3000 meters.