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  • Carl Schmuland/ courtesy of Bethel University Freshmen Jon Lien had a great game rushing for for 77 yards, including an 18-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to put the Knights up for good.

    Football stuns 13th ranked Bethel 17-14

    Fall has arrived here at Carleton College, and with the start of the school year comes not only a fresh group of unhappy Oles looking for an actual party but the beginning of football season. The Knights began play two weeks ago on the road in Iowa (“Minnesota’s Footrest”) against an obviously overmatched Cornell College.

  • Coach Heidi Jaynes became the winningest coach in Carleton volleyball history with the win over Macalester.

    Volleyball wins two straight

    After four consecutive losses, Carleton’s women’s volleyball team got back on track with a dominating 3-1 (25-15, 25-13, 17-25, 25-14) win over the Macalester College Scots September 17. With this victory, the Knights have won their last six MIAC openers, and have won five of their last seven matches against the Scots.
  • Pete Semmer had six saves in the 5-1 win over St. Thomas.

    Men's soccer starts undefeated

    After an intense and unusually long preseason, the Knights have shown that their hard work has paid off by securing a MIAC best 8-0-1 overall record thus far. Although graduating key players from last year’s team, Thomas Ashton and Peter Grassman, along without having injury-plagued Robert Carlton ’10 able to play, the Knights have proven themselves up to the task of defending their MIAC crown.
  • Women’s tennis led by first-year standouts at ITA tournament

    The women’s tennis team will definitely not be lacking in young talent this season. Kathryn Schmidt ’12 and Erin Gudul ’12 hadn’t even completed a full week of classes when they entered into the fall ITA tournament at Gustavus Adolphus College.

  • Women's golf sets record

    The women’s golf team beat the 36-hole Carleton scoring record at 673 while finished third at the Minnesota Women’s Collegiate Golf Association’s State Championship this past weekend.

  • Undefeated year for women's rugby

    This spring, the team went undefeated for another season and won the Regional Tournament.

  • Ultimate teams reach the Nationals

    In terms of ultimate, all of the frisbee teams at Carleton had tremendous years. Despite their slow start at tournaments in the late winter and early spring, CUT, Syzygy, and GOP all peaked at the right time to perform their best at their respective national tournaments.

  • Synchro takes third at Regionals

    The Knights synchro team took third place at the North Regional Championships.

  • Knights basketball

    Both the men's and women's teams had an exceptional year, playing well in the MIAC playoffs.

  • Cycling team led by Noonan clinches Division II Omnium

  • Soccer wins conference

    The Knights soccer team went undefeated in the conference, captured Carleton’s first conference title and set the school record for wins.

  • Football team aids flood victims in pre-season

    For the Knights football team, the flooding of Rushford, MN offered an amazing opportunity for the players and coaches to give back to the community and grow as individuals and a team in the process.