The Knights synchro team took third place at the North Regional Championships.
Both the men's and women's teams had an exceptional year, playing well in the MIAC playoffs.
The Knights soccer team went undefeated in the conference, captured Carleton’s first conference title and set the school record for wins.
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.
Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams ended their seasons at the MIAC conference tournament. The Knights played at Gustavus Adolphus College in a tournament of the top six teams from the conference.
Carleton’s Tom Ballinger ’09 broke his own school record in the 400-meter hurdles as he earned All-American honors--for the second consecutive year--at the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Last weekend, two of Carleton’s frisbee teams – CUT and Syzygy – competed at the national college ultimate frisbee championships. The three-day competition was held in Boulder, Colorado. Each team played well and broke seed.
Keren Gudeman, the Carleton’s women’s head soccer coach, left Northfield last week and headed west to San Francisco to play in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL), one of the two main women’s leagues in the United States at the moment. Her team, the San Francisco Nighthawks, is composed of current Division I college players and high-level players who have trickled down into the league after the folding of the professional league a few years ago (she played against Brandi Chastain during tryouts).
- Carleton ace Ethan Guevin has been selected to play for the Lehigh Valley Catz in the prestigious Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League (ACBL), one of only nine summer leagues in existence across the country that is supported and sanctioned by Major League Baseball and the NCAA.
- Today CUT and Syzygy,two Carleton ultimate frisbee teams begin the pool play portion of the UPA Collegiate National Championships held in Boulder, CO. Both teams qualified for the tournament by finishing in second place at the Regional tournaments in Decorah, IA two weeks ago.
- At the end of a two-day competition, seasoned veterans such as Tom Ballinger ’09 and Kane Bechstein ’09 helped the Carleton men’s track and field team compile 64 points at the MIAC Outdoor Championships.