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  • Dan Vollman returns the ball in recent action.

    Knights tennis on five match streak

    The Knights close out their regular season with a five-match winning streak after pulling out a 5-4 triumph over visiting Macalester College. Carleton (14-9, 8-1 MIAC) trailed after the completion of the doubles portion of the match, but wins in four of the singles matches, including a three-set thriller by Austin Taylor ’11 that secured the victory.

  • Erin Gudul ‘12 poaches diagonally in her doubles match against Gustavus. Gudul and her partner are currently ranked 10th in the region.

    Women’s tennis takes second seed

    The Knights closed the regular season with a 9-0 victory over Macalester College. Among the winners on this day was first-year Linnea Carlson, who was victorious at second doubles then rallied to win the third-set tiebreaker in singles action.

  • John Hanks ‘09 overwhelmed the competition in the javelin throw, winning by more than 30 feet.

    Hanks and Ballinger turn in strong performances at Rolex Classic

    If I were stranded on a deserted island and I could choose only one person to join me in a survival effort, that person would be John Hanks ’09. Why? Because he can throw a spear 177 feet, and that could prove extremely useful for hunting. Tuesday, it proved useful for winning the Rolex Classic javelin throw.

  • Russel Fujisawa ‘10 runs the bases in a recent game.

    Baseball tied with St. Thomas for 1st in MIAC

    The Carleton College Baseball team continued it’s strong play over the weekend to send out five seniors Ethan Guevin, Shane Henfling, Cameron McDonald-Hyman, Jay Melson, and Jake Riss in their final home game at Mel Taube Field, earning a split with #7 St. Thomas.

  • Clare Franco ‘12 high jumps in a recent meet.

    Women’s gears up for MIAC Championship

    Last Saturday, Emma Sando ’09, normally considered a friendly and benign force, was so intimidating that the rainclouds fearfully fled the Macalester Track and Field Invitational, leaving Sando to kick her way to an exciting fourth place finish in the 5,000 meters with a personal record of 19:51. Laura Roach ’10 showed her appreciation for Sando by winning the 3,000 meter steeplechase in 11:00.33, well under the NCAA provisional qualifying mark despite running the entire race alone, far ahead of her competitors.

  • Erik Fabry ‘12 takes a swing in one of the Knights recent homegames.

    Baseball moves into 2nd in MIAC

    The Knights feasted on Macalester pitching, totaling 25 runs on 31 hits en route to a sweep of the Scots, 10-5 and 15-2. Four players had at least four hits on the day, including rookie Alex Wirta ‘12 who also pitched four solid innings for the win in game two. Jay Melson ‘09 contributed a 4-hit, 6-RBI performance. With the victories, Carleton moved into sole possession of second place in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) standings.

  • Katherine Wingert

    Women’s track races past monumental obstacles

    Do you think racing 25 laps around the track sounds fun? What about racing in circles for 40 minutes? Can you even imagine a 6.2 mile race on a track? While some of us may have trouble with this image, last Saturday freshmen Simone Childs-Walker and Taylor Ffitch helped our dreams come true, as they competed in their first ever 10,000 meter race at St. Olaf. Childs-Walker easily made the NCAA provisional qualifying standard, winning in 36:31.25, and Ffitch started her 10k career off on the right note by running 39:24.63, neatly under the 40-minute mark.

  • Tom Ballinger

    Men’s Track sprints to 4th place

    Behind victories by Tom Ballinger ’09 and Jack Delehanty ’09, the men’s track team posted a fourth-place finish in a field of 15 teams at the Carleton Relays Saturday. The Knights scored in 12 different events.

  • IM Update

    Sand Volleyball is fielding its largest league ever with 22 Softcore teams and 9 Hardcore teams: the pleasant spring weather has resulted in large turnouts. The Bare-Breasted Ball Blasting Beasts From Borneo and Hit 'Em Up Style have gotten off to hot starts in the hardcore division, while Some Spike It Hot has established itself as the team to beat in Softcore.

  • Adrian Chow ‘10 competes at Sectionals this past weekend.

    Ultimate Frisbee teams advance to Regionals

    This weekend, four of Carleton’s Ultimate teams descended on Maple Plain, Minnesota to participate in the first tournament of the UPA Championship Series. Saturday’s weather saw sunny weather with a steady wind leading to many upwind-downwind games, while Sunday had light rain with about the same level of wind. Carleton’s top teams, CUT and Syzygy came into the tournament as the number one seeds, and neither team disappointed.

  • Frances Leung '10

    Tennis teams look to big weekend

    Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams are coming off of challenging matches, as the MIAC conference tournament looms in the beginning of May. The women suffered their first conference loss to Gustavus Adolphus College last week, despite putting up a fierce fight against the defending conference champions.

  • Aaron Troyansky ‘10 pitches in a recent game

    Baseball snaps streak

    Carleton extended its win streak to six games with a 6-1 triumph in the opener of Wednesday’s doubleheader versus Gustavus. Erik Fabry’s ’12 three-run double highlighted the offensive effort, while Aaron Troyansky ’10 twirled six scoreless frames for the win. The string of victories finally came to a halt with a 6-0 setback in game two.