Junior Hannah Oken-Berg tallied 17 points to become the 10th member of Carleton College’s 1,000-point club, but it was not enough as the Knights fell to crosstown rival St. Olaf College, 63-51.
The Knights, the 7th ranked team in the central region, continued their undefeated start as they beat 10th ranked Carthage 5-4 last Sunday to improve to 7-0.
The Knights defended the Goat Trophy successfully Wednesday night with a 62-51 victory at St. Olaf. The Knights also secured a birth to the MIAC playoffs and forced Olaf out of the playoff hunt with the win.
Carleton is hosting the MIAC Swimming Championships at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center
The Carleton women’s track and field team showed some heart on the track this past Saturday as they competed at Carleton’s annual Meet of the Hearts. The team’s 163 points fended off Hamline (125 points), Macalester (98 points), and Augsburg (75 points) in team standings, but the meet was truly a story of amazing individual performances on the track. The Carleton distance runner squad was strong once again, as the team won every event 800 meters or longer.
The Carleton College men’s basketball team (15-7, 10-7 MIAC) moved up to the third slot in the conference standings following a 68-57 victory at Hamline University (7-15, 5-12 MIAC ) on Wednesday night. The Knights got a game-high 23 points and nine rebounds from junior Zach Johnson as Carleton improved to 11-2 on the road this year.
The Carleton College women’s basketball team (14-8, 13-6 MIAC) took over the fourth spot in the conference standings with a 67-64 victory over Hamline University (12-10, 9-10 MIAC) on Wednesday night. The Knights had five players reach double digits, including Annie Isler ’08 and Amber Connor ’10 who paced the team with 15 points each. The victory was the fourth straight for Carleton.
The Carleton College track and field teams hosted the fifth annual Meet of the Hearts on Saturday. The Knights got into the Valentine’s Day mood a little early by finishing first in nine events, including the first six track events to secure a surprising first-place team finish.
Current men's basketball standings in the MIAC and overall
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.