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  • Basketball

    Katie Chavez

    The women’s basketball team has collected three MIAC regular-season titles and four MIAC Playoff titles over the last 19 years. During the 2016-2017 season, Sam Cooke '20 and Cece Leone '19 received All-MIAC recognition for their play.

  • Cross Country

    Emily Kaegi, Meg Mathison

    The women’s cross country team has qualified for the NCAA Championships the last six seasons (2011-2016), 11 of the last 12 seasons, and 18 times overall. The team has also been nationally ranked each year from 2006-2016. The Knights won three straight MIAC titles (2013-2015) and took second in the MIAC in 2016.

  • Golf

    Ayumi Sakamoto

    Carleton captured the MIAC conference title in 2017, doing so in record-breaking fashion, for their second conference title. Alyssa Akiyama was named the MIAC player of the year during the 2016-2017 season and five other Knights earned All-MIAC honors during the same season. Head Coach Eric Sieger was voted by his peers as the MIAC Coach-the-Year for the fourth time.

  • Soccer

    Annika Martensson

    Carleton women’s soccer has averaged nearly 10 wins per season spanning the last decade, including back-to-back MIAC regular-season crowns in 2010 and 2011. Ruby Kazemi and Madeline Topf were recognized as All-MIAC performers during the 2016 season.

  • Softball

    Sam Kile

    Head coach Amy Erickson is the school’s all-time winningest coach, and she ended the 2017 season with 229 wins, more than double the next closest total in program history. The Knights have posted double-digit victory totals in 23 of the last 31 seasons.

  • Swimming and Diving

    Annie Doubleday

    Maria Wetzel ’17 made her third consecutive trip to the NCAA Championships in 2017 and Caroline Mather '19 earned All-American honors in 2017, continuing the Knights' trend of success at the national level. Since 1999, Carleton has had swimmers advance to the NCAA Championships in 18 of the last 20 seasons. Over that span, team members have won 9 national titles, turned in 28 All-America performances, and received All-America Honorable Mention 35 additional times.

  • Tennis

    Kristina Conrad

    The Carleton women’s tennis team has enjoyed a great deal of recent success, as the Knights have been regionally ranked every year since 2009.Carleton has advanced to the NCAA Championships six times overall, including back-to-back-to-back trips from 2012-14. During the 2016-2017 season, Head Coach Luciano Battaglini was named MIAC Coach-of-the-Year.

  • Track and Field

    Annalise Peebles

    The women's track and field program has witnessed 10 National Champions in 10 different events. Since 2000, the Knights have seen 34 All-America performances and turned in a total of 183 All-MIAC performances, including 76 MIAC event titles. Alexa Feeney placed fifth in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, earning All-America honors.

  • Volleyball

    Elyse Wanzenried

    Under head coach Heidi Jaynes, the team has enjoyed unparalleled success, as she currently ranks first on Carleton's all-time win list with 272 victories. The Knights were led in 2017 by All-MIAC and All-America Honorable Mention selection Lucy Stevens.