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  • Baseball

    Austin Heuer

    The first athletic team at Carleton, dating back to 1887, the Knights continue to enjoy success in the present day. Austin Heuer earned All-MIAC recognition for his play during the 2017 season. Head coach Aaron Rushing is Carleton’s all time leader in wins with 177 victories.

  • Men's Basketball

    Quinn Johnson

    TThe men's basketball team has qualified for the MIAC Playoffs 16 times in the last 21 seasons and captured the program’s first conference title in 40 seasons in 2005-06. The Knights won 14 consecutive games during the 2016-2017 season and qualified for the MIAC Playoffs. Kevin Grow '18 and Kent Hanson '20 were named All-MIAC performers for the Knights during the 2016-2017 season.

  • Women's 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.

  • Men's Cross Country

    Donson Cook-Gallardo

    The men’s cross country team placed two runners in the top 50 at the 2015 NCAA Championships. The Knights placed fifth at the 2016 MIAC Championships. The Knights have won 23 conference crowns and one national team title. Carleton runners have earned 21 All-America citations.

  • Women's Cross Country

    Amanda Mosborg

    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.

  • Football

    Spencer Francis

    The Knights have 57 winning seasons and more than 450 victories in the history of the program. The Knights had seven players recognized as All-MIAC performers during the 2016 season.

  • Men's Golf

    Aaron Sparby

    Men's Golf has one of the longest and most storied histories of any athletic program at Carleton. Men's Golf sports the Knights’ first individual national champion in Wally Ulrich '47, who captured the 1943 national title playing against mostly Division I competition. The team won 12 Midwest Conference titles before moving to the MIAC in 1983.

  • Women's Golf

    Alyssa Akiyama

    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.

  • Men's Soccer

    Trevor Freeland

    The Knights have posted 16 winning seasons in the past 17 years while playing in one of the most competitive men's soccer conferences in the country. The Knights made NCAA Championships appearances in 2008, 2012, and 2013. Carleton owns a 72-17-12 record (.809) in conference games in the last nine seasons.

  • Women's Soccer

    Annika Martensson

    Carleton women’s soccer has averaged more than 11 wins per season spanning the last decade and including back-to-back MIAC regular-season crowns in 2010 and 2011. Ava Lewis was selected to the All-MIAC first team, and was named to the All-North Region team during the 2015 season.

  • Softball

    Keelin Davis

    Head coach Amy Erickson is the school’s all-time winningest coach, and she ended the 2016 season with 213 wins, more than double the next closest total in program history. The Knights have posted double-digit victory totals in 22 of the last 30 seasons. Molly Steinberg ’18 and Anna Lauko ’19 were named to the MIAC All-Conference team during the 2016 season. Lauko also earned a place on the All-Midwest Region second team during her stellar rookie campaign.

  • Men's Swimming and Diving

    Evan Harris

    Since 1995 the Knights have produced 148 all-conference performances, 41 individual conference titles, 17 All-Americans, 16 Honorable Mention All-Americans and have placed in fourth or better in the MIAC Championships 16 times, highlighted by third-place finishes in 2008, 2013, 2014, and 2015.

  • Women's Swimming and Diving

    Alison Coogan

    Maria Wetzel ’17 made her second consecutive trip to the NCAA Championships in 2016, continuing the Knights' trend of success at the national level. Since 1999, Carleton has had swimmers advance to the NCAA Championships in 16 of the last 18 seasons. Over that span, team members have won 9 national titles, turned in 27 All-America performances, and received All-America Honorable Mention 33 additional times. Over the last 18 seasons, Carleton captured three titles at the MIAC Championships (2000, 2001, and 2009) as well as eight second-place finishes in the team competition.

  • Men's Tennis

    Richard Yeker

    The 2016 season marked the second straight runner up finish for the Knights in the MIAC playoffs. The Knights also tied their team record having six members of the squad earning All-MIAC honors. Head Coach Stephan Zweifel, is a four-time MIAC Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year (2002, 2003, 2004, and 2008), and has guided the Knights to two of the three NCAA Championship appearances in school history (2004 and 2010).

  • Women's Tennis

    Claire Spencer

    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 and earned national rankings from the ITA for the 2010-15 campaigns. Carleton has advanced to the NCAA Championships six times overall, including back-to-back-to-back trips from 2012-14. During the 2015-2016 campaign, Kayla Becich ’16, Danielle Vasiliev ’18, Caitlin Shea ’17, and Joyce Yu ’16 received All-Conference honors in the MIAC.

  • Men's Track and Field

    Noah Laack-Veeder

    The men's track and field squad has been one of the most successful programs at Carleton, sporting three individual national titles. Since 2004, the Knights have seen 9 All-America performances and a total of 93 All-MIAC performances. The Knights produced 31 MIAC event titles over that same span. Most recently, Jerry Cook-Gallardo ’18 won the 800- and 1000-meter runs at the 2015 and 2016 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships. Hart Hornor ’16 earned All-America recognition at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships in both the 5000 and 10,000-meter runs.

  • Women's Track and Field

    Kao Sutton

    The women's track and field program has witnessed 10 National Champions in 10 different events. Since 2000, the Knights have seen 33 All-America performances and turned in a total of 178 All-MIAC performances, including 75 MIAC event titles. Ruth Steinke ’16 garnered All-America recognition twice at the 2016 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships. She was the runner-up in the 5000-meter run and added a sixth-place result at the 3000-meter distance. Amelia Campbell ’16 became just the second Division III student-athlete to win the NCAA Championships pentathlon and heptathlon in the same year, doing so in record-breaking fashion for both events in 2014.

  • 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 263 victories. The Knights were led by All-MIAC and All-America Honorable Mention selection Lucy Stevens ’18 during the 2016 season.