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  • November 18, 2017

    Knights race to fifth-place result at NCAA Championships

    The Carleton College women’s cross country posted the program’s best-ever result at the NCAA Championships as the Knights took fifth out of 32 teams at the national meet. Sophomore Meg Mathison led the way, placing sixth overall to earn All-America recognition.

  • November 15, 2017

    Meg Mathison and Donna Ricks take home USTFCCCA Regional honors

    Carleton College sophomore Meg Mathison was selected by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as the Central Region’s  Women’s Cross Country Athlete-of-the-Year for 2017. Head coach Donna Ricks was also honored as well, receiving the region’s Women’s Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year.

  • November 11, 2017

    No. 9 Knights capture Central Region Championship

    The No. 9-ranked Carleton College women’s cross-country team hosted the NCAA Division III Central Region Championships on Saturday, and the Knights finished first out of 32 teams with a team score of 48. That result earned Carleton an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championships next Saturday.

  • November 2, 2017

    Knights sweep St. Olaf at Karhu Shoe Race

    Following up on the Knights’ decisive conference championship last weekend, the Carleton College women’s cross country team swept the top five spots at the Karhu Shoe Race on Thursday.

  • November 2, 2017

    Knights add a plethora of MIAC awards

    Following a record-setting performance at the MIAC Championships, a whopping seven members of the Carleton College women’s cross country program earned spots on the All-MIAC team by placing among the top-15 finishers at last Saturday’s meet. Leading that pack was individual champion Meg Mathison, who posted a winning time of 21:57.3 and was selected as the MIAC women’s cross country Athlete-of-the-Year. Meanwhile, head coach Donna Ricks was voted by her peers as the conference’s Coach-of-the-Year for the 10th time overall.

  • October 28, 2017

    Meg Mathison and No. 9 Knights finish first at MIAC Championships

    The No. 9-ranked Carleton College women’s cross country team did not just run away from the pack at the MIAC Championships, the Knights did so in historic fashion. Meg Mathison and Emily Kaegi finished 1-2 as Carleton claimed its ninth conference title and fourth in the past five years.