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Pair of former Knights ink professional basketball contracts

Former Carleton College men’s basketball teammates Kent Hanson ‘20 and Freddie Gillespie inked to play professional basketball this winter. Hanson signed with Aktobe of the KNL professional league, while Gillespie was recently drafted No. 2 overall by the Memphis Hustle, the NBA G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies.   “We…

A (socially distanced) look at Carleton practices this fall

Despite the postponement of games, the spirit of competition never disappeared from Carleton’s campus this Fall. After months of meticulous planning and preparation, some normalcy finally returned to the Knights’ athletic department in late September as varsity teams resumed practice, albeit with multiple, unprecedented public health protocols in place for…

Kent Hanson selected as finalist for 2020 Jostens Trophy

Carleton College forward Kent Hanson (Sr./St. Paul, Minn./St. Paul Academy) was named a finalist for the Jostens Trophy, which is awarded annually to honor the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Basketball Outstanding Athletes of the Year. The purpose of the award is to honor the well-rounded Division III student-athlete…

Knights split with Storm in season opener

The Carleton College softball split its season-opening doubleheader with Crown College. The Knights struggled to get the bats going in a 3-1 game one loss, but they bounced back and claimed the nightcap by an 8-0 (5 inn.) tally. GAME 1 RECAP As the lone returning starting pitcher on the…