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First-year class in the top 20

For the third in the last five seasons, the Carleton College women’s tennis team brought in a national top-20 recruiting class, as ranked by TennisRecruiting.Net. The Knights, fresh off an undefeated conference season and third consecutive trip to the NCAA Championships, welcome the talented first-years to the program as Carleton…

Women’s swim finishes season strong

The Carleton College women’s swimming and diving team completed competition at the Minnesota Challenge on Saturday. This event serves a dual purpose for the Knights. It is the final taper meet for members of the squad who will not be part of the conference championships, while the rest of the…

Knights bring regular season to a close

The Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team competed in the second day of the Minnesota Challenge, racing in both the morning and afternoon sessions. Alex Mathson (So./Verona, Wis./ Verona) took sixth place in the 400-yard IM, posting a season-best time of 4:16.64. Evan Harris (Sr./Lexington, S.C./Lexington) recorded an eighth-place…

Deficit too great for basketball in loss

The Carleton College women’s basketball team (7-13, 5-8 MIAC) limited visiting Gustavus Adolphus College (14-6, 8-5 MIAC) to 35.3 percent shooting from the field on Wednesday night, but turnovers cost the Knights dearly as they were bested at home, 62-34. “We didn’t come out with the effort and intensity needed…

Women’s tennis wins twice to start 2015

The Carleton College women’s tennis team opened the 2015 schedule with a 9-0 win over Saint Mary’s University and a 6-3 triumph against Winona State University, a NCAA Division II program. In the opener, Carleton notched a conference victory by sweeping the doubles competition then winning the singles matches each…

Costly mistakes doom Knights late rally at Gustavus falls short in another close loss

Mitchell Biewen (So./Golden Valley, Minn./Armstrong) drained a quartet of three-pointers and finished with a game-high 12 points, but the Carleton College men’s basketball team could not completely erase a late 13-point deficit in falling, 57-55, at Gustavus Adolphus. Tonight’s result continues the Knights’ (8-11, 5-9 MIAC) pattern of playing in…

Steinke receives second straight MIAC honor

Carleton College star distance runner Ruth Steinke (Lima, N.Y./ Honeoye Falls-Lima) continued her stellar junior campaign last weekend despite a step-up in competition. Steinke claimed a title in the 3,000-meter run and a runner-up finish in the 800-meter run at the Minnesota State-Mankato Open while competing against mostly NCAA Division…

Despite record times, Knights fall short to St. Olaf in final meet of season

The Carleton College men’s swimming and diving team competed against cross-town rival St. Olaf College as the Knights celebrated Senior Day. Four seniors on the Knights’ roster were honored during a special ceremony; Alex Simonides (Palo Alto, Calif./Los Alto), Andrew Cely (Plano, Texas/Plano), Eli Danson (Wausau, Wis./Wausau East), and Evan…