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This Week In Sports: 11/03/23

This Week In Sports: 11/03/23

Volleyball goes 1-3 down the stretch

  • On Oct. 19, the Scots traveled to Duluth, Minn. to face the College of St. Scholastica, and came away with a 3-1 win. 
  • Adisa Preston ’25 led the team with 16 kills and 10 digs, while Avery Rahe ’26 contributed 10 kills of her own.
  • On Oct 21, the Scots fell 3-0 to St. Olaf College, then traveled to Hamline University on Oct. 27, and showed stretches of strong play, but eventually fell 3-1.
  • In the Hamline game, Preston again showed out with 19 kills, while Torrance Williams ’25 recorded 25 digs.
  • The next day on Oct. 28, the Scots made another crosstown trip to Augsburg University, and faced defeat, 3-1. 
  • In that game, they played well against a strong MIAC playoff side, taking the second set 25-15, but couldn’t keep the momentum going. Torrance Williams’ 16 digs also put her over the career 1000 digs mark for the Scots.

Women’s swim and dive opens season with dual meet win

  • On Oct. 21, women’s swimming and diving started strong with a win over College of Saint Benedict, 162-131. Skye Schmit ’26 was back in action with a pair of long distance wins, in the 500 and 1000 yard events.
  • Kate Yehle ’25 also took home two events, getting first in the 1m and 3m dives.

Men’s swim and dive suffers defeat at dual meet 

  • On Oct. 21, the Macalester Scots faced Saint John’s University and lost 178-99. 
  • Dylan Herlihy ’26 podiumed, scoring 25 points higher from the 1m board than his best from last season. 

Men’s soccer win three and tie one

  • In their match against Hamline University on Oct. 21, the Scots won 3-1. Hans Haenicke ’25 scored the first goal and assisted the second to Chris Frantz ’27. Elijah Edelman’s ’27 penalty kick secured Scots’ win. 
  • Continuing their winning streak, on Oct. 24, the Scots triumphantly beat Saint Mary’s University 4-0. Edelman amazed the audience with one goal and one assist during the game. 
  • On Oct. 27, the Scots traveled to Augsburg University where they tied with the Auggies, 2-2. On Oct. 30, at a home playoff game, the Scots beat Augsburg 2-0, behind scores by Haenicke and Frantz.
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Women’s soccer wins a game against Hamline, then falls to Augsburg in season’s end 

  • On Oct. 21, at a home game against Hamline University, Ella Thomsen ’24 scored the winning goal assisted by Mia Brisbin ’24. 
  • As the final game of the season, the Scots suffered a playoff defeat on Oct. 30 to Augsburg University, 3-1. Livi Novello ’24 scored Scots’ only goal as she tapped in Timma Nevo’s ’27 assist in the 81st minute of the game.
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Football loses MIAC Skyline Division game to Hamline 

  • On Oct. 21, the Scots fell 49-8 to Concordia College (Minn.) in Moorhead. Mac’s quarterback Michael Nadeau ’24 connected with the receiver Michael Poker ’24, scoring Scots’ only touchdown of the game. 
  • On Oct. 28, the Scots fell 38-27 to Hamline University. While the past two Paint Bucket matchups resulted in wins for Mac, the Scots were unable to keep the winning streak going. The duo Nadeau and Poker scored a 19-yard touchdown to open the scoring, and the Scots were able to continue their strong play and hold a lead going into the fourth quarter, but ran out of talent and ended up losing.

Men’s cross country team finishes fifth at MIAC Championships 

  • On Oct. 28, the Scots traveled to Carleton College where they competed against 10 teams, finishing fifth. Reece McKee ’25 earned All-Conference recognition, finishing 14th. Tyler Edwards ’26 finished 26th and for that he earned the All-Conference Honorable Mention recognition. 

Women’s cross country finishes eighth at MIAC Championships 

  • The Scots finished eighth at the MIAC Championships at Carleton College where 12 teams competed. Ivy Coldren ’27 took home an All-Conference Honorable Mention for finishing 25th. 
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