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Men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s hockey, men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s tennis.

By Josh Towner

Men’s Basketball

The men’s basketball team clinched a playoff berth with a 70-69 win over Gustavus Adolphus College. They have also won six of their last eight games, giving the team an overall record of 17-6. They look to continue their hot streak at Macalester College on Feb. 14.

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 Junior Matt Ambriz wrestles his way towards the basket. | Photo by AJ Barrett

 

Women’s Basketball

The women’s basketball team lost their most recent matchup to Gustavus College 77-60. They have gone 7-3 in their last ten games, led by Hannah Johnson’s averages of 17 points and 10 rebounds.  The Royals are currently in fourth place in the MIAC, with their next matchup against Macalester College on Feb. 14.

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Senior Angie Kirchoff shoots the ball. | Photo by Carl Schmuland

 

Men’s Hockey

The men’s hockey team capped off a frustrating season with a loss to St. Olaf Feb. 10. They finished with a record of 3-19-3.

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Senior Tucker Gran looks up the ice. |Photo by AJ Barrett

 

Women’s Hockey

The women’s hockey team is coming off a 7-1 win against St. Olaf. The team is now 9-12-2 on the season. Their next matchup is the season finale, a home-and-home series against St. Catherine’s Feb. 16-17.

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Freshman Bri Stafne dribbles the puck. | Photo by AJ Barrett

 

Men’s Tennis

The men’s tennis team has had a perfect 4-0 start to their season. Their next matchup will be Feb. 17 at St. Olaf College.

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Sophomore Zach Kantor prepares to hit the ball. | Photo by AJ Barrett

Women’s Tennis

The women’s tennis team is 3-0 on the season. Their next matchup will be Feb. 16 at St. Olaf College.

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Freshman Maggie Riermann watches the ball. | Photo by AJ Barrett.

Track and Field

The women’s 4×400-meter relay team set a new school record Feb. 10 at the Darren Young Classic meet. The men’s 4×400-meter relay team set a track record as well. Both relay teams are now ranked second in the nations. The track and field team’s next meet is at the University of Minnesota Feb. 16.

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Freshman Sally Paul strides. | Photo by Nathan Klok

 

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