Until last Saturday's MIAC title game, the Oles had never played for a MIAC title. In fact, the Oles garnered their last conference title in 1938, before the MIAC was formed, when Franklin Delano Roosevelt was president, and when dancing, like drinking, was not permitted at St. Olaf.
One week before St. Olaf hosts the NCAA Track and Field National Championships, the womens track and field tean saw some victories of its own at the MIAC Championships hosted at Carleton College last Saturday and Sunday.
Four months have passed since I exclaimed, 'March, Here We Come' in this space back in November, referring to the journey, the passion and the excitement that Division I college basketball brings fans each year. Perhaps you yourself have exclaimed, March, here we are!
The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis may be considered a less-than-adequate home for major league baseball, but for small college teams like the St. Olaf Oles, it is nothing short of a godsend.
The St. Olaf womens hockey team fell to Gustavus 3-1 in MIAC semifinal playoff action last Thursday, ending its postseason push for a MIAC title. The team finishes the 2005-2006 season with an overall record of 13-14-0.
Although the St. Olaf men's track and field team had greater aspirations for the indoor season, the Ole squad came away with several impressive performances at the MIAC Championships held at Carleton last Friday and Saturday.