Matt Stengl was name Carleton head golf coach in August 2019. He earned All-MIAC and All-Academic honors competing for Carleton in 1990 and 2000. Stengl also played on the Carlton basketball team. He earned a law degree from Hamline University in 2012.
Carleton College shot consistent team scores 310-312-316-311=1249 and finished seventh at the 2019 NCAA D-III Championship at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston, Tex. New York University fired a closing 294 to overtake Williams for the title. Methodist, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and DePauw filled out the top five. The 25-team field recorded an 83.4 stroke scoring average on the 5,889-yard, par-72 course.
The low scorers for the Knights were Ziyi Wang (75-74-77-77=303), who tied for seventh, Ayumi Sakamoto (77-81-81=75=314) in 31st, Alyssa Akiyama (80-78-80-80=318) and Kristin Miyagi (79-80-78-81=318) in 43rd.
Carleton capped an outstanding fall season by easily winning the 2018-19 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Championship at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker, Minn. Carleton won its fifth consecutive tournament of the fall with a 66-stroke victory over runner-up St. Benedict. Gustavus Adolphus placed third, St. Catherine took fourth and St. Olaf fifth to round out the top five. Temperatures were in the 30s and 40s throughout the 54 holes at the par 72, 5,872-yard course, where the average 18-hole score was 87.2 strokes.
Carleton claimed the top five individual places, led by two-time medalist Ziyi Wang, who shot a 5-over 221 (73-74-74). Two back in second was Alyssa Akiyama (75-73-75=223), while Abby Euyang placed third (79-75-77=231).
Carleton finished sixth at the 2018 NCAA D-III Championship. The Knights won the fall 2017-18 MIAC Championship.
Carleton finished seventh at the 2017 NCAA D-III Championship. The Knights weresecond in the fall 2016-17 MIAC Championship.
Carleton took second in the fall 2015-16 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Championship, and tied for sixth in the 2015 NCAA D-III Championship.
Carleton won the the fall 2014-15 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) Championship, took second in 2012 and 2013, fourth in 2010 and 2011 and fifth in 2009.