Carleton compiled 474 yards in total offense, forced five turnovers, and went on to beat Macalester 56-17 in St. Paul and maintain its possession of the Book of Knowledge travelling trophy. The Scots, who lose five turnovers for the second week in a row, drop to 2-3 on the season, while Carleton snaps a two-game skid and improves to 3-2. Carleton scored 14 points in all four quarters.
Carleton quarterback Conor Lynch was a two-way threat for the Knights, going 10-for-14 passing for 165 yards and three touchdowns, while also adding 98 yards and two scores on the ground on 13 carries.
Chris Madden rushed for 124 yards and a TD for Carleton and Anthony Kemper caught five passes for 91 yards and a score. Carleton led 14-0 after one quarter and 28-0 at halftime.
Macalester quarterback Samson Biolostock went 21-for-31 for 241 yards and two touchdowns, and also ran 15 times for 35 yards.
Macalester plays next Saturday at the University of Chicago. Chicago returns a week from now to host St. John's.