Anoka-Ramsey’s Soccer Teams Become Regional Champions

The men and women’s teams both became regional champions with their strong season records.

David Lammers, Staff Writer.

The soccer teams had pretty strong seasons, with both teams becoming regional champions. The women’s team ended their season with a record of 9-3, which left them undefeated in their conference. The men’s team has a record of 7-8-3. Both teams won games in the district games, and the men’s team advanced to the semi-final, they were hoping to win so they could play in national in New York but ended up losing in overtime.

The women’s team boasted some impressive statistics. They scored an average of 4.6 goals a game, this helped propel them to their 9-win season.

“It started off a little rough but got a lot better as we continued to work together and practice more,” Avi McGregor, a player on the women’s team said. The team lost their first game against Iowa Lakes Community College 9-1.

“An interesting thing about our team is that we had 3 international players.” Said McGregor. These players were recruited from Australia and New Zealand.

The women’s team participated in the NJCAA District D Tournament Championship post-season on October 28. They put up a tough fight but ended up losing against Madison College 2-1.

The men’s team was able to overcome a very rough start. They lost their first four games but won a total of seven games with one tie out of their 18-game season. Statistics say they scored an average of 2 goals a game.

The men’s team had an unforgettable season this year.Half of the players on the men’s team are from another country, like Scotland, England, and others. These players, like the recruited players on the women’s team, attend Anoka-Ramsey. These recruited players get the opportunity to attend school and play their favorite sport here in Minnesota. One of these players, Louie Elliot from Bristol, England, won player of the week in September. Elliot tallied an impressive four goals and five assists.



The men’s team played in the NJCAA District C Semifinal game at Concordia University against Triton College. This was their final post-season game and the Golden Rams lost 3-1.