College Art Faculty Shows at Banfill-Locke

College Invites Public to College Hour Reading by Local Authors, Sept. 10

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes New Faculty to Fall Semester

College's Annual Prairie Home Delights Fundraiser, Sept. 25

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes Students to Fall Semester with Week of Activities

Fall Picnics Kick-Off New Academic Year at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Welcomes Chinese Exchange Faculty Member

Community Organizations Step Forward to Sponsor College's Annual Prairie Home Delights Scholarship Fundraiser, Sept. 25

Roles Cast in College Fall Play, "The Laramie Project"

Senator George McGovern Speaking at Anoka-Ramsey's Cambridge Campus - Public Welcome

President Johns of Anoka-Ramsey Community College Named 2008 Pacesetter of the Year

Discover Possibilities at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Open House

College Students Cut Acting Chops to Perform Intriguing Docu-Drama, "The Laramie Project" Oct. 24, 25, 30, 31, Nov. 1

Coffee House Series Rocks Anoka-Ramsey Community College Each Month, October Through April

Prairie Home Delights Grossed More Than $27,500 for Student Scholarships at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Bachelor’s in Special Education Continues at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Through Partnership Renewal with St. Cloud State University

Cambridge Campus Hosts Renowned Author

New Season, New Coaches, New Life for Men's Basketball Program at Anoka-Ramsey Community College

New Board Members Bring Wealth of Experience to Coon Rapids Campus Foundation

College Art Faculty Curates Watercolor Invitational

New Board Member Brings Wealth of Experience to Cambridge Campus Foundation

College Offers Wide Array of Veterans' Services

Anoka-Ramsey Art Faculty Receives Printmaking Award

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Hosts Fallen Comrade Ceremony Nov. 12 to Honor Veterans

Women's Volleyball Team Forges to Successful Season Close

College Student Art Sale-Unique Gifts, Good Cause, Great Value

College Choir Performs Winter Choral Concert

KARE11 Features Anoka-Ramsey

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Proceeds Deliberately After State Deficit Announcement

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Thanks Donors at Second Annual Legacy Dinner

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Embarks on Strategic Planning Process; Public Invited

Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation Donates $25,000 for Nursing Scholarships at Cambridge Campus

Tuition Cut in Half at Anoka-Ramsey Community College to Retrain Unemployed Workforce

Annual Cambridge Campus Scholardazzle Fundraiser Seeks Guests, Sponsors to Support Students

College Reschedules Public Meetings for Strategic Planning

College Offers Accelerated, Eight-Week Business Courses

College Offers Unique Experience for Jazz Musicians

College Announces Cast for "Hormel Girls" Musical

Golden Rams Rally, Split Weekend Games

Number of Season Bests in Victory over St. Thomas JV

Men’s Basketball falls to Madison Tech

Rams Defeat St. John's JV

Rams Split Weekend Games

The Golden Rams Split Matches in Illinois

Women's Volleyball Team Forges to Successful Season Close

November 07, 2008

Efforts of Players and Coach Recognized with Awards

Led by third year coach and 2006 Minnesota Community College Conference (MCCC) Coach of the Year, Drew Rongere, the Anoka-Ramsey Community College Lady Rams volleyball team finished the season with a 2-2 finish in the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) State Tournament, Oct. 25-26, hosted by Northland College in Thief River Falls.

women’s volleyball team
Anoka-Ramsey Community College women's volleyball team, including (far court, from left) Jakki Lindberg, Sarah Smith, Becky Schoenecker and Megan Hambleton), finished the season with a loss to Rochester Community and Technical College. The team was recognized however with several awards, and Drew Rongere, Anoka-Ramsey Head Volleyball Coach, was awarded MCAC Coach of the Year award.

The tournament started with Anoka-Ramsey beating Hibbing Community College in three games (25-23, 21-25, 25-16) and Itasca Community College (11-25, 25-17, 25-17). Ultimately, the team lost to tournament champions Rochester Community and Technical College (15-25, 25-22, 24-26) and to Minnesota State Community and Technical College-Fergus Falls in the first playoff round (22-25, 23-25, 27-25, 17-25).

"This was the team's third straight season earning a place at the MCAC State Tournament," says Head Coach, Drew Rongere. "We finished the regular season with a third place finish in the MCAC Southern Division. Our southern division record was 4-6 and our overall record was 14-15, with 13 of our loses coming against nationally ranked teams and teams that play in a higher division."

Playing the entire season with only six players and still qualifying for the tournament, drew attention and the efforts of three players were recognized at the MCAC banquet: Jordan Noska was named First-Team All-MCAC Southern Division; and Sarah Smith and Becky Schoenecker were both named Second-Team All-MCAC Southern Division. More awards are anticipated, including All-MCAC, All-Region and All-American.

Rongere was also recognized with the MCAC Southern Division Co-Coach of the Year award, which he received along with Carolyn Bell from Rochester Community and Technical College.

Women interested in the Anoka-Ramsey Community College women's volleyball, can call 763-433-1109 or fill out a prospective athlete questionnaire