For the third time in four weeks, an Anoka-Ramsey Community College Women’s Basketball player has been named MCAC Southern Division Player of the Week.
The week ending Jan. 1, Tamarra Shorter, a freshman from Osseo High School, was named player of the week. The week ending Jan. 15, Mallory Cramer, a sophomore from Minneapolis South High School was MCAC player of the week AND NATIONAL Player of the week.
Now Stephanie Pilgrim, a sophomore from Osseo High School, has been named MCAC Southern Division Player of the week for the week ending Jan. 22. In two games last week, Pilgrim averaged 18.5 points and five rebounds per game while shooting 54% from the field and 54% from behind the arc.
Anoka-Ramsey, 19-1 on the season and ranked #1 in the country won both games. Anoka-Ramsey beat Central Lakes 78-38 and #9 ranked MN West 68-66. In the MN West game Anoka-Ramsey came back from a 20-point deficit with 15 minutes to go to eek out the win.
Pilgrim is the daughter of Jim and Marsha Pilgrim, of Maple Grove Minn.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College is a Division III Junior College located in Coon Rapids, Minn. and competes in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference. They have won six National Championships, the most recent in 2007 and been to the National tournament 10 times. In 2010, the Golden Rams finished 3rd at the National Tournament.