Anoka-Ramsey Claims Pair of Soccer Region XIII Championships

Anoka-Ramsey Claims Pair of Soccer Region XIII Championships

Rochester, MN-

Anoka-Ramsey Community College continued the theme of double-dominance in the recent NJCAA Region XIII men's and women's soccer tournaments, with a pair of championships earned on Sunday, October 21 in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. 

Enjoying home field advantage as the No. 1 seed in the men's and women's tournaments, head coach Brady Eichhorn-Hicks and his teams prevailed over the Lake Superior College women's squad 4-1 and outlasted the IceHawks men's team, 1-0 in overtime. 

For match statistics, photos and more on the women's championship contest, CLICK HERE or visit: http://www.arccgoldenrams.com/sports/wsoc/2018-19/releases/20181022k7qj80

The men's overtime affair between the Golden Rams and Lake Superior needed extra time to find a winner; for a complete report SELECT THIS LINK or visit: http://www.arccgoldenrams.com/sports/msoc/2018-19/releases/20181022hvfjnx

As the men's post-season progresses, the Golden Rams will serve as the host college for the NJCAA District C tournament to be held on October 26-27.  All men's tournament games will be hosted by Augsburg University in nearby Minneapolis, with game times and tournament participants yet to be determined.  Region coaches voted Brady Eichhorn-Hicks was as the NJCAA Region XIII Coach of the Year. while Gabriel Monaighan was tabbed Region XIII Player-of-the-Year. 

The women's tournament was decided largely by the play of Kati Beckman, who had the opening two goals to spark ARCC to the 4-1 win.  Brady Eichhorn-Hicks was as the NJCAA Region XIII Women's Soccer Coach of the Year at the conclusion of the tournament. The ARCC women will participate on October 27-28 in the NJCAA District tournament, where they will face the advancing teams from Region 12 and Region 4. Participants, game times and sites will be determined with the conclusion of the Region 4 tournament on October 24 in Madison, Wisconsin. 

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