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ACM Athletic Tournaments

Teams from Carleton, Grinnell, Knox, Lake Forest, Luther, and Macalester competed in the ACM Volleyball Invitational Tournament on September 13-14, 2014 at Grinnell College. Download a larger photo.

ACM's Invitational Athletic Tournaments continued in 2014 with competitions in soccer and volleyball. The tournaments are organized by the ACM Athletics Directors to promote consortial athletic ties to complement the strong academic connections among the 14 member institutions.

Read about the tradition of competition and collaboration in athletics among colleges in the ACM that stretches back more than 90 years.

2014 ACM Soccer Showcase

Macalester, Carleton, and St. Olaf colleges hosted a tournament on September 5-7 bringing together five ACM college men's soccer teams (Coe, Knox, Lake Forest, Macalester, and St. Olaf) and six ACM college women's soccer teams (Carleton, Coe, Grinnell, Knox, Lake Forest, and Macalester).

In addition to two days of matches, the Showcase included an urban immersion experience in which the student-athletes and their coaches toured the Mill City Museum in Minneapolis to learn about the area's history as a major producer of flour.

Visit the 2014 Soccer Showcase webpage for the match schedule & results, links to game recaps, and team photos.

2014 ACM Volleyball Invitational Tournament

For the second year in a row, ACM volleyball teams took the court for consortial competition. Grinnell College was the venue on September 13-14 for this year's ACM Volleyball Invitational, which featured teams from Carleton, Grinnell, Knox, Lake Forest, Luther, and Macalester. The event included an evening banquet for the student-athletes and coaches from the six colleges.

Visit the 2014 Volleyball Tournament webpage for the complete schedule and results, links to game recaps, the All-Tournament Team, and team photos.

Jackie Slaats

ACM competition provides a great venue to showcase the talents and abilities of our student-athletes beyond the classroom and also helps bring recognition to our highly respected consortium of institutions that share similar academic and athletic goals.

- Jackie Slaats, Director of Athletics, Lake Forest College



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