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ACM Athletic Tournaments

The 2015 ACM Volleyball Tournament got another year of consortial athletic competition off to an action-packed start, as Macalester College in St. Paul, MN hosted eight teams on September 11-13.

Student-athletes from Carleton, Grinnell, Knox, Lake Forest, Lawrence, Luther, and Macalester played four matches each. They also took a break from the courts for an afternoon excursion to see the historic Mill City Museum and Ruins in Minneapolis. Tournament results, along with team photos and links for more information, are available on the 2015 Volleyball Tournament webpage.

Read more about collaboration among ACM Athletic Directors!
An interview with Jackie Slaats, AD at Lake Forest College, in ACM Notes.

Next year, soccer will be featured when Lake Forest College hosts the 2016 ACM Soccer Tournament. The tournaments are organized by the ACM Athletics Directors to promote consortial athletic ties that 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.

ACM tournaments in 2014 featured soccer and volleyball

  • Macalester, Carleton, and St. Olaf colleges hosted the 2014 Soccer Showcase, 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). Visit the  for the match schedule & results, links to game recaps, and team photos.
  • For the second year in a row, ACM volleyball teams took the court for consortial competition, as Grinnell College hosted Carleton, Grinnell, Knox, Lake Forest, Luther, and Macalester for the 2014 Volleyball Tournament. The gathering included an evening banquet for the student-athletes and coaches from the six colleges. The Carleton College volleyball team swept all four of it matches and host Grinnell College was 3-1 to lead the tourney standings.

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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