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2017 ACM Volleyball Tournament

2017 ACM Volleyball Tournament

Game action at the 2017 ACM Volleyball Tournament.

  • September 8-9, 2017
  • Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

Nationally-ranked Colorado College swept nine sets en route to winning all three of their matches in the 2017 ACM Volleyball Tournament. Coe College came in second with a 2-1 record during the two days of round-robin competition, followed by Lake Forest College and Carleton College.

The ACM event was a rare opportunity for these consortial match-ups, since the four colleges compete in different athletic conferences.

Tournament standings

Links are to the team websites

Colorado College Tigers  3-0

Coe College Kohawks  2-1

Lake Forest College Foresters  1-2

Carleton College Knights  0-3

See results of the tournament, including links to recaps of the matches.


Activities for Student-Athletes

John Kessel

John Kessel

In addition to the competition on court, the 70 student-athletes and their coaches also gathered for a tournament dinner and to visit local sites in Colorado Springs.

Group meals and activities have been a highlight of ACM athletic competitions, strengthening consortial ties and reflecting the colleges' history of athletic competition and collaboration.

The tournament dinner included a keynote address by USA Volleyball’s John Kessel, Director of Sport Development & Disabled Programs.

Activities featured a field trip to the see the dramatic sandstone rock formations of the Garden of the Gods Park, a registered National Natural Landmark. The tour was organized and led by Colorado College students and staff.

Field trip to Garden of the Gods Park

Participants in the 2017 ACM Volleyball Tournament on a field trip to Garden of the Gods Park.


2017 ACM Volleyball Tournament Results

Links are to recaps of the matches on the colleges' websites.

Friday, September 8, 2017

11 a.m. - Coe College def. Carleton College 3-0 (29-27, 25-16, 25-22)

1 p.m. - Colorado College def. Lake Forest College 3-0 (25-13, 25-15, 25-19)

3 p.m. - Lake Forest College def. Carleton College 3-2 (25-23, 13-25, 19-25, 25-21, 15-9)

Saturday, September 9, 2017

10 a.m. - Colorado College def. Carleton College 3-0 (25-18, 25-19, 25-10)

Noon - Coe College def. Lake Forest College 3-1 (16-25, 25-15, 25-15, 27-25)

2 p.m. - Colorado College def. Coe College 3-0 (25-17, 25-22, 25-7)