Five Golden Rams Earn All-Division Honors

Five Golden Rams Earn All-Division Honors

The Anoka-Ramsey Community College Softball team had five players earn All-Southern Division honors as voted on by the league's coaches.

Quincy Gross, Ashton Prachar, Shannon Olson, Alexus Martin-Warren, and Lindsey Swanson were all recognized for their performance during the 2017 season.

Gross and Swanson were also named to the NJCAA Region XIIIA All-Tournament Team.

The Golden Rams spent most of the season ranked in the top 10 nationally and finished with a 27-20 overall record, 15-7 in the Southern Division, and were the Region XIIIA Runner-Up.

The entire All-Southern Division team can be found by clicking here.


Gross, a sophomore from Columbia Heights, was one of the top pitchers in the MCAC going 13-6 overall on the season.  Gross had a 2.67 ERA in 107 innings pitched and struck out 182 batters.  Gross was also second on the team in stolen bases with 14.


Prachar, a freshman from Rush City, led the Golden Rams with a .406 batting average and a team-high 54 hits.  Prachar finished the season with a .594 slugging percentage and led Anoka-Ramsey with 20 stolen bases.


Olson, a sophomore from Ramsey, hit .336 overall with a team-high 44 RBI.  Olson had five homeruns on the season and had a .933 fielding percentage committing a team-low seven errors.


Martin-Warren, a sophomore from Andover, had a .358 batting average and had a team-high 16 doubles while driving in 29 runs.  Martin-Warren was also third on the team with a .522 slugging percentage.


Swanson, a freshman from Mounds View, was second on the team with a .382 batting average, second in hits with 50, and led the team with eight homeruns.  Swanson also led the Golden Rams with a .603 slugging percentage.