Annie Leake (Sondrol) (1996-2000), earning twelve varsity letters, was a three sport athlete for the Riders and was named the Grand Forks Herald Female Athlete of the Year in 1999 and 2000. She earned All EDC and All State honors in volleyball in 1999 & 2000 and was named to the All State Tournament Team in 1998, 1999, and 2000 in helping the Riders to consecutive state championships in 1998 and 1999 and a 2nd place finish in 2000. She was a finalist for Miss Volleyball and was the Gatorade Player of the Year in 2000. In basketball, she was and All EDC selection in 1999 and 2000, played in the Lions All Star Game, and was a finalist for State Player of the Year. In track and field, she helped the Riders to team State Championships in 1998 and 2000. Individually, she was a multiple time place winner in the 300 hurdles, 400 meter dash, 800 meter relay, 1600 meter relay, and 3200 meter relay. She attended the University of North Dakota and was a member of the 2001 National Runner Up basketball team in 2001.