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Five Golden Eagle Athletes Named to Spring NSIC All-Academic Team
May 21, 2008

Contact: Mitch Bakken- Sports Information Director (218) 281-8414

(St. Paul, Minn.)— The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference has announced its All-Academic Teams for the 2008 spring athletic season.  To be eligible for this honor, the student-athlete must be a member of the varsity traveling team and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or better.  Furthermore, the student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic and athletic standing at the institution represented with one full year completed at that particular institution.

University of Minnesota, Crookston Recipients:

Shawn Motl            So.    Staples, Minn.    (Sport & Recreation Management)
Max Saarinen        So.    Detroit Lakes, Minn. (Early Childhood Education)

Lorelei McGee        Jr.    Moose Lake, Minn.    (Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Management)
Britney Winkelman    Jr.    Foley, Minn.        (Early Childhood Education)

Women’s Tennis
Tammy Johnson        Jr.    Tamarack, Minn.    (Natural Resources Management)

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics website at

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).