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Golden Eagle Football to Host “Car Wash For Crookston” Benefit for the New Crookston Ice Arenas Project
August 6, 2008

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

(Crookston, Minn.) – The University of Minnesota, Crookston football program announced that it will hold a car wash on Friday, August 8th from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Crookston Ice Arena Parking lot. The cost is $10 per vehicle and all proceeds will go to the new Crookston Ice Arenas project.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston Football team will open their season on Saturday, August 30 when they travel to Marshall, Minn. for a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) match-up with Southwest Minnesota State University. Kick-off is set for 1:00 pm. The Golden Eagles will open their home season on Saturday, September 6 when they play host to Mayville State University in a non-conference game. Kick-off is set for 1:00 pm at Ed Widseth Field. The home opener will also be “Crookston Community Appreciation Day”.

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).