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Mike Boebel (Deerfield, Wis.) Signs with Golden Eagle Men’s Basketball
November 13, 2008

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


(Crookston, Minn.)- University of Minnesota, Crookston head men’s basketball coach Jeff Oseth announced today the signing of Mike Boebel from Deerfield, Wis. to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Golden Eagles during the 2009-10 season.
 
Boebel is a 6-6, 185 lb, forward from Marshall Senior High School in the Capitol-South Conference. He earned recognition in both track and field and basketball in high school. Following the 2008 season, Boebel was named First Team All-Conference, WBCA All-State Special Mention and the Capitol-South Player of the Year. The Capital Times selected him Second Team All-Area and the State Journal selected him First Team All-Area (Division 3). On the track, Boebel earned First Team All-Conference in the 800 meter relay and was a state finals qualifier in the high jump.
 
“Mike is one of the most athletic kids we’ve encountered.  He has the skills to play both inside and out to go along with his athleticism,” say Head Coach Jeff Oseth. “He’s an extremely hard-working player and will be a perfect fit for the Golden Eagles, both on and off the court.  We’re extremely excited about Mike joining the Golden Eagle family.”
 
Boebel is undeclared on a major at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. He is the son of Jayne and Mel Boebel.
 
For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics website at www.goldeneaglesports.com.
 
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).
 
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All signees are contingent upon admission to the University of Minnesota, Crookston and compliance with NCAA rules, including certification by the NCAA Eligibility Center.