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Andrew Albers (Kimberly, Wis.) Signs with Golden Eagle Men’s Basketball
November 18, 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 Andrew Albers from Kimberly, Wis. to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Golden Eagles during the 2009-10 season.

Albers is a 6-6, 190 lb, guard from Kimberly High School in the Fox Valley Association.

"Andrew is an extremely intelligent basketball player. He has a great defensive mindset and has the footwork to go along with his length and athleticism that will help us on both ends of the floor,” says coach Oseth. “His outstanding work ethic will also be a great benefit to the Golden Eagle family.  He's a natural leader with a great feel for the game. We're incredibly excited that Andrew has agreed to become a Golden Eagle.” 

Albers plans to major in sport & recreation management at the U of M, Crookston. He is the son of Susan Albers.

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).

All signees are contingent upon admission to the University of Minnesota, Crookston and compliance with NCAA rules, including certification by the NCAA Eligibility Center.