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Seven Golden Eagle Student-Athletes Earn NSIC All-Academic Honors
May 20, 2009

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

(St. Paul, Minn.)- The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference announced today its All-Academic Teams for the 2009 spring athletic season.  Seven Golden Eagle student-athletes earned recognition for their performances in the classroom.

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 athlete must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at her/his institution (true freshmen, red-shirt freshmen and ineligible athletic transfers are not eligible) and must have completed at least one full academic year at that institution.

Golden Eagle All-Academic team members by sport:

Jeff Carr                       Jr.    Minnesota, Crookston   Eagle River, Wis.
Lincoln Messner           Jr.    Minnesota, Crookston   Winthrop, Minn.
Max Saarinen              Jr.    Minnesota, Crookston   Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Katie Bowar                 So.   Minnesota, Crookston   Moorhead, Minn.
Kayla Bowar                So.   Minnesota, Crookston   Moorhead, Minn.
Sarena Diederichs       So.   Minnesota, Crookston   St. Cloud, Minn.
Women’s Golf:
Tammy Wroblewski       So.   Minnesota, Crookston   Milwaukee, Wis.

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). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).