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Alisha Moritz (Emily, Minn.) Signs with Golden Eagle Women’s Basketball
June 2, 2009

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

(Crookston, Minn.)- University of Minnesota, Crookston head women’s basketball coach Mike Roysland announced today the signing of Alisha Moritz to a National Letter of Intent to play for the Golden Eagles during the 2008-09 season.

Moritz is a 6-4, center from Crosby-Ironton High School in the Mid-State Conference and a transfer from American University. Moritz averaged 8.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game in high school. She played for the Minnesota Stars AAU team in 2007 and earned All-Conference honors in 2008. Moritz was recognized as the North Central All-Star Game MVP and was a McDonald’s All-American Nominee in 2008.

“At 6’4”, Alisha will definitely give us a defensive presence on the inside. In addition, she has a solid frame and runs the flow well,” says Coach Roysland. “Alisha will provide us with needed depth and competition at the post position this season.”

Moritz plans to major in sport & recreation management and biology at U of M, Crookston. She is the daughter of Margaret Moritz and Gary Wolkenhauer.

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).

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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.