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Teambackers Present Check to Golden Eagle Athletics in Support of Scholarships
June 10, 2009

Contact: Bill Tyrrell, director, athletic fundraising, 218-281-8436 (

Teambackers' treasurer Adam Maruska, '00, recently presented a check for $20,000 to U of M, Crookston Athletic Director Stephanie Helgeson and Teambacker President Tom Helgeson. The money will be used for scholarships for student-athletes.

Pictured (l to r): Bill Tyrrell, director of athletic fundraising, Adam Maruska, Teambacker treasurer, Stephanie Helgeson, athletic director, Tom Helgeson, president of Teambackers, and Corby Kemmer, director of Development & Alumni Relations

The Teambackers Club is an athletic promotion and fundraising organization for the U of M, Crookston. It operates in conjunction with the development office, athletic department, and the University of Minnesota Foundation.

Learn more about Teambackers.

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