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Autographed Joe Mauer Jersey to be Raffled off by UMC Teambackers
November 6, 2006

(Crookston, Minn.)- Bill Tyrrell, University of Minnesota, Crookston’s Director of Athletic Fundraising, announced today that the UMC Teambackers have acquired an autographed #7 Joe Mauer jersey to be raffled off as a fundraiser for Golden Eagle Athletics. Tickets will be available on November 6, 2006 from all Teambacker board members or by contacting Bill Tyrrell at 218-281-8436 or Raffle tickets are $10 and money raised will go towards athletic scholarships at UMC.
The drawing for the jersey will be held on December 15, 2006 at the half-time of the UMC Men’s Basketball game against MSU-Mankato. Tip-off for that game is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. in Lysaker Gymnasium on the UMC campus.
The #7 Joe Mauer jersey is encased in a large black frame; with the jersey are two pictures of Joe Mauer, a Minnesota Twins ticket stub and a letter of authenticity.
For more information visit the UMC Teambackers website at, or contact Bill Tyrrell at 218-281-8436 or
Raffle Prizes:
1st prize: Autographed Joe Mauer jersey
2nd prize: $100 in gift certificates from Subway of Crookston
3rd prize: Two (2) UMC season passes
4th prize: $50 in Teambacker apparel (winner can choose item(s).

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a Division II institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).