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Teambacker/Heart of the Valley Golf Scramble Benefits Golden Eagle Athletics
July 18, 2007

Contact: Chris Vito, assistant sports information director, 218-281-8414 (vito@umn.edu)


First place team
First place team
(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Teambackers held their annual Heart of the Valley Golf Tournament at the Heart of the Valley Golf Course in Ada, Minn., on Thursday, July 12, 2007. Sixteen teams and a total of 78 golfers participated in the 18-hole scramble which raised in excess of $2,500 for Golden Eagle Athletics.

           

UMC Chancellor Charles H. Casey addressed the tournament’s participants prior to the event. Following the completion of the tournament, awards were handed out for first, second and third place. Door prize drawings were also held for tournament participants.

 

First Place:  Steve Herbel, Wade Herbel, Dan Ness, Jeff Stoen, Mike Ganje

 

Second Place:  Mike Sipe, Chris Kujawa, Doug Marcussen, Chuck Ruebke, Mike Ness

 

Third Place: Doug Miller, Dan Rohrbach, Dave Solseng, Kurt Muus, Mike Sterton

 

Second place team
Second place team

Third place team
Third place team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The University of Minnesota, Crookston and Golden Eagle Athletics would like to thank tournament sponsor Ralph’s Food Pride of Ada and clubhouse sponsors Loretel Systems, Red River State Bank, Greg Larson Sports, KRJB Radio and the Norman County Index. The U of M, Crookston would also like to thank the tournament participants and the community of Ada for the tremendous job they did of sponsoring this fine event after it had to be postponed on two different occasions due to inclement weather.

Events like the golf tournaments are designed to support efforts to boost scholarship options for student-athletes and investments in Golden Eagle athletic programs. The University of Minnesota, Crookston reaffirmed its commitment to competing at the Division II level as a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) earlier this year. Chancellor Casey committed to working with University officials to identify additional resources and outside fundraising opportunities to invest over a 3-year period.

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at http://athletics.UMCrookston.edu.

 

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