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

Thumbnail image for Pink-Zone-Web-Large.jpg(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston's (UMC) Athletic Department announced today that Friday, February 11 will be WBCA "Pink Zone" Night at the Golden Eagle Women's and Men's Basketball games at Lysaker Gymnasium.
 
WBCA "Pink Zone" Night is a promotion with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) to raise breast cancer awareness. The UMC women and men play Bemidji State University at 6 & 8 p.m. on Friday. Everyone wearing pink will get into the games for half price. Golden Eagle athletes will also be selling pink t-shirts with various "Pink Zone" slogans on them during the event. There will be "Pink" games and prizes awarded at all time-outs and at other times throughout the night. Proceeds from the t-shirts, games and cookies will go to breast cancer awareness and research. The UMC teams will be wearing various pink accessories and shooting shirts in recognition of the events.
 
WBCA "Pink Zone" Mission Statement
The WBCA Pink Zone™ initiative is a global, unified effort for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association's (WBCA) nation of coaches to assist in raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.

WBCA "Pink Zone" History
The WBCA began the WBCA Pink Zone™, formerly known as "Think Pink", in 2007 as an initiative to raise breast cancer awareness in women's basketball, on campuses and in communities. In 2007, more than 120 schools unified for this effort and helped make the inaugural year a success. In 2008, over 1,200 teams and organizations participated, reaching over 830,000 fans and raising over $930,000 for breast cancer awareness and research.
 
For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics website at www.goldeneaglesports.com.
 
The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).
 
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Golden Eagle Men Return Home to Face Bemidji State & UMD

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men's Basketball team returns to Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) home action on Friday, February 11 and Saturday, February 12 when they host Bemidji State University (BSU) and the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) respectively. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Saturday.

The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 6-14 and NSIC record of 2-14 after dropping an 62-60 decision at the University of Mary on Friday and a 94-67 decision at Northern State University on Saturday. Eric Dearden (Sr, G, Riverton, Utah) leads U of M, Crookston averaging 14.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. Larry Brown (Jr, F, St. Paul, Minn.) is averaging 12.5 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. Adam Hendricks (Sr, F, Watertown, Minn.) is averaging 10.9 points and 3.7 rebounds per game.

Golden Eagles vs. Bemidji State University  Friday, February 11   8 p.m.

The Beavers hold an overall record of 7-13 and NSIC record of 4-12 after dropping a 89-75 decision to the University of Minnesota Duluth on Saturday. BSU is led by James Ellisor who is averaging 16.7 points and 6.7 rebounds per game. Pat Cassidy is averaging 11.1 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. Lance Rongstad is averaging 11.1 points and 4.7 rebounds per game. Mason Walters is averaging 10.8 points and 3.9 rebounds per game. Bryce Tesdahl is averaging 10.6 points and 3.9 rebounds per game. The Beavers defeated the Golden Eagles 88-63 back on December 4.

Golden Eagles vs. University of Minnesota Duluth Saturday, February 12  6 p.m.

The Bulldogs have an overall record of 8-12 and NSIC record of 6-10 after defeating Bemidji State University 89-75 on the road last Saturday. UMD is led by Ryan Rasmussen who is averaging 17.4 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. Jake Hottenstine is averaging 13.8 points and five rebounds per game. The Bulldogs defeated the Golden Eagles by a 68-44 score back on December 3.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

(Crookston, Minn.)- Northern State University raced out to a 54-31 halftime lead and went on to defeat the University of Minnesota, Crookston 94-67 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Men's Basketball action on Saturday night in Aberdeen, S.D.

The Wolves shot 62.1 % (18-29) in the first half and 52.5% for the game. They were led by Collin Pryor who scored 18 points (8-8 from the field) with 15 rebounds. Jared Hannigan added 17 points (5-8 from the field) with five three-point field goals. Tom Parks scored 14 points (5-10 from the field) while Tydan Storrusten added 12 points (3-3 from the field) with six rebounds.

Larry Brown (Jr, F, St. Paul, Minn.) scored 22 points (8-12 from the field) to lead U of M, Crookston.

The Golden Eagles return to NSIC action on Saturday, February 11 when they host Bemidji State University in NSIC action. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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Golden Eagle Men Drop Tight Game at University of Mary

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for hendricks_adam_1011.jpgThumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for dearden_eric_1011.jpg(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men's Basketball team took a 28-25 halftime lead but were outscored 37-32 in the second half by the University of Mary (U-Mary) as the Golden Eagles dropped a tight 62-60 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) game tonight in Bismarck, N.D.

The Marauders were led by Eric Erdman who scored 20 points (8-20 from the field) with six rebounds. Anthony Moody scored 15 points (6-18 from the field) with six rebounds. Jordan Wilhelm (3-8 from the field) and Jalen Jaspers (3-4 from the field) each added ten points. Wilhelm also added ten rebounds.

Adam Hendricks (Sr, F, Watertown, Minn.) (6-12 from the field) and Eric Dearden (Sr, G, Riverton, Utah) (5-14 from the field) each scored 15 points. Hendricks pulled down nine rebounds while Dearden pulled down six rebounds and added four assists. Larry Brown (Jr, F, St. Paul, Minn.) added 11 points (4-7 from the field) with seven rebounds.

U-Mary improves to 16-4 overall and 12-4 in the NSIC. U of M, Crookston falls to 6-13 overall and 2-13 in the NSIC.

The Golden Eagle Men return to action on Saturday, February 5 at Northern State University. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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 Photo Caption: (Left to Right) Adam Hendricks, Eric Dearden

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men's Basketball team returns to Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) action on Friday, February 4 and Saturday, February 5 when they travel to the University of Mary (U-Mary) and Northern State University (NSU) respectively. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. both nights.

The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 6-12 and NSIC record of 2-12 after dropping an 88-69 decision at Minnesota State University Moorhead on Saturday. Eric Dearden (Sr, G, Riverton, Utah) leads U of M, Crookston averaging 14.8 points and 3.5 rebounds per game. Larry Brown (Jr, F, St. Paul, Minn.) is averaging 12 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. Adam Hendricks (Sr, F, Watertown, Minn.) is averaging 10.9 points and 3.3 rebounds per game.

Golden Eagles @ University of Mary  Friday, February 4   8 p.m.

The Marauders have an overall record of 15-4 and NSIC record of 11-4 after defeating Bemidji State University (71-60) and the University of Minnesota Duluth (82-72) on the road this past weekend. U-Mary is led by Anthony Moody who is averaging 20.3 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Eric Erdmann is averaging 14.9 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. Jordan Wilhelm is averaging 10.7 points and 4.4 rebounds per game. The Marauders defeated U of M, Crookston by a 71-55 score back on January 9.

Golden Eagles @ Northern State University Saturday, February 5   8 p.m.

The Wolves have an overall record of 9-10 and NSIC record of 5-10 after defeating the University of Minnesota Duluth (72-61) and Bemidji State University (84-82) on the road this past weekend. NSU is led by Colin Pryor who is averaging 16.2 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. Dustin Tetzlaff is averaging 12.3 points and 7.4 rebounds. David Lane is averaging 11.8 points and 3.4 rebounds per game. Tom Parks is averaging 10.9 points per game. The Wolves defeated U of M, Crookston 75-65 back on January 8.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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MSU Moorhead Downs U of M, Crookston Men

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for dearden_eric_1011.jpgThumbnail image for Thumbnail image for hendricks_adam_1011.jpg(Crookston, Minn.)- Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) raced out to a 51-23 halftime lead and held off a second half rally to defeat the University of Minnesota, Crookston 88-69 in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Men's Basketball action tonight in Moorhead, Minn.

The Dragons shot 55.9% (19-34 from the field) in the first half to build their game-high 28 point lead. However, the Golden Eagles came out firing in the second half closing the gap to as low as nine points (66-57) with 11:12 remaining in the second half. U of M, Crookston outscored MSUM 46-37 in the second half but the Dragons pulled away down the stretch to capture the NSIC victory.

MSUM was led by Tarell Clark who scored 23 points (9-14 from the field) with seven rebounds and four assists. D.J. Hamilton scored 21 points (7-12 from the field) while Charlie Chapman added 16 points (5-11 from the field. Alex Novak scored 14 points (7-8 from the field) with 13 rebounds.

The Golden Eagles were led by Eric Dearden (Sr, G, Riverton, Utah) who scored a game-high 26 points (9-18 from the field) with four rebounds. Adam Hendricks (Sr, F, Watertown, Minn.) added 11 points (5-9 from the field).

The Dragons improve to 11-7 overall and 8-6 in the NSIC. U of M, Crookston falls to 6-12 overall and 2-12 in the NSIC.

The Golden Eagles return to NSIC action on Friday, February 4 and Saturday, February 5 when they travel to the University of Mary and Northern State University respectively. Both games tip-off at 8 p.m.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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 Photo Caption: (Left to Right) - Eric Dearden, Adam Hendricks

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

(Crookston, Minn.)- University of Minnesota, Crookston Athletic Department announced today that the Golden Eagle Women's and Men's Basketball games against Upper Iowa and Winona State on February 18 and 19 will be carried by Midco Sports Network (channel 27 in Crookston). Game times are scheduled for 6 p.m. for the women and 8 p.m. for the men on Friday and 4 p.m. for the women and 6 p.m. for the men on Saturday.

Golden Eagle fans are invited to wear maroon and gold and fill Lysaker Gymnasium to cheer for the Golden Eagles and for a chance to be on television. In addition, there will prizes and giveaways throughout the games and the Golden Eagle Softball team will host a chili feed on Friday, February 18 from 4:30-8 p.m. in the UMC Sports Center.

Midco Sports Net™ (MidcoSN™) brings live sports coverage from area high schools, colleges and universities to North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota. Launched in 2010 by Midcontinent Communications, Midco Sports Net is the only dedicated sports network in the Upper Midwest, broadcasting exclusively to nearly 225,000 cable subscribers. Coverage includes teams from NCAA Division I and II, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) and the Summit League.

For more information, visit the Golden Eagle Athletics Web site at www.goldeneaglesports.com.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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U of M, Crookston Men Travel to MSU Moorhead on Saturday

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

(Crookston, Minn.)- The University of Minnesota, Crookston Men's Basketball team returns to Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) action on Saturday, January 29 when they travel to Minnesota State University Moorhead. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. at Alex Nemzek Hall.

The Golden Eagles have an overall record of 6-11 and NSIC record of 2-11 after a pair of hard-fought losses to St. Cloud State University (62-50) and Concordia University, St. Paul (70-66). Larry Brown (Jr, F, St. Paul, Minn.) had a solid weekend scoring 39 points and pulling down 19 rebounds. Eric Dearden (Sr, G, Riverton, Utah) leads U of M, Crookston averaging 14.1 points and 3.4 rebounds per game. Brown is averaging 12.5 points and 4.6 rebounds per game. Adam Hendricks (Sr, F, Watertown, Minn.) is averaging 10.9 points and 3.4 rebounds per game.

Golden Eagles @ MSU Moorhead   Saturday, January 29   8 p.m.

The Dragons have an overall record of 10-7 and NSIC record of 7-6 after defeating Concordia University, St. Paul (70-66) and losing to St. Cloud State University (76-64). They are led by Tarell Clark who is averaging 12.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Charlie Chapman is averaging 12.5 points per game. Jake Driscoll is averaging 11.3 points per game. Dennis Williamson is averaging 11.2 points and six rebounds per game while D.J. Hamilton is averaging 10.9 points and three rebounds per game. MSU Moorhead defeated the Golden Eagles 67-60 back on December 11.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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Golden Bears Hang On for 70-66 Victory Over Golden Eagle Men

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for brown_larry_1011.jpgThumbnail image for hendricks_adam_1011.jpgThumbnail image for anderso_jacolby_1011.gif(Crookston, Minn.)- Concordia University, St. Paul (CU) held a slim 33-32 lead at the half and withstood several University of Minnesota, Crookston rallies to secure a 70-66 victory in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Men's Basketball action tonight at Lysaker Gymnasium. The game saw 14 lead changes and eight ties. The Golden Bears led by as many as 11 points.

For the second straight night, the Golden Eagles outshot their opponent (45.3% to 41.8%) and held them to under 50% from the field. However, CU would not go away as they took advantage of shooting 20-31 at the free-throw line to take the victory.

The Golden Bears were led by Peter Olafeso who scored 21 points (7-10 from the field) with ten rebounds and four steals. Brent Barz added 18 points (5-12 from the field and 8-12 from the free-throw line) with nine rebounds. Kenny Olafeso added 13 points (5-8 from the field).

U of M, Crookston was led by Larry Brown (Jr, F, St. Paul, Minn.) for the second straight night. He scored 19 points (6-16 from the field) with seven rebounds and five assists. Adam Hendricks (Sr, F, Watertown, Minn.) added 12 points (6-12 from the field) with five rebounds and three assists. Jacolby Anderson (Jr, G, Lancaster, Tex.) chipped in ten points (4-8 from the field) with four rebounds.

CU improves to 11-6 overall and 8-5 in the NSIC. The Golden Eagles fall to 6-11 overall and 2-11 in the NSIC.

U of M, Crookston returns to NSIC action on Saturday, January 29 when they travel to Minnesota State University Moorhead. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m.

The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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Photo Caption: (Left to Right) - Larry Brown, Adam Hendricks, Jacolby Anderson

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for brown_larry_1011.jpghendricks_adam_1011.jpg(Crookston, Minn.)- St. Cloud State University (SCSU) pulled away from the University of Minnesota, Crookston outscoring the Golden Eagles 38-30 in the second half to take a hard earned 62-50 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Men's Basketball victory tonight at Lysaker Gymnasium in Crookston, Minn. The Huskies led 24-20 at the intermission.

The Golden Eagles shot 50% in the first half and held SCSU to 30.4% from the floor. U of M, Crookston finished shooting 47.6% from the floor while the Huskies finished 38.3%. However, SCSU was 17-19 from the free-throw line while the Golden Eagles were only 6-11.

The Huskies were led by Taylor Witt who scored a game-high 26 points (7-16 from the field and 9-11 from the free-throw line). Bret Putz added 14 points (4-10 from the field) with five rebounds.

U of M, Crookston was led by Larry Brown (Jr, F, St. Paul, Minn.) who scored 20 points (7-14 from the field) with a game-high 12 rebounds. Adam Hendricks (Sr, F, Watertown, Minn.) added 12 points (6-9 from the field).

SCSU improves to 9-7 overall and 8-4 in the NSIC. The Golden Eagles fall to 6-10 overall and 2-10 in the NSIC.

U of M, Crookston returns to NSIC action on Saturday, January 22 when they host Concordia

University, St. Paul. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Lysaker Gymnasium.
The University of Minnesota, Crookston is an 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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Photo Caption: (Left to Right) - Larry Brown, Adam Hendricks