UMC Teambackers Presents $20,000 to Support Athletic Scholarships

Teambacker Check.jpgTim Moe, vice president of UMC Teambackers presented a $20,000 check to support Golden Eagle athletics at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The presentation was made to U of M Crookston Chancellor Fred Wood to support scholarships for student-athletes.

"Financial support is the focus of UMC Teambackers and this organization has benefitted countless athletes since it was organized 21 years ago," says Bill Tyrrell, director of athletic fundraising. "I am grateful to everyone who invests in our student-athletes, and I value their support for Teambackers."

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. For the past 19 years the Teambackers Club has helped support athletic scholarships for student-athletes in 11 sports on the Crookston campus.

In the photo, left to right, are Chancellor Fred Wood; Tim Moe, Teambacker vice president; and Corby Kemmer, director of development.