Tim Moe Named U of M Crookston's Teambacker of the Year for 2013

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The 2013 Teambacker of the Year Award at the University of Minnesota Crookston was presented to Tim Moe at the annual Fun Nite held Friday, April 29, 2013. The event was held at the Crookston Eagles and raises money for UMC athletic scholarships. Kari Torkelson, president of UMC Teambackers presented Moe with the award. The evening raised more than $19,000 in support of scholarships for student-athletes. 

Moe has been on the board of Teambackers for four years and has served as vice president for two. He is active in Teambacker events and initiatives including golf tournaments and the annual Fun Nite. 

Bill Tyrrell, director of athletic fundraising, admires Moe for his commitment to Teambackers. "Tim Moe is a dedicated, hard-working member of the board who cares about the athletic department on our campus."

UMC Teambackers is an athletic promotion and fundraising organization for UMC. It operates in conjunction with the UMC Development Office, the Athletic Department and the University of Minnesota Foundation. For more information on Teambackers, contact Bill Tyrrell, director of athletic fundraising at 218-281-8436 (btyrrell@umn.edu). 

Today the University of Minnesota Crookston delivers 27 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and 39 concentrations on campus--as well as 10 degrees online--in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of 1,800 undergraduates from 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit www.umcrookston.edu.

In the photo: Tim Moe, 2013 Teambacker of the Year, was presented his award by Teambacker President Kari Torkelson (left).

Contact: Bill Tyrrell, director, athletic fundraising, 218-281-8436 (btyrrell@umn.edu); Elizabeth Tollefson, assistant director, communications, 218-281-8432 (ltollefs@umn.edu)