Minnesota–Crookston Golden Eagles
|This article relies on references to primary sources. (February 2014)|
|University||University of Minnesota Crookston|
|Conference||Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference|
|Athletic director||Stephanie Helgeson|
|Football stadium||Widseth Field|
|Basketball arena||Lysaker Gym|
|Baseball stadium||UMC Baseball Field|
|Soccer stadium||UMC Soccer Field|
|Other arenas||Alex Nemzek Hall|
The Minnesota–Crookston Golden Eagles (also UMC Golden Eagles) are the athletic teams that represent University of Minnesota Crookston, located in Crookston, Minnesota, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Golden Eagles compete as members of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference for all 10 varsity sports.
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The UMC Golden Eagles hockey team played at the NCAA Division III level in the MCHA hockey-only conference through the 2008-2009 season. Being a Division II school the university operated the hockey team with no scholarships under Division III guidelines. The University discontinued the varsity hockey program following that season. UMC will honor the financial commitment to the new ice arena built in 2009 in Crookston, Minn. The campus signed a five-year lease beginning in 2010. The university currently fields a club hockey team in the Division 2 American Collegiate Hockey Association.
- University of Minnesota–Crookston Golden Eagles Athletics website
- Minnesota-Crookston ACHA hockey website