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Crane faces fraud charge; Men's cross country No. 1; Student season hockey ticket distribution set

Crane faces charges of credit card fraud

Jammar Crane, a redshirt freshman linebacker on the University of Wisconsin football team, has been has been charged with fraudulent use of a credit card. The misdemeanor charge is credit card fraud of a sum less than or equal to $2,500.

According to a police report obtained by The Capital Times, Crane allegedly made several purchases May 9, using a credit card that belonged to a UW student in Ogg Hall. Crane, according to The Capital Times, could face nine months in jail and a $10,000 fine if he is convicted. His pre-trial conference is Oct. 20.

Men's cross country tops preseason poll

The Wisconsin men's cross country team is ranked No. 1 in the preseason MONDO NCAA Division I Men's Cross Country Poll. The ranking comes after the Badgers finished second at the 2004 NCAA Championships. Defending champ Colorado is ranked No. 2, followed by Arkansas, Brigham Young University and Stanford. Ohio State (No. 13), Iowa (16), Indiana (17), Minnesota (25), Michigan (27) and Michigan State (tie for 30th) are also ranked.

Wisconsin competes at the Roy Griak Invitational in Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 24.

Student season hockey ticket distribution Sept. 17

Students who have ordered season men's hockey tickets can pick them up at 9 a.m. Sept. 17 at the Kohl Center. Distribution will continue as long as there are students in line. Students may also pick up season tickets at the McGinnis Family Athletic Ticket Office by Camp Randall Stadium during normal business hours beginning Sept. 19.

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