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UMPI Hires Coach

Athletic Director Paul Stone has announced the appointment of Doug Carter (Williamsburg, Kentucky) as the new Women’s Basketball Coach and Sports Information Director. Coach Carter joins the Owls from University of the Cumberlands (UC). During the past two seasons, UC was ranked nationally as high as #5 in NAIA Division I Basketball, winning the regular

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NSU announces Sandy as new assistant coach

Northwestern State co-head coaches Brooke and Scott Stoehr announced the addition of Learie Sandy from Martin Methodist College (Tenn.) as an assistant coach. Sandy’s hiring is subject to the approval of the Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System, which includes Northwestern. Sandy spent six seasons as the lead assistant for the Martin

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Lake Superior State Staff Update

Former Wisconsin/Northern Michigan women’s basketball forward Mariah Dunham and former Grand Valley State distance runner Grant Lofdahl have joined the Lake Superior State coaching staff as assistant coaches. Dunham is a 2011 graduate of NMU with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. She averaged 14.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game in 2009-10 as a

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Chatterton Promoted To Associate Head Coach

Fourth-year University of Colorado women’s basketball assistant Jonas Chatterton has been promoted to Associate Head Coach, Buffaloes’ head coach Linda Lappe announced on Wednesday. Chatterton has been a member of Lappe’s staff since the very beginning of her reign, joining the program on June 9, 2010. He assists with recruiting, opponent scouting, post play development,

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Barefoot Earns New Five-Year Contract

Old Dominion University athletic director Dr. Wood Selig announced today that women’s basketball coach Karen Barefoot has received a new five-year contract that extends through the 2017-18 season. Barefoot completed her second year at the helm of the Lady Monarch program, leading the team to a 9-3 start in non-conference action in 2012-13, posting a

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Nuxol-Wilson Selected as ERAU Head Coach

Following a three-month, nationwide search, Embry-Riddle Athletics Director, Steve Ridder announced Lisa Nuxol-Wilson as the first-ever Embry-Riddle Women’s Head Basketball Coach on Tuesday. Nuxol-Wilson boasts 17 years of previous experience in women’s basketball coaching, recruiting and program management. Her coaching experience began at Georgia Southern where she served as a women’s basketball first assistant coach

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Western Michigan Hires Ops

Western Michigan head women’s basketball coach Shane Clipfell has announced the hiring of Stephanie Smiley as Director of Operations. Smiley was a four-year standout (1999-02) and All-American point guard at Eastern Michigan while Clipfell was an assistant coach for the Eagles. Smiley returns to the college game after entering the teaching field and spending the

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Hofstra Hires Assistant

Hofstra Head Women’s Basketball Coach Krista Kilburn-Steveskey announced today that Linda Cimino will be joining the Pride staff as an assistant coach. Cimino was previously the head coach at Caldwell College. Cimino comes to Hofstra after spending the previous seven years leading the Division II-Caldwell program. She compiled a 110-88 record and led the Cougars

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UW-Oshkosh Names Assistant

UW-Oshkosh head women’s basketball coach Brad Fischer announced the hiring of Kelly McNiff as an assistant coach on Friday (Aug. 2). McNiff replaces Ana Wurtz, who resigned earlier this summer to take a similar position at Winona State University (Minn.). McNiff, who played basketball at UW-Oshkosh from 1997-2000, was the head girls basketball coach at

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Dixie State Hires Assistant

Dixie State women’s basketball coach Catherria Turner officially announced Friday the addition of Jenny Thigpin to her staff as assistant coach for the 2013-14 season. Thigpin joins the Dixie State coaching family after one year as an assistant coach at Pacific West Conference rival, Fresno Pacific, and four years coaching at Buchanan High School in

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