D2 NEWS: Augustana Makes Change in Women’s Basketball Leadership

D2 Augustana University (SD) released the following brief statement on the status of Women’s Basketball Head Coach Jillian Flores Bennett:

Augustana University has announced on March 20, 2024, that Jillian Flores Bennett will not return as the head coach of the women’s basketball program and Augustana will begin an immediate search for a head coach for women’s basketball.
In order to protect university employees, Augustana is committed to upholding the confidential management of personnel matters. Therefore, we cannot comment nor disclose any further information related to such matters. Augustana is steadfast in its commitment to excellent learning experiences and outcomes for its students and student-athletes.

Flores Bennett went 7-20 (6-16 NSIC) in her first and only season at Augustana. She had previoulsy served as the head coach at NJCAA Iowa Western, where her squad went 26-5 in 2022-23.

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