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Melissa Jackson Named Akron Head Women’s Basketball Coach

The University of Akron Director of Athletics Larry Williams announced on Wednesday that Melissa Jackson has been selected as the head coach of the Akron women’s basketball program, pending formal approval from the University’s Board of Trustees. Following her 10-year stint on the Zips staff, including the past six years spent as the associate head coach, Jackson becomes the 10thhead

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Former Tar Heel LaQuanda Barksdale Quick Named Meredith Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Meredith College Athletic Director Jackie Myers named former UNC Tar Heel and Winston-Salem native LaQuanda Barksdale Quick as the next head women’s basketball coach. She will begin her tenure with the Avenging Angels athletic department on the road recruiting July 1. “We are thrilled to have a coach with LaQuanda’s impressive background, both as a former

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Skidmore tabs Turner as women’s basketball head coach

Skidmore College named Jessica Turner head women’s basketball coach. Turner recently competed her fifth season as an assistant coach at Middlebury College. “We are excited to welcome Jess to Skidmore Athletics and look forward to her joining our campus community,” Skidmore athletics director Gail Cummings-Danson said. “With a coaching philosophy that centers around the core

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