Pat Ponder was named as head track and field and cross country coach at Texas A&M-Commerce, succeeding Phil Williams.
For the past year, Ponder has been head track and field and cross country coach at Wayland Baptist University. He formerly was an assistant track and field coach at Texas A&M-Commerce from 1996 to 2001 and also was head cross country coach from 1999 to 2001. Ponder also has spent six years as head coach at Northwood and fulfilled head coaching responsibilities at Henderson State from 1989 to 1990.
Ponder competed in track and cross country at Ouachita Baptist. Before graduating in 1988, he was a three-time all-Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference selection and the school record-holder in the 10,000 meters. Ponder earned a master's degree in physical education from Henderson State in 1989.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
John F. Brennan was named as president at Green Mountain. Brennan formerly was dean of the school of management and professor of management at Suffolk ... Rick Gregory, president at Howard Payne, was selected as vice-president for university advancement at Dallas Baptist.
DIRECTORS OF ATHLETICS
Old Westbury promoted John Lonardo to athletics director ... Oregon State promoted Bob De Carolis to athletics director. De Carolis, who succeeds Mitch Barnhart, has been senior associate athletics director at the school ... Dick Young was appointed as interim athletics director at Florida Atlantic.
Valdosta State named Jennifer Head as senior woman administrator. Head will continue as assistant women's basketball coach ... Bernard Baruch selected Krishna Dass as senior woman administrator, head volleyball coach, director of fitness and compliance coordinator. Dass formerly was an assistant coach and fulfilled administrative duties at Hunter ... Rachel Madsen was chosen as senior woman administrator, assistant director of athletics, head women's basketball coach and compliance officer at Roger Williams. Madsen has been head women's basketball coach, physical education program coordinator and residence hall director at Caltech ... Utica announced Michele Davis as senior woman administrator. Davis will retain duties as head women's basketball coach, a position she has held since 2000.
Greg Byrne was chosen as associate director of athletics for fund-raising and development, and Rick Thompson was chosen as associate director of athletics for marketing, licensing and media relations at Kentucky ... Tami Matheny was named as an associate athletics director at South Carolina-Spartanburg ... Northern Iowa elevated Justin Sell to associate athletics director for internal operations ... DePaul chose Peter Tombasco as associate athletics director for external affairs ... Larry Leckonby was hired as senior associate athletics director for business and finance at Maryland. Since January 1998, Leckonby has worked at Houston, most recently serving as senior associate athletics director.
South Carolina-Spartanburg selected Bill English as assistant athletics director for sports information ... Bernard Tomlin was elevated to assistant athletics director and head men's coach at Old Westbury ... Bowling Green appointed Naomi Lee as assistant athletics director for student-athlete services.
Baseball -- Louisiana Tech named Wade Simoneaux as head coach ... Terrence Jackson was promoted to head coach at Chicago State. Jackson has been an assistant since 1992 in addition to serving as sports information director since 1995 ... Chapman appointed Tom Tereschuk as head coach to succeed Rex Peters, who became head coach at UC Davis. Tereschuk has been head coach at Villa Park (California) High School for four years ... Tom Lo Ricco was selected as head coach at Westfield State. For the past six years, Lo Ricco has been head coach at Massachusetts Liberal Arts.
Baseball assistants -- Old Westbury chose Joe Lisio as pitching coach ... Winthrop appointed Scott Forbes as an assistant coach ... Brian Stewart was selected as an assistant coach at Guilford to take over for Adam Taylor, who became an assistant at Richmond. Stewart has been head baseball and assistant football coach at Briarcrest Christian School ... Seth Kenny was named as pitching coach at Illinois State ... Lakeland chose Chris Thousand as a graduate assistant coach. Thousand competed at Lakeland from 1999 to 2002.
Men's basketball -- Pat Dennis, head coach at Citadel, signed a four-year contract extension through the 2005-06 season ... UNLV's Charlie Spoonhour signed a one-year contract extension through the 2004-05 season. Spoonhour guided the program to an NIT appearance last season, his first with the school ... Phil Ness resigned after 13 seasons as head coach at Allegheny to assume responsibilities as a major gifts officer at the school ... Van Holt was promoted to interim head coach at Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Holt, who succeeds Harold Blevins, has been an assistant coach for the past six years ... Southern Illinois' Bruce Weber signed a three-year contract extension through the 2005-06 season as head coach. Weber has led the team for four seasons.
Men's basketball assistants -- Tom Rose resigned as associate head coach at Goucher ... NYU chose Seth Peloso and Sean Grant as assistant coaches ... Texas-Pan American hired Rob McIlhaney as an administrative assistant. Most recently, McIlhaney has served as an assistant at North Texas ... Matt Dillon was named as an assistant coach at Niagara. Dillon has been an assistant at C.W. Post ... Mercer chose Jeremy Luther as an assistant coach ... Lehman tabbed David Bartolacci as an assistant coach ... Carlos Knox resigned as an assistant coach at Indiana/Purdue-Indianapolis ... Brett Macy was hired as an assistant at Saint Joseph's (Indiana). Macy was junior varsity women's basketball coach at Minnesota State-Moorhead ... New Jersey Institute of Technology named Marty Moyers as an assistant coach. For the past two seasons, Moyers has been an assistant coach and intramural director at Catholic ... Matt Bowen was tabbed as an assistant coach at Valparaiso ... Citadel elevated part-time assistant Chris Gerlufsen to an assistant coach. The school also named Earl Grant Jr. as an assistant coach ... Cam Schuknecht was hired as an assistant men's basketball coach and assistant golf coach at Wartburg. In 2001-02, Schuknecht was head men's basketball coach at Saint Mary College in Leavenworth, Kansas ... Chicago State selected Kevin Jones and John Pigatti as assistant coaches ... Drew Catlett was added as an assistant and Adam Burgess was named as an administrative assistant at Georgia State. Catlett spent nine seasons as an assistant coach at West Virginia and was interim head coach at the school for a brief stint in February before most recently fulfilling head coaching responsibilities at West Virginia Tech since May. Burgess has been an assistant at Kentucky Wesleyan ... Richmond hired Gary DeCesare as an assistant. In 16 seasons as head coach at St. Raymond's (New York) High School, DeCesare guided the program to two state championships and four New York City championships ... Stan Nance resigned after one year as director of men's basketball operations at Rutgers ... Lakeland hired Kyle Vogt as an assistant men's basketball coach and sports information intern. Vogt competed at Lakeland from 1999 to 2002.
Women's basketball -- Manhattanville's Carla Debro resigned as head coach ... Michael Krasnoff was promoted to head coach at Old Westbury ... Louisiana Tech promoted associate head coach Kurt Budke to head coach to succeed the retired Leon Barmore. Budke has been with the program for the past two seasons ... Cornell College named Nicole Kotrba as head coach. Kotrba, who was a volunteer assistant for the school during the 2000-01 season, replaces Jon Herbrechtsmeyer.
Women's basketball assistants -- Coastal Carolina named Dionne Dodson as an assistant coach ... Jeffrey Osterman was selected as an assistant coach at Fordham ... Miami (Ohio) added Nicole Like as an assistant ... Tora Suber and Ivelisse Rosario were added as assistant coaches at Lehman ... Minnesota-Duluth chose Sue Fiero as an assistant ... Texas A&M-Commerce chose Tawana Rhoads as an assistant. Rhoads has worked as an assistant at Paris (Texas) Junior College ... Eran Horodniceanu was hired as director of women's basketball operations at George Washington. The school also announced the promotion of Lisa Cermignano to assistant coach. In 2001-02, Cermignano served as an administrative assistant ... Manchester selected Andrea O'Shaughnessey as an intern.
Men's and women's cross country -- Earl Wingate was promoted to head men's and women's cross country coach and intramural-recreation director at Old Westbury ... Wichita State hired Randy Hasenbank as head coach. Hasenbank, who replaces Wayne Angel, has been head cross country and track and field coach at the high-school level since 1994 ... Chris Fox was selected as cross country and distance coach at Auburn ... Lakeland named Jennifer Struve as head men's and women's coach. Struve has been coaching at River (Wisconsin) Middle School.
Men's and women's cross country assistant -- Krista Schultz was named as an assistant coach at Goucher.
Field hockey -- Oswego State awarded additional duties to Adair Milmoe as head field hockey coach. Milmoe will continue as head women's lacrosse coach, a position she has held for a year.
Field hockey assistants -- Ohio State tabbed Kate Starre as an assistant coach ... Goucher hired Sara Fuller as an assistant coach.
Football -- Gary Pinkel, head coach at Missouri, signed a two-year contract extension through 2007. Pinkel is beginning his second season as head coach ... Rick Neuheisel signed a six-year contract extension through 2008 as head coach at Washington. Neuheisel has led the program since 1999 ... Saint Mary's (California) awarded head coach Tim Landis a contract extension through the 2005 season. Landis is in his third year as head coach.
Football assistants -- Fairleigh Dickinson appointed Michael Gundersdorf and John Schutte as assistant coaches ... Justin Gaines was hired as secondary coach at Texas A&M-Commerce. Last season, Gaines served as running backs coach at Northern Arizona ... Muhlenberg added Joe Henrich as defensive line coach, Joel Sheldon as tight ends coach, Bryan Driskell as running backs coach and Scott Wolford as defensive tackles coach. Henrich was defensive coordinator at the high-school level last year. For the past two years, Sheldon has been head coach and offensive coordinator of the Lehigh Valley Steelers, a semipro team with the Garden State Football League. Driskell has been a student quarterbacks and tight ends coach at Wittenberg. Wolford, a 2002 Ohio State graduate, has served as a student assistant at Denison for the past two years ... Lakeland named Randy Zimmerman as defensive coordinator, Paul Kinsella as defensive line coach, Mason White as graduate assistant defensive backs coach and Corey Roberson as graduate assistant running backs coach. Zimmerman has been linebackers, defensive line and tight ends coach at Saginaw Valley State. Kinsella was defensive coordinator and secondary coach at North Park. White has been coaching at Kettle Moraine (Wisconsin) High School, and Roberson competed at Lakeland from 1999 to 2002 ... Manchester added Josh Gehring as an intern.
Men's and women's golf -- Diane Thomason resigned as head women's golf coach at Iowa to become on-campus recruiting coordinator for athletics at the school ... Muhlenberg selected Kevin Edwards as head men's coach to succeed Jeff Tipping. Edwards is an assistant golf professional at Lehigh Country Club ... Bobbe Carney was named as interim head women's coach at Iowa ... Albion named Charles Saines as head women's coach ... Robin Aikens was appointed as head women's coach at Chicago State ... Longwood selected Wendy Stark as head coach. Most recently, Stark has been assistant golf professional at Wendy Hill Sports Complex in Richmond, Virginia ... Will Andrews was added as head men's coach at Lynchburg.
Men's and women's golf assistants -- Donnie Darr was promoted to associate men's and women's coach at Kent State. Darr is starting his second year with the programs ... James Madison chose Thomas Meyer as assistant men's and women's coach.
Men's and women's gymnastics -- West Chester's Adrienne Carver resigned as head women's coach.
Men's and women's gymnastics assistant -- Bethany Wagner accepted responsibilities as an assistant coach at Pittsburgh.
Men's and women's ice hockey -- Potsdam State hired Glenn Thomaris as head coach to succeed Ed Seney. Thomaris, a former assistant coach with the program, has fulfilled coaching and administrative duties with the Elmira Jackals hockey club of the United Hockey League since 2001 ... Michael Barrett was selected as head women's coach at Quinnipiac. Barrett has been head women's ice hockey coach for two years and head women's golf coach for two seasons at Sacred Heart ... Clarkson appointed Rick Seeley as head women's coach. The program is scheduled to begin competition in the 2003-04 season. For the past three seasons, Seeley has served as head women's coach at Manhattanville.
Men's and women's ice hockey assistants -- Colgate named Meghan Maguire as assistant women's coach ... Brian Allain and Tom Lynch resigned as assistant men's coaches at Worcester State ... Mercyhurst appointed Dave Smith as an assistant men's coach and named Kim McManama as a graduate assistant women's coach ... Scott Robson was tabbed as an assistant men's coach at Quinnipiac. Robson, who formerly was an assistant with the program in 1998-99, spent last season as head coach and general manager for the Bay State Breakers of the Eastern Junior Hockey League.
Men's and women's lacrosse -- Julie Redman was chosen as head women's coach at New England ... Stevens Tech chose Celine Cunningham as head women's coach. Since 1996, Cunningham has served as head women's coach at Columbia ... Mount St. Vincent selected Matt Panetta as head men's coach. Panetta has been head coach at Stonybrook ... Rochester Institute of Technology hired Kathleen Ostar as head women's coach to succeed Jeff Shultis. From 1999-01, Ostar worked as head women's coach at Shady Side Academy in Pennsylvania ... Lee Richardson accepted duties as head women's coach at Wagner ... Brockport State appointed Traci Hay as head women's coach.
Men's and women's lacrosse assistant -- Todd Cavallaro assumed responsibilities as an assistant men's coach at Pennsylvania. For the past two seasons, Cavallaro has been an assistant at North Carolina.
Men's and women's rowing assistant -- Laura MacFarlane assumed duties as an assistant women's coach at Iowa.
Men's soccer -- Old Westbury elevated Mark Prizant to head men's soccer coach and schedule coordinator ... Ivan Matteoni assumed responsibilities as head coach at Hunter, replacing interim head coach Salvador Briones and former head coach John Benintendo. Matteoni was an assistant coach at Saint Peter's last season.
Men's soccer assistants -- Jason Hoy was named as an assistant at Muhlenberg. Hoy formerly was an assistant at East Stroudsburg and DeSales ... St. Andrews selected Geoff Krampe as an assistant coach. Krampe was a men's and women's graduate assistant at Slippery Rock last year ... Penn State-Behrend appointed Eric Kunzinger as an assistant ... Matt Shealer was appointed as a graduate assistant coach at Lynchburg. Shealer was a 2001 graduate of York (Pennsylvania), where he was a four-year starter with the soccer team and served as a volunteer assistant last season ... New Jersey Institute of Technology selected Albert Nguidjol as a part-time assistant coach. Nguidjol is chair of the National and International Competitions Commission for the Cameroon Soccer Federation and is deputy secretary general for the Cameroon Soccer Players Association ... Shaun Schnur was appointed as an assistant coach in charge of goalkeeping at Wartburg ... Ryan Anatol was chosen as a graduate assistant coach at Lakeland.
Women's soccer -- Stanford's Andy Nelson resigned after two seasons as head coach. Assistants Stephanie Erickson and Paul Sapsford were chosen as interim head coaches.
Women's soccer assistants -- Matthew Gwilliam and Bryan Hoy were added as assistant coaches at Citadel ... Wells chose Jim Baranello as an assistant coach. Baranello replaces Meredith Thomas ... Kerri Ferreira was hired as an assistant coach at Roger Williams to replace Mark Clemente. For the past two years, Ferreira has been an assistant coach for the Bristol (Rhode Island) Youth Soccer Association ... Lakeland hired Julie Loppacher as a graduate assistant coach ... Jodie Peden was tabbed as an intern at Manchester.
Softball -- Keri-Anne Boller was promoted to head softball and volleyball coach and compliance officer at Old Westbury ... Agnes Scott hired Jim Hilleary as head coach. Hilleary has taught and coached varsity softball, tennis and boys' basketball at Amelia (Ohio) High School for 32 years ... Erin Bridges was named as head softball and assistant women's soccer coach at Whittier ... Susan Beeck was hired as head coach at Wisconsin-Green Bay. Beeck succeeds Butch Reimer ... Eastern Michigan chose Karen Baird as head coach ... Lesa BoneÃ© was hired as head coach at Nova Southeastern. BoneÃ© has been head coach at Missouri-St. Louis for three seasons ... Truman appointed Lacey Schanz as head coach to replace interim head coach Kristy Bredbenner and former head coach Kris Cox. In 2001, Schanz was pitching coach at Pennsylvania ... Patti Brun was named as head coach at Siena. Brun has worked as an assistant coach at Cal State Dominguez Hills since 1998 in addition to working as assistant athletics academic advisor since 2001.
Softball assistants -- Cal State Fullerton chose DeeDee Wieman as an assistant coach ... Michael McBride assumed additional responsibilities as an assistant coach at Whittier. McBride will continue as professor and chair of the political science department ... North Carolina State selected Mindy Johnson as an assistant coach ... Samantha Mercier and Art Kasak were named as assistants at Loyola (Illinois). Mercier, who also will work as an athletics department administrative assistant, has been an assistant at the high-school level. Kasak most recently has been head coach at the high-school level ... Bradley added Jeannine Soncini as an assistant coach. Soncini, who has been an account manager at Adelstein and Associates since July 2000, was a 2000 graduate of and four-year softball letter-winner at Northern Iowa ... Heather Clark was hired as an assistant coach at Mercyhurst.
Men's and women's swimming and diving -- Sigitas Rudokas was selected as head men's and women's swimming coach and aquatics director at Old Westbury ... Northern Iowa named Stacy Wertz as head women's coach ... Andrea Daley was promoted to head women's swimming coach at Western New England. Daley, an assistant for the past three years, succeeds Ben Bump, who resigned after four years as head coach.
Men's and women's swimming and diving assistants -- Cindy Zack was named as an assistant at Kutztown. Zack was an assistant at Montclair State for the past three years ... Greta Spittler assumed responsibilities as an assistant women's coach at Wells. Spittler was a two-year member of the school's women's swim team before graduating in 2002.
Men's and women's tennis -- Brown hired Jay Harris as head men's coach. Since 1996, Harris has been head men's coach at Bowling Green, where the program earned two Mid-American Conference championships. Harris was recognized as conference coach of the year last year ... Tim Nellegar was chosen as head women's coach at Caldwell ... Pat Breen was hired as head men's and women's coach at Longwood. Breen has been head men's coach at Louisiana-Monroe since 2000 ... Roger Williams' Mike Cecchi resigned as head women's coach ... Bridgewater State appointed Charles "Robi" Robinson as head women's coach. Robinson, who retired as a professor of education at the school, formerly coached the men's program from 1987 to 1992 and served as head women's coach from 1989 to 1991.
Men's and women's tennis assistants -- Emory chose Julie Mavity and Christie Schweer as assistant women's coaches ... Jeff Clark accepted duties as an assistant men's coach at Mississippi ... Lacey Leverberg was chosen as an assistant women's coach at Moravian. Leverberg is a 2002 graduate of the school, where she helped the women's team capture two Middle Atlantic Conference championships.
Men's and women's track and field -- Brockport State awarded head men's and women's track and field and cross country coaching duties to Mark Krueger ... Chicago State hired Mamie Rallins as head women's track and field and cross country coach. Rallins, a two-time Olympian, formerly was head coach at Ohio State and Hampton.
Men's and women's track and field assistants -- Campbell added Dana Eicholtz as an assistant coach ... Fred Jones and Angie Bestwick were appointed as assistant women's coaches at UNLV ... Penn State reassigned assistant track and field coach Bill Whittaker to building coordinator and events assistant for Rec Hall ... Roberta Schreiner was appointed as an assistant coach at Winthrop ... Texas-Pan American added Doug Molnar as an assistant track and field and cross country coach. For the past two years, Molnar has been a volunteer assistant men's cross country and track and field coach at Tennessee ... Elizabeth Curran was added as a graduate assistant coach at St. Francis (Pennsylvania) ... Natalie Smith was selected as full-time men's and women's assistant coach at Tarleton State after most recently serving as a graduate assistant at the school. Smith also will continue as assistant cross country coach ... Brian Edwards was added as an intern coach at Manchester.
Men's and women's volleyball -- Darrow "Singo" Johnson was tabbed as head coach at Agnes Scott ... Bloomfield named Patrick Hall as head women's coach ... Westfield State appointed Sara May as head women's coach. May has been head coach at Enfield (Connecticut) High School for six years ... Wes Vance was hired as head women's coach at Manchester.
Men's and women's volleyball assistants -- NYU named Dominic Griffin as an assistant women's coach ... Ulas Ograk was hired as an assistant women's coach at Texas-Pan American ... Bernard Baruch chose Jennifer Manicad as an assistant ... Andrea Fischer was appointed as an assistant at Virginia Commonwealth. Fischer spent 2001-02 as a head coach for a 15-and-under girls' team with the Piedmont Family YMCA's Virginia Volleyball Academy ... Mount St. Vincent hired Francisco Martinez as head assistant and Patrick Dietz as an assistant coach ... Jamie Copsey was hired as a graduate assistant coach at Lynchburg. Copsey is a 2002 graduate of the school and competed on the men's basketball team for four seasons ... Gerrit Maxwell accepted responsibilities as an assistant coach at Northern Arizona ... Wartburg added DeAnn Woodin as an assistant coach. Woodin, who has been an investment representative for the Edward Jones Company since 2000, served as a student assistant for four years and as a volunteer assistant for two seasons at Northern Iowa.
Men's and women's water polo -- Kevin O'Sullivan was selected as head men's coach at Fordham ... Amber Drury-Pinto accepted responsibilities as head women's coach at California.
Wrestling assistants -- Citadel named Christopher McNally and Ryan Lang as assistant coaches.
Athletic trainer -- Goucher tabbed Stephen Keefe as athletic trainer ... Oswego State appointed Brian Buckland as athletic trainer.
Assistant athletic trainers -- Chris Watts was added as a graduate assistant athletic trainer at Emory. Watts has been a student athletic trainer at Valdosta State ... Michael Buurman accepted responsibilities as an assistant athletic trainer at St. Andrews. Burrman has been a graduate assistant at Furman for two years ... Heather Grant and Jason Vereb were selected as assistant athletic trainers at Washington & Lee ... Texas A&M-Corpus Christi hired Terry Lehmann as assistant athletic trainer. Lehmann has been an assistant athletic trainer at Wayne State (Michigan) ... Jackie Downar was named as an assistant athletic trainer at Texas-Pan American.
Compliance -- Fordham appointed Jon Liberatore as coordinator of compliance ... Danielle Lehman was hired as director of compliance and academic services at Valdosta State.
Development -- Tom Lewis was chosen as executive director for the Jaguar Athletic Club at South Alabama. For the past 10 years, Lewis has been senior account executive with the Mobile (Alabama) Area Chamber of Commerce.
Life Skills coordinator -- Moravian awarded Ron Cardinal with additional responsibilities as CHAMPS/Life Skills academic coordinator. Cardinal, who recently retired after teaching high school for 33 years, will continue as assistant football and assistant softball coach at the school.
Marketing/promotions -- Angela Duprey was named as event management and marketing coordinator at Emory. Most recently, Duprey has been an athletics marketing assistant at Connecticut ... West Chester's Chris Lynch resigned as director of development, marketing and promotions.
Media relations assistants -- Pittsburgh named Greg Hotchkiss as associate media relations director ... Erin Rowley and Misty Cole were selected as assistant media relations directors at Washington ... Daniel Lust was promoted to assistant director of athletics media relations, Erich Bacher was named as associate director of athletics media relations and Josh Waldman was appointed as a media relations assistant at Denver. Lust, who has been with the school for four years, replaces Chris Meese and Kevin Fletcher. Bacher has spent the past two years with the Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games of 2002. Last year, Waldman was a communications assistant with the Big East Conference.
Sports information -- Matt Farrand was elevated to sports information director at Old Westbury ... Methodist selected Lee Wright as sports information director ... Brandeis chose Adam Levin as sports information director to replace Jack Molloy. For the past seven years, Levin has worked as sports information director at Bates ... Jerry Reilly was named as sports information director at Fredonia State. Reilly replaces Donna Valone ... Chicago State added Mark Johnson as sports information director. Since 1998, Johnson has worked as athletics director at Nevada Youth Sports ... Ryan Hyland, an assistant sports information director at Alfred for the past two years, was selected as sports information director at Utica.
Sports information assistants -- Chris Taugher was added as assistant sports information director at Goucher ... Old Westbury promoted Zsolt Hadju to assistant sports information director and sports medicine consultant ... Jeremy Sharpe and Lars Thorn were added as sports information graduate assistants at George Washington ... Todd Vatter was named as assistant sports information director at Wagner ... Texas-Pan American added Adam Pitterman as assistant sports information director. Pitterman has spent the past year as sports information director at Mount Olive.
Strength and conditioning -- Michael Bugielski accepted responsibilities as strength and conditioning coordinator at Chicago State.
The City University of New York Athletic Conference appointed Kim Santoiemma as a sports information and championships graduate assistant intern. Santoiemma is a 2002 graduate of Lehman, where she was a four-year starter for the softball team ... Jason Corriher was named as assistant director of public relations at the Big South Conference. Corriher has been an athletics media relations assistant at North Carolina State ... The Big South Conference chose Dawn Turner as assistant commissioner for compliance ... The Big 12 Conference hired Maark R. Keith as director of marketing. Keith has been marketing coordinator at Florida since 2000.
Greg Graham was named as basketball mentoring program coordinator at the NCAA. Graham has been serving on a contract basis with the national office's education services group for the past six months.
Women's lacrosse student-athletes from William Smith College who were among Division III statistical leaders for the 2002 season were incorrectly listed as being from Hobart College in the final statistics published in the July 22 issue of The NCAA News.
Bill Whitmore, former sports information director at Rice, died August 28. He was 81.
Former Georgia football defensive tackle Jake Richardson died recently of kidney failure. Richardson, 38, competed at the school from 1982 to 1985.
Abe Lemons, former men's basketball coach at Texas, Oklahoma City University and Texas-Pan American, died September 2 after a long illness. He was 79.
Brandon Hall, a football defensive tackle at Minnesota, was fatally shot September 1. Hall, a pre-business major, was redshirted in 2001.
--Compiled by Leilana McKindra