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Wilson departs UA as volleyball assistant

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Wilson departs UA as volleyball assistant

FAYETTEVILLE — University of Arkansas assistant volleyball coach Jenny Wilson is leaving the Lady Razorback volleyball staff, head coach Chris Poole announced this week. Wilson coached at Arkansas for four seasons, and is resigning to pursue a career the medical profession. "We really appreciate all the hard work that Jenny has put into our program the last four years," said Poole. "We are one of only two programs in the SEC to go to postseason each of the last four years and Jenny was a big part of that success. She has decided at this point in her life to make a career change and the entire Lady Razorback family wishes her the best of luck." "I’m very thankful for the opportunity that both Chris and Bev (Lewis, Director of Women’s Athletics) gave me here," said Wilson. "I’ve had nothing but a positive experience here. I ‘m excited to begin a new stage of my life but I’ll always love the team and the program. I’ll always be a Razorback fan." Wilson remains with the Lady Razorback team through the completion of spring workouts. Her plans take her to Toledo, Ohio, for the summer where she will work in patient care as she begins the application process for graduate school in the medical field. Wilson assisted as the Lady Razorbacks compiled an 81-48 record and four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances during her seasons. Her on-the-court duties included working with the team’s setters. Wilson also served as the Lady Razorbacks’ scouting coordinator and handled team travel, scheduling and academics. Wilson graduated with a degree in biology and psychology from the University of Denver in 1998. She completed her MBA in 2001 at Louisiana-Monroe. The search to replace Wilson begins immediately. For more information about Arkansas volleyball, please log on to LADYBACKS.COM.



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