Alfred appointed Paul Vecchio as its director of athletics. Vecchio has been the senior associate athletics director for communication and sports administration at Buffalo since 2006. Additionally, Vecchio spent 1992-95 as sports information director at Alfred.
Athletics directors – Otterbein selected Dawn Stewart as its director of athletics. Stewart had previously been Capital’s athletics director since 2008.
Men’s basketball – Ole Miss and head men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy agreed to a contract extension through the 2014-15 season. Kennedy has spent the last six seasons leading the program.
Women’s basketball – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi hired Royce Chadwick as its head women’s basketball coach. Chadwick spent the last 11 years as Marshall’s head coach.
Men’s and women’s soccer assistants – Saint Francis (Pennsylvania) added Bryce Cooper to its men’s soccer staff as an assistant coach. Cooper spent the past three seasons as an assistant at Butler.
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