January 16th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

The women’s soccer team that reached the Division II Final Four without a head coach finally has one. UC San Diego elevated Kristin Jones from assistant to head coach on Wednesday morning, capping a tumultuous season that began in August with the still unexplained firing of longtime coach Brian McManus after 31 years and seven national championships. She becomes the first female head coach in program history. Jones was demoted from associate head coach to assistant and suspended for four games for her role in potential NCAA rules violations that led to McManus’ ouster. – Mark Zeigler, Sandiego Union Tribune. Read More.

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