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The Northern Arizona women’s home basketball game against the Northern Colorado Bears scheduled for Saturday, January 15 in Flagstaff, Arizona is being rescheduled due to COVID-19 issues within the NAU program.

The game between the lumberjacks and the bears is postponed to Monday 31 January at 6 p.m

The Lumberjacks’ next scheduled game is Thursday, January 20 against Montana State at 7 p.m. in Bozeman, Montana. A stretch of four consecutive road games will begin within 10 days.

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The Northern Arizona track and field program has announced Bradley Foote as its new throwing coach. Foote joins the Lumberjacks coaching staff after spending the last four years as an assistant coach at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

“I am extremely excited to bring Brad Foote on board as our new Head Throws coach to the NAU track and field team,” said Cross Country and Track & Field Director Michael Smith. “Supporters of our program know we have a successful history of throws both at the Big Sky Conference and nationally. With that mindset, it was critical that we found a leader who could not only sustain this group of events, but improve it.

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During his time in the Rio Grande Valley, Foote coached the nation’s ranked 12th-ranked women’s shot put team, coached six pitchers to qualify for the NCAA West Regionals, and mentored 11 individual WAC champions, nine runners-up and 54 All-WAC performances.

Foote also coached Desirea Buerge, Paul May and Samariae Bonds at UTRGV. Buerge placed 11th in the women’s discus at the USATF Olympic Trials after finishing sixth in the collegiate season with a personal record of 58.90 yards, while May broke school records in the shot put and discus and Bonds her high school greatly improved personal best from 46’8″ to 54′.

“I want to thank Coach Smith for giving me the opportunity to join this remarkable team and program here at NAU,” said Foote, “I’m really looking forward to working with this talented group of pitchers and continuing to help build this.” program to the next level.”

Before his time in the Rio Grande Valley, Foote began his coaching career at Iowa Central Community College from 2013 to 2017 as an assistant.

“Coach Foote is considered an up-and-coming coach in the throws world and it’s clear he’s ready to work,” Smith added, “his values ​​align with our program and the campus community and I know he does.” next chapter of the NAU Throws students will look phenomenal – athletes.”

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