Janice Washington, Campbell women’s basketball assistant coach, was one of 40 selected to participate in the WBCA Assistant Coaches Leadership Workshop in Parris Island, S.C.
The workshop was Aug. 26-29 and was designed to teach assistant coaches Marine Corps small unit leadership, including tactics, techniques and procedures.
“I learned that in the Marines, everything is team,” Washington said. “Team is above and beyond everything else. We all need that person that’s there to back us up and say ‘Hey, you’re here for a reason. You can do this.’
“That was one of the biggest things. It’s very heartfelt to know that you’ve got somebody that’s got your back when you’re struggling.”
Campbell: Pascal Molinard announced Camels record-holder Cheriesse Campbell as an assistant coach.
Campbell was a four-year letter-winner for the Camels in 2010-14, setting school records individually in the 200 and 400 freestyle. She also helped set relay marks in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle in addition to the 400 medley.
Duke: Former Blue Devils standout and professional open water swimmer Ashley Twichell joined the swimming and diving coaching staff. A 2011 graduate, Twichell will serve as a volunteer assistant coach.
Twichell remains the women’s program record holder in the 500-, 1,000- and 1,650-yard freestyle events.
Duke: Coach Jamie Ashworth announced the addition of Reka Zsilinszka as a volunteer assistant coach. Zsilinszka returns to Duke after a standout career as a member of the Duke women’s tennis team in 2007-11.
In addition to recording two seasons with 40 or more singles wins and receiving two All-America selections, Zsilinszka played an integral role in guiding Duke to its first national championship title.
North Carolina: Florida State libero Katie Mosher, Miami outside hitter Savanah Leaf and North Carolina opposite hitter Chaniel Nelson were selected as candidates for the Senior CLASS Award.
Nelson is averaging 2.53 kills per set and a .310 hitting percentage, and has played in all 15 sets this season.
Duke 3, Temple 1: Freshman Cameron Moseley scored two goals to lead the host Blue Devils past Temple on Tuesday night.
The win pushes Duke to 2-1-1 and undefeated at home.