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Cheri Eleazer, Jessica Anger Named Assistant Women’s Basketball Coaches at UMBC
BALTIMORE—UMBC head women’s basketball coach Phil Stern today announced that Cheri Eleazer and Jessica Anger will join the Retriever staff as assistant coaches.
Eleazer spent three seasons at Division III St. Joseph’s College on
“I’m grateful that I have this opportunity to finally be a part of Coach Stern’s staff and to be a part of the team’s success,” Eleazer said.
Prior to St. Joseph’s, Eleazer served as the director of basketball operations at Hofstra from 2006-07, where she was a part of the Pride’s record-setting season, as the team posted a program-best 24-7 mark and advanced to the fourth round of the postseason WNIT. Eleazer began her career in 2004-05 as assistant coach at
Eleazer was a four-year letter-winner at
“I recruited Cheri 15 years ago on
A native of Coram, N.Y., Eleazer graduated from
Anger spent the last two seasons as the director of basketball operations at her alma mater, Iona College, where she orchestrated team travel arrangements and film exchange and served as the team’s coordinator of community service and school outreach initiatives. She was also responsible for program marketing duties, as well as producing a periodic newsletter. The Gaels were 36-27 during her tenure and made an appearance in the postseason WNIT in 2010.
“I am very excited and grateful for the opportunity that Coach Stern has given me to continue to develop my career here at UMBC,” said Anger, a native of nearby Arbutus who attended
Anger played two seasons at Iona after transferring from
A two-time team captain at
Prior to Iona, Anger played two years at
“Jess has spent the last couple of years working for one of the best coaches in the country (
Anger graduated magna cum laude from Iona in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing, and she earned her MBA from