Paige Schneider has been named assistant director of athletic communications at UMBC, it was announced in May of 2012.
She will serve as UMBC’s primary media contact for the sports of women’s basketball, lacrosse, soccer and softball.
Schneider just completed a one-year stint as an athletic communications assistant at Rutgers University, where she served as the primary media contact for the field hockey, swimming & diving and softball programs and the secondary contact for the nationally-ranked women’s basketball program.
The Windsor, Conn. native previously served as a graduate assistant in sports information at Marshall University, where she was the primary contact for women’s basketball, soccer and golf.
She earned her master’s degree in sports administration from Marshall in 2011 and had previously received her bachelor’s degree from Elms (Mass.) College in accounting and management in 2009.
Schneider earned four letters in women’s basketball at Elms and captained her 2007-08 and 2008-09 squads.