April 23, 2024

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Kayla Karius named South Dakota women’s basketball head coach

Karius Karius (formerly Tetschlag) served as an assistant to Dawn Plitzuweit at USD for two seasons from 2016-18.

Karius Karius (formerly Tetschlag) served as an assistant to Dawn Plitzuweit at USD for two seasons from 2016-18.

Kayla Karius will be the subsequent head women’s basketball coach at the College of South Dakota, USD introduced in a news release Sunday night.

Karius will be released all through a information conference Monday at 11 a.m. in Vermillion. The function is open up to the public and will be streamed on social media.

Karius, who spent the previous year as an assistant at Drake, was an assistant for the initially two seasons of former head coach Dawn Plitzuweit’s tenure at USD. Karius played a big job in the recruiting hard work that netted the Coyotes a class that showcased Chloe Lamb, Liv Korngable, Monica Arens and then-New Mexico transfer Hannah Sjerven.

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Right after leaving USD, Karius put in three many years as an assistant at Wisconsin, working her way up to the job of affiliate head mentor and recruiting coordinator prior to using a career at Drake last period.

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Prior to coaching, Karius expended 4 seasons taking part in professional basketball overseas. Her stops provided Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium.

Plitzuweit still left USD just after becoming named head mentor at West Virginia.

Observe Sioux Falls Argus Chief reporter Michael McCleary on Twitter @mikejmccleary.

This article initially appeared on Sioux Falls Argus Chief: Kayla Karius named next South Dakota women’s basketball head mentor