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Guest Blog by Steve Appel, Athletic Director/Head Baseball Coach at University of the Southwest

USW Athletics is proud to announce Cassandra ‘Cass’ Smith as Head Coach of Women’s Volleyball. Smith graduated from University of the Southwest in 2017. She was a member of the Volleyball program and Women’s Basketball from 2013-2016. In 2013 she was named to the RRAC Honorable Mention Team. In 2015 she earned 2nd Team All-Conference, Champions of Character honors, as well as All-Conference Academic team. Smith played in 395 sets during her four years at USW.

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Home Away from Home

Guest Blog by Steve Appel, Athletic Director/Head Baseball Coach at University of the Southwest

USW’s 2020-21 school year will be remembered as a year of unusual challenges and innovations. In my lifetime I don’t think I have ever dealt with as much adversity and complexity. This said, it also will be a year that has made me a better person and this institution a stronger university. Below are my recollections.

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