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MM 10.26: Jessica Imhof joins Maryland women’s basketball staff

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

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Former North Carolina assistant Jessica Imhof is joining Maryland women’s basketball as its Director of Scouting and Player Development, the team announced over the weekend.

Imhof had a key role in the Tar Heels’ offense and special situations as she oversaw the program’s scouting responsibilities, organized and cut film, reviewed analytics and drew plays, per the Terps’ release. She will have similar duties at Maryland, overseeing its advanced scouting and game planning, organizing game film and assisting with practice preparation.

“She has built an incredible resume and is someone who will hit the ground running in our program,” Maryland head coach Brenda Frese said. “She’s a rising star.”

Imhof played four seasons of Division III basketball at The College of New Jersey, where she was a first-team All Conference member and a national semifinalist.

Upon graduating in 2012, she stayed on TCNJ’s bench as an assistant coach for a season before serving as a graduate assistant for Elmira College for two years. She then was an administrative assistant and video coordinator at Virginia Commonwealth University for three seasons and the Director of Basketball Operations at Princeton University for a year before making her way to Chapel Hill.

In Other News

Maryland football played its first game in 329 days and ended up on the wrong side of a 43-3 contest at Northwestern.

Wes gave his three biggest takeaways from the defeat.

Former Maryland football receiver D.J. Moore posted two touchdowns, including a 74-yard reception, on Sunday.

Former Maryland baseball players Brandon Lowe and Adam Kolarek faced off in the eighth inning of Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday. The Dodgers’ lefty won the battle, striking the Rays’ infielder out swinging.

Lowe also crushed a three-run homer to put Tampa Bay in front earlier in the game.

Maryland women’s basketball welcomed its newest members.

Maryland field hockey remembered its Big Ten championship-clinching performance from a year ago, yesterday.