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    Sept. 5, 1997

    Northwestern Names Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Jennifer Kiefer has been named assistant women's basketball coach at Northwestern University, as announced today by 14th-year head coach Don Perrelli. Kiefer played collegiately at Michigan from 1993-97. She ended her career as the Wolverines' all-time leader in three pointers made (102) and three-point percentage (.400). She also ranks among UM's top 10 all-time in assists (sixth, 288), free throw percentage (seventh, .734) and steals (10th, 95).

    This marks a return home for Kiefer, who hails from nearby Carol Stream, Ill., and attended Elgin High School. Current Northwestern sophomore forward Leslie Schock was a freshman at Elgin High School during Kiefer's senior year.

    Kiefer graduated from the University of Michigan in 1997 with a bachelor of arts in sports management and communications.