#First44 Day 29: Last Day of Spring Classes

May 8, 2015

Mitchell was named head coach of the North Texas women's basketball team on April 9, 2015. Between moving back to Denton, getting to know the team and beginning to operate the Mean Green program, Mitchell will be very busy early on in her tenure. We want to give fans an in-depth look at her #First44 days on the job in the form of a 44-part series that will run from April 10-May 23.

Many North Texas students have had May 7 circled on their calendars for a long time. Not only because it is Day 29 of the #First44, but also because it marks the last day of classes for the spring 2015 term. Coming down the homestretch, head coach Jalie Mitchell thought it would be a good time for an academic check-up on the Mean Green.

"Next week is finals week and I'm very proud of how our team has stepped up their game academically," she said. "We are looking forward to a successful week of testing and finishing strong to wrap up the semester."

While it means the end of the academic term for the entire team, a week from today will mark the graduations of two women's basketball players. Joh'Vonna Darrington will earn her bachelor's degree, while Briesha Wynn will receive her graduate degree. Another senior, BreAnna Dawkins (pictured below), graduated after the fall 2014 term. Following finals week, there is a three-week break before summer session, where most student-athletes will take some time off.

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