North Texas Adds Fears To Women's Basketball Staff
DENTON, Tex (6/7/07) ? North Texas head women's basketball coach Tina Slinker has announced that former player Shannan Fears (formerly Stephenson) will join the Mean Green coaching staff. Fears, one of the fiercest players in recent history at North
Fears, one of the fiercest players in recent history at North Texas, comes to the Mean Green after spending the last three seasons as an assistant girls basketball coach at Southlake Carroll High School.
“Hiring a former player who achieved the accolades of all-conference status can be a powerful asset for a program. Shannan can contribute in so many areas but will certainly have an immediate impact in recruiting and as a positive role model for our players,” said
While a player at
In the 2001-02 season she scored 20 or more points six times, capped off by scoring a career-best 30. As a freshman in 1997-98 Fears scored 7.2 points a contest and pulled down 4.4 rebounds. After battling through injuries her next two seasons, Fears came back in the 2000-01 season to play in 29 games setting the stage for her breakout senior season.
Following her graduation from