Women's Basketball Adds Petree To Staff

North Texas Head Coach Mike Petersen has announced the addition of Cayla Petree to the women's basketball coaching staff. Petree comes to North Texas after five seasons (2007-2012) as the head coach at Cisco College.

"I am delighted that Cayla has decided to become a part of the Mean Green Women's Basketball family," said head coach Mike Petersen. "She brings a tremendous track record of success at Cisco College as a head coach which will serve us well here at North Texas. Cayla is an extremely driven person who brings a great deal of energy to anything she does. I am confident that she will have an immediate and significant impact on our student-athletes and our program"

While at Cisco College, she led the Wranglers to two Region 5 Tournament Appearances in 2010 and 2011, the first time Cisco had made the tournament since 2003. Over her last three seasons at Cisco, she led the Wranglers to a 65-27 record and a 36-8 mark in conference play. After taking the reins of the program in 2007-08, she has helped 14 players achieve all-conference honors, five student-athletes named academic all-conference, and 16 players went on to play at a four year college after completion at Cisco College.

Prior to Cisco, she was an assistant at New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, N.M. from 2006-07 and worked for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association in Atlanta, Ga. in the marketing department.

As a player at Cisco JC, Petree was a two-time all-conference selection, and was named conference freshman of the year in 2000-01, averaging 18 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. She went on to play for Texas Tech in 2002-03.

She graduated with a Master's of Business Administration in Sports Marketing from Texas Tech in 2006 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Texas Tech in 2004.





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