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LAMAR WOMEN’S GOLF: Steward steps down as Cardinals coach

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ATLANTA, Ga. — Jessica Steward has resigned her position at Lamar University to be the next coach at Georgia State announced university officials Thursday afternoon. Steward’s departure comes following four seasons at the helm in Beaumont.

“I would like to thank Jessica Steward for her hard work and dedication to our women’s golf program,” said LU Director of Athletics Marco Born. “She has continued a standard of success both on the course and in the classroom. We wish her and her family all the best.”

During her four years at LU, Steward guided the Cardinals to the 2016 Southland Conference title. She coached two SLC Players of the Year, one SLC Student-Athlete of the Year, one conference Freshman of the Year and two conference Newcomers of the Year. In total, Steward has mentored five First-Team All-Southland Conference selections in addition to three Second Team and four honorable mentions.

A national search for the Cardinals’ next head coach has begun.