August 11, 2011

Rogers Named Assistant WomenÂ’s Basketball Coach

Kristen Rogers
Kristen Rogers

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University head women’s basketball coach Troy Mattson announces Kristen Rogers as his assistant coach.

Rogers comes to Marquette after four and a half seasons of coaching at Wayne State University. She was the assistant coach for three seasons and a graduate assistant for a season and a half. Rogers also played four years for the Warriors from 2002-06.

“I’m excited to add Kristen to our Wildcat coaching staff,” said Mattson. “She brings a wealth of knowledge after a great basketball background of coaching and playing at her previous university.”

Rogers has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and earned a master’s degree in sports administration in December 2007, both from Wayne State.

As the assistant coach at Wayne State her responsibilities included assisting with recruiting, monitoring academics, player development and video coordinating.

Rogers ranks 15th all-time at Wayne State with 1,056 career points. She also had 275 assists and 348 rebounds while starting in 94 games. She ranks second in three-pointers made (171) and attempted (581) in a career, while ranking second in free throw percentage (.837), third in minutes played (3,080) and fifth in steals (206).

Rogers was a three-time GLIAC All-Academic team selection and was selected to the 2006 GLIAC South Second Team. She was a seven-time member of the WSU’s Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (term gpa 3.5+) and was the women’s basketball representative to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

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