UT Arlington women's basketball announced the hiring of Jordan Vessels as the program's new Director of Operations in August of 2016.
A native of Canyon, Texas, Vessels was a four-year player for West Texas A&M, including three seasons playing under current UTA head coach Krista Gerlich from 2010-2012. Vessels served as the Lady Buffs' graduate assistant for the 2015-16 season.
Vessels graduated from West Texas A&M with her bachelor's degree in sports and exercise science and had a career that saw her play in 126 games, tied for fourth all-time in WTA&M history.
On the court, she helped the Lady Buffs to back-to-back Lone Star Conference championships in both the regular season and tournament, won back-to-back South Central Region championships and played in the 2014 National Championship Game.
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