LSSU hoops hires Dunham

SAULT STE. MARIE -Former Northern Michigan University women’s basketball forward Mariah Dunham has joined the Lake Superior State coaching staff as an assistant coach.

Dunham is a 2011 graduate of NMU with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. She averaged 14.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game in 2009-10 as a transfer senior for the Wildcats and earned All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Second Team honors.

She was an occasional starter at Wisconsin before coming to NMU. With the Badgers, she compiled 600 points and 349 rebounds

A native of Watertown, Wis., Dunham was a member of the Baraga High School boys and girls basketball coaching staffs from 2011-13.