The University of Idaho has hired Myriam Sopel as its head women’s tennis coach, the school announced Wednesday.
Sopel graduated from Indiana in 2011 after a standout career. She compiled a 59-44 career singles record and an 89-59 doubles record. Sopel was part of two Hoosiers teams that advanced to the NCAA tournament.
Sopel, a three-time Academic All-American and Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, double-majored in journalism and Spanish.
She takes over for Dan Pollock, who joined the tennis coaching staff at BYU.
The Nelson Leafs got goals from five different players in a 5-3 win over the Spokane Braves in KIJHL action Wednesday at Eagles Ice-A-Rena.
Brycen Fisher, Sean Collins and Alex Peltram each had a goal and an assist for the Braves (11-17-1-1), who were outshot 37-19.