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UNCW hires new athletics director

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WILMINGTON -- There's a new woman at the helm of UNCW athletics. Kelly Landry-Mehrtens comes from the University of Kansas where she was an associate AD for about four years. Landry-Mehrtens had previously been the associate AD at the University of Illinois and Miami. She says the chance to become the athletics director has been her dream her whole life. "You've been waiting your whole life to lead something special, to be part of something special, it's, it's something that you just can't put into words," Landry-Mehrtens said. Landry-Mehrtens replaces former athletics director Mike Cappacio who was fired in April after about two years on the job.

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