UW football signs another
Daven Jones, wide receiver and kick returner from Cleveland, Ohio, has signed a National Letter of Intent to play at Wisconsin, head coach Bret Bielema announced Thursday.
Jones graduated from Glenville High School in 2006 but was academically ineligible to play at UW last season. He attended Milford Academy in New Berlin, N.Y. instead.
""We felt good about Daven a year ago and still feel good about him,"" Bielema said in a statement. ""He is a talented receiver and return man and we're looking forward to having him on campus.""
HBO featuring Badgers
""Real Sports with Bryan Gumbel"" will profile the UW men's basketball program Monday.
The program will air at 9 p.m. on HBO and will be available from March 12 to April 2 on HBO On Demand.
Interviews will include head coach Bo Ryan, senior forward Alando Tucker and UW Chancellor John Wiley.
Former soccer player signs with Wizards
Former UW men's soccer player Aaron Hohlbein signed a senior roster contract with the Kansas City Wizards on Thursday.
Hohlbein was a captain his last two seasons at UW and finished his collegiate career last fall. He was selected by Kansas City with the third pick in January's Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft.
""Going in, I was hoping for any spot I could get with the team,"" Hohlbein said in a statement. ""I never thought I would get a full contract, although that was certainly by goal.""
New Director of Operations
Stephanie Schultz was named UW's Director of Volleyball Operations, head coach Pete Waite announced Thursday.
Schultz, 23, played volleyball at Winona State before transferring to UW-Eau Claire to play softball.