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Alum Becomes Associate Athletic Director

Maria Eftink: Maria Eftink Fontbonne University Athletics

ST. LOUIS - The Fontbonne University athletic department is pleased to announce it has hired alumna Maria Eftink as the associate athletic director. Fontbonne athletic director Dr. Lee McKinney said he is thrilled about Eftink joining the department.

"Maria is going to be a tremendous asset to the University," McKinney said. "She was a two-sport athlete at Fontbonne and a tremendous student. Since her graduation, she's gained a great deal of experience in athletic administration. We're extremely excited about her returning to Fontbonne."

Eftink, a 2006 graduate, is coming back to Fontbonne after serving as the Assistant Athletics Director for External Affairs at the University of Evansville.

During her time as a student at Fontbonne, Eftink lettered in women's basketball and women's volleyball. She also served as an intern in the Admissions office.

"I had a great experience as a student-athlete at Fontbonne and many fond memories of my time here. I'm excited to return as an administrator," Eftink said. "I hope I can contribute to the experience of future student-athletes."

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