December 20, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 35

Wade Benson returns to Eastern as volleyball coach

Benson led Eagles to six-consecutive 20-wins seasons, three Big Sky regular-season titles and a second-round appearance in the 2001 NCAA tournament

Wade Benson is returning to familiar territory.

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Wade Benson

The man who made history during his his seven seasons as head volleyball coach at Eastern Washington University will return to that position it was announced Tuesday, Dec. 18.

Benson replaces interim head coach Lisa Westlake, who had stepped in after former head coach Miles Kydd resigned in August.

“We are very excited to welcome coach Benson back into the Eagle family,” EWU athletics director Bill Chaves said in a news release. “He has been a tremendously successful head coach at every school.”

Benson was the head coach at Eastern fro...

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