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Eastern volleyball head coach Benson to take indefinite leave of absence


After spending much of the spring battling throat cancer, Eastern Washington women’s volleyball head coach Wade Benson will take an indefinite leave of absence beginning Friday, Aug. 8.

Associate head coach Michael King will lead the program in Benson’s absence.

“Eastern Washington Volleyball is in great hands,” Benson said. “The players are ready for a great season. I want to thank EWU for its outstanding support of myself and my family.”

Benson underwent cancer treatments this past offseason, but more time is required for him to recuperate and become fully healthy.

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