Taylor University Athletics Director, Kyle Gould, announced on Tuesday that Head Women's Basketball Coach Kelly Packard had requested an immediate leave of absence from her coaching duties with the Taylor women’s basketball program.
“Kelly is a tremendous coach and a valued member of our staff,” stated Gould. “We will continue to support her during this time and look forward to her return.”
Second-year assistant, Becca Bornhorst, will coach the team in its Crossroads League opener Tuesday night against Bethel at 5 pm, inside Odle Arena.
The Trojans are currently 3-3 on the season and are coming off a 66-43 home win over Robert Morris on Saturday.