DENTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Texas Women’s University announced Saturday that head volleyball coach Shelly Barberee resigned to focus on personal matters.
Barberee took a leave of absence on August 12, 2016 to address a personal matter.
Eight volleyball players were hospitalized last weekend for the medical treatment of symptoms related to rhabdomyolysis, which is a syndrome that causes a breakdown of muscle tissue and releases a damaging protein into the blood.
“Today, I have decided to resign from my position as head volleyball coach at TWU, which is in no way related to student-athletes’ hospitalization,” said Barberee.
TWU volleyball assistant coach Jessica Beener was named interim head coach.
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