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ZIVKOVICH NAMED ASSISTANT SPORTS INFO DIRECTOR

Kimberly Zivkovich, sports information director at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., has been named assistant sports information director at Old Dominion University.

Zivkovich, who has helped publicize and promote the 23 varsity athletic programs at Marist since 2000, will join the Monarchs program as the primary contact for women's basketball, field hockey, men's and women's tennis, lacrosse and cross country.

Formerly Zivkovich was an undergraduate assistant in the Office of Sports Media Relations at her alma mater, Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. While at Marist, she served as primary media contact for five Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) championships, including 2000 and 2001 men's tennis and baseball tournaments.

At Rutgers, she served as a contact for women's basketball, men's lacrosse and field hockey programs, as well as assisted in the media relations efforts of the school's 27 other Division I programs.

During the summer of 1998, Zivkovich served as a venue management staff assistant at Madison Square Garden in New York City during the Summer Goodwill Games. At the international event, she assisted with the basketball, wrestling and boxing events, and directed the venue communications center. She also served as the official scorer for the Hudson Valley Renedades baseball team, which is the Class A team of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Zivkovich graduated from Rutgers in 1999 with a degree in communications. She will begin her duties at Old Dominion on Aug. 27.

This article was posted on: August 8, 2001

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