New Director of Athletics Comes to BVU

Molly Pals & Kylie Swanson | Sports Co-Editors

Buena Vista University (BVU) announced the hiring of Christyn Abaray as the new Director of Athletics beginning on June 18, 2012. Abaray will take over for Interim Director Brian Van Haaften.

Abaray has spent the last eight years at Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA, and held the position of Associate Director of Athletics since 2007. Swarthmore College is a small college consisting of approximately 1,500 students which has religious affiliations.

The BVU hiring committee was impressed with Abaray’s Division III philosophy and believes she will be a positive leader who will benefit the student-athletes, coaches, and community.

Abaray will begin at BVU with experience in a variety of committees and leadership. Her husband, Chris Abaray, and son Jackson will be joining her as she starts her journey at BVU.

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