Sunday, July 6, 2008

Kelly Blair LaBounty let go at Oregon...

Kelly Blair LaBounty (left/photo courtesy University of Oregon Athletic Dept.), a two-time Olympian and two-time World Championships qualifier in the heptathlon, has been fired from her position as assistant coach with the University of Oregon women’s track and field program.

Blair LaBounty, a 1994 UO graduate, a native of Prosser, and one of the greatest athletes to compete for the Ducks, said she was told last Wednesday that her contract, which expired June 30, would not be renewed.

“They told me they were going in a different direction,” said Blair LaBounty, a member of the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame. “They showed me the new reorganization chart for coaches.

She is married to former Seattle Seahawk Matt LaBounty.

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