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Jarrett Abelson
Position: Asst. Dir. Athletics Communications
Phone: (910) 962-3252
Email: abelsonj@uncw.edu

            A former intern in the Seahawks sports information department, Jarrett Abelson is in his fourth year as an assistant sports information director at UNC Wilmington. He serves as the media relations contact for the Seahawks women's basketball, women's golf, women's soccer, softball and volleyball programs.  
            Abelson re-joined the Seahawks' staff after a two-year stint as SID at Northwood University in West Palm Beach, Fla. At Northwood, Abelson was responsible for the promotion and public relation responsibilities of the department's 11 athletic programs. He also handled media requests for the highly publicized return of coaching legend Rollie Massimino to the sidelines as Northwood's director of basketball operations/head men's basketball coach.
Abelson, 29, began his career with a pair of post-graduate internships at Ohio and UNCW. He earned his bachelor's degree in sports management from Dayton, where he also served as a student assistant for three years.
A native of Rochester, N.Y., Abelson is a member of both the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA).

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