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Cara Hyatt
Cara  Hyatt

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Mississippi College, 2002


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Cara Hyatt begins her second season with the Lady Eagle basketball program. Her duties include all aspects of recruiting, on-the-floor coaching, day-to-day operations and scouting.

Hyatt comes to Southern Miss following a three-year stint at Jones Country Junior College where her duties included day-to-day operations, on-the-floor coaching, recruiting and scouting.

Prior to coming Jones, Hyatt was the head coach at Northeast Jones High School where she compiled a 53-18 record and leading her team to the Overall 4A state Tournament semifinals in 2005-06 where they lost to the eventual state champs. Her 2006-07 team advanced to the second round of the south state championship.

Prior to coaching at Northeast Jones, Hyatt served as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Mississippi College.

The Heidelberg, native, was a standout basketball player at Heidelberg Academy where she was an all-state performer. She played two seasons at Jones County Junior College under Coach Sandra Sumrall before completing her career at Mississippi College.

Hyatt received his bachelor's of arts degree in English from Mississippi College in 2002 and her associate's degree from Jones in 2000. She earned her master's degree in business management in 2006 from Colorado Technical University in 2006 where she graduated magna cum laude.

Hyatt has two daughters, Alee and Anna Cate.

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