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Columbus School for Girls tabs Patrick as new coach

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Ben Patrick has been hired to coach the Columbus School for Girls basketball team.

Patrick coached the Northridge boys basketball squad the past two seasons, leading the Vikings to a 7-16 overall record each year.

He will be the Unicorns’ fourth head coach in four seasons.

CSG finished 5-18 overall and 0-8 in the CCL during the 2013-14 season under Caren Truske, after going 4-19 overall and 0-8 in the CCL under Lindsey Smith the previous season.

The Unicorns also went 1-20 and 0-8 in the CCL under Stephanie Jones during the 2011-12 season.

“We are very excited to hire Ben as our new basketball coach at CSG,” athletics director Megan Henry said. “He will bring a renewed enthusiasm and excitement to CSG with his up-tempo style of play and his emphasis on pressure defense. He brings head coaching experience from several quality programs.”

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