Priess-Johnston will be formally introduced in a press conference on Friday. She becomes the seventh head coach in program history and just the third 1979. Priess-Johnston is a two-time national SEC Champion and made All-SEC three times during her college career at The Capstone.
The No. 8 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide took down two top-five ranked teams to win the SEC Championship in Huntsville, Alabama. Top ranked Florida and the fourth ranked LSU Tigers both came up short, finishing third and second respectively and head coach Dana Duckworth to claim the program's 10th SEC Championship.