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Jacobs Signs Contract Extension

Cedar Falls, Iowa - Second-year University of Northern Iowa softball coach Ryan Jacobs has signed a contract extension through 2012, UNI director of athletics Troy Dannen announced today.

Jacobs has posted a 52-48 record through his first two seasons, including a 32-20 mark this year, 13-10 in the Missouri Valley Conference. UNI's 32 wins this year are the team's most since the 2002 squad claimed 33 victories, and its 13 MVC victories are tied for the most conference wins in school history.

Under Jacobs, this year's Panther team has set a new UNI single-season record for home runs with 50. The Panthers lead the Valley in batting average, hits, runs scored, slugging percentage, doubles, triples and home

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