Jenn Folsom enters her fourth season as an assistant women’s basketball coach at Husson in 2017-18.
In the 2015-16 season, Folsom helped the Eagles earn the program’s first North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championship and berth into NCAA DIII National Championship Tournament since 2010-11 with a 58-49 win over arch-rival Castleton, ending the Spartans’ three-year reign as Champions, while producing their first 20-win (21-7) season since 2003-04. Three players collected post season accolades.
Folsom helped guide the Eagles to a second place finish in the NAC in 2014-15 and an appearance in the conference tournament semifinals. Two players were named All-NAC that year.
Folsom is currently employed at Eastern Maine Healthcare System as a project manager in the information systems department as well as an independent consultant with Thirty-One Gifts.
While a student-athlete at Husson, Folsom was a three-year letter winner as a forward in field hockey from 2001-04 and a guard on the women’s basketball team from 2001-04.
In field hockey, Folsom played in 40 career games and posted 34 points, while helping the Braves to a 31-27 overall mark and their first conference championship in program history in 2001.
In basketball, Folsom appeared in 97 career games and tallied 189 points, 158 assists, 133 rebounds, 96 steals and eight blocks, while shooting 26.0 percent from the floor, 23.6 percent from behind the arc and 48.5 percent from the free throw line. She helped the Braves to a 58-49 overall record and an at-large bid to the program’s first NCAA DIII Championship Tournament in 2004.
Folsom earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Business in 2005 and a Master of Business Administration in 2013 from Husson.
The Lincoln, Maine, native attended Mattanawcook Academy. She and her husband, Jason, who is an assistant coach on the Husson baseball team, currently reside in Glenburn, Maine with their twin daughters, Abygail and Kaylee, and son, Connor.