|Position:||Director of Academic Advising|
|Alma Mater:||University of Nevada|
Lori Friel is in her fourth season at Old Dominion and her second as the Director of Athletic Academic Advising.
She is the primary advisor for the football program and also oversees the coordination of summer programming, the student-athlete freshman orientation and career exploration courses.
Before joining ODU, she worked for three years at Nevada, six years at Ohio and 11 years at UNLV.
She is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics
Lori graduated from Nevada with a Bachelor of Science in computer information systems. She earned a Master of Science in sport & leisure management from UNLV.