Stephens earned All-SoCon First Team honors this past season.
Former Virginia Tech women's assistant coach Shawn Poppie becomes the seventh head coach of the Mocs program.
An official announcement is expected as early as this week.
Honor Huff scored a season-high 23 points for the Keydets in the home loss.
Jerry 'Trey' Rice kicked five field goals including the game winner for the Keydets.