American's McFerrin Named Memphis Head Coach

PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG Melissa McFerrin was named as the University of Memphis' new head women's basketball coach Saturday.
PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG
Melissa McFerrin was named as the University of Memphis' new head women's basketball coach Saturday.
PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG

April 21, 2008

WASHINGTON - American University women's head basketball coach Melissa McFerrin has been hired as head coach at the University of Memphis. McFerrin's record in four seasons with the Eagles was 50-70. This season, American won the Patriot League regular season championship and advanced to the post season for the first time since 1998.

"We wish Melissa well. We appreciate her dedication to the program the past four seasons. She has recruited great young women who have excelled both on the court and in the classroom," commented Keith Gill, American University's Athletic Director.

AU will now begin a national search for a new coach.