March 11, 2009
ATLANTA - The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) has announced the 2009 RUSSELL ATHLETIC/WBCA Victory Club Award Recipients. Lobo head coach Don Flanagan is among the coaches honored by the WBCA after reaching the 300-win milestone this season. Flanagan is in his 14th season at New Mexico and has guided the Lobos to eight NCAA Tournaments.
The RUSSELL ATHLETIC/WBCA Victory Club Award is presented to each WBCA-member head coach who achieves career wins of 200, 300, 400, 500 or more, in 100 victory increments.
"Whether Russell Athletic is supporting the WBCA or developing the newest, innovative women's team uniform, our company remains steadfast in its' commitment to women's sports," said Catherine Gammon, Sr. Director of Sponsorships, Russell Athletic." Russell Athletic is proud to honor the WBCA Victory Club award winners. The dedication of these coaches continues to make a difference in the lives of young student-athletes."
These accomplished coaches will be recognized during the RUSSELL ATHLETIC/ WBCA National Coach of the Year Luncheon on Monday, April 6, 2009, at 1 p.m. CT Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront Grand Ballroom, St. Louis, Mo. This event is part of the WBCA National Convention, held in conjunction with the NCAA® Women's Final Four.