PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Washington to Coach Team USA in Kazan, Russia

After coaching the Lady Lions for six seasons and grabbing two back-to-back regular season Big Ten titles, Penn State Women’s Basketball head coach Coquese Washington has accepted her first Team USA coaching position.

Washington will serve as an assistant coach for the USA Women’s Basketball Team set to compete at the World University Games on July 8th through the 15th in Kazan, Russia. Team USA’s coaching staff will also include Oklahoma’s head coach Sherri Coale and Marist assistant coach Brian Giorgis.

Despite never having coached for a USA national team before, Washington was a part of the USA Basketball Women’s Junior National Team Committee in 2009 until 2012.

Along with her Big Ten distinctions and 25-5 record so far in 2013, Washington’s Lady Lions have remained Top 10 in the polls all season.

The World University Games tournament will include host team Russia, USA, Australia, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Japan, Mongolia, Poland, Sweden, Taiwan and Ukraine. Team USA has won eight gold medals, six silver medals and one bronze medal in its endeavors at the World University Games.

About the Author

Rachel Chernaskey

Sophomore at Penn State; Journalism Major and Double minor in Psychology and Italian; Former track and field varsity athlete. I love all food and Kid Cudi.

Comments

More by Rachel

Spring Sports Continue Domination

Nittany Lion spring sports teams continue to advance and find success late in their seasons as the Women’s Track and Field Team won its seventh Big Ten title and Women’s Lacrosse advanced to the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament. No. 13 Penn State Men’s Lacrosse ended its season and fell to No. 11 Yale Lacrosse in a 10-7 battle

Statesmen to Perform on the Today Show

Film Festival Plays Tonight!

Athletics

Incoming Penn State Track & Field Athlete Kristian Marche Shot To Death In Philadelphia

The incident surrounding Marche’s death is “under investigation,” according to the Philadelphia police department.

Former Women’s Gymnastics Coach Files Lawsuit Against Penn State Over Handling Of Abuse Allegations

Men’s Soccer Trio, Reading United Win PDL Eastern Conference Title, Fall Short Of National Championship

Penn State Hockey’s Evan Barratt, Aarne Talvitie Participate In World Junior Summer Showcase

Ally McHugh Wins 400 Medley National Championship

Student Life

Girirajan Lab Seeks To Bridge The Gap Between Fly And Human Genomes

The lab uses a combination of human genomics, computational biology, and functional studies, using Drosophila and human cell lines, to understand the risks caused by genetic mutations and to grasp how gene disruption leads to altered neurodevelopment.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Pennharmonics To Hold 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Onward State is hiring for the fall semester and we’d love to have you join us.

Incoming Penn State Track & Field Athlete Kristian Marche Shot To Death In Philadelphia

The incident surrounding Marche’s death is “under investigation,” according to the Philadelphia police department.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Madden NFL 19 Ratings For Nittany Lions

For the second consecutive year, Sean Lee is the highest-rated Nittany Lion in the Madden video game.

Send this to a friend