April 19, 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.