Hall Of Famer Donovan Named Indiana's WNBA Interim Coach

October 20, 1999
By ODU Athletics

INDIANAPOLIS, IN -- Indiana's WNBA expansion team announced that Lady Monarch great Anne Donovan ('83)will be the interim head coach when the team begins play in the summer of 2000 in the new Conseco Fieldhouse.

Donovan, a three-time Olympian, member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame and the CoSIDA/GTE Academic All-American Hall of Fame will coach the team while head coach Nell Fortner fulfills her obligation with the U.S. Women's National Team through the 2000 Olympics. Donovan will then become Fortner's top assistant.

Donovan completed her career as the Lady Monarchs all-time scorer with 2,719 points, 1,976 rebounds and 801 blocked shots. The blocked shot mark is still and NCAA record.

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