GW's Lonergan gets contract extension

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/28 3:32 pm

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - George Washington Colonials men's head basketball coach Mike Lonergan received a contract extension through the 2020-21 season on Friday.

Lonergan guided George Washington to the NCAA Tournament this past season after accumulating a 24-9 record. It was just the 11th all-time appearance in the 100-season history of the program and first since 2007.

"As we continue to strengthen our athletic program, it is important to look well into the future," said director of athletics and recreation Patrick Nero. "Securing strong, stable leadership for our men's basketball program was a high priority. Mike has succeeded in bringing high quality young men to GW, and we are proud of how they have developed both on and off the court."

Lonergan has racked up 424 wins with just 203 losses in 21 seasons as a head coach at the collegiate level. Prior to taking over at GW in 2011-12, he spent 12 seasons at Catholic University, winning the Division III championship in 2000-01, before a brief stint as an assistant at Maryland and six seasons as head coach of Vermont.

"I'm very grateful to be able to coach this proud program," said Lonergan," and I want to thank President Knapp, Patrick Nero, my family, friends, players, assistants and staff who have helped make this possible.

Share
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.