Dawn Plitzuweit named new UMN women’s basketball head coach


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Plitzuweit has been a women’s head coach for 16 years at four other universities, accumulating 15 winning seasons.

Williams Arena as seen on Monday, June 17, 2019.

by Theo Franz
Published March 18, 2023

The University of Minnesota’s Athletics Director Mark Coyle announced Dawn Plitzuweit as the new head coach of the women’s basketball program on Saturday. The two parties agreed to a six-year deal pending the Board of Regents’ approval.

If the deal is approved, Plitzuweit will become the 13th head coach in the program’s history. The announcement comes after Lindsay Whalen announced she wo...

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