Months after it had been determined that she’d spend one last season on the Boilermaker sideline, ladies’s basketball coach Sharon Versyp retired efficient instantly on Thursday, ushering within the Katie Gearlds Period a yr forward of schedule.
Versyp had been the topic of an inner investigation in current months triggered by accusations of harsh remedy of gamers each by her and workers member Terry Kix. A number of gamers transferred out of this system shortly after it was introduced Versyp would return for one last season.
The Purdue alumnus received 301 video games over 15 seasons after changing Kristy Curry upon her departure for Texas Tech. The Boilermakers appeared in 9 NCAA Tournaments, twice reaching the Elite Eight. Purdue received the Large Ten Match 4 instances underneath Versyp’s route.
Gearlds returned to her alma mater this spring as affiliate head coach and Versyp’s pre-appointed successor. She was the pinnacle coach at Marian College for eight seasons, successful two NAIA nationwide titles.