Originally Published: Nov 6, 2009 4:34 PM CDT
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma women's basketball coach Sherri Coale is being honored by her alma mater, Oklahoma Christian University.
Coale has been named by Oklahoma Christian as a distinguished alumna and will be honored for her achievements on Friday night during a dinner at the university.
Coale is from Healdton and graduated from Oklahoma Christian in 1987 after playing four seasons for the Lady Eagles. Oklahoma Christian won three Sooner Athletic Conference titles during her career and reached the 1986 NAIA quarterfinals.
After graduation, she spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Edmond Memorial High School, then became Norman High School's head coach in 1989. She was hired as Oklahoma's coach in 1996 and has guided the Sooners to 10 straight NCAA tournament appearances, including two trips to the Final Four.
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