Coach Dave Slifer named WBCA Central Region Coach of the Year

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(LILBURN, Ga.) – Central Missouri women’s basketball head coach Dave Slifer has been named the Russell Athletic WBCA Division II Central Region Coach of the Year, announced by the WBCA on Monday.
Coach Slifer helped lead the Jennies to a 24-6 record this season, as the team made its third appearance in the NCAA Tournament in the past four years.
The Jens had one of their most successful seasons in recent history, as the team recorded the most victories in a single season since 1989-90. They finished second in the MIAA regular season, their best placing since 1999-00.
Slifer finished his ninth season at the helm of the Central Missouri program, and has compiled a record of 169-97 while in Warrensburg. He has earned a career record of 552-196 over his 24 years as head coach, and is the ninth winningest active coach in NCAA Division II.