WNBPA STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PAT SUMMITT

WNBPA STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF PAT SUMMITT

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JUNE 28, 2016

NEW YORK, NY-Women’s National Basketball Players Association Director of Operations Terri Carmichael Jackson released the following statement on the passing of Hall of Fame Coach Pat Summitt:

“We are deeply saddened by the passing of Pat Summitt.  Pat will not only be remembered as one of the greatest coaches of all-time in any sport, but as a leader, teacher, mentor and friend.  Her legacy will continue to live on through the countless number of players, coaches, students and fans she has touched.   We send our prayers and condolences to the Summitt family and the University of Tennessee community at this difficult time.”

KNOXVILLE,TN - SEPTEMBER 05, 2008 -  Portrait of Head Coach Pat Summitt with all eight of her NCAA National Championship Trophies at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Tennessee Athletics

KNOXVILLE,TN – SEPTEMBER 05, 2008 – Portrait of Head Coach Pat Summitt with all eight of her NCAA National Championship Trophies at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Tennessee Athletics