TODAY IN GLADIATHER HISTORY

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Today in 1982 marked the first ever NCAA Women’s Championship.  Louisiana Tech became the first NCAA Women’s Division I Champions with a win over Cheyney.  The first NCAA Division I tournament had 32 teams.  Tennessee, Louisiana Tech, Cheyney and Maryland met in the Final Four.  Baylor Head Coach, Kim Mulkey, was a member of this Louisiana Tech team, setting her up to become the FIRST person in history to win an NCAA Division I Basketball Championship as a player, assistant coach, and head coach.

*Pictured above is the 1982 Louisiana Tech team. 

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