Women's Basketball

WBB: Bill Fennelly named one of 100 most influential people in women’s basketball

Iowa State women’s basketball head coach Bill Fennelly was put on a pretty prestigious list early this week.

Silver Waves Media published the list, highlighting the 100 most influential persons in women’s basketball.

The company is described as a global media company that is “dedicated to changing the lives of student-athletes, Coaches, Athletic Directors, Presidents, and all others within the sports world.”

The list includes the likes of Doris Burke, Geno Auriemma, and All-Iowa Attack coach Dickson Jensen.

Fennelly’s write-up reads:

“Iowa State Head Coach Bill Fennelly has been one of the most consistent and successful coaches in college basketball for over 20 years. As a member of the 600 (wins) club Fennelly boasts an impressive 670-321 win/loss record. With this, his long list of accomplishments includes 21 NCAA Tournament appearances, nine conference championships, two District Five coach of the year awards, and three Gold Medals with Team USA. Coach Fennelly has also produced a number of All-Americans in, Stacy Frese, Angie Welle, Anne O’Neil, Lyndsey Medders, Alison Lacey, Kelsey Bolte, Chelsea Poppens, Hallie Christofferson and most recently Bridget Carleton and Ashley Joens.”

The full list can be viewed here.