Bowdoin fills coaching spot

On Wednesday, Adrienne Shibles ’91 was named women’s basketball coach at Bowdoin College, replacing Stefanie Pemper.

”This is a dream come true,” said Shibles, who has been the dean of athletics and co-curricular activities and girls’ basketball coach at Gould Academy in Bethel the last three years. Shibles, who grew up in Knox, Maine, and attended Mount View High School, graduated from Bates as a 1,000-point scorer.

She was the head women’s basketball coach at Swarthmore (Pa.) College from 1996 to 2005, with a record of 138-96. ”I really enjoyed my time at Gould. I think I learned a lot about myself and I think I pushed myself professionally,” said Shibles. “But I really missed coaching. And this is just a fantastic opportunity. I feel blessed.” [More…]

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