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Teresa Edwards to Serve as Team USA’s Chef de Mission at London 2012



COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The U.S. Olympic Committee announced today that Teresa Edwards, a four-time Olympic gold medalist in women’s basketball, has been selected to serve as Chef de Mission of Team USA for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London next year.

Selected by the USOC board of directors, Edwards will provide overall leadership, not just to the U.S. national basketball teams, but to the entirety of Team USA at the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Edwards will also function as the liaison officer between the London Organizing Committee, the International Olympic Committee and other National Olympic Committees at the Games.

“As a five-time Olympian, Teresa understands the needs of our athletes at the highest level of competition,” said USOC Chairman Larry Probst. “She’s an American hero, and I’m grateful she has agreed to serve in this important role.”

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. The U.S. Olympic Committee announced today that Teresa Edwards, a four-time Olympic gold medalist in women’s basketball, has been selected to serve as Chef de Mission of Team USA for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London next year.

Selected by the USOC board of directors, Edwards will provide overall leadership, not just to the U.S. national basketball teams, but to the entirety of Team USA at the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Edwards will also function as the liaison officer between the London Organizing Committee, the International Olympic Committee and other National Olympic Committees at the Games.

“As a five-time Olympian, Teresa understands the needs of our athletes at the highest level of competition,” said USOC Chairman Larry Probst. “She’s an American hero, and I’m grateful she has agreed to serve in this important role.”

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Originally published Wed, June 29, 2011


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NCAA DIVISION I TOP 25 COACHES' POLL
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL
Week: February 7, 2012
RANK SCHOOL RECORD LAST WEEK'S RANK PRESEASON RANK AP RANK POINTS
1 Baylor (31) 24-0 1 1 1 775
2 Notre Dame 23-1 2 2 2 743
3 Connecticut 21-2 3 4 3 710
4 Stanford 20-1 4 5 4 685
5 Duke 19-3 6 8 5 650
6 Miami (FL) 20-3 7 7 6 604
7 Kentucky 21-3 5 15 7 584
8 Maryland 20-3 10 10 8 534
9 Wisconsin-Green Bay 20-0 9 24 9 530
10 Ohio State 21-2 11 NR-RV
(61)
10 483
11 Tennessee 17-6 8 3 11 476
12 Delaware 20-1 13 NR 12 434
13 Georgetown 18-5 15 11 14 379
14 Texas A&M 16-5 16 6 15 378
15 Nebraska 19-3 18 NR 13 309
16 Rutgers 17-4 14 12 17 372
17 Louisville 17-6 12 9 20 276
18 Gonzaga 21-3 19 NR-RV
(70)
19 234
19 Purdue 19-5 17 21 16 222
20 Georgia 18-6 20 12 21 202
21 Penn State 18-5 21 14 18 176
22 DePaul 17-7 23 18 NR-RV
(38)
92
23 Georgia Tech 16-6 22 NR-RV
(18)
22 104
24 South Carolina 18-5 NR-RV
(13)
NR 24 46
25 Vanderbilt 18-5 NR-RV
(23)
NR-RV
(19)
NR 45
Dropped Out: No. 24 North Carolina, No. 25 Kansas.
First-place votes: Total first-place votes received (if any) are indicated in parentheses following school name.
Others receiving votes: St. Bonaventure (22-2) 34; North Carolina (17-6) 19; California (17-6) 18; Florida Gulf Coast (21-2) 16; Middle Tennessee (19-5) 15; Texas-El Paso (20-2) 8; Texas Tech (16-6) 5; Brigham Young (21-4) 4; Fresno State (19-4) 4; St. John's (15-8) 4; Princeton (15-4) 3; Oklahoma (15-7) 2; West Virginia (17-6) 2; Kansas State (15-7) 1.
Rank remains unchanged since last week
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Credit: Courtesy Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). The weekly Division I Top 25 Coaches' Poll, sponsored by USA Today and ESPN, is based on voting by a Board of Coaches made up of 31 head coaches at Division I institutions all of whom are WBCA members.