RICHMOND, Indiana – Shauna Watson has been tabbed to lead the Earlham College women's basketball team.
"Shauna is a wonderful addition to the women's basketball program and to Earlham College," director of athletics Mike Bergum said. "Her vision will propel the program to new heights while building a competitive culture."
Watson comes to Earlham from Indiana Institute of Technology (Indiana Tech) where she served as an assistant women's basketball coach for the past two seasons. She aided the Warriors to two 20-win campaigns along with an appearance in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Tournament in 2017.
"I am thrilled to be back in the HCAC," Watson said. "Earlham is a great institution and I am blessed to have the opportunity to be a part of the Quaker family. I can't wait to begin our journey and see what we can achieve; the sky's the limit. Go Quakers!"
Prior to Indiana Tech, Watson was a student-athlete and a four-year member of the women's basketball program at Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) member Hanover College. A three-year starter for the Panthers, Watson averaged over seven points per game during her junior and senior seasons along with garnering a spot on the HCAC's All-Sportsmanship team as a senior. Hanover won at least 20 games all four years Watson was a member of the program as well as qualifying for two NCAA Division III Tournaments.
Originally from Fort Wayne, Watson earned a bachelor's degree from Hanover in communications and her master's degreefrom Indiana Tech in organizational leadership. She resides in Richmond.