Purdue coach to speak at annual Big 10 picnic

The Big 10 coalition will host its sixth annual kick-off picnic from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Indigo Hall in Indigo Run Plantation. Coach Sharon Versyp, the women’s basketball coach at Purdue for the past 12 years, will be the speaker. She was inducted into both the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame and the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.

In addition to being named the America East Conference Coach of the Year in 2003 and 2005, Versyp was named the 2007 WBCA Region VI Coach of the Year and most recently was honored as the 2014 ESPNW Big Ten Coach of the Year.

All Big 10 alumni are invited to the picnic. For more information or to register, email big10onhh@gmail.com.