Lori Kerans To Be Honored At Special Event

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Published on March 28 2013 10:48 am
Last Updated on March 28 2013 6:10 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Newton High School graduate and former basketball player, Lori Kerans will be honored at a special event Saturday, April 13.

Kerans, the long-time Millikin University women's head basketball coach will be honored for her 500 victories as head of the program in the lower level of the Richards Treat University Center.

Kerans became only the 19th NCAA Division III coach to reach 500 victories back in  December. Kerans also graduated from Millikin and is the first women's basketball coach in the CCIW to reach this milestsone.

The event begins at 5 p.m. and will include a look back at 31 years of women's basketball at Millikin and celebrate the accomplishments of Kerans and her former players.

Tickets are $25 per person. Reservations must be made by Friday, April 5. To reserve a ticket, contact Sonya Wooddrum at 217-424-6340.