Mar 1st, 2011 @ 11:13 pm | Author: Viking Sports Admin
Valley City State University women's basketball coach Jill DeVries has been selected as the 2010-2011 Dakota Athletic Conference Coach of the Year.
DeVries, in her 12th season, led the Vikings to a second place regular season finish in the DAC and the Vikings first ever Dakota Athletic Conference Tournament Championship. En route to the championship, the Vikings amassed a record of 23-8 with a 10-4 regular season conference record. The 23 wins are the most ever for a Viking team in a season.
With the DAC tournament championship, the Vikings receive an automatic bid and DeVries will lead the Vikings to their first ever NAIA National Tournament in Sioux City, IA starting March 9.