77.1 F

Ole Miss Athletics Staff Reacts to the Loss of Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt (picture from Twitter @patsummitt)
Pat Summitt (picture from Twitter @patsummitt)

On Tuesday morning, the world woke up and learned about the passing of Tennessee Vols’ women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt. Coach Summitt was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s that she has fought since August 2011. She was 64 when she passed.

Summitt spent 38 years on the sidelines coaching the Lady Tennessee Volunteers. She is regarded as a legendary figure in collegiate athletics with eight national championships under her belt.

Her son, Tyler, posted a letter on The Pat Summitt Foundation’s website: “She’ll be remembered as the all-time winningest D-1 basketball coach in NCAA history, but she was more than a coach to so many – she was a hero and a mentor, especially to me, her family, her friends, her Tennessee Lady Volunteer staff and the 161 Lady Vol student-athletes she coached during her 38-year tenure.”

Here are some of the reactions on social media from the Ole Miss Athletics family.

Adam Brown is the sports editor for HottyToddy.com. He can be reached at adam.brown@hottytoddy.com.

Follow HottyToddy.com on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat @hottytoddynews. Like its Facebook page: If You Love Oxford and Ole Miss…

Most Popular

Recent Comments

scamasdscamith on News Watch Ole Miss
Frances Phillips on A Bigger, Better Student Union
Grace Hudditon on A Bigger, Better Student Union
Millie Johnston on A Bigger, Better Student Union
Binary options + Bitcoin = $ 1643 per week: https://8000-usd-per-day.blogspot.com.tr?b=46 on Beta Upsilon Chi: A Christian Brotherhood
Jay Mitchell on Reflections: The Square
Terry Wilcox SFCV USA RET on Oxford's Five Guys Announces Opening Date
Stephanie on Throwback Summer
organized religion is mans downfall on VP of Palmer Home Devotes Life to Finding Homes for Children
Paige Williams on Boyer: Best 10 Books of 2018
Keith mansel on Cleveland On Medgar Evans