2000-01 Women's Tennis - Riggle Named Women's Tennis Coach
For Immediate Release July 10, 2000
Greencastle, Ind. - Scott Riggle has been named women's tennis coach at DePauw University, Director of Athletics Page Cotton announced today. Riggle replaces Beth Todd who resigned after two years as head coach including this season's first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division III Championships.
Riggle served as the men's tennis coach at the University of Indianapolis during the 1999-2000 year and led the Greyhounds to a second-place finish in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and an appearance in the NCAA Division II Regional.
The Connersville, Ind., native earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from the University of Indianapolis, was a three-time GTE Academic All-America selection and the GLVC Scholar Athlete of the Year as a senior. He also earned the GLVC's Richard F. Scharf Paragon Award which is presented to an athlete based on academic excellence, athletic ability and achievement.
In addition to positions as a teaching professional at several different clubs, Riggle also coached the boys' team at Columbus (Ind.) East High School and posted a 117-35 record. He was the girls' coach at Columbus North where his teams were 146-19 and won six of nine regional titles.
The DePauw women's tennis team finished the 1999-2000 year with an 18-8 record, a third-place finish at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships and a trip to the NCAA Division III Championships.