Newspapers Across America Note Hiring of Coach Bill Lynch

Newspapers Across America Note Hiring of Coach Bill Lynch

December 24, 2003

December 24, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - "Bill Lynch was hired as football coach at DePauw (Indiana), returning to coaching after stints at Ball State and Butler," notes today's Arizona Republic. "For the past year, Lynch was Ball State's associate athletic director for community relations," the brief item concludes.

You can access it at the newspaper's Web site by clicking here. News of Lynch's Tuesday hiring appeared in newspapers across America today, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, the San Francisco Chronicle, and on CBS Sportsline.

"Bill Lynch's first impressions of DePauw University were formed when he was a football player at Butler in the 1970s and faced the Tigers on the field," writes Jeff Rabjohns in today's Indianapolis Star. "As his 25-year coaching career took him to various stops around Indiana, DePauw remained a school and a football program he respected. The former Ball State coach said that was one of the DePauw Helmetmain reasons it was easy to accept an offer to become DePauw's football coach. 'It's such a quality institution that really has great focus on the student-athlete,' Lynch said Tuesday after being named to replace Nick Mourouzis, who retired after 23 years in charge of the football program at the Division III school in Greencastle, Indiana. 'They do so well in the classroom and do so well after they graduate, but at the same time have such a great athletic program.'"

Read the Star's story by clicking here.

Access yesterday's announcement of Bill Lynch's hiring here.