"What's different about UNe is the quality of education."
"Our coaches are looking for student-athletes
who are interested in academics as well as
athletics, and that kind of young woman is
attracted to our University because of our
outstanding reputation in both of those
"Most of the young women who are top
athletes realize their careers will be short-
lived," Shelton said. "They know they're
going to need a quality education for when
their playing days are over. So we get kids
who are looking for an education from the
beginning and, in that department, this
University is an easy sell for our coaches."
All it takes to see that the UNC women's
athletic program has branched out across
the nation is one look at a team roster.
"We know we didn't arrive at our cur-
rent success by sitting on our hands and
hoping for the best," MilJer said. "In the
past 10 years we have seen great improve-
ments in budgets for women's sports, in the
number ofscholarships they can give and in
the facilities and equipment they use. And
we've seen it payoffon the playing field
and in the classroom.
"We warit to continue that trend," she
said. "Twenty years ago this University
stood out for the kind ofsupport it gave to
women's college athletics, and since then
many other schools have followed our lead.
"Although it's hard to say exactly where
the future is going to take us, I have confi-
dence that the University of North Carolina
will continue to be one of the leaders as
women's athletics continues to grow and
DAVE GLENN '90 (AE, '94 JD), ajrequent
contributor to UNC Alumni Publications, is a
writer alld an attorney who lives in Chapel Hill.
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