Transy's Coffman, Todd named league player, coach of year

March 5, 2014 

Transylvania University junior guard Nicole Coffman was named Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women's basketball most valuable player for the second year in a row on Wednesday.

Pioneers Coach Greg Todd was named the league's coach of the year for the fourth time in his seven years at Transy.

Transylvania (25-2) won the HCAC regular-season and tournament championships and opens play in the NCAA Division III Tournament on Friday against Ohio Northern (23-5) at DePauw University.

Coffman, from Casey County, is the first player since Franklin's Lindsey Roberson (2004-05 and 2005-06) to earn back-to-back MVP honors. She led the league in scoring, averaging 20.8 points.

Todd led the Pioneers to their fifth HCAC championship, finishing 17-1 in league play.

Coffman was joined on the all-league first team by sophomore guard Katelyn Smith (Perry County Central). Senior guard Madisen Webb (Scott County) was named to the second team. Junior forward Alex McKenzie (Scott County) made the All-Sportsmanship Team.

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