The University of Central Florida women’s basketball team earned their best season since joining the American Athletic Conference, giving head coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson a new one-year contract extension through the 2022 season.
“I appreciate Dr. Daniel J. White, Brandi Stuart and President Hitt for their confidence in my staff and I,” Coach Abe said.”We are excited for the opportunity to continue building on the success from last season and look forward to
“We are excited for the opportunity to continue building on the success from last season and look forward to even more in the future.”
UCF went 21-12 in her first year, with a 10-2 season record at the beginning of the season, and a 9-7 record in the American, the team’s best yet.
As importantly, Abrahamson-Henderson led the Knights to defeat rival USF (No. 22 at the time) 66-62 for their first-ever win against a ranked opponent in Division I.
The team reached the 20 win mark for the first time since the 2010-11 season, according to UCF Athletics, and its first appearance in the WNIT. Two Knights earned all-conference accolades by the end of the season.
Photo: UCF Athletics Communications.