Our first softball coach was Gloria Soluk in 1978. Not only did she coach softball until 1980, she was also our women's basketball coach from 1977 until 1984! Look at women's basketball now...We are setting a new standard for support and winning championships -- a standard for both our men and women sports programs. We are striving to be the "leaders and best" in everything we do.From University of Michigan A.D. Dave Brandon's Blog: Title IX at 40 and Michigan Athletics. Improvements include new facilities for both the men's and women's basketball teams, a $500,000 curtain to circle the upper deck during women's basketball and gymnastics events, and - of course - the hiring of Kim Barnes Arico. Hail To The Victors.