To say the least, it was an eventful week for Ashley McElhiney, former Vanderbilt star and current head coach of the Nashville Rhythm of the American Basketball Association. Within a span of eight days pro basketball's first female head coach was fired, re-hired, and welcomed home by a happy throng in her home town. This series of photos by VandyMania's Whitney D. helps document for all time the bizarre saga.
February 8, 2005
Former Vanderbilt forward Matt Freije signed Thursday with the National Basketball Association's Miami Heat. Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team. Freije was selected by the Heat in the second round (53rd pick overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft in June. "It's an honor to sign and have the opportunity to play for an organization like Miami," Freije said.
August 26, 2004