Coach Barrett Honored By Met Writers Association

Selected 2010-11 Coach of the Year

NEW YORK, NY -  The Metropolitan Basketball Writer's Association released its Division III Women's Basketball All-Star teams and post-season awards on Monday. NYU-Poly head coach Jimmy Barrett was selected as the Coach of the Year.

Barrett, who was named the Skyline Conference's Coach of the Year this past season, guided the Lady Jays to a record-shattering year. The team finished in 2nd place in the Skyline with a 14-4 mark and an overall 19-8 mark — both school program bests — while making the Skyline Semi-finals. The team also qualified for its first-ever appearance in the ECAC Championships.

Barrett credits his staff, which includes Tom Crossan, Katie Brunck, Kristen Partch, and Stength and Conditioning coach Sam Whitney, with having a huge impact on the teams remarkable season.