CWU hires new women's basketball coach

Shawn Nelson has guided the women’s basketball program at Carroll College in Helena, Mont., for the past eight years. He has won 201 games (201-70 record), taking the Saints to the NAIA Division I National Tournament in five consecutive seasons from 2004-08. Nelson became the youngest coach in Frontier Conference history to reach both the 100- and 200-win plateaus. Prior to his time as the head women’s coach, he spent seven years as an assistant with the men’s basketball program at Carroll, where he played for four seasons from 1991-95.