Former Dukes Star Darcie Vincent Named Head Coach at Appalachian State
April 21, 2008
BOONE, N.C. - Former Duquesne standout Darcie Vincent was named head coach of the Appalachian State women's basketball team April 18th.
Vincent, who led California, Pa. the Division II national title with a 35-1 overall record in 2004, had a 212-47 record in her eight seasons at the helm of the Vulcans. Vincent's teams were crowned Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference champions four times and four second-place conference finishes.
Prior to her tenure at California, Vincent was the head coach at Slippery Rock for four seasons, where she posted a 52-54 record. Her 2000 team was a Division II Elite Eight team.
Vincent began her coaching career as a graduate assistant on DU's 1993 team before getting hired as an assistant at SRU for two seasons.
As a player for the Lady Dukes' from 1989-92, Vincent graduated as DU's all-time scorer leader with 1,538 points until 1997 when she was surpassed by Korie Hlede. She currently ranks third in Duquqesne history in assists (555), career steals (323), free throw percentage (.803) and career three point field goals (151). She was a three-time All Atlantic 10 selection. In 2000, Vincent was inducted into the Duquesne Athletic Hall of Fame.
Appalachian State finished 8-22 overall and 5-13 Southern Conference last season.