(BLOOMINGTON) - Indiana University Director of Athletics Fred Glass announced Saturday that Teri Moren will serve as head coach of the IU women's basketball program.
"This is an unbelievable day for me and my family," Moren said in an IU athletics release Saturday afternoon. "It is a dream come true. I'm an Indiana kid who dreamed of having an opportunity like this and today it is happening to me. I'm very grateful and blessed to become a part of the IU family."
Moren is a native of Seymour and grew up an avid IU fan before playing under women's basketball hall of fame coach Liz Dunn at Purdue. As a player, she was a two-year starter and four-year letter winner.
Glass and the committee reviewed "dozens" of potential candidates, and would eventually have three sitting head coaches, including Moren, on campus for interviews with the committee.
"We are thrilled that Teri Moren will be leading Indiana women's basketball," Glass said in an IU athletics release. "Not unlike our recent head baseball coaching search, we were very pleased with the extremely high caliber of coaches who expressed interest in the position."
In four seasons at the helm of Indiana State, Moren built the Sycamores into a Missouri Valley Conference championship program last season with a 20-12, 14-4 record to claim a share of the 2013-14 regular season title.
Twice in her four years of coaching in Terre Haute, Moren led Indiana State to a WNIT berth while six of her players earned all-conference honors.
Prior to her time at Indiana State, Moren was an associate head coach at Georgia Tech.
During each of her three seasons, the Yellow Jackets made an NCAA Tournament appearance and won at least 22 games.
Moren began her head coaching career at the University of Indianapolis where she coached seven seasons beginning in 2000-01. Her teams went on to appear in three consecutive NCAA Division II Tournaments and won the Great Lakes Valley regular season and tournament crowns in 2002-03.
For her career, Moren holds a 199-130 record over 10 seasons as a head coach. She had a 69-57 record at Indiana State.
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