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On this Date 1988 - HOF Kay Yow and USA Win Olympic Gold Medal

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 09/29/19, 5:00AM EDT

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, outstanding basketball coach Kay Yow coached the United States women’s team to a gold medal in the 1988 Olympics...

September 29, 1988 - On this day in history in the NCSHOF, outstanding basketball coach Kay Yow coached the United States women’s team to a gold medal in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.  The USA team defeated Yugoslavia 77-70 for the gold. Yow guided her collegiate teams to a whopping 737 wins in her career at Elon and N.C. State. She was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1989.

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