Last year, the LIU Brooklyn Athletic Department decided it was time to make a change in the women’s basketball program. The department made a head coaching change and hired Marist grad and former Seton Hall assistant Stephanie Oliver in May of 2015 to turnaround what had become a dormant program.
When Oliver arrived at LIU last season, she knew she was in for quite a challenge. The challenge was made even more difficult when several players decided to either transfer out or no longer be a part of the basketball team.
When the 2015-16 season began, Oliver and her coaching staff were left with just nine available scholarship players and no incoming freshmen that would be the building blocks for the immediate rebuilding of the program. [Read more…]