July 5, 2007
Coming off of a program-best third straight NCAA Tournament appearance and the program’s first Sweet Sixteen appearance, Florida State University Director of Athletics Dave Hart, Jr., has announced that women’s basketball head coach Sue Semrau’s contract has been extended through the 2011-2012 season.
“Sue has developed a program that is now demonstrating successful results on a consistent basis,” Hart said. “We are proud she is our women’s basketball coach.”
Semrau has led FSU to the program’s best three-year span in which the Seminoles have averaged 22.7 wins per season and recorded three straight Top Four finishes in the ACC.
“Obviously, we’re excited about the growth of our program, especially in the last five years,” Semrau said. “We’ve become a program that now has a national name and with each and every year, our goals get higher as we continue to achieve the goals that we set. Having reached the Sweet Sixteen last season, now it’s not a huge task for us to strive for and expect to reach even greater heights. I’m proud to be the coach that has guided
The winningest coach in FSU women’s basketball history (160-138), Semrau celebrated a milestone in her career as she celebrated her 10th season at the helm of the program in 2006-07. Semrau capped off her 10th season with the program’s highest final national ranking of No. 19 in the 2007 final USA Today/ESPN women’s basketball coaches’ poll.
Before Semrau’s arrival in 1997,